AP-NY–NYC Daybook, NY

The Associated Press prefers to receive daybook items by email, instead of by fax. Please send your items to apnyc@ap.org.



Metro New York Day Schedule

Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014


————– NEW YORK CITY ———

8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Roman Catholic lay movement Communion & Liberation and the Crossroads Cultural Center continue an annual free “New York Encounter” cultural festival scheduled from Friday through Sunday, Jan. 17 to 19; Hammerstein Ballroom, Manhattan Center, 311 W. 34th St.

Contact: Barbara Gagliotti, press@newyorkencounter.org or 920-541-7872.

11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New York, and representatives of Catholic Charities and the UJA-Federation of New York load donated food onto trucks to mark the start of a “Feeding Our Neighbors: An Interfaith Response” initiative; outside St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Fifth Avenue between 51st and 52nd streets.

Contact: Nancy Haberman, nhaberman@rubenstein.com, 212-843-8021 or 917-881-0635.

11:30 a.m.

Sen. Charles Schumer will be joined by various doctors to announce a major push to mandate safety devices on children’s liquid medicine bottles. Sen. Schumer’s office, 780 Third Avenue (between 48th and 49th Streets), 23rd Floor, Manhattan.

Contact: Max Dworin, max_dworin@schumer.senate.gov or 917-924-0250.


Professional squash players compete at Grand Central Terminal during JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s 17th annual “JPMorgan Tournament of Champions,” which opened Friday, continues Saturday with men’s rounds and is scheduled to conclude Friday, Jan. 24; Vanderbilt Hall, 89 E. 42nd St.

Contact: Jennifer Marcus, GCT@goodmanmedia.com, JMarcus@goodmanmedia.com or 212-576-2700.

1 p.m.

Elected officials, Community Advisory Board of Interfaith Medical Center, SEIU Local 1199, New York State Nurses Association and community members hold news conference on Interfaith’s current financial crisis; Interfaith Medical Center, 1545 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn.

Contact: Brad Groznik, 917-828-2977.

2 to 3:30 p.m.

The Riverside Church hosts the senior pastor of the historic First Corinthian Baptist Church in Harlem, the Rev. Michael A. Walrond, Jr.; Martin Luther King, III; Riverside Church senior minister emeritus the Rev. James A. Forbes, Jr.; founder of progressive policy think-tank The Drum Major Institute, attorney William Wachtel and The Rev. Serene Jones for a celebration of word and song, “Realizing the Dream: A Call to Conscience,” honoring the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.; Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Drive..

Contact: Steve Mann, 609-851-1929 or smann@theriversidechurchny.org.

3 to 5 p.m.

WNYC and the Apollo Theater present “Dreams For NYC Inspired by MLK,” a look back at events including the signing of the Civil Rights Act and King’s winning of the Nobel Peace Prize and a look forward to New York City’s future with its first new mayor in 12 years; Apollo Theater, 253 W. 125th St.

Contact: Jennifer Houlihan Roussel, 646-829-4497 or jhoulihan@nypublicradio.org, or Mallika Dattatreya, 646-829-4331 or mdattatreya@nypublicradio.org.

4 p.m.

Various African-American elected officials, advocates and others will host a statewide tele-Town Hall on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to use money designed to aid struggling homeowners for tax cuts. 855-756-7520 Ext. 23555#.

Contact: Olivia Leirer, oleirer@nycommunities.org, or 646-479-3426.

5 p.m.

Inauguration ceremony for Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams takes place; use main entrance, Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn.

–Note: Must RSVP; 5 p.m. check-in followed by 6 p.m. ceremony.

Contact: Evan Thies, evan@brooklynstrategies.com or 917-715-9265.

————– LONG ISLAND ———–

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

“Martin Luther Jr. Swim Classic” competition began Friday, Jan. 17, and concludes Sunday, Jan. 19, to coincide with the Monday, Jan. 20, observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Nassau County Aquatic Center, Eisenhower Park, off Merrick Avenue between Charles Lindbergh Boulevard and the Hempstead Bethpage Turnpike (state Route 24), East Meadow.

Contact: Katie Grilli-Robles, kgrillirobles@nassaucountyny.gov, 516-571-4225 or 516-572-0200.

————– WESTCHESTER ———–

3 p.m.

Over 270 contestants are scheduled to compete in the “Miss New York USA” and “Miss New York Teen USA” pageants on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 18 and 19, featuring performances by singer Alex Boye and DJ Ria and hosted by Philadelphia KWY channel 3 consumer reporter Jim Donovan and “Miss North Carolina USA 1994” runner-up Lynn Morehouse; The Performing Arts Center, The State University of New York’s Purchase College, West Road between Cottage and Lincoln avenues near 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase.

–Note: On Sunday, the 3 p.m. “Miss New York Teen USA” final show and crowning will be followed by the 7 p.m. “Miss New York USA” final show and crowning.

Contact: Amanda Modugno, 914-803-2336, or Allyn Rose, 301-299-3416 or 240-210-5059.


Copyright 2014. The AP-New York. All rights reserved.

Comments are closed.