Weekly News Roundup – November 13, 20

November 13th, 2020

Permits Filed For New 20-Story Building On Upper East Side - Patch

De Blasio census czar Julie Menin steps down, now considering City Council (District 5) run: source - Daily News

Lenox Hill Expansion Opponents Unmoved By Hospital's Concessions - Patch

Northeast transit leaders look to Biden presidency for much needed relief - Politico

As presidential dust settles, New York City turns its eyes to historic mayoral race - Politico

NYC's Average COVID-19 Positivity Rate Rises Above 2%, The Highest In Over 4 Months - Gothamist

As Virus Surges Throughout Region, NYC Hospitalizations Are Rising - Gothamist

NYC 'dangerously close' to coronavirus second wave - Politico

NYC to begin counting mail-in ballots today (Monday) with several races at stake - NY Post

NYC eateries lose emergency bid to expand indoor dining - NY Post

Covid-19 Puts New York City School Admissions in Limbo - WSJ

NYC Needs to Build its Way Out of the Pandemic Recession Hole, Stringer Says - The City

What Biden’s Win Could Mean for New York: 5 Takeaways - NY Times

NYC To Experiment With Police-Free Response To Mental Health Calls - Gotham Gazette

New York Sets Curfew for Bars, Restaurants, Gyms as Covid-19 Cases Rise - WSJ

NYC public schools have lost 31,000 students this fall, preliminary data show - Chalkbeat

Ending gym memberships in New York now easier than a single-leg squat - Daily News

City Says Medical Supply Stockpile Nearly Complete; Healthcare Workers Wonder If It'll Be Enough - Gotham Gazette

New York faces a long road on electric vehicle commitments - Politico

Two NYC officials to volunteer for Joe Biden’s White House transition team - NY Post

NYC prepares for potential school shutdown as infection rate nears 3 percent - Politico

NYC Public Schools Have Lost 31,000 Students This Fall, Preliminary Data Show - The City

“Barely Holding On”: NYC Restaurants Brace For Indoor Dining Pause As Virus Infection Rate Keeps Climbing - Gothamist

DOE set to quietly ink $900M bus contract - NY Post

Redistricting panel names directors, deadlocks on chair - Times Union

Labs sound alarm on coronavirus testing capacity, supplies - Politico

A city on the brink: New York braces for a second Covid-19 surge - Politico

NYC school buildings will remain open on Monday, but closures could be imminent - Chalkbeat

Cuomo pushes back on plan to close NYC schools when coronavirus positivity rate hits 3% - Daily News

NYC courts indefinitely halt most in-person proceedings after uptick in coronavirus cases - Daily News

Can a curfew slow the spread of COVID-19? - City & State

How the Supreme Court’s case on the ACA could hurt New York - City & State

Two People Killed in Explosion at Connecticut V.A. Hospital - NYTimes

Homeless Men Moved Into a Tourist Hotel. What Followed Was Unexpected. - NYTimes

Europe Keeps Schools Open, Not Restaurants. The U.S. Has Other Ideas. - NYTimes

What We Know About A Potential NYC Schools Closure - Gothamist

Member Of Biden’s COVID-19 Task Force Calls Cuomo’s Curfew “Nonsensical” - Gothamist

Is This a Coup, or Just Another Trump Con? - The New Yorker

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