A million people were expected to attend the largest celebration of Italian-American culture in the world as New Yorkers turned out Monday for the 74th annual Columbus Day parade. The pride of the red, white and green was on display as hundreds of thousands of spectators lined the parade route, along with floats and all of the pageantry, CBS2’s Jan...

Those gathered around the towering statue of Christopher Columbus at Union Station’s Columbus Circle prayed, sang God Bless America, saluted the flag, and honored the legacy of the Italian explorer who changed the course of human history. The celebration also included advocacy for the federal holiday and expressed opposition to “revisionist history...

Police are investigating multiple acts of Columbus Day-related vandalism in Philadelphia. There are reports of several incidents around Columbus and Italian heritage landmarks around the city. It was just a little after 4 a.m. at the Filitalia Foundation on Passyunk Avenue when surveillance video shows the suspect spray painting these messages outs...

This Columbus Day, we join in celebrating the contributions of Italian-Americans, whose ancestors came here in the steerage of ships as poor immigrants and in no small measure built this country. The Italians also built much of this city; you can find famous names by the dozens, but the common folk did more. And to mark their place with pride, th...

Columbus Day is just hours away which means celebrating the Italian explorer for some, but distress for others who are upset over treatment of indigenous people. Monday is Columbus Day and for the past few years, this statue of Christopher Columbus here in Tower Grove Park has been vandalized. A little over a month ago members from the community ga...

Is Christopher Columbus getting a bum rap? Has he finally been bought, packaged and sold to captive audiences as a greedy, murdering brute? Can a case be made — a convincing and well-documented case at that — proving that this now trendy, revised history of Columbus is where the myth really lies? Columbus Day 2018, is the first where one East End b...

Sometimes I’m lucky to meet great Italian Americans spread all over the country, who show their passion about Italy, their commitment about celebrating and representing the Italian American community, their loyalty to both the nations they belong to, America and Italy. Today we have with us one of these fine gentlemen, Robert J. DiBiase. Bob is the...

The annual Federal Hill Columbus Day Parade was held in Providence Sunday. Nearly two-thousand people lined Atwells Avenue to watch. The parade featured politicians, first responders, high school bands and various Italian-American clubs. Eyewitness News anchor Mike Montecalvo and Chief Meteorologist Tony Petrarca walked with the Italo-American Club...

The Morris County Columbus Day Parade will kick off on Sunday October 7 at 2pm on Ridgedale Avenue in East Hanover. "This is an outstanding group of honorees who serve as great role models for young people and demonstrate how hard work and family values are the backbone of what Italian Americans are all about,” said parade spokesman William Agnelli...

Italian-Americans here have celebrated their heritage with Columbus Day festivities for 150 years, a tradition this year’s organizers say will continue with or without Columbus. The future of the October holiday and the Christopher Columbus statue in Tower Grove Park are up for debate in St. Louis, the latest of cities and states reckoning with th...