St. Anthony Italian Festival of Seneca Falls, NY

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The Father Beatini Memorial Award
Presented to the outstanding
Citizen of Italian extraction

Michael Scaglione 2014 Father Beatini
Recipient For the St. Anthony’s Festival

CaracciloMichael Scaglione has been chosen as this year’s Father Beatini Award recipient. He has served his faith community as a member of St. Francis/St. Clare Church. He is a member SMS, of Kiwanis, Sons of the American Legion, Treasurer of the Waterloo Historical Society and a of the Seneca Chamber of Commence.

Michael is the son of Vincent and Mary (Carbone) Scaglione. He is one of 4 children, Vincent (Melaine), Kathleen (Tom Theimer), and Rosemarie (Ron Martin). Michael has two children a son Christopher and a daughter Abigail.

He graduated from Mynderse Academy and Cayuga Community College. He is currently Vice President of the Bank of the Finger Lakes. He purchased the former Colella home on Lincoln Ave. in Seneca Falls, New York.

St. Anthony Commission’s Vice- President John Sandroni states “The Commission feels that is an excellent choice. Michael Scaglione is a tremendous asset to our community.” Michael will be joining the previous 35 recipients’ of this prestigious honor including Vincent Caraccilo, Joyce Sinicropi, Bart Carbone, and the Angelo Sandroni Family.

He will be honored August 31, 2014 at the 11:00AM Mass, at St. Francis and St. Clare Church in Seneca Falls. At 10:30AM there will be a procession from at Rumseyville Sportsmen’s Club to the church. The St. Anthony’s Commission is hosting a free continental breakfast at the Rumseyville Club from 9:00AM on.. All former honorees and their families are invited to participate in the procession.

The St. Anthony’s Festival features free admission and parking, live music, rides for children of all ages, Italian food and games of chance. There is truly something for everyone. On Sunday the festival concludes with a spectacular fireworks display sponsored by IESI Seneca Meadows. The community is urged to celebrate the end of summer by attending this event and help honor Michael Scaglione and the Italian Heritage of Seneca Falls.


In grateful recognition and appreciation for contributions to community service and religious activities and for furthering the Italian culture and heritage within our community.

Presented with pride by
the St. Anthony Italian Festival Commission

2014 - Michael Scaglione
2013 - Vincent Caraccilo
2012 - Joseph Capacci
2011 - Joseph Perdicho
2010 - Mark Sinicropi
2009 - Bart Carbone
2008 - Vito Ceo
2007 - Angelo & Laura Sandroni Family
2006 - Vince Sinicropi
2005 - Patrick Bonacci
2004 - Gerald Macaluso
2003 - Italian People of Seneca Falls
2002 - Anthony Marconi
2001 - Philomena Cammuso
2000 - Albert Capacci
1999 - Ralph Sinicropi
1998 - Frank Paradise
1997 - Ronald Sandroni
1996 - Angelo Romeo
1995 - Robert Bellomo
1994 - Frances T. Barbieri
1993 - Nicola Netti
1992 - Richard Ricci
1991 - August Sinicropi
1990 - Joyce Sinicropi
1989 - Senator Michael F. Nozzolio
1988 - Daniel DePasquale
1987 - Matthew Bonacci / Matthew Feola
1986 - Frank Saracino
1985 - Nicholas Midey, Sr.
1984 - Angelo Bonafiglia
1983 - Angelo Suffredini
1982 - August Orlando
1981 - Vincent Colella


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Seneca Falls, NY 13148

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