When a hearty band of supporters gathered in the rain for a flag-raising Monday morning at Town Hall, they were celebrating more than just Columbus Day. They were also honoring local residents Peter and Bea Crumbine for their contributions to the Greenwich community. The tradition of the flag-raising and salute goes back more than 30 years in town,...

Video: https://youtu.be/ZKtN6pMhTwE or https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=960258314470622 October 12 2020 Roma, Italy / The United States

Local Italian-Americans marked Columbus Day Monday by placing a wreath at the site that formerly held a statue of the explorer and renewing the call for the city to return the figure to Wooster Square Park. Louis Pane, president of the Italian-American Heritage Group of New Haven, noted the importance of Columbus to people of Italian heritage in th...

The Columbus Day Parade was held in Bridgeport with a scaled back event to protect the public from COVID-19. The procession went through the city's North End with only one float. Organizers say that the scope of the event was reduced due to the pandemic, but they never thought of canceling it in spite of all the controversy surrounding Christopher...

Dopo i tristi eventi dei mesi scorsi delle rimozioni , vandalismo e decapitazioni delle statue di Colombo in tantissime citta’ negli Stati Uniti, che hanno colpito e anche un po' diviso le comunità’ italiane  nei vari stati, a Norwalk nello Stato del Connecticut in occasione del Columbus Day, anniversario della scoperta dell’America, e’ stata erett...

Marie P. Soliani says it’s an honor to be able to show respect for her Italian heritage. Soliani will get to do that in a big way this month as she has been Italian “Mayor Of The Day.” Soliani said she was initially “shocked” to learn she was receiving the award. “Then I felt gratitude,” she said, noting she is “very honored to be chosen.” The Torr...

The city is sponsoring a Columbus Day parade on Sunday but participation is by invitation only. Because of the pandemic, the Council of Italian American Societies of Greater Bridgeport Inc. is holding its 112th Bridgeport Columbus Day Parade in a modified form. The celebration of Columbus will take place in five events, including invitation only ca...

It is with great sadness that the family of Joseph J. Jacaruso announces his peaceful passing Oct. 1, 2020, at the age of 94. Joseph was born in Norwich to Joseph and Jennie (DeVito) Jacaruso; he was one of nine children. He attended Greenville Elementary School and Norwich Free Academy before enlisting in the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1943. He was as...

As Hartford, New Haven, and other major cities in Connecticut have permitted and even overseen the removal of statues of Christopher Columbus, Waterbury has steadfastly stood by honoring the Italian explorer credited with discovering America. Recently, the 5th largest city in the Nutmeg State has decided to hold a citywide referendum on whether to...

Nonostante la pandemia Covid e la situazione  economica poco incoraggiante, quasi di fronte alla famosa pizzeria Pepe sulla Wooster Street a New Haven, l’albanese, cresciuto in Italia,  Gazmir Zeneli    ha aperto la  nuova Pizzeria Trattoria Napoletana Zeneli che offre al pubblico squisite pizze e calzoni napoletani ad hoc, e cucina tipica  napolet...