Nicholas “Nick” Morello East Harlem, NY 1890-1916

Nicholas MorelloNicolò Terranova, 1890 – September 7, 1916, also known as Nicholas “Nick” Morello, was one of the first Italian-American organized crime figures who was part of the 107th Street Mob and lived in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

East Harlem’s Giuseppe “the Clutch Hand” Morello, NY 1867 – 1930

Giuseppe_Morello_1902Giuseppe “the Clutch Hand” Morello (May 2, 1867 – August 15, 1930), also known as “The Old Fox”, was the first boss of the Morello crime family and later top adviser to Giuseppe “Joe the Boss” Masseria. Continue Reading →

Giosue “The King Of (Harlem’s) Little Italy” Gallucci, 1865 – 1915

Giosue_GallucciGiosue Gallucci (December 10, 1865 in Naples – May 21, 1915 in New York City), also known as Luccariello,  was an old-style crime boss of Italian Harlem in New York City affiliated with the Camorra. Continue Reading →