Brooklyn, Queens Locals Clean Up Damage From Two Tornadoes
Cleanup efforts continue in Brooklyn and Queens after tornadoes roared through parts of both boroughs yesterday morning, but residents are relieved to know that no one was reported injured by the twisters. Read more: NY1
Queens teen calls cops, then her brother is found stabbed to death
Neighbors could hear screams from inside the first-floor Woodhaven apartment during a fight between Yocairis Diaz, 18, and Frank Fortuna, 20, at about 5:25 p.m. Friday. Read more: New York Post
Queens parkour virtuoso stars in short film
Keith Horan has a serious addiction — and his enabler is the landscape of New York City.
The 27-year-old from Rockaway is a plumber by trade but his passion is parkour, which uses everything from walls to train trestles for a form of urban gymnastics. Read more: Daily News
Bigger is better: Forest Hills High School bucks trend
For years, school overcrowding has been an issue, leading to the development of smaller, more specialized facilities in New York City.
But Forest Hills High School, a massive, 75-year-old institution on a bucolic city block in Queens, is bucking the downsizing trend and proving that large schools can function just as well as its smaller counterparts. Read more: Daily News