The East Village Bomb Scare News Roundup
Yesterday morning, the East Village began the Columbus Day holiday with a belated bomb scare. Eight sticks of C4 explosives were discovered inside the New York City Marble Cemetery on Second Street, between First and Second Avenues. The explosives had reportedly been buried there for years. Herewith is a cheat-sheet roundup of the ongoing story from across the local and national media.
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Police believe there is a link between a cryptic note and the chalked sidewalk outside the cemetery [New York Daily News]
How the bomb scare impacted the freshly-painted bike lanes [EV Grieve]
“There has been a helicopter circling the East Village since I woke up this morning” [@zeizel]
C4 transfered to firing range for further bomb squad analysis [DNAinfo]
Board member Andrew Knox initially thought the explosives were just abondoned movie props [New York Post]
The aging explosives likely not part of a terrorist plot [New York Times]
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