Weekly News Roundup – September 16, 2022

September 16th, 2022

NY Gov. Kathy Hochul will let COVID emergency powers expire - Gothamist

500-Foot Tower Coming To Upper East Side Corner, Plans Show - Patch

Upper East Side Panel Supports Crosstown Bike Lanes — Again - Streetsblog

New York health officials expand monkeypox vaccine eligibility - Spectrum

Biden admin officials worried about potential polio spread - Politico

Facing ongoing wave of homeless migrants, Adams says NYC should 'reassess' how it handles shelter requests - Gothamist

1 in 6 homeless New Yorkers eligible for supportive housing assistance received aid, report finds - Gothamist

After calling for a reassessment of shelter practices, NYC officials are vague on what will change - Gothamist

Adams admin planning more budget cuts amid economic headwinds - Politico

NYC Council Speaker Adams pushes back on mayor’s austerity plan: ‘It’s counterproductive’ - Daily News

In New York City, Pandemic Job Losses Linger - NY Times

Mayor’s Solution to City Attorney Exodus: Bring on Unpaid Lawyers - The City

One Big Winner of Eric Adams’s Rare Mayoral Veto: the Owner of Zero Bond - Hell Gate

At 59 NYC high schools, a chance for tech and finance apprenticeships up to $25 an hour - Chalkbeat

Meter shock: NYers could get hit with 23% taxi fare hike, base fare increase - NY Post

City nightlife spots to get free opioid overdose medication under Council-approved plan - Politico Pro

Manhattan Garage Owners Worry There Won’t Be Enough Cars to Go Around After Congestion Pricing - The City

Amid Arsenic Scandal, NYCHA Chief Downshifts Role but Keeps Hefty Pay - The City

Gov. Kathy Hochul expands program that forgives student loans for public service workers - CBS NY

NYC’s pre-K workers, programs say they’re in limbo after reorganization - Chalkbeat

Sanitation Dept. stepping up funding for Upper East Side cleanup - CBS NY

Here’s what’s driving gun violence in NYC — and how to stop it — according to the public advocate - Gothamist

Survey: 49% of Manhattan workers in-office on average day - NY1

Is New York City Finally Returning to the Office? - NY Times

Success eludes New York's plan to convert hotels into affordable housing - Politico

New York City considers legal action against Texas over migrant buses - Politico

Queens Pol: DOT’s Excuses for Queensboro Bridge Safety Delays Are ‘Garbage’ - Streetsblog

MTA names first-ever ‘Weekend Service Czar’ to improve service - Gothamist

MTA pilots new space for unfolded strollers on seven bus routes - AM NY

Response times to NYC crimes, fires and medical emergencies soar - NY Post

NY schools no longer required to report COVID-19 cases; statewide data tracker shut down - Gothamist

41% of NYC students were chronically absent last school year - Chalkbeat

City to Announce Free Internet and Cable for Thousands of NYCHA Residents - Gotham Gazette

How Does Congestion Pricing Work? What to Know About the Toll System Taking Manhattan - The City

NYC deputy mayor paints a dire picture of city’s labor market in keynote speech - City & State

How New York City’s right-to-shelter law works - City & State

What’s More NYC than an Opera on a Stoop? - Our Town

UES To Get More Street Sweeps, Trash Pickups, Rat Mitigation: Lawmaker - Patch

City Rejected Billionaire Bid To 'Save' Central Park Boathouse: Report - Patch

Proposed bill could require NYC chain restaurants to list added sugars - Gothamist

These streets will close for the UN General Assembly - NY1

DOT announces gridlock alert days for the rest of 2022 - NY1

Legal Aid Society: NYC denied dozens of men temporary housing - NY1

City takes first step toward landmarking Julius' Bar - NY1

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