Italian-Americans flock to fish market for Feast of the Seven Fishes

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MIDLAND PARK -

Italian-Americans continue to do it big on Christmas Eve, with a mad dash for the Feast of the Seven Fishes.

Crews at Peter's Fish Market in Midland Park got started at 1 a.m. to prep for the big day

Thousands of pounds of fish will be sold today for the Feast of the Seven Fishes, and the crowds showed up as expected.

"It's wild and it's nice to see that people still hold onto traditions," says Steve Sclafani Jr.

Doors opened at 8 a.m., but the earliest customers showed up at 5:40 a.m.

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