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Festivale Italiano thrives on Silver Street

HURLEY - Festivale Italiano drew a hefty crowd on Saturday, packing Silver Street with people of all ages exchanging smiles, hugs and shout-outs.

The 70-ish temperatures were warm with just enough wind to feel a little crisp at times.

"Not too hot, not too cold - this is perfect," said Benjamin Romanowski of Hurley, who was there with his daughter, Breanna, 10.

Romanowski, who was wearing a "Hurley Pride" sweatshirt, said that, earlier in the day, his daughter had played in Wakefield's 3-on-3 Gus Macker Basketball Tournament and he had been shingling a roof.

"A little work, a little fun," he s...

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