Pittsburgh Columbus Day Parade returns in Bloomfield

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Liberty Avenue in Bloomfield will become a festive atmosphere for a Columbus Day parade filled with 100 bands, floats, organizations and businesses showcasing the region's Italian history – known as the city's "Little Italy." Pittsburgh Steelers' great Franco Harris, will serve as Grand Marshal. The Pittsburgh Columbus Day Parade begins
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Liberty Avenue in Bloomfield will become a festive atmosphere for a Columbus Day parade filled with 100 bands, floats, organizations and businesses showcasing the region's Italian history – known as the city's "Little Italy."

Pittsburgh Steelers' great Franco Harris, will serve as Grand Marshal.

The Pittsburgh Columbus Day Parade begins at 11 a.m. on Oct. 9.

"Italians and Italian-Americans are known for their welcoming and warm spirit, and we extend an invitation to all Pittsburghers to join us as we celebrate Italian heritage and traditions in this region," said parade organizer Tony Ferraro. " Pittsburgh is known the world over as a symbol of hard work, acceptance…
JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
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