Tag: Fiore Troncone

  • Fiore Troncone

    Fiore Troncone, born around 1874 in Italy to Antonio and Rafaella Troncone, embarked on the journey to America with his family in 1885. After a period in Pennsylvania, where sons Anthony and William were born, the Troncone family made their way to Camden, NJ, shortly after 1900. By 1910, Fiore Troncone and his wife, Carmela,…

  • Wife Slain by Jagged Glass, Husband Held

    Wife Slain by Jagged Glass, Husband Held

    Camden Courier-Post – June 26, 1933 Accident Hoax Broken by Cops after Grilling Family; Friend On Deathbed, She Orders 4 Children to Say She Fell on Stairs Command Arouses Concealed Detectives Woman Slashed by Broken Decanter; Man Faces Murder Charge Today A death-bed command of a South Camden mother to her four children to stick…

  • JOE MONTANA WED TO MISS PALLADINO

    JOE MONTANA WED TO MISS PALLADINO

    Camden Courier Post – February 9, 1933 Camden Wrestler and Bridge Are Given Dinner Attended by Notables Miss Emma Palladino, one of the fairest daughters of Camden’s “Little Italy” yesterday became the bride of Joseph Montana, heavyweight wrestler, at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Fourth and Division streets. Idol of Italian youth in this…

  • ‘Blackie’ Battino Gets 3 to 5 Years

    ‘Blackie’ Battino Gets 3 to 5 Years

    Camden Courier-Post – February 2, 1933 Sentenced by Judge Shay After Pleading Guilty to Holdup Charge Pleading guilty in criminal court to holding up two South Camden men last February, and to a gun toting charge Louis “Blackie” Battino, 23, of 805 South Fifth street, was sentenced to three to five years in state prison…

  • Bandit Suspects Leaves Bermuda For Camden

    Bandit Suspects Leaves Bermuda For Camden

    Camden Courier-Post – March 21, 1932 Charles “Jack” Kelly, wanted as one of the bandits who held up and robbed the Pennsauken Township National Bank December 11, sailed from Bermuda yesterday handcuffed to County Detective Fiore Troncone. Kelly was arrested last month after detectives intercepted his letters to friends near Third and Mt. Vernon Streets.…

  • Political Paragraphs

    Camden Courier-Post – October 31, 1931 Gloucester Republicans concluded their final Baird rally of the campaign last night at their headquarters, 101 North King Street. Polls throughout the slate will open for the general election Tuesday at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. All voters in the polling place at 8 p.m. or in…

  • C. F. Squillace Gets Suspended Sentence

    C. F. Squillace Gets Suspended Sentence

    Camden Courier-Post – March 25, 1930 Year in Prison Withdrawn Because Lawyer Has Made Restitution After he had changed his pleas of not guilty to non vult Charles F. Squillace, former Camden attorney, was given one year in state prison by Judge Samuel M. Shay yesterday afternoon and then the sentence was suspended. Squillace was…

  • Gangster Shot As Racketeers Open War Here

    Gangster Shot As Racketeers Open War Here

    Camden Courier-Post – April 29, 1929 Gloucester Man Near Death After Attack at Broadway and Kaighn Avenue Felled Near Quarters of Camden Gamblers Brother of Frank Doris Accused After Police Round up 10 Men Shooting of an alleged racketeer at Broadway and Kaighn avenue, near the threshold of one of South Jersey’s notorious reputed gambling…

  • Bomb Wrecks Division Street Dairy in Midnight Blast

    Bomb Wrecks Division Street Dairy in Midnight Blast

    Camden Evening Courier – October 11, 1928 JEALOUSY SEEN AS MOTIVE FOR BOMBING DAIRY Police Seeking Mysterious Stranger in Terrific Downtown Blast MILK PLANT DAMAGED; NEARBY HOMES ROCKED Crudely Made Explosive Placed in Trench Beneath Steps With the owners and the police attributing jealously of business success as the only plausible motive for the bombing…

  • Murders and Forger Escape Jail After Shooting Keepers, Killing One

    Murders and Forger Escape Jail After Shooting Keepers, Killing One

    Camden Post-Telegram – July 18, 1916 Wilson Ashbridge, Who Shot and Killed Mrs. Elizabeth Dunbar and George E. Thompson, Check Swindler, Trap Jailor Hibbs by a Ruse and After Slaying Him Shoot Joe Ellis Who Intercepted Them in Flight. Used Revolver Smuggled Into Prison by Confederates and Leave Jail Wide Open in Their Flight, a…

  • Woman Hits Husband Hurling Stone at Dog

    Woman Hits Husband Hurling Stone at Dog

    Philadelphia Inquirer – September 15, 1915 Man Sent to Hospital, Wife to Jail, When Aim of Latter at Howling Animal Fails The bad aim of Mrs. Ella Taylor, aged 25 years, of 3010 Pleasant street, East Camden, resulted in lots of trouble and incidentally sent her husband, William, aged 49 years, to Cooper Hospital, with…