Scotch Plains Italian American Community Plans March in Support of Columbus Monument on Tues, July 21

Jul 21, 2020 488

BY: John Mooney

Members of Scotch Plains’ Italian American community are planning a march on Tuesday, July 21, at 6:00 p.m. from the Italian American Club (1976 Valley Ave., Scotch Plains) to the Municipal Building on Park Ave. in support of the Columbus monument.

Three groups are helping to organize the event: the Italian American Club; UNICO (the Italian American service organization); and the Knights of Columbus Father Nelligan Council. In a ZOOM meeting with TAPintoSPF on Sunday evening, the leaders of the local organizations -- Gregg DiFrancesco, Paul Raphael, and Mike Romanyshyn– explained why they have planned the march.

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