Events for October 26, 2006

The Transportation Committee holds a hearing on the MTA’s takeover of the City’s private bus lines at 250 Broadway.

The New School hosts a panel on the shortage of affordable English language classes while New York’s immigrant population grows.

Opponents of the Atlantic Yards proposal in Brooklyn will file a lawsuit against the abuse of eminent domain.

The Vice President of the New York State United Teachers testifies at an Assembly Committee on Education public hearing at 250 Broadway.

Postal workers and community leaders protest plans to shut down a Bronx postal facility at East 149th Street and Grand Concourse.

Steve Harrison discusses the ‘inappropriate development’ of Staten Island’s neighborhoods at the intersection of Van Duzer and Broad streets.

The Stay Strong Foundation and David Paterson sponsors a real estate seminar featuring motivational speaker Kenny Rushing at the Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building.

Tom Vilsack speaks on U.S.-Asia relations at the Asia Society.

Steve Israel announces $112,000 in back payments for service-connected injures to Bay Shore WWII veteran at his offices in Hauppauge.

Bill Clinton will attend a campaign rally for Kirsten Gillibrand and GOTV rallies in Syracuse and Farmingdale.

The Sierra Club endorses John Hall for congress at Croton Point Park.

Andrea Stewart-Cousins receives the endorsement of the People for the American Way and Citizen Action at the Hastings-on-Hudson Municipal Building.

The New York Young Republican Club hosts a “Back to the 80’s Capitalist Ball” at the Culture Club to “Harken back to one of the greatest eras in American culture, otherwise known as the ‘Reagan Years’ or the ‘Decade of Greed’ by those who just didn’t get it.”

Joel Rivera hosts a birthday fundraiser at the Sea Shore restaurant on City Island.

Andrew Cuomo hosts a fundraiser at Villa Pazzo on Bleecker Street.

—Nicole Brydson

Events for October 26, 2006