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An early 20th century guide to New York City cemeteries describes Calvary Cemetery in Queens as “by far the most important burial ground in the vicinity of New York, and, in fact, in the United States in point of interments, extent and the number of monuments and headstones that go to make it a wilderness of rising tombstones.” With an estimated three million burials, today it is America’s largest cemetery in number of interments and is renowned for its dramatic setting—a vast necropolis tucked in among the chaotic surroundings of highways, industrial buildings, and businesses, with views of Manhattan rising as a backdrop. 1,154 more words
MASPETH, Queens — The NYPD is searching for the driver of a tractor trailer that fatally struck a bicyclist in Queens near the Long Island Expressway Monday morning. 94 more words
If you’re looking for an affordable Japanese restaurant near Maspeth High School, Wakamatsu is a great option for you. It is conveniently located 10 minutes away on Grand Avenue, which makes it easily accessible for a bite to eat after school. 277 more words
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Over a dozen women claim they were abused by a Queens priest over a span of two decades.
Linda Porcano said she never forgot the names of the girls who said they were sexually abused by Father Adam Prochaski in 1990, 1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria reported. 171 more words