JC Sullivan

Sullivan, a contributor to La Gazzetta, is a widely-published writer residing in Northfield Village, OH. A U.S. Army veteran, he served with NATO armored forces in Europe.

LOCAL AUTHOR RICK PORELLO: AN ITALIAN AMERICAN OF DISTINCTION

October 2019
Readers all know of Rick Porello’s last book “Kill the Irishman” about Irish mobster Danny Green and Cleveland’s dark side. His newest book, “Bombs, Bullets & Bribes: The True Story of Notorious Jewish Mobster Alex Shondor Birns,” evolved out...


Woodland Avenue Reunion

October 2018
A unique gathering took place recently at St. Noel Parish Hall in Willoughby Hills. It was a reunion of classmates of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Grade School and residents of the E. 110th and Woodland Ave. neighborhood. It was a magical afternoon as...


Private First Class Frank

November 2016
WWII hero Frank J. Petrarca lived with his family at 11300 Woodland Ave. His father, Dominic, a carpenter and cabinet maker, was Italian born while his mother, Elizabeth “Betty” (Tonti), was born in Connecticut. Frank’s siblings...