Little Italy Comes to Westchester (With a Not-So-Little Festival)

Sep 10, 2017 818

BY: Dave Zucker

The patron saint of Naples will be honored in Yorktown next week, beginning with a traditional procession on Thursday, September 13, followed by five full days of fun, food, and good, old-fashioned community revelry.

For the uninitiated, San Gennaro was not the inspiration for a truly excellent episode of Black Mirror. Saint Januarius was a Third Century Bishop of Naples who is believed to have died a martyr for harboring Christians during the Great Persecution by Roman Emperor Diocletian. 

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