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Ridgites come together at Irish-Italian celebration

Dublin dancers: The Dublin City Dancers dazzled the crowd at Our Lady of Angels’ Irish-Italian Celebration on March 11.
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Call it a melting-pot party!

Ridgites came together on March 11 to celebrate their Irish and Italian heritage at Our Lady of Angels church with themed music and food at its Irish-Italian celebration. Attendees enjoyed dancing to the cultural tunes and eating famed foods, according to the organizer, who called the event a success.

“It went very, very well,” said Arnold Fusco, the church’s assistant to the pastor. “Everybody had a great time.”

Partygoers took in the tunes of Irish singer Tony Kenny, Italian tenor Aaron Caruso, and Victoria Kenny of the Celtic Angels band, as well as a performance of the Dublin City Dancers. And after the show, they chowed down on a Irish-Italian-themed buffet, complete with corned beef and cabbage, carrots, pasta, eggplant parmesan, and chicken parmesan.

Reach reporter Julianne McShane at (718) 260–2523 or by e-mail at jmcshane@cnglocal.com. Follow her on Twitter @juliannemcshane.
Posted 12:00 am, March 14, 2018
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