Events for October 12, 2006

Eliot Spitzer and John Faso debate upstate.

Hybrid and electric vehicles will be on display at the Bronx Community College’s annual conference on alternative fuel vehicles.

The directors of the Queens West Development Corporation meet at the Empire State Development Corporation.

The Assembly Committee on Codes holds a hearing on the impact of private security practices on public safety at 250 Broadway.

The board of directors of the Hudson Yards Development Corporation meet at the NYC Office of Management and Budget.

Iris Weinshall and the Times Square Alliance announce road redesigns and pedestrian improvements in Times Square.

Charlie Rangel addresses the Associated Builders and Owners of Greater New York at the National Arts Club, and the Community League of the Heights honors him in the evening at its 50th anniversary fundraiser at the New York Historical Society.

The City Council holds a hearing on the City’s oversight role in the operation of interstate buses.

Federal Reserve Governor Frederic Mishkin speaks on Globalization: A Force for Good? at Baruch College.

Joel Klein “installs” (AP’s word) a new principal at Brooklyn Technical High School.

Baruch holds a panel discussion on NYC campaign finance issues with Peter Vallone, Christine Quinn and Bill Cunningham in the Newman Conference Center.

U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab speaks on U.S.-China trade relations at the Pierre Hotel.

The New York Young Republican Club holds its monthly meeting.

Reuters hosts a discussion on public figures and private lives, featuring Floyd Abrams, Bonnie Fuller and Jacob Weisberg.

The Public Service Commission holds two more hearings on the Westchester County power outage: first at the Greenburgh Town Hall, then at the Port Chester Justice Court.

—Nicole Brydson

Events for October 12, 2006