News & Notes


30 May 2015 - "Rebel Buffalo mobsters eyed Florida rackets," an article by Thomas Hunt and Michael A. Tona, appears in the spring 2015 issue of Tampa Mafia magazine.

21 Jul 2014 - "The DiCarlo Story," an article by Michael A. Tona, appears in the summer 2014 issue of Per Niente magazine.

31 May 2014 - A biography of Filippo Mazzara is added to the website.

07 May 2014 - A biography of Paul Palmeri is added to the website.

22 Feb 2014 - Mark Graczyk of the Batavia Daily News reviews DiCarlo: "a highly detailed and readable history that will appeal to anyone interested in learning more about the real-life 'Wise Guys'..." Read review.

26 Nov 2013 - Niagara Falls Reporter takes a look some of the mob murders discussed in DiCarlo: Buffalo's First Family of Crime. Read review.

26 Nov 2013 - Today marks the forty-fifth anniversary of the beginning of the end of the Magaddino Crime Family, according to the authors of DiCarlo.

22 Oct 2013 - A biography of Benedetto Angelo Palmeri is added to the website.

14 Oct 2013 - DiCarlo coauthor Michael A. Tona is scheduled to appear on the Crime Beat internet radio program on Thursday, Oct. 17, 8 p.m. (Eastern).

14 Oct 2013 - High-resolution images of hardcover dust jackets are linked to the book cover images on the website Purchase page.

08 Oct 2013 - A biography of Cassandro "Tony the Chief" Bonasera is added to the website.

06 Oct 2013 - Coauthors Thomas Hunt and Michael A. Tona will respond to questions about DiCarlo and related subjects posted to their discussion group on Goodreads.

04 Oct 2013 - A biography of John "Peanuts" Tronolone is added to the website.

02 Oct 2013 - A giveaway promotion for DiCarlo is started on the Goodreads.com web service. The program concludes Nov. 2. Five entrants will receive free copies of DiCarlo, Vol. I.

27 Sep 2013 - A biography of Salvatore Frangiamore is added to the website.

25 Sep 2013 - A biography of Antonino Magaddino is added to the website.

24 Sep 2013 - A biography of Stefano Magaddino is added to the website.

24 Sep 2013 - DiCarlo hardcover (with dust jacket) books are available through Barnesandnoble.com.

20 Sep 2013 - DiCarlo hardcover (with dust jacket) books are available through Amazon.com.

17 Sep 2013 - DiCarlo book "sell sheets" have been revised.

16 Sep 2013 - DiCarlo softcover books are available through Barnesandnoble.com.

13 Sep 2013 - DiCarlo softcover books are available through Amazon.com: Volume I, Volume II.

05 Sep 2013 - A biography of John Montana is added to the website.

05 Sep 2013 - A biography of Rosario "Roy" Carlisi is added to the website.

30 Aug 2013 - A biography of Daniel Sansanese, Sr., is added to the website.

27 Aug 2013 - DiCarlo E-books become available for purchase through Barnes & Noble online bookstores. See "EPub" E-book links on the website "Purchase" page.

27 Aug 2013 - A biography of Joseph Fino is added to the website.

26 Aug 2013 - A biography of John Cammilleri is added to the website.

24 Aug 2013 - A biography of Salvatore "Sam" Pieri is added to the website.

22 Aug 2013 - A biography of Pasquale Natarelli is added to the website.

20 Aug 2013 - DiCarlo in Europe! DiCarlo's softcover edition is being sold through Netherlands bookseller Athenaeum Boekhandel, Estonian bookseller Krisostomus, London, England, bookseller Waterstones and Swedish bookseller Bokus.com.

20 Aug 2013 - DiCarlo E-books become available for purchase through the Apple iTunes bookstore. See "EPub" E-book links on the website "Purchase" page.

19 Aug 2013 - A biography of Frederico Randaccio is added to the website.

17 Aug 2013 - A biography of Minnie Clark is added to the website.

15 Aug 2013 - A selection of images and documents representing the materials used in research for DiCarlo is added to the "Sources/Documents" page of the website.

14 Aug 2013 - A five-minute preview video, "Who Was Joseph DiCarlo" is posted on Youtube.com

09 Aug 2013 - Press release issued for DiCarlo.

07 Aug 2013 - DiCarlo is offered for sale on Lulu in hardcover / dust jacket format.

31 Jul 2013 - Preliminary DiCarlo "sell sheets" released

30 Jul 2013 - Lulu Press begins offering trade paperback edition

29 Jul 2013 - Amazon.com begins offering Kindle-format e-book through its online stores.

29 Jul 2013 - EPub-format e-books (for Nook and iBooks) are offered for sale at Lulu Press

11 Jul 2013 - DiCarlo: Buffalo's First Family of Crime opens Facebook page and Twitter account.

20 Apr 2013 - Final edits are performed to DiCarlo book files.

24 Nov 2007 - Coauthors Thomas Hunt and Michael A. Tona launch a partnership to tell Joseph DiCarlo's life story.