Columbus Day

WCBE files

Columbus government officials say all local offices will be open today even though it is a federal holiday.

The 38th annual Columbus Italian Festival takes place this weekend in Italian Village. Events begin this afternoon. 

Cincinnati is joining a growing number of U.S. cities in replacing the controversial Columbus Day holiday. 

Akron City Council

Akron City Council last night rejected legislation that would have named the second Monday in October as Inigenous People's Day.

The City of Oberlin will celebrate the second Monday in October as Indigenous People's Day instead of the federally recognized Columbus Day holiday.