Mercer County Italian-American Festival moving to Burlington County ... probably?

May 03, 2018 252

BY: Jeff Edelstein

The Mercer County Italian-American Festival will be held in Columbus this September, which, as you probably realize, is not in Mercer County. It’s in Burlington County. So yes. The Mercer County Italian-American Festival will be in Burlington County. Almost certainly. Well, probably. Almost definitely.

What gives? “I’m 79 years old and a street guy,” said John Scarpati, the president of the Italian-American Festival Association. “I know wiseguys and how they try and get away with stuff.” The “wiseguys” in this case are the Mercer County Parks Commission Executive Director Aaron Watson and assorted other county bigwigs, going all the way up to County Executive Brian Hughes.

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SOURCE: http://www.trentonian.com

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