Severe Storms Follow Extreme Heat For Tri-State AreaA severe storm system brought heavy rain and dangerous lightning to the Tri-State Area late Monday, following another day of sweltering heat.
Expert Advice For Taking Care Of Your Lawn Through The Dog Days Of SummerRising temperatures, punishing sunshine, and drought conditions are a combination that can easily be a lawn killer.
More Graves Discovered In African-American Burial Ground On Staten IslandSpecialists using ground-penetrating radar on Staten Island have detected hundreds of previously undiscovered gravesites in an African-American burial ground that dates to the 1830s.
Officials Urging Extra Precautions As Tri-State Is Hit With Extreme HeatIt's sweltering in the city and the heat and humidity are still punishing on the boardwalk and the beach as people are using every available tool to stay cool.
For $10,000 You Can Share Your Story On A Bench In Central ParkChances are you've walked past them before -- there are thousands of benches in Central Park with special stories to tell.
NYC Comptroller Stringer Wants Free Sunscreen Dispensers In Public SpacesComptroller Scott Stringer is calling on the city to provide free sunscreen dispensers at public parks, beaches, playgrounds and pools.
Abstract Art Piece Goes Missing From Harlem Waterfront Less Than Week After InstallationIs there an art thief on the loose in East Harlem? Some residents believe there is after a large banner designed to hang along the waterfront disappeared just days after it was installed.
Viral Photo Sparks Debate On Young Children Practicing Gun Drills In SchoolThe internet is buzzing after a mother captured a photo of her little girl seemingly being goofy, only to realize she was actually practicing a security drill she learned in school.
Plants Brought From Other Countries May Pose Environmental ThreatSome new Jersey residents are concerned that the plants used to beautify people's homes are bad for the environment and they want them banned.
Is Staten Island Becoming The New Brooklyn With Construction Boom?Staten Island is coming under a construction boom as the St. George section alone will be home to new apartments, restaurants and shops.
New Jersey Man Spends Past Two Decades Burning American Flags Out Of RespectBurning American flags is often associated with protest and utter disrespect for our country, but flag etiquette says burning one is the only proper way to dispose of Old Glory.
Bronx Mother Unable To Get Building To Install Ramp For Wheelchair-Bound DaughterA Bronx mother wants a wheelchair ramp installed at her building to have better access for her daughter.