Writing a successful book for young adults can be hard if it doesn’t have magic and vampires in it. But a pastor in a Glendale church wrote a book aimed to help troubled teenagers in 2011, and since then, the book has taken on a second life, spurring the creation of conventions and a clothing company.
Fresh Pond Crematory plans on creating an exhibit memorializing the many people, like Biggie Smalls, that have gone through its ovens.
After more than two years of a desperate fight against Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, 8-year-old Middle Village resident Colin Flood died on Sunday, according to father Kevin Flood’s Facebook page.
A sanitation worker died on Saturday after a coworker smashed into him with a street sweeper, according to police.
The Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church is all out of food for Glendale’s needy and the workers there are asking residents to donate what they can.
An electric blowout left 1,218 residents without power in the Woodhaven area for an hour Thursday morning, according to a Con Edison spokesman.
The plans to replace a ramshackle bridge over a toxic creek won’t be drawn up until 2016, officials said.
An escaped prisoner who struck a detective with an unmarked police van in Ridgewood as he attempted to flee Monday evening has been caught in Manhattan, cops said Tuesday afternoon.
A 54-year-old worker was killed Tuesday morning after a forklift fell on his chest at a Maspeth job site, police said.
A Glendale community garden is getting $750 of seed money from the Citizens Committee of New York City to expand its composting capabilities.