(NYLJ/Rick Kopstein)

The Federal Bar Council recognized Eastern District Judge Joseph F. Bianco, second from left, at its annual Central Islip Reception at the Alfonse M. D’Amato U.S. Courthouse on Wednesday. Joining Bianco, from left, Federal Bar Council President Robert J. Anello, Eastern District Chief Judge Carol Bagley Amon and courthouse committee chairman Anton Borovina.