Breezy Point Queens

In this Sept. 2, 2013, photo, Joe Quinn and his wife Melanie visit the remains of his parents' home that was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy in the Breezy Point neighborhood of New York's Queens borough. Joe Quinn, whose older brother Jimmy was killed on the 104th floor of the World Trade Center’s Tower One on Sept. 11, 2001, lost treasured pictures and hand-written letters from his brother that were among 12 boxes of mementos that were lost in the house when Superstorm Sandy struck the Queens community last October. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Sandy destroyed precious reminders of 9/11

NEW YORK (AP) — The letters and photos were beyond value — some of the mementos Joe Quinn still had to remember his older brother Jimmy, who died in the World Trade Center on 9/11. […]

09/05/2013

Beached fin whale

Tests: Beached whale found in NYC was malnourished

NEW YORK (AP) — Tests show a 60-foot beached whale that died in a costal enclave of New York City was malnourished but wasn’t injured or killed by humans.

12/28/2012

Beached fin whale

Official: Endangered whale beached in NYC is dead

NEW YORK (AP) — A wildlife official says an endangered whale has died after getting stranded on a beach in a coastal enclave of New York City.

12/27/2012

Beached fin whale

Ailing whale washes ashore at New York City beach

NEW YORK (AP) — An ailing, endangered finback whale has been found washed ashore in a coastal enclave of Queens that was hard hit by Superstorm Sandy. The whale is said to be in very grave condition.

12/26/2012

At least 80 flooded houses destroyed by NYC fire

NEW YORK (AP) – A huge fire destroyed between 80 and 100 houses in a flooded neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens. More than 190 firefighters have contained the six-alarm blaze fire […]

10/30/2012

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