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Delaware County Daily Times (Newspaper) - April 06, 1990, Chester, Pennsylvania Sun a sunday dancers from the school of american Ballet in new York City Center building. The building is still under construction Wear protective hard hats while rehearsing at the new Lincoln necessitating the unconventional head gear. Feds tie Idone 3 murders o mob Boss looks to go free on bail pending appeals by Joe Hart daily times staff writer Philadelphia a Delaware county May a Boss Santo a Ochester same Idone was involved in three brutal murders some unsolved for almost 30 years according to a government affidavit released yesterday. One of Idones to alleged victims was Ferdinand a. A of Blackie Iacono a Small time Chester numbers writer who was found bound and buried in Lime in a Hazleton strip mine in 1963. He had been strangled with a venetian Blind Cord and Quot his adamets Apple had been crushed a a Gangland signature according to newspaper accounts. Idone 70, of Broo Mchaven and St. Petersburg fla., has not been charged with the crimes and a Federal prosecutor declined to say if charges were pending. Assistant . Attorney Albert Wicks declined comment until today when Idone and three other men will be sentenced for their roles in a mob controlled video poker ring headquartered in Chester. The affidavit that details the killings was a led in connection with that Case. Idone and the other defendants have asked to remain free on bail pending appeals. The affidavit by Fri special agent Randal a. Wolverton argues against that request. Wolverton to information was developed during the debriefing of Philip Leonetti the Nephew of Philly mob Boss Nicodemo a Little Nicky Scarfo. Leonetti the mob to unde Boss became a government informant after he was convicted of racketeering and murder along with other mafia leaders last year. Santo a Chester same to Idone according to the affidavit a at Scarfo to urging Idone in 1986 told Leonetti How he once killed a Man by crushing his adamets Apple. Idone did not name his victim. But confidential Fri sources said that Iacono who worked for Idone was murdered for failing to pay Idone proceeds from his gambling business. Iacono was last seen leaving his Chester Home on aug. 6, 1963. His body was found the next Day. A Idone played a key role in the 1962 murder of reds Caruso and was to choke him to death Leonetti says his Uncle told him. But Idone Wasny to present when Scarfo drove the victim to a Vineland n.j., bar. So Scarfo shot him and stabbed him with an icepick breaking the icepick in Caruso to Back. Scarfo told Idone to put a rope around Caruso to neck because then Boss Angelo Bruno had ordered Jim strangled. Caruso to body a amp Ier has been found. After the killing Idone became a a Omadel member of la Cosa Nostra. A Idone held Alvin Feldman a Scarfo business associate As he was stabbed to death with an icepick in 1974 by then mob Soldier Chickie Narducci. Feldman escaped a briefly a when Narducci accidentally hit Idones to Arm with the icepick. Another mobster Joseph a of Chickies Ciancaglini grabbed Feldman and finished him off. Bruno approved the killing after Scarfo complained that Feldman double crossed him in an attempt to bribe a judge and was plotting to kill Scarfo. Feldmans to body has never been found. Idones to attorney John Rogers Carroll was unavailable for comment a Secretary in his Law office said. A othe Clear and convincing evidence is that Idone does pose a danger to the safety of other people and the Community a the government to document states. Idone has been a Capo or Captain in Scarfo to crime family since the late 1970s, Federal officials have said. He was responsible for controlling All of the mob to illegal activities in Delaware county. He also worked in the construction Trade for years and at one time owned and operated the Pink Gable restaurant later known As the Aston Manor according to a document filed by Carroll yesterday. The baseball season is starting without Pete Rose. But Pete is repackaging his bad boy image and is vowing to get Back in the game. Our sunday Magazine Usa weekend profiles this prodigal boy of summer. It to must Reading the Day before the season opens. Crazy people sunday columnist Sean Mckinney will examine the reaction sparked by a new movie called simply a crazy ?� while some folks think it unnecessarily makes Light of a serious problem others Are joining in what obviously was meant to be a jacket the masters does no to begin until the Back nine on sunday. Every golfer knows that. Nick Faldo last year to Winner in sudden death knows it. And Greg greenday our Golf writer knows it. He Tell be at Augusta to capture every last sunday a new Gam Campaign 90 state rep. Matt Ryan is being challenged by Newtown supervisor de Corse. Ryan Hasnett stuck around in politics As Long As he has by being out worked. Hell be going door to door meeting with constituents in the 168th District. Well give you the latest in this hot race

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