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October 12, 2009
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Correspondences: A Reading & Conversation with Charles Bernstein & Régis Bonvicino

Charles Bernstein speaks with Brazilian poet and editor Régis Bonvicino about contemporary Brazilian poetry, translation and, more generally, the poetics of the Americas.

$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members

October 14, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Launching a Chinese-Language Hotline

Last week I also launched the first-ever 25th Senate District Chinese-language hotline, a service that allows Mandarin and Cantonese-speaking constituents to contact my office directly with their concerns.Constituents can access the hotline by calling 917-254-3138 from 10 AM to 6 PM, Monday-Friday.

October 12, 2009
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F line finally on track for fixes, says NYC Transit; construction, new subway cars coming to line

By Pete DonohueFeature article in The Daily News

Relief for riders on the F line - one of the longest and most delay prone - is on the way as transit officials are targeting it for a fix, officials said yesterday.

NYC Transit is adding new subway cars on the line, which should reduce breakdowns and improve on-time performance, officials said.

October 10, 2009
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Senator Squadron, MTA Announce Release of F Line Review

Full Line Review Called for by Senator Identifies Solutions for Delay-Plagued Line

New York, NY – State Senator Daniel Squadron and the MTA today announced the release of the full line review of the F Train that the Senator called for this summer.  The comprehensive 25-page report details serious problems on the F Line, and offers strategies for improvement.  Senator Squadron praised the MTA for its responsiveness in studying the line and pledged to work with New York City Transit and F train riders to implement solutions to improve service on the line.

October 9, 2009
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On the F Train, the M.T.A. Confirms What Riders Know

By Michael M. Grynbaum

Feature article in The Cityroom Blog

The F train is slow, prone to delays, frustrating for riders and generally an overstuffed, oft-diverted mess.

October 9, 2009
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Parent Resource Guide

My staff and I handed out thousands of the first-ever 25th Senate District Parent Resource Guides on the first day of school last month.  My guide offers parents and educators a comprehensive list of government, civic and educational resources available in the 25th Senate district.  I am happy to offer this to my constituents, and eager for input and feedback on how we can improve future editions. I hope it is helpful, and please contact my office to receive your own copy.

October 9, 2009
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Bring Back F Express? Not So Fast

Feature Article in the Cityroom Blog

By Michael M. Grynbaum

“F train express.”

To the long-suffering straphangers on the city’s worst performing subway line, it’s an oxymoron. To Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, it’s a crowd-pleasing campaign pledge.

But can it become a reality?

October 8, 2009
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Recording of Senator Squadron's October 7th community convention follow-up call

On October 7th, Senator Squadron hosted a conference call to give an update on the goals and priorities outlined at the first-ever 25th District Community Convention held in March. The discussion focused on Education, School Overcrowding, and the Role of Parents, Election Access and Participation, Ethics, Rules, and Campaign Finance Reform, Emergency Preparedness and Marriage Equality and LGBT Civil Rights.

The call was the third in a series of community convention update calls, all of which are open to the public.

October 8, 2009
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October 31, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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State Senator Daniel Squadron Launches First-Ever 25th District Chinese-Language Hotline

Senator’s Hotline Makes Office More Accessible to Non English-Speaking Constituents

New York, NY – State Senator Daniel Squadron joined with Chinatown leaders today to announce the opening of a new Chinese-language hotline for his office. The hotline will give Mandarin and Cantonese-speaking residents of the 25th district an opportunity to access the Senator’s office more directly and conveniently.

October 6, 2009
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Our Most Available State Senator

Feature article in the Grand Street News

State Senator Daniel Squadron emailed us to say he joined with parents, educators and other community members for a Back-to-School forum last month, to discuss education and local schools, highlighting challenges and priorities for this school year.

He also launched a month-long series of community conference calls to follow up on the first-ever 25th Senate District Community Convention he hosted in March.

October 2, 2009
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L.E.S. ‘beach pier’ won’t see W.T.C. steel storage

Feature article in The Downtown Express

By Julie Shapiro

The Port Authority scrapped its plan to use Pier 42 for a staging area for World Trade Center construction after an outcry from local residents and elected officials.

October 2, 2009
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A Senate freshman in the center of Albany’s fights

Feature article in The Downtown Express

By Josh Rogers

Daniel Squadron didn’t bring Albany to a standstill for over a month, nor has he ever been arrested for domestic violence, but he nevertheless was one of the state senators making news this year in one of the most turbulent sessions in the Capitol’s history.

October 2, 2009
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Recording of Senator Squadron's September 30th community convention follow-up call

On September 30th, Senator Squadron hosted a conference call to give an update on the goals and priorities outlined at the first-ever 25th District Community Convention held in March. The discussion focused on Quality of Life, Nightlife, Public Safety, and Construction; Zoning, Neighborhood Preservation, and Community Development; Jobs, Workers' Rights, and Economic Development; and Criminal Justice and Civil Rights.

October 1, 2009
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Greenmarkets

Carroll Gardens GreenmarketSunday, October 25th,  2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Carroll between Smith St and Court St

LES GreenmarketSunday, October 25th, 2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Norfolk & Essex

Tompkins Square Park GreenmarketSunday, October 25th, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Ave A & 7th St

October 25, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

Carroll Gardens GreenmarketSunday, October 18th,  2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Carroll between Smith St and Court St

LES GreenmarketSunday, October 18th, 2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Norfolk & Essex

Tompkins Square Park GreenmarketSunday, October 18th, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Ave A & 7th St

October 18, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

Carroll Gardens GreenmarketSunday, October 11th,  2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Carroll between Smith St and Court St

LES GreenmarketSunday, October 11th, 2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Norfolk & Essex

Tompkins Square Park GreenmarketSunday, October 11th, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Ave A & 7th St

October 11, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

Carroll Gardens GreenmarketSunday, October 4th,  2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Carroll between Smith St and Court St

LES GreenmarketSunday, October 4th, 2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Norfolk & Essex

Tompkins Square Park GreenmarketSunday, October  4th, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Ave A & 7th St

October 4, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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