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Columbus Day: What's Open, What's ClosedPatch.comChristopher Columbus. What are you doing for Columbus Day? Public schools and banks have the option to open. However, schools in the South Orange-Maplewood School District are open. All financial and stock markets will be open. PATH trains will operate ...County offices closed for Columbus DayNorman Transcriptall 18 news articles »
The Moral LiberalMarco Polo and Christopher ColumbusThe Moral Liberal130 years after Marco Polo died, Christopher Columbus was born in Genoa. Concerning the lands of India, and a Prince called Gran Khan… How many times he sent to Rome to seek doctors in our Holy Faith to instruct him and that never had the Holy Father ...
Columbus Day worth markingBoston HeraldMost can tell you that Christopher Columbus was a European explorer who led three ships — the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria — in search of a western route to Asia. And most can explain that, instead of Asia, Columbus found islands in the ...
LiveScience.comChristopher Wanjek, LiveScience Bad Medicine ColumnistLiveScience.comMonday is Columbus Day, time to buy appliances on sale and contemplate other things that have nothing to do with Christopher Columbus. So much of what we say about Columbus is either wholly untrue or greatly exaggerated. ...The Strange Heritage of Columbus DayDaily Beastall 3 news articles »
Belle NewsColumbus Day is more complex than it looksChicago Sun-TimesGoogle Images: Christopher Columbus was born in Genoa, Italy in October, 1451. He died on May 20, 1506 at the age of 54 years. He was famous for finding America in his search for a ...Christopher Columbus 'a symbol of all Italian-Americans'Utica Observer DispatchSave Western Civilization: Defend Christopher ColumbusAmerican ThinkerHello, ColumbusCatholic News AgencyWSHM-TV -Ology -The Takeawayall 43 news articles »
Cleveland and Columbus have more in common than just I-71Plain DealerCLEVELAND, Ohio -- Let us all have a moment of silence to honor Columbus Day. And although this day honors the explorer Christopher Columbus, not the city of Columbus, our thoughts are never far from our sister city to the south on Interstate 71. ...and more »
TRUE STORIES: Out of many, onePittsburg Morning SunTomorrow much of the Western Hemisphere will celebrate the anniversary of Christopher Columbus's landing in the New World in 1492, thinking he was in India (he actually did not on arrive on the mainland but an island in the Caribbean, ...Two Explorers, One New WorldTheCelebrityCafe.comCelebrate Leif 'the Lucky' DayDiscovery Newsall 4 news articles »
FOX 9 NewsItalian-American community to celebrate Christopher ColumbusDetroit Free PressIn honor of Christopher Columbus, the Michigan Columbus Day committee will kick off a two-day celebration today of the man both revered for his voyages to America and criticized for his impact on native cultures. A 42-unit parade featuring a fleet of ...59th Columbus Day Parade in Chicago themed Unification of ItalyExaminer.comColumbus Day: Celebration and ControversyFOX 9 NewsColumbus Day weekendCollegeNewsAlbany Times Union -Milford-Orange Bulletin -YourNabe.comall 64 news articles »
MPOGD.comChristopher Columbus: The ExplorerPatch.comMonday, October 12th marks the day in which many countries in the New World celebrate the anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival. Columbus day is a US holiday that commemorates the landing of Christopher Columbus in the New World on October 12th ...Dragon's Call Columbus Day Celebrations 2011MPOGD.comColumbus Day: Celebrating discoveryMaxwell Gunter DispatchDetermining the fate of humankindLeavenworth Timesall 6 news articles »
Birmingham WeeklyChristopher Davis meets Christopher ColumbusBirmingham WeeklyThe day I'm talking about is Columbus Day! Columbus Day is when we celebrate the much hallowed voyage of Christopher Columbus, who sailed the ocean blue in 1492, to Discover America. Screw Columbus! Columbus Day! The holiday so lame, it makes Arbor Day ...Should Columbus Day be a federal holiday?Beaumont Enterprise (blog)US Embassy to close for Columbus Day MondayThe Borneo PostUS embassy closed on October 10Sun.StarGMANews.TV -Examiner.comall 12 news articles »
Checking ColumbusAmandalaWhen we reach October each year, we spend some time considering Christopher Columbus, an Italian captain/navigator, whose three little ships – the Niña, the Pinta and the Santa Maria, reached land in the Caribbean on October 12, 1492 after crossing the ...
Discover Marriott ExecuStay Furnished Apartments and Save Up to 20 PercentMarketWatch (press release)BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The anniversary of Christopher Columbus' discovery may be a week away, but users of Marriott.com can make their own discovery right now when they find Marriott ExecuStay® ( http://www. ...and more »
SILive.comVisit an exotic place, without leaving townSILive.comSTATEN ISLAND, NY — Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue in 1492; he embarked on an exploration to find a shorter route to Asia. Instead he and the rest of his crew sailing on the Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria “discovered” an already-inhabited ...and more »
Father Joe Sica to speak in Norristown to commemorate Columbus DayThe Times HeraldIn Norristown, that celebration will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011 at 11:15 am at the Borough's beautiful Christopher Columbus Commemorative Monument in the Elmwood Park at Harding Boulevard and Stergiere Street. ...
Columbus replica ships dock in GraftonJacksonville Journal-CourierMother Nature originally brought Columbus ships to dock in Jersey County, but visitors' enthusiasm caused the Nina and Pinta to return this year. Columbus Foundation Inc.'s Nina and Pinta replicas of Christopher Columbus' caravels stopped in Grafton ...
Scranton Times-TribuneCounty Columbus Day Association gears up for annual dinner Sunday at ...Scranton Times-TribuneOn Sunday, Oct. 9, the venerable Italian-American men's organization will host its 103rd banquet commemorating Christopher Columbus' 1492 arrival in the New World. This year's event will be held at Fiorelli's in Peckville, beginning with cocktails at 6 ...
Pittsburgh Post GazetteThe Next Page: The endless discovery of Christopher ColumbusPittsburgh Post GazetteChristopher Columbus wrote voluminously about his voyages of discovery, his messianic purpose, and his ultimate goal, the conquest of Jerusalem. He was sparing, however, with details about his family's identity and social class ...
IHSI Columbus Day Celebration and Italian American Person of the Year AwardsWISHOn October 12, 1492, the Italian seaman Christopher Columbus first stepped foot on the soil of the Americas, bringing with him European culture, goods, religion and practices. Columbus publicized his discoveries throughout Europe, which spurred a wave ...
Fox NewsChristopher Columbus Monument to set Foot in Puerto RicoFox News2, 2011: Tony Jacobs, director of the port of Mayaguez, looks at the head of a statue of Christopher Columbus, one of many pieces strewn across the port storage area in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. A giant statute -- as in almost 300 feet high -- that pays ...Columbus statue runs aground in Puerto RicoCBS NewsPlans for giant statue of Columbus stall again as Puerto Rico boosters ...Washington PostHuge Columbus 'bust'New York Postall 139 news articles »
3 books about Christopher ColumbusWashington PostChristopher Columbus may be the most famous sailor ever, but, as with all great men, much of his life is shrouded in myth. These books will clear up his story. 1. Columbus: The Four Voyages , by Laurence Bergreen (Viking, $35). ...and more »
...Columbus may be the most famous sailor ever, but, as with all great men, much of his life is shrouded in myth. These books will clear up his story. 1. Columbus: The Four Voyages , by Laurence Bergreen (Viking, $35). Everyone knows that in 1492 Columbus sailed...
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Columbia MissourianMU science professor receives $50000 award for embryo researchColumbia MissourianThe Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation gives the $50000 award to only two scientists each year. "It is really an honor to receive such an award," Prather said. "To date, there are only four awardees, so it is really special. ...and more »
Hollywood ReporterChristopher Columbus, 'Harry Potter's' First Director, Looks Back on the ...Hollywood ReporterChristopher Columbus may be a distant memory for many Harry Potter fans now, but he has much to do with its success. He directed the first two installments (Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets) and produced the ...and more »
Telegraph.co.ukThe Apprentice series 7 episode 11 review: Fast Food ChainDen Of GeekIn fact, so successful was the idea of mini-pies, with a MyPy branding, that all the editor had to work with was a Christopher Columbus faux pas that was never mentioned again after Nick had pulled a face, and a small problem with packaging. ...The Apprentice: 'Lacklustre' Natasha Scribbins is fired by Lord Sugar after ...Now Magazine OnlineThe Apprentice: It's Helen, Tom, Susan and Jim in the final as Natasha ...Daily MailApprentice hopefuls show their ignorance in fast food farceEvening StandardBelfast Telegraph -Unreality TV (blog)all 87 news articles »
STAGE TUBE: Keith Young Talks SMURFS ChoreographyBroadway WorldSome of his other film credits include Christopher Columbus' movie musical Rent, The Holiday starring Kate Winslet and Cameron Diaz, Something's Gotta Give, What Women Want and The Parent Trap. His work has appeared on the Academy Awards, the Grammys, ...and more »
BBC NewsChristopher Columbus Says Goodbye to Harry PotterThe Hollywood GossipSo, how does Christopher Columbus - the director of the first two installments, and producer of the third - feel about the conclusion of this series, which officially gets underway with the Friday release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows? ...Who will be better after Potter?Times of OmanHarry Potter fights his last battleMiami New Timesall 2,748 news articles »
Agriscience Awards Honor InnovatorsFarm Bureau NewsWASHINGTON, DC, July 12, 2011 – The Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation, a federal government-supported foundation, and the American Farm Bureau Federation partnered today to present eight monetary awards and research funding to the 2011 ...Auburn-based agency announces awardsAuburn Citizenall 2 news articles »
A Google-a-Day Puzzle for Tuesday, July 12thWired NewsSearch [pickles to the New World] and read to learn that it was Christopher Columbus. Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as a civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling book "Geek Dad: Awesomely Geeky ...and more »
Caliper Lauds Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation Life Sciences Award ...PR Newswire (press release)The awards ceremony, titled, "Discovery Through Innovation: Science in Action," is sponsored by the US Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation. The event explores the importance of advances in life ...and more »
GothamSchoolsAs closure looms, Columbus teachers plan curriculum revampGothamSchoolsChristopher Columbus High School students wait to receive their diplomas at graduation in the Lehman College auditorium.Tamjid Chowdhury, this year's valedictorian of Christopher Columbus High School, said in his graduation speech ...
Columbus DispatchPlayers at Christopher Columbus Tournament get wet but are still gameColumbus DispatchNick Meyers, 12, of the Ohio Elite baseball team, takes a lead off first base during his game against the Westerville Wildcats at the annual Christopher Columbus Tournament at Lou Berliner Park. Members of the Ohio Elite baseball team ...and more »
...The natives wanted them gone, weren’t interested in helping out in any way and were growing increasingly hostile. In short, Columbus and his men were receiving as warm a welcome as a Marine Corps recruiting station in Berkeley. Columbus had with him an astronomical...
...The natives wanted them gone, werenât interested in helping out in any way and were growing increasingly hostile. In short, Columbus and his men were receiving as warm a welcome as a Marine Corps recruiting station in Berkeley. Columbus had with him an astronomical...
Global GrindColumbus Day: Myth vs FactGlobal GrindThere are many theories around the chracter of Christopher Columbus. Is he a hero who "discovered" America? or is he the leader of a crime against humanity? ...
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)Columbus Day closures: Banks, federal offices and moreSeattle Post Intelligencer (blog)And it's all because Christopher Columbus set foot in the so-called New World 518 years ago, give or take a day. Mail won't be delivered on the federal ...
Wicked Local Manchester (blog)Columbus wasn't Italian? Oh, maron!Wicked Local Manchester (blog)Poor Christopher Columbus. He used be so popular, but these days he can't seem to catch a break. He's sort of like David Hasselhoff in that ...The real ColumbusWorcester TelegramRhode Island doctor argues that Christopher Columbus was Portuguese at at ...Wicked Local Berkleyall 6 news articles »
Kansas City StarThe Truth About Christopher ColumbusFOXNewsI'm sure it's happened to you, as it did to me, again, last night: Some starry-eyed collegian told me that Christopher Columbus shouldn't ...Columbus Day 2010 Facts: Columb never set foot on American soil!News ProviderWhy Do Liberals Hate Columbus Day?Death and TaxesColumbus Day and DiabetesAbout - News & IssuesWashington Post (blog) -IndyPosted -Club Feminaall 110 news articles »
Gentrification, discrimination and Christopher ColumbusBoston Globe (blog)Columbus Day is a controversial holiday. It was designated to commemorate the explorer's arrival in the New World; however, many believe that Columbus was ...
Columbus Day events focus on Italian-American contributions, Native American ...Syracuse.comSyracuse, NY -- The day is named for Christopher Columbus, but its commemoration Monday in Syracuse was more about celebrating Italian-American ...Honhongva: Take back Columbus DayYale Daily NewsNative American students to demonstrate on Quad for Columbus DaySU The Daily Orange (subscription)Happy Columbus Day – Really!Sovereign Society (blog)Tufts Dailyall 12 news articles »
Celebrating Columbus Day with Eminem, Anderson Cooper and embedded videoWashington PostBut today we can also thank Christopher Columbus for (arguably) discovering America, which led, eventually, to the founding of Detroit, the city from which ...and more »
Web User (blog)Christopher Columbus Day parade 2010 NYC and RI: Celebrate October 11 with ...Examiner.comCelebrate this October 11th Columbus Day federal holiday with a festive parade. The Columbus Day parade in New York City will begin shortly on Monday, ...In 2010 Columbus Sails down 5th Avenue, as New Yorkers CheerTimes Square ChroniclesColumbus Day Parade fills Shrewsbury StreetWorcester TelegramColumbus Day parades in Long Branch, Seaside Heights celebrate diversity ...Asbury Park PressPolitics and World News (blog) -High In The Air -Web User (blog)all 63 news articles »
al.com (blog)Replicas of Columbus' ships visit Guntersville for Columbus Day holidayal.com (blog)Enlarge Eric Schultz Eric Schultz / The Huntsville Times -- The Pinta and the Nina, both historically accurate replicas of Christopher Columbus' ships, ...1492 comes to Marshall CountyArab Tribuneall 6 news articles »
Is Walmart open on Columbus Day October 11, 2010? Holiday hours and locationsExaminer.comBecause Christopher Columbus Day is a US federal holiday, consumers looking for a good deal start searching the internet asking, "Is Walmart is open or ...and more »
...virtue, success and failure. He accomplished more than he knew while never quite realizing his dreams. Why not celebrate Christopher Columbus' courage and contributions while learning from his faults and failures? Anthony W. Hager has authored more than 250...
Fair to mark 100th year: Festival in Sandwich set for Columbus Day weekendLaconia CitizenSANDWICH — Columbus Day Weekend means different things to different people. For some, it's the observance of Christopher Columbus ...
Wilkes Barre Times-LeaderColumbus Day events, banquet next weekendWilkes Barre Times-LeaderThe Italian American Association of Luzerne County will honor Christopher Columbus with a ceremony at the Christopher Columbus Monument, South Main Street, ...City Park wreath-laying begins celebration of Christopher ColumbusReading Eagleall 2 news articles »
Growing up Italian, always AmericanWilkes Barre Times-LeaderAs Columbus Day approaches pride in my Italian ancestry is worn openly and celebrated. The feats of the great navigator Christopher Columbus and his ...Columbus dinner scheduled at Gates centerRochester Democrat and Chronicleall 4 news articles »
Columbus Day to be observed with eventsAuburn CitizenA mass in recognition of Christopher Columbus will be held at 9:30 am Sunday, Oct. 10 in St. Francis of Assisi Church, Clark Street, Auburn. ...
Turning History On Its Head: New Findings Point To Africans Arriving In The ...allvoicesWe were always taught that Christopher Columbus “discovered the New World” and that only Europeans accompanied him on his many voyages. ...
al.com (blog)Huntsville City Council candidates share ideas for improving Ditto Landing Marinaal.com (blog)Bob Gathany / The Huntsville TimesReplicas of the Christopher Columbus' famed ships, Nina and Pinta, are docked at Ditto Landing Marina this week. ...and more »