Tag Archives: Big Boy

Frank Hague’s Christmas Quarter

by By Anthony Olszewski copyright 2006 During the long, hard, haul of 1931, a quarter was a lot of money. Twenty-five cents was a real big deal back then. With a dime you bought a ticket to the Saturday matinee … Continue reading

Posted in Frank Hague | Tagged , | 1 Comment

You know about Tony Pro?

by Big Boy was driving his new ’64 Buick through an industrial area of Secaucus with a long-time friend, one of Tony Pro’s Business Agents. As they approached the entrance of a small trucking outfit, “Big Boy, pull in here. … Continue reading

Posted in Anthony Provenzano | Tagged , | Leave a comment

ANYTHING in Union City gotta go by Bill Musto first.

by Back in the late ’60s, there was a dispute in my family over a small inheritance. Out of spite, one in-law — a construction worker — took a number of items of sentimental value from the home of the … Continue reading

Posted in Bill Musto | Tagged , | Leave a comment

One of Tony Pro’s Business Agents

by In Hudson County PG (Pre-Gentrification), when someone bought a bar, it was important to show respect. That went double when the someone was Tony Pro. All of the Teamster boss’s inner circle were sure to be there to spend … Continue reading

Posted in Anthony Provenzano, Mafia | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Frank Hague’s Christmas Quarter

by By Anthony Olszewski copyright 2006 During the long, hard, haul of 1931, a quarter was a lot of money. Twenty-five cents was a real big deal back then. With a dime you bought a ticket to the Saturday matinee … Continue reading

Posted in Frank Hague | Tagged , | Leave a comment