Weekly News Roundup – September 18th, 2020

September 18th, 2020

How New York City Might Begin to Revive Its Decimated Tourism Industry - Gotham Gazette

Remembering Bette Dewing: Longtime Our Town columnist dies at 97 - Our Town

Railing Over MTA’s One-Track Mind on Federal Bailout Hope - The City

De Blasio downplayed dire extent of NYCHA lead poisoning issue, records reveal - NY Post

Manhattan elite may cost NYC billions over incomplete Census forms - NY Post

How New York City’s Police Unions Embraced Trump - NY Times

NYPD Crime Response Time Still Lags Three Months Post-Protest - The City

Inside the Clash Between Powerful Business Leaders and N.Y.C.’s Mayor - NY Times

New York City Principals Say They Don’t Have Enough Teachers - WSJ

De Blasio reports 55 Covid-19 cases at schools, warns there will be more - Politico

2020 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Pandemic Parade Will Have Balloons, Taped Performances - Gothamist

De Blasio to furlough about 500 staff, including self, for a week - Crain's

De Blasio delays in-person schooling a second time - Politico

The cost of reopening schools amid a pandemic? IBO projects NYC will need an extra $32M a week. - Chalkbeat

7 things we still don’t know about the school year in NYC, but really should - Chalkbeat

NYC Unemployment Pain Far Worse Than Nation’s in Lagging Pandemic Recovery - The City

New York City to Restore Some Garbage-Collection Services - WSJ

Layoffs Still On The Table For 22K City Workers, Mayor Says - Patch

NYPD Boasts of Ticketing Street Vendors Months After Mayor Pledges to Stop Enforcement by Cops - The City

At some NYC schools, even in-person instruction will be solely online - Chalkbeat

New York City Council OKs Restaurant Surcharge During Pandemic - WSJ

Whistleblower Alleges 'Medical Neglect,' Questionable Hysterectomies Of ICE Detainees - NPR

New report lays out state budget actions for climate change - City & State

A Freeze on Homeless Hotels - Our Town

American Exceptionalism is Another Casualty of Our Climate Disasters - Mother Jones

How to Get a Virus Test in N.Y.C. in 48 Hours or Less - NYTimes

Summer wave of dementia deaths adds thousands to pandemic's deadly toll - Politico

New Yorkers Desperate To See Loved Ones In Nursing Homes Say Visitation Rules Do More Harm Than Good - Gothamist

"Get That Flu Shot": NYC Urges Residents To Get Flu Vaccine During Pandemic - Gothamist

DiNapoli Warns New York Financial Hole "Getting Deeper" - Spectrum

One Vanderbilt, Second-Tallest NYC Office Building, Officially Opens - NY1

Chelsea Flea Market Reopens - NY1

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