Tyburn Academy of Mary Immaculate Principal Maura DelFavero believes if one were to seek out a model woman, Catholic, educator and human being in general, they'd be hard-pressed to find better than Jeanne Hogan. Those who have worked with Hogan, a former principal of Tyburn, would agree, DelFavero said. Hogan will be honored by the local Cultura...

Lexington is joining a movement to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day. Mayor Jim Gray made the special proclamation on Oct. 9, citing the fact that more than 31,000 people of Native American descent live in Kentucky. Los Angeles and Austin Texas are among the cities to stop honoring the Italian Explorer.       Protestors briefly inter...

Just below the Phipps Conservatory in Oakland stands a majestic statue of Christopher Columbus. And on Columbus Day, it stood defaced with red paint. “This has been happening over the past twenty years. For some reason, folks don’t care for Christopher Columbus,” Pittsburgh city operations chief Guy Costa told KDKA political editor Jon Delano on Mo...

“A Bronx Tale” writer and star Chazz Palminteri is currently no fan of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. “I am really p***ed,” the New York native said in an interview with WABC radio on Monday. The actor is not happy with an 18-person committee appointed by de Blasio to decide whether statues of Christopher Columbus should be removed from the ci...

Milwaukee County joins nearly two dozen U.S. communities in a growing national trend to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day on the same date each year as Columbus Day. "I'm incredibly proud that Milwaukee County is officially recognizing and appreciating the contributions of native thought, culture, and technology in our society," County Executive Chr...

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the statue honoring Italian explorer Christopher Columbus won’t be sailing out of New York any time soon. “As long as I am Governor of the great State of New York, there will be a statue of Christopher Columbus standing tall and proud in the city of New York,” Cuomo, a Democrat, said at the Columbus Citizens Foundation gala S...

A statue of Christopher Columbus was covered Monday, Oct. 9. The statue, located in Los Angeles’ Grand Park, is located near the entrance of the Stanley Mosk Courthouse off Hill Street. A white cover now shrouds the statue, CBS LA reported. The display is now surrounded by a chain-link fence, which was set up for the monument. Officials in Los Ange...

As I watched the disturbing events unfold in Charlottesville, Va., several weeks ago, I knew our Italian-American community would soon be called to once again address questions about statues celebrating Christopher Columbus and the day named in his honor. We would once again be called on to “defend Columbus” against efforts to remake his day into I...

Italian and American flags flapped in a steady breeze as Pittston residents and societies made their way down Main Street toward the newly restored statue of Christopher Columbus. The parade of local Italian and other community organizations marched, led by the Cino Paci band, from the lower Tomato Festival lot to the statue at Main Street and Kenn...

"Viva la Italia, viva la Staten Island," said Silvia Limoncini, deputy consul general for the Italian government at the culmination of her speech  at "Festa Italiana at the Mount" on Saturday afternoon. Her sentiment: "Long live Italy, long live the Staten Island!" was shared by the thousands of attendees of the event at the Mission of the Immacula...