Patchogue Man Named 2013 Italian-American of Year

Jul 21, 2013 648

by Michael Sorrentino

John Ferrante of Patchogue has been named the 2013 Italian-American of the Year for this Fall's Fifth Annual Italian Festival of St. Liberata, announced the Greater Patchogue Chamber of Commerce earlier this week.

Ferrante was named by the Greater Patchogue Foundation and the Greater Patchogue Chamber of Commerce's Cultural Heritage Committee. According to a release from the chamber, Ferrante is a member of the Patchogue Fire Department and a resident of Patchogue throughout his life. He is also described as an active member of the Italian-American community.

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