Around Town: News from your neighbors

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Birthdays

Mary Gatto of Pelham Bay turns 100 on Saturday, January 31. Her family writes:

Mary was born in the Bronx on January 31, 2015. She raised three children with her husband Joe in Belmont. Mary now resides in Pelham Bay with her son Frank and his family. Mary’s in remarkably good shape for her age. Her secret to her longevity is ‘dont’t worry about the things you cannot change; get lots of rest; and eat fruits, vegetables, and lots of macaroni.

Elizabeth Gill’s 85th birthday was celebrated on Saturday, January 24. Gill is the 47th Precinct Community Council president. She was presented a proclamation by Congressman Eliot Engel, noting her birthday in the Congressional Record.

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