Prayers were answered this weekend when the rain held out for the Third Annual Peekskill Festa Italiana, held Aug. 10-12. The Festival beneifted the and various local charities.
Peekskill Police Chief Eugene Tumolo, soon to retire, and Barbara and Buddy Rizzoli were honored as Distinguished Italian Citizens of the year on Saturday afternoon. The event also included a Miss Festa Italiana competition. Check back with Patch for results.
Thanks to Peekskill resident and professional photographer Charles Ruppman, City Councilwoman Kathie Talbot and Patch reader Jim Fleitz for submitting photos to Patch.
Please feel free to upload your own photos from the event.