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PHOTOS: Festa Italiana 2012

Thanks to Peekskill-Cortlandt Patch readers for submitting these photos. Please upload your photos too!

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. 

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Ashley Knight August 14, 2012 at 01:37 PM
I found it strange to be at an Italian Feast & not be able to find a stand with sausage & peppers! What's that about?
Ashley Knight August 14, 2012 at 01:42 PM
I had the pleasure of walking around Downtown Peekskill after visiting the Italian Fiesta. I was quite impressed with the positive changes that have taken place. There seem to be a nice variety of shops & dining choices & the riverfront has been transformed from what I remember when I lived in that area. I also noticed the level of care given to the landscape & in particular the planters that are placed throughout the City. Well done!

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