The Nutley-Belleville Columbus Day Parade Committee hosted its Honoree Dinner Gala on Wednesday, Sept. 30, at Nanina's in the Park in Belleville. The awardees being honored in this year's parade are: Vincent Micco, Grand Marshal; Mel Priolo, Nutley Woman of the Year; Alan Genitempo, Nutley Man of the Year; Diane Stanzione, Belleville Woman of...

by Gus Burns   As Christopher Columbus Day came to a close Monday, Detroit's own Christopher Columbus statue stood defiled by vandals. For most of the day, a hatchet stuck from the center of the Italian explorer's likeness. A bystander climbed up and removed it about 4 p.m., remarking that it was disrespectful.   Tape that held t...

The Italian-American Association of Luzerne County is honoring two local entrepreneurs at the 36th annual Columbus Day banquet Sunday: Louis Ciampi Sr. and Sam Falcone Sr. Ciampi, the founder of Independent Graphics Inc. in West Wyoming, will receive the organization's "Person of the Year" award.   The "Lifetime Achievement Award" will go t...

By Paula Katinas Hon. Patricia DiMango, star of the hit CBS show "Hot Bench," came back home to Brooklyn to star as a grand marshal in the 34th annual Brooklyn Columbus Day Parade on Oct. 10, riding along the parade route on 18th Avenue in Bensonhurst in an open air car accompanied by her proud parents, Mafalda and Anthony DiMango.   Justic...

By Carlos Avila The Parish Community of Our Lady of Angeles and the New Jersey Italian and Italian-American Heritage Commission in partnership with the Ocean County Columbus Day Parade Committee and Knights of Columbus, are sponsoring the 12 Annual Columbus Day Commemoration. The event will take place on Monday, Oct. 14 at Columbus Park in Trenton...

The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere has joined with other leading organizations in an initiative called Save Columbus Day. This initiative was formed after the City of Seattle recently voted to have an "Indigenous Peoples Day" on the same day as Columbus Day.   Please go to WWW.SAVECOLUMBUSDAY.COM and sign the petition to...

Federation of Italian American Organizations of Queens, Inc presents the 38th Annual Queens Columbus Day Parade. Saturday, October 10th, 2015 - Kaufman Studios, 34-12 36th Street, Astoria. Assembling at 11:00 A.M., Parade begins at 12:00. Parade route: Steinway Street left to 30th Avenue right to 33rd Street, ends at review...

The Parade will take place on Sunday, October 13, 2013 in Huntington, New York on Main Street (Route 25A) at 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm in celebration of Columbus Day. Grand Marshals:Joan Rondinelli, First Lady New York State OSIADon K. Reed, Radio PersonalityPaul Richards, WHLI Radio PersonalityJoe Satta, WHLI Radio Personality   Parade sponsored...

by Scott Wise   The statue of Christopher Columbus erected where Boulevard hits Byrd Park in Richmond was vandalized on Columbus Day. A message left with the Richmond Department of Public Works about the Columbus statue vandalism has not yet been returned. Monday was Columbus Day and the words "lies" and "genocide" painted on the Columb...

CA Assemblyman seeks to disband Columbus Day and replace with Native American Day "Christopher Columbus' achievements as a great Renaissance explorer and his discovery of America, which led to the influx of ideas and people of Western Europe on which America was founded and still rests, is why we must continue to celebrate Columbus Day on the seco...