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New Jersey Parade Keeps Columbus Day Alive

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J.—A grand Columbus Day Parade was held on Oct. 9 in the beach resort borough of Seaside Heights to honor the Italian community and protest the cancellation of Italian heritage and culture. Colorful floats, the Italian flag, the American flag, marching bands, musical groups, waist drummers, and dignitaries filled the streets to celebrate…


Russia Launches Biggest Attacks in Ukraine Since Start of War; VA School Demonized Columbus: Parent | NTD Evening News

More than a dozen people were killed in Ukraine on Oct. 10 following the biggest and broadest Russian attack since the early days of the war. A parent says a Northern Virginia high school prepared students for Columbus Day by erasing the explorer’s history. * Click the “Save” button below the video to access it…


Iconic Philadelphia Columbus Statue Still Covered by Wooden Box

PHILADELPHIA—The Philadelphia parade celebrating Columbus Day ended at Marconi Plaza in South Philadelphia on Oct. 10. Marconi Plaza’s iconic Christopher Columbus statue was still covered by a wooden box and could not be displayed during the parade and celebration. In addition to the active participation of different Italian American organizations, marchers include Mummers String Bands,…


San Francisco’s Italian Heritage Parade Resumes, Bringing a Weekend of Festivities

SAN FRANCISCO—People in San Francisco held the city’s annual Italian Heritage Parade in person this year to celebrate and honor the accomplishments of the Italian community. On Oct. 10, colorful floats, cars flying the Italian flag, lively dancers, marching bands, and Italian and Italian-American dignitaries started at Fisherman’s Wharf, made their way along Columbus Avenue,…


NTD Evening News Full Broadcast (Oct. 11)

Cities across the U.S. are celebrating Columbus day, Southwest Airlines cancels over 2,000 flights, and a report shows a six-digit number of troops have yet to get vaccinated as the December deadline approaches.


Officials at NYC Columbus Day Parade Speak About the Vaccine Mandates

MANHATTAN, New York—Several officials participated in the 77th annual Columbus Day parade in New York City, the first large-scale parade since the pandemic started. The most notable presence was Governor Kathy Hochul, a Democrat, who, after taking some questions from reporters, marched for about two blocks up to St. Patrick’s cathedral, where she greeted New York…


LA to Drop Father Junipero Serra’s Name From Downtown Park

LOS ANGELES—City officials announced today that Father Junipero Serra’s name will be removed from a downtown park near Union Station for Indigenous People’s Day. The City of Los Angeles replaced Columbus Day with Indigenous People’s Day in 2017. Serra was a Catholic priest from Spain who established California’s mission system and sought to baptize Native…


Los Angeles to Drop Father Junipero Serra’s Name From Downtown Park

LOS ANGELES—City officials announced on Oct. 11 that Father Junipero Serra’s name will be removed from a downtown park near Union Station for Indigenous People’s Day. The City of Los Angeles replaced Columbus Day with Indigenous People’s Day in 2017. Serra was a Catholic priest from Spain who established California’s mission system and sought to…


Los Angeles Drops Father Junipero Serra’s Name From Downtown Park

LOS ANGELES—City officials announced on Oct. 11 that Father Junipero Serra’s name would be removed from a downtown park near Union Station for Indigenous People’s Day. The City of Los Angeles replaced Columbus Day with Indigenous People’s Day in 2017. Serra was a Catholic priest from Spain who established California’s mission system and sought to…


The Islamic Factor in 1492

Commentary In today’s world of political correctness and the historical ignorance that seems to accompany it, the driving forces in the critical year of 1492 remain mischaracterized and largely unrecognized. Columbus Day 2021 seems like the perfect day to revisit the Columbus narrative and the driving forces behind the discovery of the New World. Three…