Binghamton Columbus Day festivities include tournament of bands, Italian fest - Binghamton Homepage

Binghamton HomepageBinghamton Columbus Day festivities include tournament of bands, Italian festBinghamton HomepageBINGHAMTON, N.Y. - The City of Binghamton is showing off its Italian side to commemorate Christopher Columbus Day. The Downtown Binghamton Business Association is hosting the 58th annual Columbus Day Parade, Italian festival, and tournament of ...and more »

Power lawyers team up to protect controversial Christopher Columbus statue - New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsPower lawyers team up to protect controversial Christopher Columbus statueNew York Daily NewsLawyers including Marianne Bertuna met behind closed doors to protect the Christopher Columbus statue at Columbus Circle. (Luiz C. Ribeiro/For New York Daily News ). NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Friday, October 6, 2017, 6:00 PM. A formidable convocation ...and more »

What to expect for the Columbus Day Parade on Monday - WBNG-TV

What to expect for the Columbus Day Parade on MondayWBNG-TVAn Italian festival, ethnic foods, live music and a marching band parade will be all a part of the fun. Main and Arthur streets to the court house square is where the event will run. Volunteers and officials will help make it all possible and are ...and more »

The Truth About Columbus - Daily Signal

Daily SignalThe Truth About ColumbusDaily SignalItalian explorer, Christopher Columbus, discovered the new world and was once a universally revered figure in the United States. (Photo: Album / Fine Art Images/Newscom). Is this the last time we can celebrate Columbus Day? A wave of cities have ...and more »

Antifa Group Plans Nationwide 'Deface Columbus Day' Actions for Monday - PJ Media

PJ MediaAntifa Group Plans Nationwide 'Deface Columbus Day' Actions for MondayPJ MediaViolent left-wing anarchists have announced a nationwide campaign to deface Christopher Columbus statues this coming Monday. Five Christopher Columbus statues have already been vandalized in New York City in recent weeks, according to Far Left ...and more »

Group speaks up for Christopher Columbus in statue battle - Fox News

Fox NewsGroup speaks up for Christopher Columbus in statue battleFox NewsAn organization that promotes and celebrates Christopher Columbus is pushing back against growing calls for the removal of statues of the famed explorer. The National Christopher Columbus Association has launched a website, TruthAboutColumbus.com, ...and more »

Does Christopher Columbus Really Deserve A Holiday? - Carbonated.tv (blog)

Carbonated.tv (blog)Does Christopher Columbus Really Deserve A Holiday?Carbonated.tv (blog)As another October arrives, the debate continues in the United States about whether to continue recognizing Christopher Columbus as the “discoverer” of America. Columbus Day remembers the landing of Christopher Columbus to the Americas on October ...and more »

Should Baltimore replace smashed Columbus monument? Councilman conducts survey - Baltimore Sun

Baltimore SunShould Baltimore replace smashed Columbus monument? Councilman conducts surveyBaltimore SunA Baltimore City Councilman is conducting a survey of residents who live near a vandalized Christopher Columbus monument — believed to be the oldest in America — with the hopes of replacing it to represent “current-day values.” Councilman Ryan Dorsey ...and more »

How Columbus, of all people, became a national symbol - SFGate

How Columbus, of all people, became a national symbolSFGate(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) William Francis Keegan, University of Florida. (THE CONVERSATION) Christopher Columbus was a narcissist. He believed he was ...and more »

In tearing down Columbus, we ignore real violence against Indians - Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesIn tearing down Columbus, we ignore real violence against IndiansChicago Sun-TimesParticipants in the Columbus Day Parade ride a float with a large bust of Christopher Columbus in New York, Monday, Oct. 12, 2015. | Seth Wenig/Associated Press. Patrick T. Mason. As a proud member of both the Osage Nation (the Ni-U-Kon-Ska, “People of ...and more »

New York City Christopher Columbus Statue Placed on 24-Hour Watch Because of Race Debate - Newsweek

NewsweekNew York City Christopher Columbus Statue Placed on 24-Hour Watch Because of Race DebateNewsweekThe NYPD has placed the old marble statue near Central Park under 24/7 security to prevent it from being vandalized before the controversial holiday on Monday. Round-the-clock security for the statue gives it the same threat-level status as such ...and more »

Little Italy Columbus parade to be held Sunday - Baltimore Sun

Baltimore SunLittle Italy Columbus parade to be held SundayBaltimore SunThe Towson High School Marching Generals, led by a youthful Christopher Columbus, march on Pratt Street last year. (Amy Davis, Baltimore Sun 2016). The Baltimore Sun. Baltimore's Italian-American community will hold its 127th parade honoring ...and more »

Columbus Day Parade 2017: Street closures and MTA service info - Metro US

Metro USColumbus Day Parade 2017: Street closures and MTA service infoMetro USOn Monday, October 9 the 2017 Columbus Day Parade will move along Fifth Avenue in New York City. The parade is considered the world's largest celebration of Italian-American culture. This year the parade will be led by Grand Marshal Leonard Riggio, ...and more »

Should we celebrate Columbus Day? - cleveland.com

cleveland.comShould we celebrate Columbus Day?cleveland.comDennis Bellisario dresses as Christopher Columbus on the St. Rocco float for the Columbus Day parade October 12, 2015. (Gus Chan, The Plain Dealer). Comment. 0 shares. By Emily Bamforth, cleveland.com · ebamforth@cleveland.com. CLEVELAND, Ohio ...and more »

White Plains' Columbus statue gets local landmark nod - The Journal News | LoHud.com

The Journal News | LoHud.comWhite Plains' Columbus statue gets local landmark nodThe Journal News | LoHud.comWHITE PLAINS — The statue of Christopher Columbus in Tibbits Park will be recommended to the Common Council for local landmark status, after receiving unanimous approval by the city's Historic Preservation Commission on Wednesday. The vote was ...and more »

NYPD To Increase Security At Columbus Circle Statue - Patch.com

Patch.comNYPD To Increase Security At Columbus Circle StatuePatch.comAn extra patrol will be assigned to watch the 70-foot statue of Chrstopher Columbus during the Columbus Day weekend. By Brendan Krisel (Patch National Staff) - Updated Oct 6, 2017 10:09 am ET. 0. NYPD To Increase Security At Columbus Circle Statue.and more »

Leave Christopher Columbus' statue alone — you can't rewrite history - New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsLeave Christopher Columbus' statue alone — you can't rewrite historyNew York Daily NewsI'm participating in the Columbus Day parade and I'm proud to being do so. So don't you even begin to tell me I should be ashamed of my Italian heritage and by extension of Christopher Columbus. In fact, I'm very proud to be joining a contingent of ...and more »

Italian Street Festival replaces Stamford Columbus Day parade - Norwalk Advocate

Norwalk AdvocateItalian Street Festival replaces Stamford Columbus Day paradeNorwalk AdvocateSTAMFORD — The pomp and circumstance of the city's annual Columbus Day parade has quietly come to an end. Organizers said it became too costly to hold the event, which will be replaced with the Columbus Day Italian Street Festival. The new event will ...and more »

Columbus Day 2017: When Is It & When Is The Parade? - Hollywood Life

Hollywood LifeColumbus Day 2017: When Is It & When Is The Parade?Hollywood LifeYes, it's controversial, but Columbus Day is still celebrated all over. Here's everything you need to know about the 2017 holiday, including the exact date and details of the big parade in New York City! Columbus Day 2017 is Monday, Oct. 9, and while ...and more »

Christopher Columbus Never Set Out to Prove the Earth was Round - History

HistoryChristopher Columbus Never Set Out to Prove the Earth was RoundHistoryColumbus unknowingly discovers the New World when he sails west to find a new spice route to Asia. Print; Cite. Article Details: Christopher Columbus Never Set Out to Prove the Earth was Round. Author. Erin Blakemore. Website Name. History.com ...and more »