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Everybody’s Italian for a day at Owasco Italian Festival in Cayuga County

Lena Misuraca has been volunteering at the St. Francis of Assisi Italian Festival, held Saturday in Owasco and presented by the SS. Mary and Martha Parish, since way back when they were first held on Underwood Street.

After all those years of hard work — like preparing the dough for pizza fritte as she was Saturday — what keeps Misuraca coming back? It’s the friends, the family and all the familiar smiling faces, she said.

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