Father Louis Gigante Honored

Father Louis Gigante, credited with helping to rebuild major stretches of the South Bronx after the devastation of the Seventies, was honored at a Family Day celebration at his former church, St. Athanasius in Longwood, on Saturday, July 8.

Presenting proclamations to the now retired 85-year-old priest were (left to right) City Councilman Rafael Salamanca, Senator Ruben Diaz, Deputy Borough President Aurelia Greene, and Assembly members Marcos Crespo and Luis Sepulveda.

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