Weekly News Roundup – April 2, 2021

The New Normal in N.Y.: High Virus Rates and a Steady Stream of Cases - NY Times

New York Launches First COVID-19 Vaccination, Test Result App For Event Attendance - NPR

Community Responds to NY Blood Center Proposal - Tapinto

What the ‘Invisible’ People Cleaning the Subway Want Riders to Know - NY Times

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine 100 percent effective in teens - Politico

25,000 remote students sign up for in-person learning 2 days after opt-in window opens: de Blasio - Chalkbeat

Asian, Black students are more reluctant to return to classrooms - Politico

In Wake Of Violent Bias Attacks, Brooklyn Tech High School Teachers Offer Subway Protection To Asian Students - Gothamist

New Yorkers 30 and over can get COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday - AP

All Adults in New York Will Be Eligible for Vaccination Next Week - NY Times

New York surpasses 50,000 COVID-19 deaths - NY Post

New York Legislature votes to legalize adult-use, recreational cannabis - Politico

‘It Felt Like Deception’: An Elite NYC Hospital (Northwell) Charges Huge Virus Test Fees - NY Times

NYC Will Restore More Garbage Collection Services For Spring Cleaning Push - Gothamist

New York City finally gets green light on crucial next step for congestion pricing - Politico

MTA to reverse NYC subway service cuts to C, F lines after bitter fight over ‘rightsizing’ - Daily News

Exodus over? NYC expected to turn corner in April - The Real Deal

Food Bank for NYC Addresses Food Insecurity - Tapinto

Demo Permits Filed For 424 East 90th Street On The Upper East Side, Manhattan - Yimby

New York State Budget Negotiations Stalled as Clock Ticks - NY State of Politics

For New York City, Glimmers of Hope and Signs of Revival - NYTimes

A Capitol Police officer is killed and another is injured in a vehicle attack; suspect is shot and killed. - NYTimes

'Our Feminism Must Be Unapologetically Expansive.' More Than 465 Activists and Celebrities Signed an Open Letter Supporting Trans Women and Girls - Time

The GOP’s attack on trans kids’ health care, explained - Vox

‘Mom Is Really Different’: Nursing Homes Reopen to Joy and Grief - NYTimes

New York Will End Long-Term Solitary Confinement in Prisons and Jails - NYTimes

Smaller homeless shelters need vaccination help - City & State

Racist Mailer To UES Tenants Prompts City To Suspend Inspector - Patch

What is New York’s vaccine passport app? - City & State

Recovering from the Emotional Challenges of the Pandemic - The New Yorker

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