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 - 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

Bike Safety Improves ...

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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

TENANTS SUE FOR REPAIRS AT EMBATTLED EAST SIDE PUBLIC HOUSING COMPLEXES - The City

VETERANS VULNERABLE AS TRUMP THREATENS FOOD AID FOR 70,000 NEW ...

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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

Ghost Block on First ...

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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

Lenox Hill Hospital expansion blasted ...

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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

HOW THE MTA PLANS TO SPEND BILLIONS ON ITS SUBWAY WISHLIST -The City

Cuomo ...

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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

Be Prepared: Find the ER You ...

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September 20, 2019 - Weekly News Roundup

DCP Upgrades Important Community Board Budget Request Tool for District Needs - CityLand

"The new, user-friendly digital platform will allow Community ...

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September 13, 2019 - Weekly News Roundup

New bill seeks to fight ‘overdevelopment’ by alerting communities to rights transfers - Curbed

WHY THE SUBWAY STINKS: ‘SOILED CAR’ REPORTS ...

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September 6, 2019 - Weekly News Roundup

Rikers replacement plan gets nod from Planning Commission, moves to City Council - Politico

Closing Rikers: The 10 Major Concerns That Emerged at the ...

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August 30, 2019 - Weekly News Roundup

Paris Theatre in Midtown abruptly closes - Pix 11

SHELTER SETTLEMENT SPAWNS NEW POLICIES TO SUPPORT TRANSGENDER HOMELESS - The City

Opinion: ...

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August 16, 2019 - Weekly News Roundup

Vacant storefronts not a citywide phenomenon, study finds - Crain's

REAL ESTATE BROKERS BLOW BEYOND NEW $20 TENANT FEE CAP - The City

'Worst ...

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August 9, 2019 - Weekly News Roundup

NYC officials are behind schedule on installing GPS on school buses before the new year - Chalkbeat

De Blasio got mortgage from bank founded by brother ...

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August 2, 2019 - Weekly News Roundup

In a Switch, Buyer of $1.2 Billion in Market-Rate Apartments Opts for Rent Limits - Wall Street Journal

"...L+M and Invesco have agreed to subject ...

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July 26,2019 - Weekly News Roundup

City Council eyes helicopter ban - Crain's

New York City Charter Revision Commission finalizes its ballot proposals - City & State

Council passes ...

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July 19, 2019 - Weekly News Roundup

SECOND AVENUE SUBWAY ESCALATORS FAIL TO RISE: REPORT - The City

Generation Z on the cb - Our Town

Cuomo: Trump Lost in Citizenship Question Bid ...

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July 12, 2019 - Weekly News Roundup

Brewer Lets Borough Testify on Zoning Loopholes - NY County Politics

City mulls next steps to crack down on height-boosting ‘zoning loopholes’ - ...

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June 28, 2019 – Weekly News Roundup

James hails Supreme Court ruling blocking census citizenship question - Politico

NYPD To Reconsider Ticketing Cyclists Where Drivers Kill Cyclists ...

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June 21, 2019 – Weekly News Roundup

The Empty Storefront Crisis and the End of the American Dream - The New York Times

NYCHA scraps east side tower plan in face of boro prez lawsuit - ...

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June 14, 2019 – Weekly News Roundup

De Blasio and City Council reach agreement on $92.8 billion budget - City & State

Mayor, City Council reach $92.8B budget deal - Crain's

Rezonings ...

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May 31, 2019 – Weekly News Roundup

Commercial waste bill's debut next week has businesses worried - Crain's New York Business
https://www.crainsnewyork.com/politics/commercial-waste-bills-debut-next-week-has-businesses-worried"Legislation ...

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May 24, 2019 – Weekly News Roundup

New York rent reforms could wind up in omnibus bill bundled with charter school cap and legal weed - Daily News

Advocates Push Charter Commission ...

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