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Byline: Stephen G. Reed STAFF WRITER
The long wait is over for members of the Italian-American Club of Venice.
Federal authorities have agreed to allow the city to sell two acres of airport land to the club, which wants to use it for a new clubhouse. The decision, announced in a July 25 letter to the city, ends more than a year of deliberation over the deal.
"It's fantastic," said Louis Sclafani, president of the Italian-American Club. "It's been a long time coming. We're just happy it's finalized, and we've overcome the opposition."
The decision will be announced to club members Thursday, Sclafani said.
"I'm sure they'll be …