Get into a conversation with a long time Queens resident
and you're likely to discover a subscriber of the Long Island Star- Journal,
a daily paper that informed the community about local and world news until
it folded in 1968. A banner across the Star Journal masthead reminded
readers that the newspaper's name came from the merger of the Long Island
Daily Star (1876) and the North Shore Daily Journal - The Flushing Journal
Albert Anastasia, the "Mad Hatter."
Courtesy of mugshots.com
Alleged garbage don
Vincent "Jimmy" Squillante
Courtesy Long Island Star--Journal
alleged consigliere of
the Genovese crime family.
Courtesy of the Long Island Star--Journal.