Newark’s loss is Sussex County’s gain as Skylands Stadium prepares to unveil a statue of Christopher Columbus. The symbol of Italian heritage previously occupied a spot at Columbus Plaza on Bloomfield Avenue in Newark, according to Skylands Stadium officials. The owner of the Sussex County Miners Al Dorso will be at the event during which the field...

After a one-year hiatus, the Binghamton Columbus Day Parade, Tournament of Bands, and Italian Heritage Celebration return in 2021. Earlier this afternoon, Mayor Rich David announced details of the return of the festival on October 11th, starting at 9:00 with a flag raising of the Italian flag at City Hall, followed by the parade and festival starti...

Massachusetts politicians and Boston’s mayoral candidates who used to scramble for a front row spot in Columbus Day parades are now slinking away from the holiday faster than you can say “Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria.” The October holiday, revered among Italian Americans, is now a pariah thanks to an effort by liberal groups and Native American grou...

The Cook County Board of Commissioners voted to defer a resolution that would change Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day, the second time a vote on the issue was delayed this year. The resolution was viewed as a step toward reconciliation and healing for Native American communities, but it faced pushback on Tuesday from members of the county’s...

October 10 (Sunday) 10:00-10:30am. The wreath laying at Columbus Circle is held under the auspices of the National Council of Columbian Associations in Civil Service in conjunction with the Columbus Citizens Foundation. The ceremony features brief remarks by representatives of the Italian and Italian American communities of New York and pays tribut...

This weekend marks the return of an Ocean County autumn tradition featuring the celebration of Italian-American heritage coordinated by the Ocean County Columbus Day Parade Committee. The celebration includes an Italian Heritage Festival starting Friday evening and continues through Sunday when the 30th Annual Ocean County Columbus Day Parade takes...

Columbus Day is a federal and state holiday marked on October 11 this year and an annual celebration of Italian American heritage. Senator Joe Pennacchio and Senator Anthony M. Bucco are dedicated to ensuring the long-standing legacy is continued and sponsor a resolution supporting the preservation of Columbus Day as a federal and state holiday. (C...

The Columbus Day ceremony, sponsored by the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Chapter of UNICO and the Scotch Plains Italian American Club, will begin at 9 a.m. on Sat., Oct. 9, with music and have an official program start at 10 a.m. The ceremony will be located at the Alan M. Augustine Village Green in Scotch Plains. The featured guest of the Columbus Day Ce...

Nutley Board of Commissioners honor the Columbus Day and Italian Heritage Month Parade dignitaries during the Tuesday, Sept. 21 public meeting. The BOC presented resolutions honoring the 2021 the Nutley-Belleville Columbus Day and Italian Heritage Month Parade honorees. Parade dignitaries are Grand Marshal— Anthony J. Pope, Esq.; Lifetime Achieveme...

October 10 (Sunday). March in the Long Island Columbus Day Parade! Main Street (25A) Huntington, Long Island (assembly area: Town Hall Parking Lot). Grand Marshals for 2021: Grand Lodge of NY State Immediate Past President Anthony Naccarato Former NY Yankee Legend Joe Pepitone; News 12 L.I. Anchor Rich Barrabi; WRHU Hofstra Radio Producer/Host and...