Italian pride evident in Girard

Jul 18, 2014 709

By Jeanne Starmack

They gathered on West Wilson Street in front of the Italian Fraternal Home on Wednesday morning, as they had for so many years past.

About 30 to 40 people filed in behind members of the St. Margaret's Blue Coats Band, which would lead them up Wilson, across State Street and down to St. Rose Church. There, they would listen to the band play a few numbers, then go inside for Mass.

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