Events for Wednesday, October 22, 2008

8:05 a.m. Charlie Crist is on John Gambling's radio show on WOR Radio 710.

8:30 a.m. The Manhattan Institute holds a conference called "Market Meltdown: New York's Financial Crisis" at the Grand Hyatt Hotel at Grand Central. (Events run until 2 p.m.)

9 a.m. The directors of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corporation meet at ESDC headquarters, 633 Third Ave., 33rd floor.

9:30 a.m. Christine Quinn, other Council members and the College of Staten Island announce funding for the study of breast cancer mortality at The College of Staten Island's President's Office, building 1A, room 401.

9:35 a.m. Columbia University's Teachers College holds a conference on university patnerships with public schools. In the Milbank Chapel, 525 West 120th St. (Events run until 5 p.m.)

10:30 a.m. Schools Chancellor Joel Klein speaks at the Department of Education's annual conference for parents of English language learners. At Columbia University's Lerner Hall, 2920 Broadway.

10:30 a.m. Volunteers tie ribbons to commemorate casualtues of Iraq and Afghanistan, At the Marble Collegiate Church, Fifth Avenue and 29th Street.

11 a.m. A Coalition of local business owners announce their support for extending term limits at La Parilla Dyckman Express, 101 Dyckman St.

1 p.m. Civic groups will release report card on how prepared the city is for upcoming elections. On the City Hall Steps.

1:30 p.m. Assembly Member Hakeem Jeffries and Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz hold a press conference to raise awareness of domestic violence in the rotunda at Brooklyn Borough Hall.

3 p.m. The commissioner for the Department of Transportation and Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion announce a major redesign of the Bronx Hub at Willis Avenue and East 148th Street in the Bronx.

5:30 p.m. A coalition called The People Have Spoken rallies against the proposed term-limits extension at City Hall

6:30 p.m. Council Member Vincent Gentile holds a forum on aggressive parking ticketing in his district at the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge, 7711 18th Ave., Brooklyn.

7 p.m. Anthony Weiner discusses term limits at Columbia's School of Journalism, 2950 Broadway in room 607B.

7:30 p.m. Joel Kelin speaks at Brooklyn Technical High School's 85th anniversary gala at the Hilton New York, 1335 Sixth Ave.


11 a.m. Representative Steve Israel holds a press conference on energy solutions for the building industry in Roosevelt Hall at Farmingdale State College, 2350 Broadhollow Road in Farmingdale.

11 a.m. National Review editor Rich Lowry speaks at Nassau Community College's College Center Building, One Education Drive, Garden City.


2 p.m.Thomas Suozzi attends meeting of the New York State Commission on Property Tax Relief, held in the first floor auditorium of the Yonkers Riverfront Library, 7 River St. in Yonkers. Yonkers Mayor Phil Amicone will tesify.

Events for Wednesday, October 22, 2008