Around Town: News from your neighbors

Adriana Stella Barra

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Hello readers and welcome to another edition of Around Town.

New addition to the family

We are excited and overjoyed to introduce you to the newest addition to the Barra Family, Adriana Stella Barra, born on Thursday, June 9 at 11:59 p.m.

She weighed seven pounds, three ounces and measured 21 inches. Along with my daughter Juliana, my son-in-law Nicholas and Adriana’s big brother Sam, we couldn’t be more proud.

May God bless and keep her safe always. Love all of your aunts, grandparents, uncles and cousins.

Birth Announcements

A Lawrence Hospital has sent the following birth announcements to this publication:

Grace Marie Leone came into the world on Saturday, July 30. She was born to parents Grace and Vincent Leone of Country Club. She weighed seven pounds and 11 ounces.

•Victor Issac Saunders was born to parents Hana and Victor Saunders of Riverdale on Tuesday, July 26. The child weighed seven pounds and nine ounces.

Happy 90th Birthday

A reader submits the following:

Mrs. Jennie Portante turns 90-years-old on Friday, September 16.

She will be having a party in her honor at the F&J Pine Restaurant on Saturday, September 24.

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

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