Columbus statue cleaned for Tomato Festival

August 22nd, 2015 3:47 pm

Atty. Mark Bufalino, left, stands with Herman Castellani, president of the Italian American Association of Luzerne County, in front of the statue of Christopher Columbus, located on the corner of Kennedy Boulevard and Main Street, Pittston. Bufalino’s father, the late Atty. Charles Bufalino, was president of the Columbus League of Luzerne County in 1969 when the statue was presented and placed at its current site. The younger Bufalino recently funded the cleaning of the statue in his father’s name further preserving it for years to come.

Atty. Mark Bufalino, left, stands with Herman Castellani, president of the Italian American Association of Luzerne County, in front of the statue of Christopher Columbus, located on the corner of Kennedy Boulevard and Main Street, Pittston. Bufalino’s father, the late Atty. Charles Bufalino, was president of the Columbus League of Luzerne County in 1969 when the statue was presented and placed at its current site. The younger Bufalino recently funded the cleaning of the statue in his father’s name further preserving it for years to come.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_Bufalino-Columbus-Statue-1.jpgAtty. Mark Bufalino, left, stands with Herman Castellani, president of the Italian American Association of Luzerne County, in front of the statue of Christopher Columbus, located on the corner of Kennedy Boulevard and Main Street, Pittston. Bufalino’s father, the late Atty. Charles Bufalino, was president of the Columbus League of Luzerne County in 1969 when the statue was presented and placed at its current site. The younger Bufalino recently funded the cleaning of the statue in his father’s name further preserving it for years to come. Submitted photo


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