Petrosino Square Park
Posted March 12, 2015 at 10:31 am
On this day in… 1909 – Giuseppe “Joseph” Petrosino was gunned down in Palermo, Sicily. Petrosino was the first Italian-speaking police officer in the NYPD and commander of the “Italian Squad” – a pioneering anti-mafia outfit based out of the Fifth Precinct on Elizabeth Street. A law passed in 1909 allowed deportations of criminals in […]
Posted March 9, 2011 at 6:28 am
No rest for the weary. That seems to be Olek’s mantra of late.
Last modified June 27, 2012 at 8:21 am
Two squads of enforcement personnel were needed Friday afternoon to apprehend a pair of skaters in the northern section of Petrosino Park. Amidst the hubbub of the evening rush, NYC Park Enforcement officers were issuing tickets to the youths for skating in a no-skate zone.
Posted May 27, 2009 at 9:15 am
Thanks to a tip from a resident of Cleveland Place, we now have an update on Petrosino Park, which has been under construction for many months. Dear Friends, A number of you have asked about the timetable for the renovation to be finished and why there has been quite a stretch now during which construction […]