Over the lunch hour government workers, members of the Professional Employees Association, will be holding a protest march beginning at Columbia street and fifth avenue. They're negotiating a new contract but they say they are also fighting to keep the public safe.
The NHL has made a new offer to its locked out players in hopes of getting the season started by November 2. Commissioner Gary Bettman says it's a fifty fifty offer. That means the owners and the players would evenly split the money the league makes.