Weekly News Roundup – October 28, 2022

October 28th, 2022

New York’s mayor and council speaker were already at odds. Then the migrant crisis hit. - Politico

More Than 104,000 New York City Students Were Homeless Last Year - NY Times

New York City Will Increase Police Presence in Subways to Combat Crime - NY Times

New York invests $17M in new programs for homeless with severe mental illness - Crain's

After 15 years and $11 billion, many peak LIRR commuters won't see more trains from East Side Access project - Newsday

NYCHA Proposes Voting Rules for Tenants to Opt Into ‘Preservation Trust’ - City Limits

NYCHA Backs Down From Banning E-Bikes on its Property - Streetsblog

MTA To Start Reopening Subway Bathrooms Early Next Year - Streetsblog

Hasidic School to Pay $8 Million After Admitting to Widespread Fraud - NY Times

The Sidewalks are Crowded — With Hazards on Wheels, Pedestrians Say - The City

Lesser Infractions Aren’t Supposed to Land You in Solitary Confinement. They Do Anyway. - NY Focus

Queens Composting Overtakes Old Opt-in Program, But Still Has a Long Way to Go - Streetsblog

NO TRICK, ALL TREAT: City to Ban Cars on Some Streets for Halloween  - Streetsblog

Some NYC business corridors participating in Open Streets did better than before pandemic - Gothamist

Plywood Gourmet: How thousands of restaurants speedily, messily, and probably permanently took over the street - NY Magazine

Attendance at Senior Centers Slowly Rebounds as Older New Yorkers Seek Food and Friends - The City

Redistricting maps set to sail through Council - Politico Pro

New report shines spotlight on enduring stain of slavery in NY - Gothamist

Facing acute housing shortage, Adams looks to a policy change - Politico

NYC middle schools bring back selective admissions, but to far fewer campuses - Chalkbeat

City breaks ground on Two Bridges coastal resiliency project - NY1

No plans for new mask mandate on transit, MTA chief says - AM NY

Fair Fares to Roll Out on OMNY Next Year But Enrollment Still Lags - Streetsblog

Less Than 10% of Tenants Facing Eviction Actually Got a Lawyer Last Month, Undermining ‘Right to Counsel’ Law - The City

New York Fire Department to Be Led by Woman for First Time - NY Times

New York City Council backtracks on plans to fully end hybrid work - City & State

Mayor Adams’ office says less than 2% of NYC streets are filthy, baffling New Yorkers - Gothamist

'In Almost Every Measure We Are Doing Very Well': City to Release New 'Snapshot' Tracking Economic Recovery - Gotham Gazette

Extremists may target Election Day voting sites, NYPD warns - Daily News

'Rat Pack' Will Combat NYC Rodent Problem With Passage Of New Bills - Patch

Century-Old UES Building To Be Expanded Into Apartments, Plans Show - Patch

Popular Upper East Side School Gets New Flower Beds - Patch

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