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UPDATE: Glen Rock Council unanimously votes down Indigenous Peoples’ Day

GLEN ROCK, N.J. – An effort backed by outside activists to replace Columbus Day with ‘Indigenous Peoples’ Day’ in Glen Rock has failed, at least for now. The Bergen County borough’s council voted 7-0 against the proposed borough calendar change Read More

Wednesday night: Glen Rock resumes debating scrapping Columbus for ‘Indigenous Peoples Day’

GLEN ROCK, N.J. – The contentious debate over whether one of Bergen County’s tree-lined suburbs will abandon Columbus Day for ‘Indigenous Peoples’ Day’ may reach a climax at tonight’s council meeting. Mayor and council in the formerly Republican but currently Read More

Trump Issues Columbus Day Proclamation Without Obama’s Misgivings

U.S. President Donald Trump has issued the annual U.S. proclamation for Columbus Day this Monday without any of his predecessor’s misgivings about the holiday. Trump’s proclamation urges the U.S. to celebrate Christopher Columbus’ spirit of discovery of the Americas, a Read More

Columbus Day: Celebrate our history for what it is, warts and all!

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s Columbus Day again, Save Jerseyans, but despite the fact that over 17 million Americans claim Italian ancestry, this bank holiday is quickly turning into little more than that. ‘Indigenous Peoples Day’ Read More