On Columbus Day, a day of major significance to many in the Italian American community, The Italian American Political Action Committee strongly endorsed NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, citing his work in furthering the achievements of Italian Americans. Tom DiNapoli, the first Italian American to serve as NYS Comptroller, was named a Knight of t...

The East Hanover Italian American Club (EHIAC) announces Michéal Castaldo as the Grand Marshall for the 2015 Columbus Day Parade, which will be held in East Hanover, New Jersey, on Sunday, October 11.   Castaldo is also being honored as the EHIAC Music Achievement Award Recipient for his outstanding performances, arranging and composing tale...

Ottobre è il mese dell'Italian heritage negli Usa e per celebrarlo si tengono festival e parate in tutti gli stati. Il più importante e popolare di questi eventi è senza dubbio il Columbus Day di Manhattan, organizzato dalla Columbus Citizen Foundation. Ne parliamo con il presidente della Fondazione, Frank Fusaro. Qual è la sua storia di Italoamer...

The Columbus Day Committee of Atlantic City along with the Bonnie Blue Foundation annually honors Christopher Columbus and celebrates Italian heritage. The Christopher Columbus Commemorative Celebration 2013 runs Thursday Oct. 10 through Monday, Oct 14. A big component of the weekend is the Miss Columbus Day-Miss Atlantic County pageants, being hel...

Jessica Malpede was crowned Queen of the Columbus Day parade at a glittering pageant on Sept. 20 at Alta Villa Banquets in Addison. "'Exciting' doesn't begin to describe the 2015 Columbus Day Queen Pageant," JCCIA Executive Director Jo Ann Serpico says. "Enthusiasm radiated from the family members, friends and community leaders who attended, a...

by Barbara Brown   There will be a Columbus Day ceremony at the Columbus Monument in front of Scotch Plains Town Hall on Saturday at 11 a.m. The event is hosted by the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Chapter of UNICO National, the Italian-American Club of Scotch Plains and the Knights of Columbus #5730 Council.   UNICO is the largest Italian Am...

by Daniel Victor   Most of the United States knows the second Monday of October, a federal holiday since 1934, as Columbus Day. Because of a national debate about whetherChristopher Columbus, the Italian explorer who landed on American shores, is worthy of celebration, Brown University has instead called the holiday Fall Weekend since 2...

Una delegazione del Parlamento italiano, in visita negli Stati Uniti, ha avuto un incontro venerdì al Consolato Generale con rappresentanti della comunità e ospiti. Erano presenti gli onorevoli Alfredo Bazoli, Tiziana Ciprini, Claudio Cominardi, Mattia Fantinati, Antonio Misiani, Giovanni Monchiero, Fucsia Nissoli, Mariano Rabino, Laura Ravetto, G...

By Lauren Steussy New Dorp Lane was a little more Italian on Monday during the second annual Columbus Day Festival. As singer Joe DiGennaro crooned Italian songs into a vintage microphone, an older couple slow danced on the sidewalk.   From his seat outside John's Deli on New Dorp Lane, Carmelo Ruggiero sang along, in Italian of course...

Dear Lodge President and Members:The annual Columbus Day Parade will be held on Monday, October 14, 2013 in Revere. The parade will assemble on the Broadway side of Beach Street at 11:00 AM. The Sons of Italy will be in the 3rd Division. The parade will begin at 1:00 P.M sharp and proceed down Broadway and onto Revere Street past the...