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Concord Village meeting draws official response

By: Stephen Witt

Feature article in the Courier Life Publications

Crime is down in the area and the High Street subway station is manned every day on every tour of duty, transit officials and cops told a packed town hall meeting of Concord Village residents recently.

November 11, 2009
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Public housing tenants demand repairs, full funding

By Lesley Sussman

Feature article in The Villager

Hundreds of residents who live in public housing throughout the city were expected to converge at City Hall on Thursday morning Nov. 12, along with politicians and organizers, to demand that Governor Paterson include ample funding for the New York City Housing Authority in the budget due for release in December.

November 11, 2009
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Improvements in store for Brooklyn Bridge ramp

By Gary BuisoFeature article in the Booklyn Heights Courier

By year’s end, roadway relief is in store for stressed-out travellers navigating across the Brooklyn Bridge, officials announced this week.

The state Department of Transportation (DOT) has agreed to help facilitate low-tech changes to the southbound FDR Drive onto the Brooklyn Bridge, a nettlesome intersection that has long befuddled backed-up commuters.

November 9, 2009
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Squadron Details Plans For B’klyn Bridge Park

By Harold Egeln

Feature article in The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS – Sitting down at the Eagle’s office within blocks of the growing Brooklyn Bridge Park, state Sen. Daniel Squadron stated in detail his vision of the park and, in doing so, hoped to dispel any misconceptions about his support.

 

November 9, 2009
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State promises to fix FDR Drive-Brooklyn Bridge ramp

By Gersh Kuntzman

Feature article in the Brooklyn Paper The worst thing about living in Brooklyn — the debilitating traffic congestion on the Brooklyn Bridge’s entrance ramp from the FDR Drive — is about to get just a little bit better.

November 4, 2009
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Filling ethics law gap

By  James M. Odato

Feature article in the Times Union

ALBANY -- Sen. John Flanagan operates ASJ Consulting, but don't expect the Long Island lawyer to discuss the business.

He won't return phone calls inquiring about ethics disclosure requirements.

Like former Sen. Joseph L. Bruno, who claims he disclosed what he believed was necessary on state ethics forms, Flanagan, R-East Northport, is among 10 state lawmakers whose households benefit from consulting income.

November 4, 2009
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Bruno Trial Recalls Ethics Bill Albany Shot Down in September

By Elizabeth Dwoskin

Featrue article in The Village Voice

Legislators have been quick to condemn wrongdoing in the run-up to the trial of former State Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno, who was indicted on corruption charges in January. But let's not forget that earlier this fall, Senate Republicans unanimously shot down a bill that would have gone a long way towards stopping corrupt politicians from committing the sorts of crimes of which Bruno is accused.

November 3, 2009
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Closing the Bruno gap

By Casey Seiler

Feature article in the Times Union

State Sen. Daniel Squadron says the ethics package introduced by Democrats will close the “Bruno gap” in the state’s disclosure laws. This is the same package that failed to pass in September due to (pick one) Democratic partisan game-playing/Republican intransigence/both.

November 3, 2009
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Squadron Resumes Push for Ethics Bill

Feature article in The Lo-Down

 

We just received a news release from State Senator Daniel Squadron's office detailing "how the ethics reform package he sponsors with Senate Majority Conference Leader John L. Sampson would help prevent the kind of alleged ethical misconduct for which former Senate Majority Leader Joseph L. Bruno is on trial."

Among the provisions highlighted:

November 3, 2009
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Greenmarkets

Tribeca Greenmarket8:00 am - 3:00 pm Greenwich St & Chambers St

Borough Hall Greenmarket8:00 am - 6:00 pm Court St and Remsen St

November 28, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

Tribeca Greenmarket8:00 am - 3:00 pm Greenwich St & Chambers St

Borough Hall Greenmarket8:00 am - 6:00 pm Court St and Remsen St

November 21, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

Tribeca Greenmarket8:00 am - 3:00 pm Greenwich St & Chambers St

Borough Hall Greenmarket8:00 am - 6:00 pm Court St and Remsen St

November 14, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

Tribeca Greenmarket8:00 am - 3:00 pm Greenwich St & Chambers St

Borough Hall Greenmarket8:00 am - 6:00 pm Court St and Remsen St

 

November 7, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

Federal Plaza Greenmarket8:00 am - 4:00 pm Broadway and Thomas St

City Hall Greenmarket8:00 am - 5:00 pm Broadway & Chambers

Staten Island Ferry Terminal Greenmarket8:00 am - 7:00 pm Inside Terminal Building

November 27, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

Federal Plaza Greenmarket8:00 am - 4:00 pm Broadway and Thomas St

City Hall Greenmarket8:00 am - 5:00 pm Broadway & Chambers

Staten Island Ferry Terminal Greenmarket8:00 am - 7:00 pm Inside Terminal Building

November 20, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

Federal Plaza Greenmarket8:00 am - 4:00 pm Broadway and Thomas St

City Hall Greenmarket8:00 am - 5:00 pm Broadway & Chambers

Staten Island Ferry Terminal Greenmarket8:00 am - 7:00 pm Inside Terminal Building

November 13, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

Federal Plaza Greenmarket8:00 am - 4:00 pm Broadway and Thomas St

City Hall Greenmarket8:00 am - 5:00 pm Broadway & Chambers

Staten Island Ferry Terminal Greenmarket8:00 am - 7:00 pm Inside Terminal Building

November 6, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

Lafayette St. Greenmarket8:00 am- 4:00 pmLafayette and Spring St

Williamsburg Greenmarket8:00 am - 4:00 pmHavemeyer St and Broadway

Bowling Green Greenmarket8:00 am - 5:00 pm Broadway and Battery Place

Zuccotti Park Greenmarket8:00 am - 6:00 pm Cedar St between Broadway and Church

November 26, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

Lafayette St. Greenmarket8:00 am- 4:00 pmLafayette and Spring St

Williamsburg Greenmarket8:00 am - 4:00 pmHavemeyer St and Broadway

Bowling Green Greenmarket8:00 am - 5:00 pm Broadway and Battery Place

Zuccotti Park Greenmarket8:00 am - 6:00 pm Cedar St between Broadway and Church

November 19, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

Lafayette St. Greenmarket8:00 am- 4:00 pmLafayette and Spring St

Williamsburg Greenmarket8:00 am - 4:00 pmHavemeyer St and Broadway

Bowling Green Greenmarket8:00 am - 5:00 pm Broadway and Battery Place

Zuccotti Park Greenmarket8:00 am - 6:00 pm Cedar St between Broadway and Church

November 12, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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