Weekly News Roundup – November 27, 2020

November 27th, 2020

Top mayoral candidate admonishes new voting system amid efforts to delay it - Politico

Digital Divide: NYC Department Of Education Says More Devices For Students Won’t Arrive For At Least Another Month - CBS NY

NYC residents flock to COVID-19 test sites ahead of iffy holiday travel - NY Post

The MTA’s $500 million nightly cleaning and shutdown isn’t worth it, experts say - NY Focus

City budget update better than hoped, though gaping deficit looms next year - Politico

NYC’s law legalizing e-scooters officially goes into effect on Monday - NY Post

New York City’s first Black mayor, David Dinkins, dies at 93 - AP

Unmasked: NYC Hospitals Lag on COVID PPE Stockpile Requirement as Virus Surges - The City

‘Vision Zero’ Leader Is the Latest to Leave New York Mayor’s Team - NY Times

De Blasio Lays Out Phased Strategy To Reopen Schools, Prioritizing Students With Disabilities - Gothamist

Stewart-Cousins claims supermajority for Democrats in state Senate - Politico

NYPD dismisses dozens of e-bike tickets after legalization - NY Post

What the M.T.A.’s ‘Doomsday’ Cuts Would Actually Look Like - NY Times

City launches $35M loan program for mom-and-pop shops hit by pandemic - Crain's

First Tenant Evicted in NYC since the Pandemic Started. Here’s What It Means - The City

2 Upper East Side Restaurants Win Grants For Outdoor Dining Setup - Patch

How Many Upper East Siders Left NYC During The Pandemic: Report - Patch

UES Nonprofit Steps Up Food Giveaways For A Tough Holiday Season - Patch

Upper East Siders Exasperated By Street-Clogging Amazon Trucks - Patch

NYC SantaCon is canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic - NY Post

De Blasio Promises New Plan On Reopening Schools Next Week, Regrets Not Having A Plan Already - Gothamist

Virus Surge, Once in the Nation’s Middle, Gains Steam All Around - NYTimes

Here's What To Expect From Macy's 2020 Thanksgiving Day Pandemic Parade - Gothamist

Pandemic Has Hit Immigrants, People of Color Hardest, Report Finds - Spectrum

Grocers Brace for Shoppers Ahead of Holidays and Possible COVID-19 Restrictions - NY1

NYC Opens 25 More COVID Testing Sites To Meet Holiday Demand - Gothamist

Judge: City Can Relocate Homeless Men at UWS Hotel to Lower Manhattan - NY1

MTA Says Ridership Won't Fully Rebound, Even After COVID-19 Vaccine Arrives - NY1

NYPD Steps Up Subway Patrols After 3 Pushing Incidents - NY1

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