Weekly News Roundup – August 27, 2021

August 27th, 2021

A Starry Central Park Comeback Concert Is Silenced by Lightning - NY Times

NYC hit with heaviest hour of rainfall ever as Tropical Storm Henri passes near - Daily News

After Two Year Delay, MTA Announces Timeline For Congestion Pricing - Gothamist

New York Dems brace for a new era in the state party Cuomo made his own - Politico

With Cuomo's exit, pols look to kill, change or jump-start his plans - Newsday

New York City Council aides are officially unionized, after 21-month campaign - City & State

NYC to mandate vaccines for teachers, school staff - Politico

NYCHA Seeks to Recover $124 Million in COVID Rent Relief - City Limits

Hochul Is Sworn In: ‘I Want People to Believe in Their Government Again’ - NY Times

Interview With Kathy Hochul: ‘I Feel a Heavy Weight of Responsibility’ - NY Times

New York's first full ranked-choice election changed campaigns — if not the results - Politico

NYC overtakes San Francisco as most expensive city for renters: report - Real Deal

Garbage Trucks Keep Clogging This UES Avenue, Councilman Says - Patch

NYC teachers union outreach finds widespread COVID concerns among parents ahead of return to school - Daily News

Adequate ventilation can curb the spread of COVID. Here’s what we know about ventilation inside NYC schools. - Chalkbeat

Houses of Worship Struggle Back, and Tread Lightly on Vaccines - NY Times

NYC employers slow down return to offices amid Delta fears, survey finds - NY Post

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul Taps State Sen. Brian Benjamin as Lieutenant Governor - WSJ

When will recreational marijuana be sold in NY? It's hazy - State of Politics

Irked at noisy dirt bikes? Councilman has a modest proposal - Daily News

N.Y.C.’s Challenge: Keeping 1 Million Students Safe Amid Delta - NY Times

City Council passes 15% permanent fee cap on food delivery apps - Crain's

Supreme Court halts Biden eviction moratorium - Politico

End Of Federal Unemployment Benefits Could Bring "Perfect Storm" For NYC's Most Vulnerable - Gothamist

The Kathy Hochul Administration: Who Are the Key Players? - City Limits

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