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What Was The Apalachin Meeting?

The Apalachin meeting was a summit held on November 14, 1957, in which members of the mob came together to discuss mob operations and confirm family leadership. However, the meeting would soon become engrained into Mafia history, as it was to be a meeting that exposed the Mafia in an FBI raid that would result in 58 arrests. Some of those arrested including high ranking members of the mob like Carlo Gambino, Vito Genovese, and…


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On This Day in 1971 Joseph Valachi Died, Aged 67

On this day in 1971 Joseph Valachi passed away in El Paso, Texas at the age of 67 from heart attack. Joe was of course the mobster who made Cosa Nostra a household name and front newspaper headlines as he lifted the lid on the inner workings of the mob. Valachi outlived Vito Genovese by 2 years and the $100k bounty Genovese put on Valachi’s head went uncollected.


Mobster Profiles

  Abe Reles   Al Capone Albert Anastasia   Arnold Rothstein   Benjamin Siegel   Bugs Moran Carlo Gambino Carmine Galante   Charles Luciano   Dean O’Banion Dutch Schultz   Bumpy Johnson   Frank Costello   Frankie Yale   Jim Colosimo   Joe Adonis Joe Bonanno   Joe Colombo   Joe Gallo   Joe Masseria   Joe Profaci   John Dillinger   John Gotti Johnny Torrio   Meyer Lansky Otto Berman   Paul Castellano  …


Where New Orleans Buries it’s Dead Mobsters: Greenwood Cemetery

One of the first things I did when Craig and Casey were kind enough to offer me a bit of space on NCS, was to put down some New Orleans stories, one being a piece titled where New Orleans Buries it’s Dead Mobsters. It was right around Halloween as well, a couple years back. Been meaning to get a second part up for some time now but guess Halloween is the right time. The last time…


20 Mobsters With The Weirdest Mob Nicknames

Some mob nicknames sound powerful, intimidating and down right terrifying, we’re talking of names like The Lord High Executioner, The Grim Reaper, The Killer, The Ice Man, The Devil… you get the picture, we could go on. Then, well, there’s names that shall we say don’t really portray that same effect. Ducks, chickens, sausages, eggs, and other weird, strange and confusing nicknames all appear in our list. Joseph “Junior Lollipops” Carna Joseph Carna was a…


December Mafia Timeline of Events

On This Day in December… 1st December Tommy Lucchese On this day in 1899 would have been the birthday of Tommy Lucchese, who was a founding member of the American Mafia. From 1951 until his death in 1967 he headed up his own crime family, the Lucchese Crime Family, who were one of the main five families that controlled organized crime in New York. Read more: http://thencs.org/1lV7zaG 2nd December Aniello Dellacroce On this day in 1985 Aniello Dellacroce…


9 New York Mafia Social Clubs: Then & Now

Over the years the mob have used many social clubs in order to hold meetings, the following are a look at some of the most popular clubs used by the likes of the Gambino’s and Genovese crime families, then and now. 1. The Gemini Lounge: 4021 Flatlands Ave., Brooklyn The Gemini Lounge in Flatlands was a hotspot for Roy DeMeo and his crew in the 1980’s. He would often lure his contracted hits or victims to…