CB8 Weekly News Roundup – January 22, 2021

January 22nd, 2021

Upper East Side Community Board Overwhelmingly Votes In Favor Of Opening Safe Haven For Homeless Individuals - CBS NY

Upper East Siders Embrace a Homeless Shelter, Unlike Their Crosstown Neighbors - Curbed

NYC families say DOE dropped French dual-language program at last minute - NY Post

Street vendor bill would be ‘the end of small business,’ critics say - Crain's

Trump-Branded New York Building Looks to Remove President’s Name - Bloomberg

Low Supply of Covid-19 Vaccine Could Delay Return to Full-Time In-Person Learning in NYC Schools - WSJ

‘Notorious’ Port Authority Bus Terminal May Get a $10 Billion Overhaul - NY Times

Cuomo’s Tax Hike Friendlier to the Rich Than Advertised, Budget Experts and Legislators Say - NY Focus

New York Democrats finally ready to repeal ‘walking while trans’ loitering law - Daily News

The Street Vendors Who Are Fighting Against Hunger A new program is spearheaded by the same people it aims to help. - GrubStreet

What a Biden Administration Will Mean for New York - City Limits

How Peter Pennoyer Designed Moynihan Train Hall’s Showstopping New Clock - Architectural Digest

Schumer becomes new Senate majority leader - The Hill

Moderna delays force NYC to reschedule 23,000 COVID vaccine appointments - NY Post

New York City Principals Push Back Against High School Admissions Test Plan - WSJ

Cuomo says NY job market won’t recover from COVID-19 until 2025 - Post

MTA reinstates fares on Access-A-Ride after COVID brings 10 months of free rides - Daily News

Exclusive: Sources Say MTA’s 4% Fare Hike Off The Table - CBS Local

Biden Nominates Polly Trottenberg, Former NYC DOT Head, To Help Run U.S. Transportation Department - Gothamist

Restrictions Around Trump Tower to Scale Down After Inauguration - WSJ

7 Months Later, No Sign of De Blasio's Promised 'Racial Justice and Reconciliation Commission' - Gotham Gazette

More Than a Quarter of New Yorkers Don’t Want Covid-19 Vaccine - WSJ

NYC to help seniors reach vaccine sites: de Blasio - Daily News

Donald Trump Is Out. Are We Ready to Talk About How He Got In? - The Atlantic

Evidence new COVID variant causes higher mortality - PM Johnson - Reuters

Amanda Gorman Captures the Moment, in Verse - NYTimes

13,000 School Districts, 13,000 Approaches to Teaching During Covid - NYTimes

New York's COVID Vaccine Doses Run Out Today, Cuomo Says - Spectrum

NYC's Subway Garnet Will Soon Shine Again at American Museum of Natural History - NY1

Midtown Bus Terminal Should Be Torn Down and Rebuilt, Says Port Authority - NY1

UES University To Build New Biotech Hub With $9M City Grant - Patch

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