Columbus Day

Residents With Indigenous American Ancestry Mark Columbus DayFor the last few Columbus Day weekends there have been quiet gatherings in Columbus Circle of people with indigenous American ancestry honoring their part of the story when the old and new worlds met face to face.
Stamford Schools Consider New Policy On HolidaysA Board of Education committee in Stamford is looking at the calendar and which holidays schools would be closed a long term policy question.
NYPD Detective's Columbus Day Rescue Just His Latest ExploitDetective Ben Kalinsky is the same man who helped rescue two women from the East River after last week's helicopter crash.
Italian-American Pride Shines During 67th Annual Columbus Day Parade What a beautiful day for a parade. Thousands turned out today for the world's largest celebration of Italian-American heritage.
Saw Mill River Cleanup To Continue This WeekWith special permission from the state, Greenburgh and Elmsford work crews have been clearing debris that's been clogging the Saw Mill River for years.
Park Avenue Tunnel Upgrades Run Late For Metro-NorthThe commuter railroad had advised riders earlier Monday to anticipate delays, but they say things are going well "so far."
New York City Columbus Day Events And Parade GuideColumbus Day is marked in Manhattan by one of the city's most famous parades, and CBSNewYork has your all-out guide to doing it right. Here are the best events, bars and restaurants to check out along the way.
Arthur Avenue In The Bronx Remains Tourist Attraction, Not Tourist TrapLittle Italy in Manhattan isn't what it once was, but Arthur Avenue in the Bronx is still where you go to get your Italian fixings.
Paterson School District Now Says It Will Close On Columbus DayThe Paterson School District now seems to be making a discovery of its own: Don't mess with Columbus Day.
Rangers, Islanders Meet In Columbus Day MatineeDerek Stepan became the fourth player to open his NHL career with a hat trick, a brilliant debut he'll try to build on Monday as the Rangers visit the rival New York Islanders for a Columbus Day matinee.
Paladino Greets Supporters At Howard Beach ParadeWith Election Day just over five weeks away, the most closely watched local race remains the one for governor. On Sunday, Republican nominee Carl Paladino was in New York city, greeting supporters in Queens.