SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- A Columbus Day Celebration pdfsponsored by the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Chapter of UNICO and the Italian-American Club of Scotch Plains will take place on Saturday, October 12, at 10:00 a.m., at the Columbus Monument on the Village Green, 430 Park Ave.

The ceremony is a celebration of Italian heritage and the impact of the famous explorer. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.