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special edition of i-italyny magazine on the saint francis of assisi exhibition in nyc

friends: the special edition of i-italyny magazine on the saint francis of assisi exhibition in nyc is out and i have an article (Pages 16 & 17) 'peacemaking in the city' which, in the spirit of the saint even includes some kind words on rudy. the whole edition can be read or downloaded at: http://www.i-italyny.com/magazine/2014-11_12/#16/

Verrazzano and the Discovery of Staten Island by Jerry Krase

Given that we are currently celebrating the 50th anniversary of a misspelled bridge I thought an excerpt from my book, "The Staten Island Italian American Experience," briefly telling how Staten Island came to be first sighted by Giovanni da Verrazzano in 1524 and how six years later he was consumed in the Caribbean might be of interest. It is the most recent of my articles in my Traces Blog at I-Italy.org: Verrazzano and the Discovery of Staten Island by Jerry Krase

 

 

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