This weekend marks the 10th annual Columbus Day Artisans festival at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury. The festival, which is an extension of the biweekly markets that take place in the summer, will run from 10 am to 4 pm on both Saturday and Sunday.   Guests can watch demonstrations and shop for weaving, furniture, pottery, leather goods, pa...

By Matt Porter The 54th Annual Mirabito Columbus Day Parade and Italian Festival is announced for Monday October 14.The parade attracts around 10,000 people each year and includes almost a dozen marching bands, classic cars, and plenty of homemade Italian food. The city of Binghamton together with the Downtown Binghamton Business Association made...

By Sarah Trefethen Man, woman and pooch showed their Italian pride at an annual Columbus Day parade in The Bronx on Sunday. "Everyone gets along," cheered Andrew Maccio, 67, who said the parade along Morris Park Avenue is different from any of the other city processions. "Italians are not drinkers, they're lovers," he boasted. Sunday's...

Philip Vetro will be honored as Italian American of the year, Friday, Oct. 17, at the 23rd Annual Milford Columbus Committee Dinner Dance.   Vetro has been a Milford resident and business owner for more than 44 years. During his time in Milford, he has dedicated his free time to many boards in Milford, including the Planning and Zoning board...

Verrà presentata domani a Napoli la Missione Internazionale 2013 che impegnerà l'ASMEF - Associazione Mezzogiorno E Futuro presieduta da Salvo Iavarone - a New York dal 10 al 17 ottobre in occasione del Columbus Day.   La missione, promossa nell'ambito della VIII edizione della rassegna "Giornate dell'Emigrazione", sarà anche occasione per p...

The Milford Columbus Committee has named its Italian-American of the Year and he is a face many will recognize from his two very different professions. Douglas A. Edo – Milford Fire Chief and a musician with a popular local band, will be named Milford's Italian-American of the Year for 2015 at the Annual Milford Columbus Committee Dinner Dance. &n...

In 1961 Cape Coral was a tiny but growing community in need of a Fire Department. A group of men encouraged by Gulf American Corporation decided to form a one and on April 9, 1961, the Cape Coral Volunteer Fireman's Association was incorporated by an act of the Florida legislature. Their first elected Chief was Edward Kocik.Ed Kocik and his wife Al...

By Betty O'Neill-Roderick Eight lovely young ladies of Italian descent made their debuts at the 68th annual Columbus Day Cotillion on Saturday evening. Madeline Bozzelli chaired the celebration, held at Todaro's Party Center. The Gene Fiocca Band played music for the presentation and dancing later in the evening. Guests enjoyed cocktails and...

What's the status of "Rome Through Richmond Town," the outdoor event taking the place of New Dorp's annual Columbus Day parade? The free festival from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, celebrates Italian-American culture at Historic Richmond Town, 441 Clarke Ave. Borough President James S. Oddo's office announced Tuesday the upcoming performances...

by Vincent Yanni The Giglio Society of East Harlem would like all its members to know that we will not be participating in this year's NYC's Columbus Day parade to be held on Monday, October 12th, 2015.   The preparation for this event is very taxing on our society. Parade permits and applications need to be submitted and approved. Our floa...