For over a year, I’ve been participating in the National Museums and Cultural Institutions Committee formed by the Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations. This committee grew out of a plan activated by COPOMIAO and ISDA National President Basil M. Russo to unite Italian Americans across the United States through initiative...

Former district attorney and county commissioner Michael Marino made a return visit to the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners Thursday with a request: Restore the Columbus Day holiday in Montgomery County. The well-known county lawyer was joined by more than 25 other area residents donning “restore Columbus Day” name tags in solidarity. Marin...

On Monday, October 10, the 78th Annual Columbus Day Parade will be held in New York City. The Parade celebrates Italian American heritage, culture and achievements and is the largest celebration of Italian heritage in the world. Grand Marshal Tom Golisano will lead the Parade up Fifth Avenue from 47th to 72nd Streets from 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM. 2022...

What better time to celebrate the Italian culture than during Italian Heritage Month in October. According to U.S. Census statistics, nearly 20 percent of the New Jersey population have some Italian origin with an even larger percentage in rural areas in South Jersey like Hammonton and Vineland. Although the annual Italian festivals in Camden Count...

The Nutley-Belleville Columbus Day & Italian Heritage Month Parade Committee honored James A. Corino, Ed. D. on September 21st by presenting him with the Belleville Man of the Year award at the annual Honoree Dinner at Nanina’s in the Park in Belleville. For forty years, the Heritage Committee has been committed to preserving and celebrating Italia...

Why is Columbus so important to you? That’s a question I get from many, especially this time of year. Well, the answer starts in Brooklyn. My parents legally immigrated to America from Sicily, settling in Brooklyn. Then I was born. At that time, practically everyone in our part of Bensonhurst was from Sicily, so not much English was spoken — I only...

Downtown Binghamton will be filled with music and the smell of Italian delicacies on Monday as the city celebrates Columbus Day and Italian-American heritage. Mayor Jared Kraham announced details of the Columbus Day Parade, 63rd annual Tournament of Bands and Italian Street Festival today. The parade steps off at 10 a.m. at Main and Arthur Streets...

As we reach the beginning of October, America will soon take another year to remember Columbus Day. For the last few years, there has been much discussion on whether or not the country should continue to remember Columbus or change the holiday to honor some other various people. The answer is solely in the former; that while Columbus was not a perf...

For 25 years, Worcester hosted an annual Columbus Day parade, with the last one held in 2018. This year, the parade returns and has been reimagined under the direction of a new committee and leadership. The Italian Heritage Parade will take place on Sunday with over fifty contingents consisting of floats and community groups marching down Shrewsbur...

The National Council of Columbia Associations in Civil Service in conjunction with the Columbus Citizens Foundation invites you to join us for the 2022 wreath ceremony at Columbus Circle and Statue on 59th St. This year ceremony will take place live on Sunday, October 9, 2022 - Columbus Circle - 9:30 AM. Please join us to celebrate Colombo and the...