The American Mafia history website’s Who Was Who biographies are slowly coming online in a new location. While they will remain accessible from the main mafiahistory.us website, the biographies will be held in their own site on Blogger.com. The direct address for accessing the biographies is: http://mob-who.blogspot.com/ . By placing the biography entries into the blogger site, …

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One of the website changes that will probably draw some criticism is the removal of Joseph Barbara from the Scranton-Pittston, Pennsylvania, crime boss list. Barbara is generally believed to have taken control of the crime family after the murder of boss John Sciandra in 1940 and to have served as boss until his own death …

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We are indebted to Justin Dugard for purchasing, editing and contributing to The American Mafia website the October 14, 2008, federal court testimony of Stefan Cicale. Cicale was the government’s key witness in the racketeering/murder trial of Bonanno Crime Family associate Joseph Young. Cicale’s direct examination testimony is broken up into three web pages for …

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I’ve started this blog in an effort to keep visitors informed of behind-the-scenes happenings on The American Mafia history website (mafiahistory.us). At this moment, the website is undergoing another redesign. My hope is to be able to present you a more streamlined and usable site in the very near future. If you have any ideas …

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