Posts Tagged ‘Daniel Squadron’

Neighborhood Chatter

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NeighborhoodChatter LOWER EAST SIDE SILVER PROPOSES GUN BUY-BACKS AT RUTGERS HOUSE In response to increased gun violence in the Lower East Side over recent months, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver wrote a letter to Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly recently, asking for their support in a plan to reduce gun violence. Silver’s plan is to rally the DA’s office and NYPD [&hellip
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State Sen. Daniel Squadron Nabs Public Servant of the Year Award

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Last weekend, State Sen. Daniel Squadron was given the Public Servant of the Year Award by the Little Italy Merchants Association (LIMA) and the Chinatown Partnership Local Development Corporation in recognition of his “compassion, humanity and commitment in serving the citizens of the Little Italy and Chinatown communities.” After being presented with the award by [&hellip
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SAFETY CONCERNS ARISE AT OWS

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Wall Street OWS MASS LETTER DELIVERY Organized by OccupyTheBoardRoom.org and OWS Direct Action, a mass march took place on Friday, Oct. 28. Protesters, including foreclosure victims, unemployed New Yorkers and students with debt, split into two groups and marched from Bryant Park, delivering letters “from the 99 percent to the 1 percent” at the headquarters [&hellip
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Interactive Map Shows City’s Most Dangerous Streets for Pedestrians

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TEACHERS UNITE FOR BETTER FOOD If you happen to see roughly 1,000 New York City schoolteachers flocking to the Broadway building of the United Federation of Teachers the morning of Saturday, Oct. 22, do not be alarmed—The Food Bank for New York City is just hosting its annual daylong nutrition education training program at 52 [&hellip
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