Friday, June 28, 2013

Here And Now

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is on Long Island, where he’ll be discussing Start-Up NY and other economic development proposals at 10 a.m. at SUNY College at Old Westbury’s Student Union Center Building, 223 Store Hill Rd., Old Westbury.

At 8:30 a.m., prospective NYC mayoral candidates discuss their proposals to “Revitalize, Rethink & Rebuild Neighborhoods” during a forum sponsored by the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, the Human Services Council, NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and United Neighborhood Houses; The Academy Theater, Lighthouse International, 111 E. 59th St., Manhattan.

At 9 a.m., Deputy Secretary of State for Local Government Dede Scozzafava will deliver a similar speech at Dulles State Office Building, 317 Washington St., Watertown.

At 11 a.m., Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner helps launch a job training program, Sacred Melody Mall, 3501 James St., Syracuse.

At noon, officials from immigrant advocacy groups that support the New York Immigration Coalition’s “New Yorkers for Real Immigration Reform” campaign hold a news conference to discuss the U.S. Senate’s vote yesterday to approve legislation that would overhaul federal immigration laws; 12th floor, 137-139 W. 25th St., Manhattan.

At 6 p.m., Bronx BP Ruben Diaz Jr. and Senate Co-Leader Jeff Klein host the borough’s annual “New York Salutes America” boardwalk festival and fireworks display to mark the July 4 holiday, Orchard Beach, Orchard Beach Road and Park Drive, the Bronx.   LINK

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