Weekly News Roundup – September 30, 2022

September 30th, 2022

Huge New Upper East Side Medical Center Revealed By Northwell Health - Patch

Brooklyn’s library moves to slip books through red state bans - Politico

Mayor Adams claims he was ‘not aware’ of reports his staffer urged Districting Commission appointees to reject City Council maps - PoliticsNY

NYC officials appeal judge's ruling to reinstate unvaccinated police officers - Gothamist

Mayor Adams’ pledge to build bike and bus lanes falling short - Gothamist

Transit advocates rally in Brooklyn for 6-minute bus and subway service – all the time - Gothamist

NYC’s Affordable Housing Crisis Puts Deference to City Council and Local Opposition Under Scrutiny - The City

Rapes are up in New York City. Training on how to treat victims, way down. - Gothamist

How fast should we wean off of fossil fuels? Some look to Europe, others say look at the climate - Times Union

12 storm surge gates: Army Corps proposes $52 billion barriers for New York-New Jersey waterways - Gothamist

NYCHA Could Have Fast Tracked 24-Hour Water Tests. Instead, It Decided to Wait Weeks for Results. - The City

Jails Boss Urged Man’s Release in Apparent Bid to Limit Rikers Death Toll - NY Times

Solitary Confinement Ban Goes Before NYC Council As Rikers Deaths Rise - Patch

NYC’s economy is growing. So why is Mayor Eric Adams bracing for a fiscal crisis? - Gothamist

Mayor Adams admits Bronx migrant tent camp may violate NYC right-to-shelter rules - Daily News

‘This is how I flow’: Mayor Eric Adams tells media he won’t meet and tell - NY Post

As NYC school board meetings return in person, will parent voices dwindle? - Chalkbeat

NYC recruits Rachael Ray to create plant-based school lunch recipes - NY Post

NYCHA To Pilot ‘Clean Curbs for All’ — With Hopes of Full Containerization of Trash - Streetsblog

N.Y.C. Children Held Ground in Reading, but Lagged in Math, Tests Show - NY Times

Council Speaker Makes Her Choice: Car Storage over Diners and Restauranteurs - Streetsblog

City officials say yes to land use reform, but face uphill battle - Real Deal

NYC Proposal Offers Cash for Spotting Parking Violations in Bike Lanes - Bloomberg

Nearly 9 Months In, Mayor Adams Yet to Name a Fire Commissioner - Gotham Gazette

City Council passes bill aimed at helping small businesses - NY Post

New York State to Ban Sale of Gasoline-Powered Vehicles by 2035 - WSJ

Understaffing threatens to slow New York climate plans - Times Union

NYC street vendors tire of dodging summons-happy NYPD, city inspectors - Gothamist

Food Vendors Protesting at City Hall Say Things Are Worse After New Law Was Supposed To Make Them Better - The City

Queens composting has arrived. Here's what you need to know - Gothamist

Russian Consulate building on Upper East Side doused in red paint in overnight vandalism - AM NY

Inside The Tallest Sky-High Mansion On The Upper East Side - Gotham

Is the Upper East Side Cool Again? Just Ask Hermès - Town & Country

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