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San Gennaro Feast kicks off in Yorktown

Yorktown is bringing Italian pride to the Hudson Valley this weekend with its San Gennaro Feast. This year marks the first that Yorktown is hosting its San Gennaro Feast. It's being held on Commerce

News 12 Staff

Sep 19, 2015, 3:00 AM

Updated 3,194 days ago

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Yorktown is bringing Italian pride to the Hudson Valley this weekend with its San Gennaro Feast.
This year marks the first that Yorktown is hosting its San Gennaro Feast. It's being held on Commerce Street.
Organizers say they pulled out all the stops to make the feast authentic. For example, a statue of St. Gennaro is on loan from a church in Little Italy, and it's the same statue that was paraded down Mulberry Street during the first Manhattan festival in 1926.
The event also features rides, games and food, including everything from sausages and peppers to cannoli. News 12 is even told that the local priest went through 150 pounds of dough Thursday night to make zeppoles.
The festivities will continue through Sunday.


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