Weekly News Roundup – January 21, 2022

January 21st, 2022

Opinion: Feed The Hungry: How New York Must Work with the Human Services Sector to End Food Insecurity by Roderick Jones & Gregory J. Morris - Gotham Gazette

Down Come the Barricades - Our Town

New York’s governor announces a significant drop in daily cases, a rare sign of hope. - NY Times

'Rickety bordering on chaotic' — Inside the fits and starts of an Adams transition - Politico

A pro-business retired cop sparks liberal revolt in first few weeks as mayor - Politico

Eric Adams Ran on Making New York Safer. A Subway Killing Poses a Test. - NY Times

Used Around the World, Platform Doors Keep Getting Scratched Off MTA To-Do List - The City

Here’s Where Subway Riders Have Returned. And Where They Haven’t. - NY Times

Hochul envisions transit-oriented development for NYC, suburbs - Newsday

After Nearly A Month, MTA To Resume Full Service As Staffing Levels Stabilize - Gothamist

NYC Education Department Quietly Opens Door For Teachers To Allow More Remote Learning - Gothamist

A Quandary for New York Restaurants and Workers: What to Do About Omicron? - NY Times

Democrats Likely to Take Control of New York Redistricting, Gain Congressional Seats - WSJ

Mayor Adams Pledges To Make Streets Safer With Better Design—And Police Enforcement - Gothamist

Pre-K for All? NYC’s Universal Preschool Push Leaves Students With Disabilities Behind - The City

NYC parents: Was your child exposed to COVID? Here’s what to do next - Chalkbeat

Adams taps new leaders for City Planning - The Real Deal

NYPD Could Avoid Citywide Budget Cuts Imposed by NYC Mayor - Bloomberg

Hochul puts her stamp on state infrastructure with a practical, outer-borough rail project - Politico

Hochul proposes 421-a 2.0 - City & State

Julie Menin’s Early Days as Council Member - Our Town

NYC Council ratifies new leadership posts; Brewer to head investigations in blow to the mayor - Daily News

NYC Has Its Largest Municipal Workforce Ever. Mayor Eric Adams Wants To Shrink It. - Gothamist

Hochul Paves Way Forward For Congestion Pricing With New Laws And Penalties for Toll Evaders - Gothamist

New plans announced for Park Avenue traffic median redesign - 6quft

Century-Old UES Building Mostly Demolished In Construction Mishap - Patch

High Rise Plans Move Ahead After Ousting Popular UES Eatery - Patch

NY COVID Rates Drop 'Significantly' To December Levels: Hochul - Patch

André Leon Talley, Editor and Fashion Industry Force, Dies at 73 - NYTimes

Teddy Roosevelt statue removed from outside New York museum - Reuters

Century-Old UES Building Mostly Demolished In Construction Mishap - Patch

Asian American Federation Urges End To The Violence - Gothamist

Popular UES Bakery Opens 2nd Location, Rebounding From COVID - Patch

‘Our fates are intertwined’: abortion rights activists warn Roe’s fall will hit blue states - Politico

Transit Line Connecting Brooklyn and Queens Moves Step Closer to Reality - NYTimes

How a toxic chemical ended up in the drinking water supply for 13M people - Politico

Columbia University Has Lost Its Way - The Nation

What We Owe People Experiencing Homelessness in the US - The Nation

Some NYC Teachers Worry "Learning Loss" Tests Will Exacerbate The Problem - Gothamist

Coming Soon To NY Movie Theaters: Beer & Wine - Gothamist

Why Some New Yorkers Can’t Order Biden’s Free COVID Tests From USPS—And How To Fix It - Gothamist

Opinion: State legislative staffers should make a living wage - City & State

NJ Mandates Booster Shots For Health Care, Nursing Home Workers - Gothamist

NJ Fund For Immigrants Distributed A Fraction Of Aid, Reallocated $34M For State Budget - Gothamist

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