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St. Bart's Italian Festival Concludes in Scotch Plains

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Father John Paladino draws the raffle winner's name. Credits: John Mooney
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A great final night at the St. Bart's Italian Festival. Credits: John Mooney
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Rides at the St. Bart's Italian Festival on Monday night. Credits: John Mooney
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A winner! Credits: John Mooney
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Sausage and pepper station at the St. Bart's Italian Festival. Credits: John Mooney
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SPPD Detective Shawn Johnson with SPF PAL players Credits: John Mooney
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Games of skill at the St. Bart's Italian Festival. Credits: John Mooney
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Carousel rides Credits: John Mooney
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Former Fanwood Councilman Dave Valian, his son, David, and Al Mirabella Credits: John Mooney
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Lines for the Alien Abduction ride at the St. Bart's Italian Festival. Credits: John Mooney
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Rides at the St. Bart's Italian Festival. Credits: John Mooney
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Scotch Plains Mayor Al Smith and Town Administrator Al Mirabella Credits: John Mooney
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The VooDudes performed their New Orleans Jazz & Funk music. Credits: John Mooney
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Large crowd for the St. Bart's Festival's final night. Credits: John Mooney
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Lines for zeppoles at the St. Bart's Italian Festival. Credits: John Mooney
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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The four-day St. Bart's Italian Festival came to its conclusion on Monday night with large crowds and a Super 50/50 Raffle winner who will will receive roughly half of the $35,000 jackpot. Father John Paladino, pastor of St. Bartholomew the Apostle Church pulled the name of Chihui An, a Scotch Plains resident, shortly after 8:00 p.m.

For the rest of the attendees, the conclusion signals the end of the summer of 2017, the beginning of the school year, and for some, the last chance to get zeppoles until 2018.

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