Weekly News Roundup – January 30, 2023

January 30th, 2023

Church Plan Draws Heat - Our Town

On the Upper East Side, it’s church versus co-op - Crain's

An ‘Uphill Fight’ For Co-Op vs. Presbyterian Church on UES - Our Town

Redeemer Presbyterian’s UES development plans vex co-op residents - Real Deal

NY Rep. Jerry Nadler accused of hypocrisy for opposing 5G cell phone towers in the Upper East Side - NY Post

Babies on board! MTA expands pilot program giving space for strollers on buses - AM NY

Dispensary owner set to make history as New York’s first 'justice-involved' owner - NY1

New York to Expand Composting Citywide, Targeting Trash and Rats - NY Times

5 takeaways from Eric Adams’ State of the City - City & State

City set to open migrant center at Brooklyn Cruise Terminal as electeds send letter to Biden pleading for funds - AM NY

Construction worker deaths reach 5-year high as lawmakers seek to hold companies responsible - Gothamist

As Thousands Fall Behind on Rent, Public Housing Faces ‘Disaster’ - NY Times

Despite new laws, NYC will require homeless youth to go into adult shelters to access rent vouchers - Gothamist

Mayor Eric Adams promises mental telehealth support for all NYC high school students - Chalkbeat

The Pandemic Robbed Thousands of NYC Children of Parents. Many Aren’t Getting the Help They Need. - The City

Mayor Adams launches newsletter to counteract ‘distorted’ NYC press coverage - Daily News

Mayor Adams says city’s landmark right-to-shelter doesn’t apply to NYC asylum-seekers - Gothamist

Amid backlash, Mayor Adams backpedals on claim migrants aren’t covered by NYC right-to-shelter law - Daily News

Under Eric Adams, a Rikers Island Unit That Protected Trans Women Has Collapsed - The City

City Council Grills Jails Commissioner on Treatment of Trans Detainees at Rikers - The City

NYC low-interest loan program to provide $75 million in cash toward eligible small businesses: Mayor Adams - AM NY

Hochul faces tough choices on her rejected chief judge pick. None are good for her. - Politico

After Second Legislative Passage, New York State Equal Rights Amendment To Go Before Voters in 2024 - Gotham Gazette

Grand Central Madison brings LIRR service to the East Side, realizing decades-old dream - Gothamist

MTA cuts free Wi-Fi from NYC buses - Gothamist

Mayor Adams unveils proposal to convert Midtown offices into apartments - Gothamist

Report: NY can boost voter turnout with this single change - Gothamist

Crime Dipped in Subway After Increase in Police, Hochul and Adams Say - NY Times

Cold-Brew Sisters Open Up Cafe Inside UES Museum - Patch

Guggenheim Says Picasso Painting Is Ours, Lawsuit Bunk - Patch

Two UES Eateries Hit With Wage Theft Suits - Patch

Memorial Sloan Kettering Layoffs Hit More Than 300 Workers Across UES - Patch

JFK Airport is getting 13,000 solar panels, but they won’t power the community due to local law - Gothamist

Remove French Nazi plaques in Canyon of Heroes, says Manhattan BP - Gothamist

Processing a Tragedy in Monterey Park- New Yorker

Internet access for some of New York's neediest residents to be announced in Eric Adams' state of the city - City & State

DeSantis defends banning African American studies course as Black leaders call for action - Politico

What you need to know to safely protest in NYC - Gothamist

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