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Sisters keep Schenectady bakery authentically Italian

Outdoor dining area expanded for next spring at Civitello’s

Rik Morelli finishes a rock water fountain and Woody Hall cleans up on a new patio being built outside Civitello's Italian Pastry Shoppe on North Jay Street in Schenectady.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Rik Morelli finishes a rock water fountain and Woody Hall cleans up on a new patio being built outside Civitello's Italian Pastry Shoppe on North Jay Street in Schenectady.
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If you want to know how the ladies at Civitello’s Italian Pastry Shoppe create their to-die-for cannoli and pignoli cookies, don’t even think about sneaking a look into their kitchen. “There are too many secrets in there,” co-owner Roie Angerami firmly stated. Roie runs the shop with her sister, Angela Angerami, and the two use the same recipes their grandfather Raffaelo Civitello did when he opened the shop 90 years ago. Everything from their Italian ...

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tonijean613
November 8, 2011
2:12 p.m.

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Thank you for keeping the Italian culture and traditions and best recipes going- thanks for staying open all these years !!

ajdjr73
February 24, 2012
2:19 p.m.

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Civitellos is the heart beat of Little Italy in Schenectady. I can hardly wait until the patio opens. These Italian traditions and recipes are important for the vibrancy of our community. Tutti Mangiare e incontro a Civitellos!

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