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...

by Carly Kilroy   According to Union County, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders today announced the County's seventh Annual Columbus Day Flag Raising event is set for Friday, October 9th, at 1 p.m. on the steps of the historic Union County Courthouse. The keynote speaker/guest of honor is Paula Maida Mooney, an Italian American aut...

Join us for an evening of Italian culture and cuisine as we celebrate our Festa di Colombo on the top floor of The Leonardo. Space is limited and we always sell out! Get tickets before it's too late!   The event features an Italian inspired 4-course meal, silent auction, raffle prizes, live Italian entertainment, a DJ, liquor wine & beer...

By Rich Scinto The town proved Sunday that not only could it host the annual Greater New Haven Columbus Day Parade, but that it could host a record number of marchers. "It was the largest one in 50 years that we know of," said Paul Criscuolo, co-chair of the event.   It was also the first time in the parade's history that it was hosted in...

The Order Sons of Italy in America and Federated Italo-Americans of Southern California present: COLUMBUS CIVIC CEREMONY & FAMILY FESTIVAL SUNDAY, October 12, 2014Civic Ceremony - 12:30 pmFamily Festival - 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm   Casa Italiana1051 N Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Columbus Day Program includes singers, a performa...

  WTI Magazine #85    2016 November 21Author : Agnese Tortosa      Translation by:   It was really touching. I witnessed several parades in my life, some of them in New York, but to march representing my own country, well... it has been completely different. I am writing this article to express with more details what I experienced, trying to des...

The Italian American Police Society of New Jersey has selected Somerset County Sheriff Frank Provenzano as its 2013 Grand Marshal for Columbus Day. Sheriff Provenzano will represent the organization as its leader in Columbus Day Parades in Jersey City, Morris County and in the New York City Columbus Day Parade in Manhattan.   A lifelong resi...

9:30 am Mass at St. Leo's Church10:30 am Wreath-laying Ceremony at Columbus Piazza (President Street) 11:30 am Brunch, Little Italy Lodge (Tickets available at door $17; children $6)2:00 pm Parade begins corner of Light Street / Key Highway, across Pratt Street into Little Italy, right on Exeter Street, left on Bank Street In conjunction with the...

By John Penney   Cultural pride was in full display Sunday at a pair of Norwich events that honored local Italian-Americans. Under a bright blue sky, approximately 20 people gathered at the Christopher Columbus monument on Chelsea Parade for the 24th annual wreath-laying ceremony by the Italian Heritage and Cultural Committee of Norwich...

The Sons of Italy Cellini Lodge #2206 of New Hyde Park honored New York Yankees great Joe DiMaggio along with other Italian American Baseball Legends at its annual Columbus Day observance last Thursday night. "They were trailblazers," said Joseph Sciame, past Sons of Italy national president and Cellini Lodge president. "It highlights their achiev...