Events for October 24, 2006

Chuck Schumer speaks at a breakfast co-hosted by the Association for a Better New York and One Hundred Black Men at the Sheraton Hotel.

NYPIRG Straphangers Campaign and Transportation Alternatives release the annual Pokey Awards for NYC’s slowest bus routes in Union Square.

Adolfo Carrion visits middle school tech leaders at the Bronx Writing Academy before joining Verizon’s HopeLine to hand out cell phones to battered women.

Christine Quinn promotes the City Council’s Food Today Health Tomorrow campaign at the St. Margaret Mary Church Food Pantry in Astoria.

Hillary Clinton speaks at the Count Me In Make Mine a Million Dollar Business event at the Hammerstein Ballroom; attends the dedication of the Lieutenant Michael Murphy Post Office in Patchogue; and then receives the endorsement of the Nassau and Suffolk County PBAs and the Nassau County Detectives Association at Suffolk County PBA headquarters.

Assemblyman Tom DiNapoli and Nassau County Vietnam Veterans of America hold a press conference to increase awareness of Agent Orange health concerns in the Mineola Press Room.

—Nicole Brydson