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 - January 30, 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 ...

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Weekly News Roundup - January 20, 2023

NYC doctors and elite Allen-Stevenson School battle over ‘Open Streets’ program - NY Post

Neighbors Plead For Mercy From Incoming UES Redeemer ...

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Weekly News Roundup - January 9, 2023

Nurses’ Strike Ends in New York City After Hospitals Agree to Add Nurses - NY Times

Adams proposes sweeping zoning changes to convert underused ...

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Weekly News Roundup - December 19, 2022

Towering Upper East Side 5G Poles Shot Down By Community Board - Patch

Roosevelt Island Bridge bike lane now covered for a safer, smoother ride ...

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Weekly News Roundup - December 12, 2022

More 5G Towers Are Coming to NYC — See Where They Are Being Built - NBC NY

Upper East Side fights 32-foot 5G cell towers making ritzy shopping ...

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Weekly News Roundup - December 5, 2022

Jeffries wins historic bid to lead House Dems after Pelosi - AP

Five big takeaways from the new Assembly draft map - City & State

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Weekly News Roundup - November 28, 2022

State Pot Board Deals Out NY’s First Weed-Selling Licenses - The City

To Meet Climate Mandate, New York Needs to Learn How to Build Clean Energy ...

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Weekly News Roundup - November 21, 2022

'Should Be A Role Model': Upper East Side Hero - Patch

Lawyers for Rikers Detainees Will Ask Judge to Impose Federal Control - NY Times

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Weekly News Roundup - November 14, 2022

Hochul beats Zeldin to be New York’s first elected female governor - Politico

Voters Approve $4.2B in Climate Spending and 3 Equity Measures in NYC - ...

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Weekly News Roundup - October 28, 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 ...

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Weekly News Roundup - October 21, 2022

‘A NIMBY City Hall’: Adams Appointees Thwart Key Bike and Bus Projects - Streetsblog

Proliferation of ‘Micromobility Vehicles’ Vie for Bus ...

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Weekly News Roundup - October 17, 2022

New UES Restaurants: Greek, Mexican, Controversial Members' Club OK'd - Patch

NYC officials push major overhaul to Third Ave. in Manhattan, plan ...

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Weekly News Roundup - October 11, 2022

Redistricting Commission Sends New Map to City Council for Review - Gotham Gazette

Upper East Side No Longer Sliced Up By New Council Maps - Patch

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Weekly News Roundup - September 30, 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

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Weekly News Roundup - September 23, 2022

And… the New York City redistricting process has also devolved - City & State

City Hall made an 11th-hour push to torpedo planned Council lines - ...

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Weekly News Roundup - September 16, 2022

NY Gov. Kathy Hochul will let COVID emergency powers expire - Gothamist

500-Foot Tower Coming To Upper East Side Corner, Plans Show - Patch

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Weekly News Roundup - September 9, 2022

Pressure Mounts For More UES Bike Lanes In Wake Of Cyclist's Death - Patch

It’s a global phenomenon — now New York is poised to lead the ...

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Weekly News Roundup - September 2, 2022

New York schools see a big disconnect between spending and test scores. Why? - Chalkbeat

No, NY won’t be taxing the forgiven debt on your federal ...

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Weekly News Roundup - August 26, 2022

Hundreds Turn Out at Hearing to Voice Disapproval of Proposed Changes to Council District 26 - LIC Post

Nadler topples Maloney, ending fellow House ...

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Weekly News Roundup - August 19, 2022

Polio found in New York City wastewater, indicating a silent spread - Politico

Trash complaints pile up under Adams - Politico

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Weekly News Roundup - August 12, 2022

Senate Passes Climate, Health and Tax Bill, With All Republicans Opposed - NY Times

UK club baron’s NYC plans spark uproar among Upper East Side ...

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Weekly News Roundup - July 29, 2022

How a Republican is reshaping Democratic New York City's once-in-a-decade redistricting - Politico

Gov. Kathy Hochul declares state disaster emergency ...

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Weekly News Roundup - July 22, 2022

Upper East Side Sliced Up In Newly Redrawn Council District Maps - Patch

City Council Redistricting Process Heads to New Round of Public Input ...

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Weekly News Roundup - July 15, 2022

NYC returns to 'high' COVID level as Adams admin gives conflicting answers on test site closures - Gothamist

Some Surprising Good News: Bookstores ...

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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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