The blaze was reported around 1 p.m. Sunday at a two-story dwelling on Cornaga Street, the FDNY said.
The Health Department said it is investigating a small cluster of mumps cases in Far Rockaway, Queens.
Eligible seniors must have less than $36,000 a year in income.
A Queens neighborhood remained on alert Monday, as police searched for thieves who have repeatedly targeted children and stolen their bicycles.
A new surveillance photo was released late Friday, and a reward for information leading to an arrest was raised to $12,500, after someone fired shots at two officers in Queens.
Two officers have been treated at a hospital after a man fired a gun at them in Queens, police said.
The woman stopped breathing while getting the injections, which may have been silicone, sources said.
New York City has 14 miles of beaches, from beauties in the Bronx to the historical sands of Brooklyn to surfing in Queens.
Police said two feet with white socks and blue jeans could be seen through a garbage bag that was protruding from the duffel bag.
Police are looking for two men wanted in connection with a string of robberies in Far Rockaway, Queens.
Police say a 28-year-old man is dead after he crashed his car into a support pillar for an elevated subway train in Queens.
Police in New York City are investigating after a 30-year-old man was found fatally shot on a Queens street corner.
More protests were held Friday against the NYPD policing policies, in the wake of the grand jury decision in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner.
Police are looking for a suspect in connection with a deadly shooting that took place in Queens on Sunday morning.
Human error and a flawed dispatch system played a role in a fire that claimed the lives of two young children earlier this year in Queens, according to a report released Tuesday.