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Alessandra Gabriella Martucci

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Welcome to The World

Congratulations to proud parents Carolyn Doran and Chris Martucci on the birth of their daughter Alessandra Gabriella Martucci. She was born on December 31, arriving at 5:56 p.m., weighing 5 pounds, 9 ounces, measuring 19 inches.

Alessandra brought a new beginning to a new year. May your lives be filled with sticky fingers, dirty faces, lots of adventures to wonderful places and more hugs, kisses and joy filled memories from this day on. Wishing you both many happy moments of love with the little one. We all love you to the moon and back!

Love mima, poppop, auntie Melissa, auntie Amanda, and big cousins Mikey and Rebecca.

Birthday Wishes

Congratulations to Kathleen McElroy, a waitress at the Throggs Neck Clipper on East Tremont Avenue, who turned 75-years young on Tuesday, January 13. The Clipper staff recently went out to celebrate this milestone.

A member of the Clipper crew said: “Kathleen has been a waitress at the Clipper since the day it opened, almost 18 years ago. She is loved by the staff, owners, and all her many faithful customers who regularly come to see her.”

Lisa Soli, a mom from Waterbury-LaSalle, has a message for her son Nicholas Soli, who turns 10-years old on Saturday, February 7:

Happy 10th birthday to our son Nicholas, a.k.a. “you tube fanatic,” on February 7! We cannot believe that you’re double digits already! We are so proud of you and love you so much! You are so funny and smart. We wish grandpa was here to share these times but know he’s watching over you. We hope you have a great birthday lots of fun and many more happy and healthy times ahead! We hope you have a great birthday lots of fun and many more happy and healthy times! Love always to infinity and beyond! From mommy. daddy, grandma, Diesel and Spanky.

Reach Reporter Patrick Rocchio at (718) 260-4597. E-mail him at procc‌hio@c‌ngloc‌al.com. Follow him on Twitter @patrickfrocchio.

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