Events for Tuesday, April 15, 2008

8:30 a.m. Port Authority Chairman Anthony Coscia discusses World Trade Center site rebuilding, the Port Authority’s capital programs and airport congestion at Crain’s breakfast forum; Hilton New York, 1335 Sixth Ave., between 53rd and 54th streets.

9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission continues public hearing on a proposal to develop the St. Vincent’s Hospital site in the Greenwich Village Historic District for hospital and residential use; New York University, Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, Rosenthal Pavilion, 10th Floor, Manhattan.

10 a.m. Pulitzer Prize winner Saul Friedlander announces project to collect unpublished memoirs of Holocaust survivors for new electronic collection; 130 East 59th St., 7th Floor, Park and Lexington avenues.

10 a.m. Meeting of the Bond Finance Committee of the Directors of the New York State Urban Development Corporation; Empire State Development Corporation, 633 Third Ave., 37th floor conference room.

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Army National Guard meeting on the transfer of property known as Admiral’s Row at the Brooklyn Navy Yard from U.S. Army to New York City; 26 Federal Plaza.

11 a.m. American Airlines pilots protest, claiming airlines’ poor performance and customer service; LaGuardia International Airport, outside American Airlines check-in area, Queens; Wall Street, Wall and Broad streets, Manhattan; CitiBank, 399 Park Ave., Manhattan.

11 a.m. Elected officials and union leaders demand end to NYC tax giveaway to wealthy; City Hall Steps.

11 a.m. Civil rights and Islamic leaders call for release of hunger striking Palestinian professor Sami Al-Arian; The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Education Center, 3940 Broadway.

11 a.m. Columbia University’s World Leader Forum on “India: The Global Partner”; Low Library Rotunda, 535 West 116th St.

11:30 a.m. Ribbon cutting for renovations at Gravesend Park; 18th Avenue, 56th Street to 58th Street, Brooklyn.

12 p.m. Citizens Union releases report and recommendations on public accountability and oversight of police misconduct; City Hall Steps.

3 p.m. NYC Housing Development Corporation approves its Residential Revenue Bonds for Queens College residences; 110 William St., 10th floor.

3 p.m. Board of Directors meeting of the Hudson Yards Development Corporation; NYC Office of Management and Budget, 7th floor conference room, 75 Park Place.

4 p.m. Anti-war activists hold tax day demonstration and press conference; outside IRS office; 110 West 44th St.; 6:30 p.m. Press conference at James A. Farley Post Office, 33rd Street and Eighth Avenue.

5:30 p.m. Legislators hold public hearings on universal health care; Yonkers Riverfront Library, 1 Larkin Center, Community Room A, Yonkers.

Events for Tuesday, April 15, 2008