Italian-Americans Take Issue With Randolph, N.J. Board Of Education's Decision To Drop All Holidays From CalendarMembers of the Italian-American community gathered in Randolph on Sunday, speaking out over the BOE's recent decision to remove the names of all holidays from the school calendar.
Critics Not Happy With NYC Public Schools' Decision To Go With Italian-Heritage/Indigenous Peoples' Day On Holiday CalendarThe legacy of Christopher Columbus has drawn scrutiny in recent years. New York City Public Schools just wiped his name from the holiday calendar.
It's Still Known As Columbus Day In New York City, But For How Much Longer?Columbus Day was celebrated across the Tri-State Area on Monday. But across the country there have been calls to change the name of the holiday and instead honor a group that has often overlooked.
Gov. Cuomo: 'Let's Build A Memorial To Mother Cabrini'He discussed the idea in his remarks at the Columbus Citizens Foundation Gala on Saturday night.
Italian-Americans Miffed After Leading Vote Getter Mother Cabrini Doesn't Make Cut For New City StatueA city program to commission statues honoring influential women asked for public input, but, still, New Yorkers' top pick, a female saint, didn't make the cut.
Petitioners: Jail Cell Artwork In SoHo Park Is Insult To Italian-AmericansSome opponents have launched a petition demanding that Mayor Michael Bloomberg stop a replica of a Rikers Island jail cell from being mounted in Petrosino Square in SoHo, calling the exhibition an insult to Italian-Americans.