Over the Weekend – Linking about it



Under the Cherry Blossoms (June Marie Sobrito posted to the Looppool on flickr)

‘Supermoon,’ Obscured by Clouds, Left Plenty to See
Those in New York  looking to take photographs of the so-called supermoon had to make do with other amusements under a cloudy sky on Saturday night.

More than 1,000 attend Sullivan family funeral in Carmel
More than 1,000 friends, neighbors, relatives and uniformed officers gathered at St. James the Apostle Church Saturday morning to pay their last respects to the Sullivan family, among them the sole survivor of the blaze that took the lives of his father, mother and two sisters.

Animal shelter faces theft, cruelty claims
Volunteers at the purportedly no-kill Westchester Shore Humane Society are accusing the animal shelter’s directors of cruelty, stealing from the charity, mismanagement and euthanizing hundreds of animals.

New Rochelle man taken into custody after threatening to jump off Tappan Zee Bridge
State police have taken an emotionally troubled man into custody after he threatened to jump off the Tappan Zee Bridge
this afternoon.

Briarcliff Manor families to sue schools over children’s cancer deaths, cite contaminated fill
Two families whose children died of cancer during their adolescent years are preparing to sue the Briarcliff Manor school district, claiming contaminated fill at its now-closed ballfields was responsible for their illnesses.

Vanderbilt Hall Turned Into ‘Knicks Playoff Central’

Grand Central’s Vanderbilt Hall has been transformed tino Knicks Playoff Central’ in celebration of the Knickerbockers’ historic 2012 post-season campaign. Visitors can shoot some baskets, watch the game on a giant screen, visit some of the many, many sponsor booths, or have a sniff of Jeremy Lin’s sweat socks.

Kenneth Chamberlain death: Feds will review White Plains police shooting
The Journal News has learned that the U.S. Attorney’s Office will review “all of the available evidence” in the police shooting death of Kenneth Chamberlain Sr., “to determine whether there were any violations of the federal criminal civil rights laws,” the office announced Friday.

Video Walk-Through of Clarke’s May 7th AuctionOwner, Ronan Clarke and appraiser, Bruce Anderson showcase some of the items that will be sold at Clarke’s May 7th auction. Highlights include dozens of paintings, rare antique furniture, an extraordinary set of rugs, a huge assortment of mid century items, many lots of silver, 7 Tiffany lamps, over 400 lots in all.

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