Weekly News Roundup – January 14, 2022

January 14th, 2022

Bronx apartment fire kills 19, including 9 children - AP

More Patients, Fewer Workers: Omicron Pushes New York Hospitals to Brink - NY Times

They Had Reasons for Leaving the City. So Why Are Their Friends Mad? - NY Times

Conflict Quickly Emerges Between Top Prosecutor and Police Commissioner - NY Times

New York Business Owners Sidestep Billions in Federal Taxes With State’s Help - WSJ

Tracking the Number of People in NYC Homeless Shelters in 2022 - CityLimits

Local COVID contact tracing now optional in New York - AP

New York City's New Mayor Tells the City It's Time to Stop Wallowing in Covid - Bloomberg

Eric Adams Faces Second Council Defeat in Fight Over Investigations Post - The CityFeds Send MTA $6 Billion To Keep "Secret Sauce" Flowing - Gothamist

Mayor Adams orders ‘difficult’ 3% cut in NYC government spending after budget spike under de Blasio - Daily News

What does the female City Council majority want to do for women? - City & State

NYC mayor considering virtual learning plan for schools - AP

Manhattan Rents Break Another Record, as Market Shows Signs of Cooling - NY Times

NYC to tackle double-parking on the Upper East Side - Fox 5

Upper East Side Councilwoman Funds More Frequent Litter Bin Pickups - CBS NY

Ruppert Park's Latest Redesign Adds Dog Run, Pleasing UES Board - Patch

New York’s Eviction Moratorium Is Expiring Saturday. So Now What? - Gothamist

Tenant Advocates Say Bronx Fire Victims Are Not Getting Enough Support - Gothamist

Rikers Hunger Strike Enters Fifth Day - Gothamist

A Skybridge, A Church, That Bar On The Corner: What The City Could Lose With Penn Station Redevelopment - Gothamist

Adams Cuts Police Oversight Agency’s Budget By 3%, Among Other City Agencies - Gothamist

Feds Send MTA $6 Billion To Keep "Secret Sauce" Flowing - Gothamist

Remote Option For NYC Schools Could Be Near - Patch

Upper East Side Art Gallery Wants Rezoning For Expansion - Patch

Staff shakeup at correction department as detainees go on hunger strike - NY1

How New York could cover its 1 million uninsured residents - City & State

Scores Of NYC High Schoolers Walk Out Of Classes Demanding Remote Learning During COVID Surge - Gothamist

Adams vows schools will not close as city considers remote option - NY1

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