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Leslie Martinez, 3, rides the carousel Sunday with (Credit: Tara Conry)

Leslie Martinez, 3, rides the carousel Sunday with her father, Felix Martinez, 33, of Westbury, at the Feast of Assumption. (Aug. 18, 2013)

103rd Feast of the Assumption in Westbury

The Maria SS. Dell'Assunta Society hosted the 103rd Feast of the Assumption of Westbury, a five-day festival involving the Saint Brigid's Church congregation that includes a procession through the streets of Westbury, a carnival, and traditional Italian dishes.

Members of the Maria SS. Dell'Assunta Society sell
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Members of the Maria SS. Dell'Assunta Society sell raffle tickets during the 103rd annual Feast of the Assumption at the Saint Brigid's Parish school in Westbury to raise money for a variety of charitable organizations. (Aug. 18, 2013)

Denise and Dave Brady, of Westbury, board the
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Denise and Dave Brady, of Westbury, board the Ferris wheel at the 103rd annual Feast of the Assumption hosted by the Maria SS. Dell'Assunta Society. (Aug. 18, 2013)

Lidia Dzelalija, 5, of Plainview, rides the big
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Lidia Dzelalija, 5, of Plainview, rides the big slide at the 103rd annual Feast of the Assumption in Westbury. (Aug. 18, 2013)

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The Mandart family including twins Lauren and Timothy,
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The Mandart family including twins Lauren and Timothy, 7 months, and twins Heidi and Joseph, 1, gather for the 103rd Feast of the Assumption in Westbury. (Aug. 18, 2013)

David Persaud, 11, of Bayside, with Brianna Fusco,
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David Persaud, 11, of Bayside, with Brianna Fusco, 11, of Fresh Meadows, shows a fish he won playing one of the games at the Feast of the Assumption in Westbury. (Aug. 18, 2013)

Vendors, from left, Carmine Detti, 63, Maro Detti,
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Vendors, from left, Carmine Detti, 63, Maro Detti, 24, and Lisa Detti, 26, sell Italian shirts and other gifts at the 103rd Feast of the Assumption in Westbury. (Aug. 18, 2013)

Angie Ferraro, 8, of Westbury, drives a bumper
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Angie Ferraro, 8, of Westbury, drives a bumper car Sunday during the final night of the five-day Feast of the Assumption in Westbury. (Aug. 18, 2013)

Joe Piscitelli, 82, a past president of the
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Joe Piscitelli, 82, a past president of the Maria SS. Dell'Assunta Society, and the current president Mary Ann DiGuiseppi, 68, stand by Mary's Chapel at the 103rd Feast of the Assumption, which the society sponsors. (Aug. 18, 2013)

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Leslie Martinez, 3, rides the carousel Sunday with
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Leslie Martinez, 3, rides the carousel Sunday with her father, Felix Martinez, 33, of Westbury, at the Feast of Assumption. (Aug. 18, 2013)

Jayden Silva, 5, and his brother, Brian, 4,
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Jayden Silva, 5, and his brother, Brian, 4, both of Westbury, go for a spin on the Dino ride Sunday during the 103rd Feast of the Assumption. (Aug. 18, 2013)

Skylar Rose Furey, 3, of upstate Croton-on-Hudson, shows
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Skylar Rose Furey, 3, of upstate Croton-on-Hudson, shows off her sticky hands from eating a candy apple Sunday at the Feast of the Assumption in Westbury. (Aug. 18, 2013)

Attendees to the 103rd Feast of the Assumption
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Attendees to the 103rd Feast of the Assumption in Westbury were invited to pray and leave monetary donations at a chapel featuring a statue of Mary. (Aug. 18, 2013)

Hicksville resident Pearl Genzale, a 27-year member of
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Hicksville resident Pearl Genzale, a 27-year member of the Maria SS. Dell'Assunta Society, browses the Italian bibs at the 103rd Feast of the Assumption in Westbury. (Aug. 18, 2013)

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