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Hart Island Cemetery

PHOTOS: The Island Where NYC Buries Unclaimed Dead

| Posted 04.13.2013 | New York

By Amy Zimmer, DNAinfo News Editor NEW YORK CITY — Hart Island, the city’s 101-acre potter's field, has seen 850,000 burials since the city acq...

New York State To Start Issuing Stillbirth Certificates

Posted 03.21.2012 | New York

In an effort to provide comfort to grieving parents, New York will begin issuing stillbirth certificates to parents who have lost children in birth. ...

Christopher Mathias

850,000 Bodies Buried In Mass Graves On Forbidden NYC Island | Christopher Mathias | Posted 12.30.2011 | New York

A City Council oversight committee held a hearing Friday to review the operations of the oft-forgotten cemetery at Hart Island, New York City's potter...