Weekly News Roundup

Each week, Community Board 8 puts together a collection of news stories relevant to the residents of the Upper East Side and Roosevelt Island. Check in each week for the newest News Roundup!

Weekly News Roundup - June 3, 2022

Inside the frenzied negotiations to salvage a controversial real estate tax break - Politico

NYC Rents Skyrocket Nearly 40 Percent, Study Finds - ...

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Weekly News Roundup - May 27, 2022

Final congressional and state Senate maps still bring political upheaval - City & State

What was he thinking? Mapmaker provides rationale for ...

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Weekly News Roundup - May 20, 2022

New York governor tests positive for Covid - Politico

NYPD violates stop-and-frisk order by underreporting, fed monitor says - NY Post

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Weekly News Roundup - May 6, 2022

Beloved UES Youth Group Facing Eviction From Park Avenue Armory - Patch

UES Rallies Behind The Knickerbocker Greys - Our Town

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Weekly News Roundup - April 29, 2022

Amid specter of inflation and global uncertainty, Adams unveils $99.7B budget - Politico

New York’s top court throws out district lines and ...

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Weekly News Roundup - April 22, 2022

East River Esplanade Getting Long-Requested Fitness Equipment - Patch

Speakers at Vigil for Ukraine Urge Material Support - Tapinto

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Weekly News Roundup - April 15, 2022

New York's lieutenant governor resigns after arrest in federal bribery case - Politico

New York City Mayor Eric Adams tests positive for Covid-19 on ...

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Weekly News Roundup - April 8, 2022

New York Toughens Bail Law in $220 Billion Budget Agreement - NY Times

What’s In Kathy Hochul’s $220 Billion Budget Deal? - The City

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Weekly News Roundup - April 1, 2022

Manhattan's COVID risk levels move from low to medium: Here's what health experts recommend - Gothamist

Bail reform changes shaping up as most ...

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Weekly News Roundup - March 28, 2022

In bloom: NYC 'waking up' to official start of cherry blossom season - Gothamist

New Coalition Launches to Support Ukraine - Tapinto

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Weekly News Roundup - March 18, 2022

Hochul to extend state of emergency, which includes remote government meetings, for another month - Politico Pro

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CB8 Weekly News Roundup - March 14, 2022

Asian Americans Grapple With Tide of Attacks: ‘We Need Our Safety Back’ - NY Times

Most Hate Crime Charges in NYC Get Dropped Before Conviction, ...

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Weekly News Roundup - March 4, 2022

New York City says it will end school mask and indoor proof-of-vaccination mandates. - NY Times
Mayor Adams ends vaccine mandate for indoor patrons, ...

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Weekly News Roundup - February 25, 2022

Another Adams Pick With Anti-LGBTQ+ Views Shows ‘Trend’ - The City

Adams Is Challenged Over His Hiring of 3 Gay Marriage Foes - NY Times

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Weekly News Roundup - February 18, 2022

Eric Adams Proposes a $98 Billion Budget With No Cuts for N.Y.P.D. - NY Times

'Laser-Focused on Fiscal Discipline': Mayor Adams Presents First Budget ...

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Weekly News Roundup - February 11, 2022

Mayor Adams Appoints Parks Leadership - Cityland

Anti-gay pastor still in contention for job in Adams administration - Politico

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Weekly News Roundup - February 4, 2022

51 Council Members in 52 Weeks: District 5, Julie Menin - WNYC

Adams Taps Former Bloomberg Adviser To Head DEP, Lead On Climate Change - Gothamist

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Weekly News Roundup - January 28, 2022

51 Council Members in 52 weeks: District 4, Keith Powers - WNYC

Public schools will shorten quarantine and isolation policies - NY1

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Weekly News Roundup - January 21, 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 ...

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Weekly News Roundup - January 14, 2022

Bronx apartment fire kills 19, including 9 children - AP

More Patients, Fewer Workers: Omicron Pushes New York Hospitals to Brink - NY Times

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Weekly News Roundup - January 7, 2022

NY Obliterates Single-Day Case Record With Nearly 70K New Positives; Hochul Warns Peak Yet to Come - NBC NY

Eric Adams Takes Office as New York ...

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Weekly News Roundup - Holiday Edition

Design Unveiled For Upper East Side's New Ruppert Park: See It - Patch

Parks Department Unveils Concept for Ruppert Park - Tapinto

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Weekly News Roundup - December 3, 2021

Mayor de Blasio reinstates mask advisory as NYC braces for Omicron - NY Post

NYC offers 2nd dose of COVID vaccine at public schools starting today - ...

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Weekly News Roundup - November 26, 2021

Council Approves Plan For High-Rise Blood Center On Upper East Side - Gothamist

Approving Blood Center Project, City Council Overrides 'Member Deference' ...

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Weekly News Roundup - November 19, 2021

OPINION: This debate is not about blood: An Upper East Side councilman explains his opposition to the Blood Center rezoning - Council Member Ben Kallos ...

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Weekly News Roundup - November 12, 2021

Council reverses longstanding trend on development posture with historic committee vote - Politico

Blood Center Rezoning Nears Last Approval After ...

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Weekly News Roundup - November 5, 2021

Revamp Of Upper East Side Park's Sitting Area Breaks Ground - Patch

NYC Parks and Elected Officials Break Ground for John Jay Park Renovations ...

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Weekly News Roundup - October 29, 2021

Hospital for Special Surgery scores more room to operate - NY Post

The Conscience of a Community - Our Town

De Blasio connected to firms working ...

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Weekly News Roundup - October 22, 2021

Blood Center Hearing: New Concessions, But Opposition Holds Firm - Patch

NYC Reports First COVID-19 Death In A Child Since Schools Started - Gothamist

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Weekly News Roundup - October 15, 2021

Barbara Chocky, Stalwart Upper East Side Housing Advocate, Dies - Patch

Madison Avenue Landlords Hope for Revival as Local Residents Return - WSJ

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