Weekly News Roundup – October 1, 2021

October 1st, 2021

New York Hospitals Face Possible Mass Firings as Workers Spurn Vaccines - NY Times

Hospitals curtail services as vaccination mandate takes effect - Times Union

Federal Court Clears Vaccine Mandate For NYC Public School Staff - Gothamist

De Blasio to visit Rikers next week as pressure mounts to address crisis - Politico

After visit to Rikers, de Blasio says he did not speak with detainees or correction officers - NY1

Costly Broker Fees, Scourge Of NYC Renters, Return With A Vengeance - Gothamist

MTA asks newly retired NYC subway operators to return as crew shortage cripples commutes - NY Daily News

MTA facing fiscal peril if infrastructure bill does not pass: DiNapoli - NY Post

Councilman wants to legalize ‘flex’ apartments - NY Post

Controversial NY Blood Center proposal gets key approval - NY Post

NYC to hire forecaster, beef up warnings after Ida flooding - AP

MTA tickets passengers for refusing to wear masks on Metro-North, subways and buses - LoHud

Manhattan breaks luxury sales record with 3 months still to go - Real Deal

New York’s Covid-19 Vaccine Mandates Boost Dosage Rates - Bloomberg

Hochul: SNAP benefits to increase next month - Spectrum

Governors Island will open year-round starting Nov. 1 - NY1

Maybe Forcing City Workers Back to the Office Wasn’t the Best Idea Civil servants are now looking for new jobs en masse. - Curbed

NYC schools to begin screening students for social-emotional skills next month - Chalkbeat

Congestion Pricing Is Coming to New York. Everyone Has an Opinion. - NY Times

Black Studies curriculum begins to take shape for New York City public schools - Politico

Former NYC Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett Appointed New NY State Health Commissioner - Gothamist

Hochul to expand vaccine mandate to health workers in prisons, mental health facilities - Buffalo News

De Blasio insists substitutes will fill staff gaps caused by vaccine refusal. Some schools have doubts. - Chalkbeat

NYPD hires civilian greeters for precincts - Politico

Community Board 8 Talks COVID-19 with Mark Levine - TapInto

De Blasio Vowed to Make City Streets Safer. They’ve Turned More Deadly. - NY Times

Developer's Quest For UES Tower Blocked By Next-Door Owner - Patch

Manhattan Stalwarts Isaacs Center & Goddard Riverside Join Forces - Patch

Upper East Side School Wins Prestigious 'Blue Ribbon' Award - Patch

UES Hospital To Break Ground On New Building Over FDR Drive - Patch

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