Celebrate your Italian American heritage in style at the free Columbus Day celebration in Howard Beach on Sunday, Oct. 6. The festivities, sponsored by State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., will kick off from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Our Lady of Grace Church Hall located at 100-05 Beach 159 Street. “For me, Columbus Day has always been a time to celebra...

Providence College celebrated the feast of San Gennaro, or Saint Januarius, the Patron Saint of Naples, outside of St. Dominic Chapel on Wednesday, September 18. The event itself honored both Itaian heritage and Catholic tradition.  Little Italy’s Feast of San Gennaro in New York City celebrates the patron saint of Naples with an 11-day festival in...

On Saturday, September 21, the Manhattan College Italian Club visited the biggest Italian block party of NYC in no other than Little Italy. Students gathered on one of the last days of the festival to educate themselves on the history of San Gennaro and how it originated all while enjoying the raved, authentic Italian food and free entertainment. F...

Italian Americans are known for barbering – an occupation that combines artistry, precision and personal service. The career didn’t have much of a presence in the United States until Italian immigrants arrived here. During the years of mass emigration from Italy – 1880 to 1930 – nearly four million Italians, mostly from southern Italy and Sicily, s...

The Knights of Columbus Villa Marie Council #6342 of Absecon and Galloway is sponsoring its 9th annual Italian Festival.  Italian live music will be provided by Jim Craine and the Atlantic City All Star Band featuring Tony DeLuca.;  Italian Folk Dancing provided by the Dance Forum South;  free Bocce Ball, including accordionist Carmen Vitanza playi...

The Italian American Police Society of NJ is proud to announce that it has selected Union County Sheriff Peter Corvelli as its 2019 Columbus Day Parade Grand Marshal. Sheriff Corvelli will participate in ceremonies and parades in NJ and NYC along with area law enforcement officers and Italian American leaders. Peter Corvelli, a resident of Kenilwor...

The Italian American Police Society of NJ is proud to announce the selection of Miss Gianna Onnembo of Wood Ridge High School as the 2019 Columbus Day Parade Queen. Gianna, is the daughter of Emma and Jerry Onnembo of Wood Ridge. Jerry is a Society Vice President and a Sergeant in the Wood Ridge Police Department. Gianna will represent our organiza...

Sunday, October 13, 2019 will be a historic day in Branford. That's when the Greater New Haven Columbus Day Parade – the largest parade of its kind in New England -- steps off here to help celebrate Branford's 375th anniversary. "This great parade is one of the most anticipated events of the year as we celebrate our 375th anniversary," said Branfor...

The City of St. Helena has proclaimed “Italian Heritage Month” in October for the first time. According to Chairman Anthony Micheli, local Italians, Sicilians and Swiss Italians (from the Swiss Canton Ticino) were important to the modern Napa Valley Wine Industry. The Nichelinis, Salminas, and other Italians and Swiss Italians continued to grow gra...

Columbus Celebrations, Inc. will be holding an Italian Heritage Festival in Baltimore's famous Little Italy on October 6, 2019, between the hours of 12:00 noon and 5:00 p.m. The festival will be held on Stiles and Exeter Streets and will be preceded by a Mass at St Leo's Church at 9:30 a.m., a Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Columbus Piazza at 11:00...