Events for October 11, 2006

Tony Avella and the New York Fire Patrol announce a resolution calling for restoration of funds to the Fire Patrol on the steps of City Hall.

The New School hosts a lecture on Solutions to the Work/Family Dilemma with labor writer Ann Crittenden, and Lou Uchitelle talks about his book The Disposable American: Layoffs and Their Consequences.

A hearing will be held on the morning after pill at the Brooklyn Court House.

Malachy McCourt holds a press conference on his plan to bring New York State’s National Guard troops home from Iraq at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Bath, New York.

The Voter Assistance Commission sponsors a symposium on Voting Rights in Criminal Convictions at Medgar Evers College.

The Korean American League for Civic Action hosts a Gubernatorial Town Hall Meeting with Eliot Spitzer.

NYU’s Edgar Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life sponsors a lecture by real ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero Paul Rusesabagina at Cooper Union.

Former terrorists Walid Shoebat and Zachariah Anani and former Nazi Hitler Youth member Hilmar von Campe speak at Columbia University’s Roone Arledge Auditorium.

David Paterson and State Senate candidate Brooke Ellison call for prescription drug reform at the Setauket Neighborhood House.

John Faso hosts a Town Hall meeting at Briarcliff College in Patchogue.

The Public Service Commission holds a hearing on the Westchester County power outage in the New Rochelle City Hall Council Chambers.

—Nicole Brydson