Weekly News Roundup

Each week, Community Board 8's Communications Committee 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

UES Community Board Wants Esplanade Inspection Following Sinkhole - Patch

Revel Suspends Moped Service in New York City After Two Deaths - NY Times

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Weekly News Roundup - July 24, 2020

New York City Without Coronavirus Deaths Four Months After First Report - NBC New York

New York City’s Transit System Faces Unprecedented Financial ...

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Weekly News Roundup - July 10, 2020

New York is facing a potential explosion in homelessness - Politico

New York City may delay indoor dining as coronavirus surges around U.S. - Politico

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Weekly News Roundup - June 26, 2020

A Bridge From Queens to Manhattan, but No Cars Allowed - NY Times

MTA Pulls Emergency Brake on All Major Projects as Financial Woes Mount - The CIty

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Weekly News Roundup - June 19, 2020

CB8 Statement Regarding The Memorial To George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, And Others In Carl Schurz Park - Patch

CB8M Women and Families Committee Releases ...

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Weekly News Roundup - June 12, 2020

NYC's poorest neighborhoods have highest death rates from coronavirus - Politico

De Blasio considering options if schools are unsafe in September - ...

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Weekly News Roundup - May 15, 2020

Plan to pedestrianize Park Avenue floated as mayor expands street closures - The Real Deal

Subway Shutdown: New York Closes System for First Time ...

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Weekly News Roundup - May 1, 2020

Cuomo warns of $8.2 billion in cuts to localities - City and State


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Weekly News Roundup - April 10, 2020

Resources: How New Yorkers Can Access Help with Food, Unemployment, Health Care, Domestic Violence, Small Businesses, & More - Gotham Gazette

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Weekly News Roundup - April 3, 2020

New York Hospitals Plan Coordination as Coronavirus Deaths in State Top 1,200 -WSJ

New York Extends Order Against Gatherings, Nonessential Business ...

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Weekly News Roundup - March 20, 2020

UES Community Board Cancels Meetings Through March - Patch

How remote learning will work in New York City - City and State

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Weekly News Roundup - March 6, 2020

New York State Coronavirus Cases Rise to 22 -WSJ

NYC orders mandatory coronavirus testing for public workers - Politico

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Weekly News Roundup - February 14, 2020

Lenox Hill may ditch apartment tower meant to pay for hospital overhaul - NY Post

Lenox Hill Hospital may scrap plans for 41-story residential tower ...

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Weekly News Roundup - February 7, 2020

Byford, Cuomo's Popular Subways Chief, resigns (for good this time) - Politico

New York Will Finally Legalize E-Bikes and E-Scooters - Gothamist

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Weekly News Roundup - January 17, 2020

New NYPD Counterterrorism Chief Is First Woman to Lead Bureau - WSJ

Changes to Bail Law Split Democrats in Albany -WSJ

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Weekly News Roundup - January 10, 2020

BP Brewer to host task force meetings on Lenox Hill hospital revitalization - Villager

NYC evictions down almost 20% six months after state tenant ...

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Weekly News Roundup - January 3, 2020

Former homeless man opens soup kitchen on Upper East Side - Fox 5

New UES Soup Kitchen To Distribute 200 Meals Per Day - Patch

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Weekly News Roundup - December 20, 2019

City Commits 184 Additional K-8 Seats To Upper East Side - Patch

New York’s MTA Board Approves Agency’s $17 Billion Budget for 2020 - WSJ


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Weekly News Roundup - December 13, 2019



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Weekly News Roundup - December 6, 2019

New York Evictions Are Plunging Under New Rent Control Law - The Wall Street Journal

"The decline was steepest for the most common type of cases, ...

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Weekly News Roundup - November 29, 2019

NYPD can claim subway crime is down because it only focuses on felony stats - New York Post

"Minor crimes on the rise this year over last include: ...

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November 22, 2019 - Weekly News Roundup

Thousands Sign Petition Against Lenox Hill Hospital Expansion - Patch

UES Library To Reopen After 9-Month Renovation - Patch

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November 15, 2019 - Weekly News Roundup

Condo Buyers Can Keep Purchases Secret, N.Y. Tax Officials Say in Reversal - The Wall Street Journal

"New York state tax officials are restoring ...

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November 8, 2019 - Weekly News Roundup

N.Y.P.D’s Next Police Commissioner: What to Know About Dermot Shea - NY Times

Williams Remains Public Advocate; Katz Next Queens DA; Ranked-Choice ...

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November 1, 2019 - Weekly News Roundup

Madison Avenue business owners rip bid for 9 bus shelters - NY Post

Assemblymember Seawright calls for Extell developer to clean up Upper East Side ...

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October 25, 2019 - Weekly News Roundup

Manhattan Community Board 8, in symbolic vote, strikes down proposed expansion of Lenox Hill Hospital - PIX 11

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October 18, 2019 - Weekly News Roundup

Living in Yorkville, Manhattan: Still Relatively Quiet, But Easier to Get Around - NY Times

Upper East Side building made famous by TV’s ‘The Jeffersons’ ...

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October 11, 2019 - Weekly News Roundup

GOOD NEWS: In the Bronx, the city’s largest oyster reef thrives - Politico


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October 4, 2019 - Weekly News Roundup

2019 Charter Revision Commission Seeks to 'Tweak,' Not Upend City Balance of Power - Gotham Gazette

Developer opening speakeasy in former Roosevelt ...

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September 27, 2019 - Weekly News Roundup

Ronald McDonald House hosts annual block party - NY1

Tender Buttons Closes After 50 Years On UES, Report Says - Patch

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