John and Vickie Golasso host birthday party for Comedian Pat Cooper in Throggs Neck

(l-r) Victoria Galasso, party co-host John Galasso, comedian John Pizzi, Cooper and restaurant co-owner Gaspard Dirende.
Photo by Miriam Quin

John and Vickie Golasso hosted a birthday party for legendary comedian Pat Cooper at Rino’s Italian Restaurant in Throggs Neck on Monday, August 3. Among the attendees were comedian Jack Fontana, comedian Flyod Vivino and singer Carl Thomas. Cooper celebrated his 86th birthday on Friday, July 31.

Comedian Pat Cooper with party co-host John Golasso and guests. Co-host Vickie Golasso is on the far right.
Photo by Miriam Quin

(l-r) Rino’s Restaurant’s co-owners Carmine Fardezza (l) and Gaspard Dirende flank recently named 45th Precinct commanding officer Captain Danielle Raia.
Photo by Miriam Quin

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