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Greenfield Cemetery in Hempstead (Credit: CBS 2)

Man Upset By Crackdown On Gravestone Items At Hempstead Cemetery

The town claims the crackdown is strictly a maintenance issue, but critics argue it’s disrespectful.

16 hours ago

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Toni On! New York: Getting Spooky At Some Local Haunts

If you’re looking to get seriously spooked this season, we’ve got the best local haunts.

10/25/2014

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The 5 Strangest Cemeteries In The World

Check out some of the world’s strangest cemeteries on your next vacation.

02/19/2014

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New York City’s 5 Prettiest Cemeteries

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.

11/02/2013

Baby Hope Headstone

22 Years Later, Baby Hope’s Real Name Placed On Headstone

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.

10/13/2013

Green-Wood Cemetery, May 14, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

City’s Oldest Cemetery, Once Used As Park, Marks 175th Anniversary

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.

05/14/2013

All Faiths Cemetery in Middle Village - Queens, NY - May 22, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Queens Cemetery Fined For Having Flowers With Water At Graves

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.

05/22/2012

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Vandals Hit Staten Island Cemetery, Residents In Shock

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.

05/12/2012

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Seen At 11: Are You Ready To Be A Cemetery Neighbor?

“No longer are people shying away from areas like living behind a cemetery,” said Long Island realtor Diane Andersen.

03/27/2012

Suffolk County Police say Shaun Dosch possessed 22 stolen vases from Pinelawn Cemetery. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suffolk County Police Arrest Man For Possessing Vases Stolen From Cemetery

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.

02/20/2012

St. Charles Cemetery in Farmingdale, NY (file)

Remains Of Mattia Filippazzo Still Missing From L.I. Cemetery One Year Later

Nearly one year ago, the remains of Mattia Filippazzo were stolen from her mausoleum at St. Charles Roman Catholic Cemetery in Farmingdale.

08/17/2011

New Hope Christian Church - Monsey, NY (file / credit: Google Maps)

Stories From Main Street: Rockland Boy Restoring Historic Monsey Cemetery As Part Of Eagle Scout Project

Brian Negrin’s Eagle Scout project shows respect for those who came long before he did.

07/11/2011

Police are searching for a suspect after finding a man and woman shot dead in their vehicle in Queens.

Man, Woman Found Shot Dead In Queens

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.

10/28/2010

Crime scene at St. Charles Cemetery (Photo/Carol D'Auria)

Family Distraught After Thieves Steal Body From Cemetery

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.

08/25/2010

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New Cemetery Regulation in Nanuet Upsets Loved Ones

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.

CBS 2–07/30/2010