Category: New York

Springfield (MA) Mafia Flashback: Bruno & Delevo Did Business Differently, Both Headed Western Mass Mob In Final Glory Days

Former Springfield, Massachusetts mob powers Adolfo (Big Al) Bruno and Anthony (Skip) Delevo were both groomed in east coast gangland circles by the notorious Scibelli brothers. Besides their similar upbringing in the area’s mob, the two were a picture of contrasting styles and well-known rivals. The brash and boisterous Big Al Bruno was gunned down
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Losing A Friend Of Theirs: NY-NJ Mob Power John Gambino, Philly Mafia’s ‘Best Friend’ In 5 Families, Passes Away

East coast mafia elder statesman, John Gambino, the Philadelphia mob’s contact in New York’s Gambino crime family, died of natural causes this week at 77 years old. The Sicilian-born Gambino was a cousin of crime family namesake Carlo Gambino (succumbed to heart failure in 1976) and headquartered most of his affairs out of Cherry Hill, New
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Roles For Mob Godfathers Sam Giancana & Joe Colombo Cast In Scorsese Flick ‘The Irishman’

The brazen shooting of New York mafia don Joe Colombo in the summer of 1971 was the first scene shot by Martin Scorsese on his high-profile new mob “supergroup” movie, The Irishman. The murder of Chicago mafia boss Sam Giancana in the summer of 1975 will be one of the last. Character actor John Polce
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Springfield (MA) Mob Figure Proved Too Smart For The FBI In 2016 Takedown Of Alleged Associates

Albert Calvanese was a target in the FBI investigation that brought down a number of Springfield, Massachusetts mobsters last year but was able to slip away from any legal harm, according to resident Western Mass mob scribe Stephanie Barry of MassLive.com in an article she penned on a pair of guilty pleas in the case this week. The 54-year
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