The Memphis City Council approved the relocation of the Columbus Statue from Columbus Park at Third and Adams to Marquette Park. The Statue has been removed from the park for restoration. The UNICO Memphis Chapter Foundation (UMCF) (an IRS recognized 501c3) is now accepting tax deductible donations to relocate the Columbus Statue to Marquette Park....

The Christopher Columbus Society of Yorktown held its annual elections in December. Newly elected as officers of the organization are Mark Palancia (president), Bobby Violante (vice president), Ron Delasandro (treasurer) and Joe Tuccito (secretary). Elected to the Board of Directors were Angelo Gallinelli, Bob Giordano, Rob Gisolfi, Mike Nac...

By Riccardo Chioni Il momento più solenne delle celebrazioni a latere del Columbus Day si è ripetuto ieri con lo storico omaggio degli italoamericani che si tramanda dagli anni Venti: la deposizione di una corona di fiori tricolori ai piedi del monumento al Grande Navigatore, da parte del National Council of Columbian Associations in Civil Service...

The Order Sons of Italy in America, Grand Lodge of Illinois and Wisconsin awarded its first Columbus Patriot Award to Thornton Township Supervisor Frank Zuccarelli at its 90th Columbus Day banquet on Oct. 11 at the Villa Brunetti in Franklin Park, Ill.   The Columbus Patriot Award demonstrates the American spirit of can do, where the individ...

La comunità italo-americana di San Francisco ha celebrato domenica 12 ottobre la 146^ edizione del Columbus Day, denominata "Italian Heritage Day", una delle più grandi nella sua storia per numero di partecipanti.   Istituita nel lontano 1869 da immigrati provenienti da ogni parte d'Italia, la celebrazione si vanta di essere la prima mai org...

It seems almost unbelievable that in the year 2014 we are yet in the midst of some controversy regarding the celebration of Columbus Day, when it is a federal holiday in the United States. That means that it is a governmental holiday, without mail deliveries and most schools are closed in America.   It is not merely a day for sales in our st...

For the fifth consecutive year, local waste service company J. P. Mascaro & Sons will sponsor Norristown's Columbus Day Celebration. The event will be held on Monday, Oct. 13, at 11:15 a.m. at the borough's Christopher Columbus Commemorative Monument in the Elmwood Park, Harding Boulevard and Sterigere Street. This years keynote speaker for the...

The Columbus Day Parade sponsored by the Columbus Day Committee of Greater New Haven returns to North Haven on Sunday.   The parade annually rotates through East Haven, New Haven, Hamden, West Haven, Branford and North Haven. Thousands across the state are expected to converge on North Haven to watch and take part in the festivities.  ...

For years I have heard members of my family talk with excitement about the annual Columbus Cup event that takes place at Bellewood CC, near Pottstown. Of course the day is filled with golf, bocce, Italian music and wine. But the highlight – judging by the rave reviews – always seems to be the food.   And atop the long list of "Old World" Ita...

More than five hundred years ago, a strong man with an unmistakably Italian name took a world divided in half and made it whole. When Cristoforo Colombo crossed a huge, dark ocean, he joined the Old World of Europe to the New World of what was to become America. His voyage changed the world forever. Little did he know that one day 29 U.S. citi...