New York state corrections officials said Friday that Mark David Chapman, the man who shot and killed John Lennon back in 1980, has been denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board.
Nearly 45 years ago (March 20, 1969), John Lennon married Yoko Ono in Gibraltar. Their love affair began years earlier, causing the break-up of Lennon’s marriage to Cynthia Lennon and, as many like to believe, the disbandment of The Beatles.
Sunday marked the 33rd anniversary of the assassination of John Lennon in New York, and Yoko Ono invited fans to send wishes and tributes.
On what would have been John Lennon’s 73rd birthday, an exhibition of his drawings went on display to help raise money for Citymeals-on-Wheels.
Wednesday would have been John Lennon’s 73rd birthday. To mark the occasion, Yoko Ono is presenting an exhibit of the former Beatles art work at a gallery in Soho.
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A formal complaint filed with New York’s lobbying board asks it to investigate whether Artists Against Fracking, a group formed by Yoko Ono and son Sean Lennon, is violating the state’s lobbying law.
It’s the one political hot potato Gov. Andrew Cuomo dodged in both his budget proposal and his State of the State speech — to frack or not to frack.
Fans exchanged messages via Facebook and Twitter with Yoko Ono this week, as Saturday marks the 32nd anniversary of John Lennon’s murder in New York City.
The notorious “Two Virgins” album cover, showing John Lennon and Yoko Ono standing in their birthday suits, may seem tame compared with some items now featured in Ono’s menswear designs inspired by her late husband.
It’s star-power versus the energy industry, as the widow and son of the late John Lennon announced a campaign to prevent natural gas hydrofracking in New York State. Despite the big names involved, supporters of fracking said they won’t back down.
John Lennon’s killer was denied release from prison in his seventh appearance before a parole board, New York corrections officials said.
New York Department of Corrections spokeswoman Linda Foglia said Chapman is scheduled to be interviewed by members of the parole board this week and that they could make a decision by Thursday or Friday.
The Rolling Stones aren’t the only musical group turning 50 this year. The Chieftains are also marking half a century, and will be celebrating it with a St. Patrick’s Day concert at Carnegie Hall.
WhyHunger’s 2011 Hungerthon, teaming up with media partners including CBS radio stations WCBS 880, 1010 WINS and WFAN, raised over $750,000.