The two twisters that touched down Saturday are the latest of about 60 small tornadoes that have hit the area in the past
half-century, the years for which complete data are available.
Damaging storms that spawned tornadoes in Brooklyn and Queens have turned a normal day of rest into a day of cleaning up on Sunday.
More blood has been shed in Brooklyn, a shooting in Canarsie left one dead another injured on Sunday.
EMS responders found Francky Aleger, 39, unconscious near the corner of East 95th Street and Glenwood Road in the Canarsie section of the borough around 6 a.m. Wednesday.
EMS responders found Francky Aleger, 39, unconscious near the corner of East 95th Street and Glenwood Road in the Canarsie section of Brooklyn.
Police said around 12:40 a.m. Saturday, two men asked to be driven to East 88 Street and Seaview Avenue and once they arrived at their destination, the suspects robbed the driver at gunpoint before fleeing on foot.
Department of Education spokeswoman Margie Feinberg, issued the following statement late Friday afternoon: “Five hundred students were served lunch – all the students who got sick came from the same classroom.”
Officials said an SUV hit a school bus on Rockaway Avenue near Avenue N around 8:20 a.m. The impact apparently sent the bus – which had no children on board – into a home.
Lakeshia Seymour was found unconscious and suffering from severe head trauma in front of her house at 1457 E. 102nd St in Canarsie.
Police say they found the female victim’s body at a house in Canarsie on Thursday afternoon. She had suffered severe head trauma.
Community members declared victory Tuesday and vowed to do everything in their power to make sure the public school on Remsen Ave. in Canarsie stayed open.
A year-long battle over a car is over. Frustrated residents at a New York public housing complex have been complaining for months about an abandoned car, parked in a disabled parking spot.
Warren Bell, owner of Bagels By Bell in Canarsie, is giving away one million green bagels to help fans cheer on the Jets.
A controversial urban poetry book will be sanitized before it is taught again in New York City public schools.
Some Brooklyn parents are fuming Thursday over a book passed out to their children in school, which featured poems with sexually explicit comments about everyone from drug dealers to presidents.