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Port Jefferson resident Nicole Richter and her daughter, (Credit: Amanda Ostuni)

Port Jefferson resident Nicole Richter and her daughter, Lily, try out a slide at the annual Greek Festival at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption in Port Jefferson. (Aug. 23, 2012)

Greek festival in Port Jefferson

Festival-goers enjoy the annual Greek festival hosted by the Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption in Port Jefferson.

JJ Murphy, 5, of Coram, and Heather Zawadski,
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JJ Murphy, 5, of Coram, and Heather Zawadski, 7, of Holbrook, prepare to ride the swings at the annual Greek festival hosted by the Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption in Port Jefferson. (Aug. 23, 2012)

Port Jefferson resident Nicole Richter and her daughter,
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Port Jefferson resident Nicole Richter and her daughter, Lily, try out a slide at the annual Greek Festival at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption in Port Jefferson. (Aug. 23, 2012)

Father Jim Calogredes, pastor of the Greek Orthodox
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Father Jim Calogredes, pastor of the Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption in Port Jefferson, and his wife Terry, show off honey from the island of Crete. This is the most popular product at the Greek grocery store, or the Bakaliko, stand at the church's annual Greek festival. (Aug. 23, 2012)

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From right, Setauket resident Kallie LaGamma, 61, and
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From right, Setauket resident Kallie LaGamma, 61, and Christine Pulos, 74, of Port Jefferson, are members of the Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption in Port Jefferson. They are selling raffle tickets during the church's weekend-long annual Greek festival. (Aug. 23, 2012)

Volunteers in the kitchen are kept busy as
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Volunteers in the kitchen are kept busy as they cater to crowds of people hungry for Greek food at the annual Greek Festival hosted by the Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption in Port Jefferson. (Aug. 23, 2012)

Cynthia Walling, her husband Matt, and their sons
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Cynthia Walling, her husband Matt, and their sons Kevin and Matt, browse through a vendor's items at the annual Greek festival hosted by the Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption in Port Jefferson. (Aug. 23, 2012)

At the annual Greek festival hosted by the
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At the annual Greek festival hosted by the Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption in Port Jefferson, vegetarian Stacy Kantor, 63, of East Patchogue, munches on salad and Spanakopita, a pie with spinach and feta cheese inside. (Aug. 23, 2012)

The annual Greek festival is hosted by the
(Credit: Amanda Ostuni)

The annual Greek festival is hosted by the Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption in Port Jefferson on the church grounds. Ten years ago, the congregation moved from a smaller building next door into this one, located at 430 Sheep Pasture Rd. (Aug. 23, 2012)

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