Buried treasure found in NYC; pirates nowhere in sight
May 16, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) — A couple of urban island-dwellers have found buried treasure in their backyard — but so far the pirates are nowhere in sight.
WCBS says a safe containing about $52,000 worth of property — including diamonds, gold, jade and soaking wet cash — has been uncovered on Staten Island.
Matthew and Maria Colonna Emanuel always thought the rusting hulk of metal jutting out beneath some trees was just a cable box.
They were having some trees replaced when the mystery unfolded. The safe also held a paper with an address.
Matthew Emanuel knocked on their neighbor's door and asked...