The phrase “Rest in Peace” takes on a whole new meaning at New York’s prettiest cemeteries. Home to the wealthy, the famous, the well-connected, and, in some cases, the long-forgotten, these areas make for pleasant strolls and nice afternoons.
Twenty-two years after the long-unsolved murder of a 4-year-old girl whose identity had remained a mystery ever since, Baby Hope’s real name has been placed on her tombstone.
The 478-acre Green-Wood Cemetery is celebrating its 175th anniversary this year with an exhibition opening Wednesday at the Museum of the City of New York.
City health inspectors showed up at the All Faiths Cemetery in Middle Village the Thursday before Mother’s Day and said they found mosquito larvae.
A Staten Island woman unleashed a flood of emotion when she and her son saw what vandals had done to her parents’ grave at St. Mary’s Cemetery on Staten Island.
“No longer are people shying away from areas like living behind a cemetery,” said Long Island realtor Diane Andersen.
Shaun Dosch of Babylon allegedly had 22 of the vases. Detectives believe Dosch intended to melt the vases down and sell them for scrap. Their estimated value is $7,000.
Nearly one year ago, the remains of Mattia Filippazzo were stolen from her mausoleum at St. Charles Roman Catholic Cemetery in Farmingdale.
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A double murder has stunned a quiet, working-class neighborhood in Queens. A man and woman were found shot to death in their car – and the gunman may have been caught on tape.
A distraught family demanded answers Wednesday after thieves vandalized a Long Island cemetery. Suffolk County Police say a group of thieves broke into a mausoleum, stealing the remains of a woman who died 12 years ago.
New regulations in Nanuet call for the removal of all personal items placed on the grave sites of loved ones with the exception of perennial flowers.