Grassroots research in Italy continues for Staten Island resident

Aug 05, 2013 995

By Virginia N. Sherry

For the third consecutive summer, native Staten Islander Frances Curcio traveled to Contursi Terme, a small town in the Campania region of southern Italy, to continue exploration of her family's roots.

The search started with her maternal grandfather, Salvatore Cipollaro, who immigrated to the U.S. from the town in 1904, when he was 14 years old, and settled in South Beach, after first living in Manhattan's Little Italy.

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