Events for Wednesday, January 24, 2007

At 9 a.m., Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion, Jr. addresses The Hunts Point Chamber of Commerce.

Also, starting at 9 a.m. the New York State Bar Association convenes for their 130th Annual Meeting at the Marriott Marquis Hotel

At 9:30 a.m., the screening panel in Albany hears from comptroller candidates Tom DiNapoli, Richard Brodsky, Martha Stark and others.

At 10 a.m., a joint hearing of the City Council’s Public Safety and Civil Rights committees hold hearings on undercover and specialized police operations training, at City Hall.

At 10:30, public hearings on redistricting are held in Long Island City and White Plains. They have been rescheduled. A new date and time have not been announced.

At 11 a.m., September 11th families roll out a media campaign and demand changes to Ground Zero memorial plans, at the Marriott Financial Center

At Noon, Mike Bloomberg and Christine Quinn make an announcement on South Oxford Street in Brooklyn.

Also at Noon, Attorney General Andrew Cuomo speaks at the NYS Bar Association’s annual meeting.

At 1 p.m., the City Council’s Health and Technology in Government Committees meet at 250 Broadway; the Education Committee meets at City Hall.

At 1 p.m., critical issues facing the dairy industry are discussed in Albany.

At 1:30 p.m., Joseph Guzman, a victim of police shooting, discusses his ordeal after being released from the hospital. Press conference at ABC Studios at 65th Street.

At 6:30 p.m., Candidates in the special election for Brooklyn’s 40th City Council seat participate in a forum at Vox Pop in Brooklyn.

At 7 p.m., Christine Quinn and other Council members host a “Community Conversation”; Life Tabernacle in Brooklyn.

And at 8 p.m. Richard Perle, the former Assistant Secretary of Defense discusses the Iraq war; at the 92nd Street Y.

Also at 8 p.m., State Senate Minority Leader Malcolm Smith will speak at the Stonewall Democrats of NYC monthly meeting, at the LGBT Center. Other invited guests include Councilmember Melinda Katz and Steven Goldstein, the Executive Director of Garden State Equality. [added]

– Azi Paybarah