The 2019 Long Island Columbus Day Parade will soon kick-off in Huntington, the Town announced. The parade is scheduled for Sunday at 12 p.m. The 1.5-mile parade route will take place on Main Street in Huntington Village, starting at the intersection of Park Avenue and West Main Street and continuing to West Neck Road and West Main Street. The event...

One of Revere’s longest-standing traditions, the Columbus Day Parade, returns on Monday, Oct. 14, at 1 p.m. The parade, which alternates annually between Revere and East Boston, celebrates the region’s Italian-American heritage. The parade begins on the south end of Broadway at the Chelsea line and marches up Broadway, continues along Revere Street...

The holiday formerly known as Columbus Day will be officially recognized by Vermont as "Indigenous Peoples' Day", starting on Monday, Oct. 14. Former Gov. Peter Shumlin began observing Indigenous Peoples' Day by gubernatorial proclamation in 2016, a tradition that his successor, Gov. Phil Scott, has maintained. At the beginning of this year, a bill...

October 11 2019 Roma, Italy On Friday, October 11, 2019, in the press room of the Chamber of Deputies in Rome, Italy, a press conference was held in defence of Christopher Columbus, organized by the deputy Federico Mollicone, with the participation of the President of We the Italians, Umberto Mucci. During the press conference, a message of greeti...

Pittsburgh’s annual Columbus Day parade will return to Bloomfield on Saturday, rain or shine. The parade was canceled last year after the death of a longtime organizer, Hank Blum. Guy Costa, one of the parade organizers, said the parade starts at 11 a.m. and runs along Liberty Avenue in Bloomfield between Aspen and Ella streets. “Columbus Day is a...

Columbus Day is soon upon us. As an Italian-American, I am extremely proud that the “officially recognized“ discovery of America was proclaimed by an Italian. But, as a Jeffersonian, I have some thoughts about American holidays in general and what should be officially recognized as a national holiday. Jefferson was memorialized for that. There are...

The Southeast Texas community is gearing up to celebrate Italian Heritage Month with a number of events throughout the month of October. The 'Italians of Southeast Texas' group is associated with the Order Sons & Daughters of Italy in America, Lodge #2887. The organization "promotes the appreciation and understanding of the Italian Culture and Heri...

The Diocese of Brooklyn is adding a float featuring Mother Cabrini to the Columbus Day Parade — a jab at Mayor Bill de Blasio and first lady Chirlane McCray for snubbing the Italian American icon and saint in a recent statue competition. “We’re a little upset that Mother Cabrini wasn’t included for a statue dedication,” the Diocese’s Monsignor Jame...

October marks Italian Heritage Month in New York State, home to the largest population of Italian Americans in the country. Festivities in Buffalo kicked off Tuesday with a ceremony at City Hall, where speakers including Mayor Byron Brown were flanked by Hutch Tech High School Italian club members holding up the 20 regional flags of Italy. “We are...

Columbus Day will be observed this Monday, October 14, and Christopher Columbus, at the helm of the three ships that crossed the entire Atlantic Ocean in the 15th century, will be honored. Federation of Italian American Organizations of Queens, Inc. (FIAO) is holding its 42nd Annual Queens Columbus Day Parade on Saturday, October 12 in Astoria and...