- In this environment people tended not to be judgmental
- There will be a reading from BLACK TOM on Sunday, March 11th at 1pm in the Blue Comet Auditorium at Liberty State Park.
- David Friedland writes: The Federal prison system allows Native American Indian prisoners to conduct appropriate religious ceremonies.
- Resolutions honoring Patrice Hannon and Ron Semple for their books on the Black Tom explosion
- Hard times for numbers bookies in the ’70s
- Depiro, Stephen Detention Memorandum
- Depiro, Stephen et al. Indictment
- GENOVESE ORGANIZED CRIME FAMILY SOLDIER AND ASSOCIATES INDICTED ON RACKETEERING CHARGES, INCLUDING EXTORTION OF INTERNATIONAL LONGSHOREMEN’S ASSOCIATION MEMBERS
- N.J. Waterfront Commission holds first hearing on mob influence at docks
- A federal judge sentenced Bonanno crime family Capo Joseph Sammartino Sr. to 18 months in prison for loansharking.
- 45 arrested in illegal Bergen County gambling ring
- Frankie DePaula, Boxer killed by the Mob – Book – Author – Stories
- Lucchese organized crime family and the Nine-Trey Gangster Bloods
- ‘Entirely too comfortable’ with the Jersey Mafia
- Fuel bootlegging, La Cosa Nostra and the Russian Mafia
Author Archives: Anthony Olszewski
On 9/11, I was in Jersey City. I remember the stunned crowds on the Waterfront staring at the devastation. I saw one young man hysterically sobbing. Nobody was cheering.
My mother told me that during WWII — since St. Nick’s in the Heights was still then an ethnically German parish — all activities outside of church services and the regular school day were cancelled. This was by direction of … Continue reading
The Our Jersey City original music was among the Nick Baffa material. The Bureau of Special Service was a Hague innovation. The overt purpose was to treat wayward youth as troubled and by providing guidance and understanding so keep them … Continue reading
Superior Court of New Jersey,Appellate Division. NEW JERSEY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY and Banque Nationale de Paris, Houston Agency, Plaintiffs-Respondents, v. PAVONIA RESTAURANT, INC., Ernesto A. Tolentino, James A. McLaughlin, Jr., Paul S. Freeman, Manmohan Patel, William H. Constad, Donald Cinotti, … Continue reading
Here are some emails that I received from Michael Galdieri in 2012: If you are asking who I think wrote ‘we the people” letter. I think it might have been Jack Hill. I remember telling him when they first grabbed … Continue reading
Back around ’99 or so, when I was working in City Hall, I happened to be in the City Clerk’s office one day. I was up front in the public reception area talking to a slight older woman on the … Continue reading
Back in 2003, some sore losers tried to overturn the election of then Jersey City Mayor Glenn Cunningham to the State Senate. One of the votes called into question was that cast by one Fr. Anthony Azzarto, S.J. — a … Continue reading
By David Friedland In 1965, a young man (Tommy D) asked for my help as a lawyer. He was a teamster driver and had just been arrested (the second time) for robbing a Federal Bank of $2500. In the first … Continue reading
“. . . an FBI report . . . purportedly establishes that the FBI was apprised by some informant that Manna was involved in a plot to murder: the trial judge, Maryanne Trump Barry; and the United States Attorney, Samuel A. Alito; and the chief prosecutor, Michael Chertoff . . .” Continue reading
The settlers implemented a final solution to the question of the place of Native Americans in Colonial society. After promising to protect the Lenape Indians from the Mohawk, the Dutch slaughtered virtually the entire local tribe – including the women … Continue reading