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St. Rocco Festival in Oyster Bay

From left, Julianna Gasparro, 5, of Brookville, and

From left, Julianna Gasparro, 5, of Brookville, and Jessica Sanders, 14, of Jericho, show off the fish they won at the St. Rocco Festival in Oyster Bay. (July 14, 2013) Photo Credit: Tara Conry

About 50,000 people attended the 2013 St. Rocco Festival held over five days at Fireman's Field in Oyster Bay.

Vincent Parisi, 22, of East Northport, takes a
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Vincent Parisi, 22, of East Northport, takes a bite of a sausage and peppers sandwich, a popular item at the Oyster Bay St. Rocco festival. (July 14, 2013)

Families go for a spin on
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Families go for a spin on "The Tornado," one of several amusement rides at the annual five-day St. Rocco Festival in Oyster Bay. (July 14, 2013)

From left, Nicholas Galatro, 11, of Oyster Bay,
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From left, Nicholas Galatro, 11, of Oyster Bay, and brothers Jake Macri, 6, and Michael Macri, 10, race down the big slide at the St. Rocco Festival in Oyster Bay. (July 14, 2013)

From left, Alyssa Genzel, 11, of Glen Cove,
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From left, Alyssa Genzel, 11, of Glen Cove, and Gabby Kirkikian, 11, of Oyster Bay, experience a freefall-like experience on the "Super Shot" ride at Oyster Bay's St. Rocco Festival. (July 14, 2013)

Massapequa Park's Madeline Abreu, 2, carries around the
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Massapequa Park's Madeline Abreu, 2, carries around the stuffed cow she won at the St. Rocco Festival in Oyster Bay. (July 14, 2013)

From left, Molly Shiff, 6, of Melville, and
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From left, Molly Shiff, 6, of Melville, and Angelina Flower, 6, of Syosset, have a ball on the "Happy Swing" at the St. Rocco Festival in Oyster Bay. (July 14, 2013)

From left, Frank Schifano, 60, Gary Ranaldo, 57,
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From left, Frank Schifano, 60, Gary Ranaldo, 57, Barry Ranaldo, 59, and Joe Quartuccio, 60, all members of the Italian-American Citizens Club of Oyster Bay, work the St. Rocco booth at their organization's annual festival. (July 14, 2013)

From left, Jimmy Veneroni, 7, and his father,
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From left, Jimmy Veneroni, 7, and his father, Jim Veneroni, 52, of West Babylon, enjoy a ride on "The Tornado" at the St. Rocco Festival in Oyster Bay. (July 14, 2013)

A woman makes a donation to St. Dominic
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A woman makes a donation to St. Dominic Church in Oyster Bay by tacking a dollar bill to a St. Rocco statue at the Italian-American Citizen Club of Oyster Bay's annual festival. (July 14, 2013)

David Morales, 44, of Fresh Meadows, and his
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David Morales, 44, of Fresh Meadows, and his son, Alejandro, 2, enjoy the carousel at Oyster Bay's St. Rocco Festival. (July 14, 2013)

From left, Julianna Gasparro, 5, of Brookville, and
Photo Credit: Tara Conry

From left, Julianna Gasparro, 5, of Brookville, and Jessica Sanders, 14, of Jericho, show off the fish they won at the St. Rocco Festival in Oyster Bay. (July 14, 2013)

Brookville's Maria Gasparro, 47, Julianna Gasparro, 6, and
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Brookville's Maria Gasparro, 47, Julianna Gasparro, 6, and Lisa Gasparro, 48, of Jericho, toss Ping-Pong balls into fish bowls while playing a game at the St. Rocco Festival in Oyster Bay. (July 14, 2013)

Greg Mavrakis, 43, a member of the Italian-American
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Greg Mavrakis, 43, a member of the Italian-American Citizens Club of Oyster Bay, which hosts the St. Rocco Festival, sells T-shirts and other souvenirs. (July 14, 2013)

Professional impersonators Jesse Posa and Joe Perce portray
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Professional impersonators Jesse Posa and Joe Perce portray Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin at the St. Rocco Festival in Oyster Bay. (July 14, 2013)

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