On This Day In Yonkers History

December 5, 1915

Patrolman John Fogarty arrested contracting foreman Nicholas Pierazio, who had three pounds of dynamite and six detonators in his pockets.  Mr. Pierazio had boarded a McLean Avenue trolley, threatened to explode the car and thereby terrifying the passengers onboard.



Picture of Yonkers Trolley in early 20th century

Source:  Yonkers Rising, 12-02-16