Daniel Squadron

Montgomery Street, Lower Manhattan Map

New Waterfront Park Set For Lower Manhattan

Community leaders have begun to plan a park in lower Manhattan at the base of Montgomery Street that would offer incredible views from the Statue of Liberty all the way up to Queens.

11/20/2011

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Bloomberg: Occupy Wall Street ‘Really Hurting Small Businesses, Families’

Bloomberg said nobody has been a stronger defender of the protesters’ First Amendment rights than he’s been but he stresses he’s concerned about the rights of the people who live and work in lower Manhattan.

11/02/2011

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NYC Council Considering Permit Parking For Some Neighborhoods

It’s rarely easy finding a spot in New York City, but now a new proposal could make your life a lot less stressful. City residents may soon be given neighborhood parking permits.

11/01/2011

Rescue effort after helicopter crashes into East River (Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Detailed Examination Of Fatal East River Helicopter Crash Under Way

NTSB officials said the chopper likely did not have a flight data recorder, or “black box,” but engine monitors and Global Positioning System navigation equipment may have stored useful information.

10/05/2011

A street vendor in Chinatown. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Daniel Squadron Wants Crackdown On Chinatown Curbside Street Ponding

You’ve probably stepped in a curbside street pond, but didn’t know it had a name.

09/23/2011

Joseph and Jim pose for a photo as they wait to be officially married at the City Clerk's Office - New York, NY - Jul 24, 2011 (credit: Anthony Behar-Pool/Getty Images)

Forum To Address Challenges NYC Same-Sex Married Couples Face

Even though New York is one of the few states in the nation to recognize same-sex marriage, St. Sen. Daniel Squadron points out that the federal government still doesn’t.

08/16/2011

Domestic Violence (credit: AP)

New York Lawmakers Seek To Strengthen Domestic Violence Statute

Lawmakers want to put repeat offenders behind bars before they cause serious harm to other potential victims.

06/03/2011

Chicken (credit: AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

NY Lawmakers Want Chickens Vaccinated

Two New York State legislators want to require farmers in the state to vaccinate hens against salmonella, which sickened thousands of Americans and triggered the largest egg recall in U.S. history.

WCBS 880–08/29/2010

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