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 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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Weekly News Roundup - October 8, 2021

Blood Center Expansion Taps Vein of Opposition as Project Heads for Vote - The City

City Council may override local pol to approve Blood Center project ...

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Weekly News Roundup - October 1, 2021

New York Hospitals Face Possible Mass Firings as Workers Spurn Vaccines - NY Times

Hospitals curtail services as vaccination mandate takes effect - ...

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Weekly News Roundup - September 24, 2021

Parents and students still on edge after first full week of school - Politico

NYC hits 80% adult COVID jabs, with surge after mandates - NY Post

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Weekly News Roundup - September 17, 2021

Opinion: Seize the Moment to Modernize New York Democracy for the Digital Era - Gotham Gazette (Co-Written by CB8 Member Rit Aggarwala)

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Weekly News Roundup - September 10, 2021

Coalition calls on city to back 600,000 s/f Upper East Side life science campus plan - Real Estate Weekly

New York and New Jersey Residents to Receive ...

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Weekly News Roundup - September 3, 2021

Gov. Hochul plans special session in Albany over COVID ‘eviction crisis’ - Daily News

Governor Hochul vows to fix ‘unacceptable’ MTA service ...

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Weekly News Roundup - August 27, 2021

A Starry Central Park Comeback Concert Is Silenced by Lightning - NY Times

NYC hit with heaviest hour of rainfall ever as Tropical Storm Henri passes ...

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Weekly News Roundup - August 13, 2021

This Week 

Who is Kathy Hochul? Meet New York’s Incoming, History-Making Governor - The City

Andrew Cuomo resigns amid sexual harassment scandal - ...

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Weekly News Roundup - July 30, 2021

This Week

De Blasio to expand COVID vaccine-or-test mandate to all city workers - NY Post

De Blasio mandates masks indoors for all unvaccinated ...

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Weekly News Roundup - May 7, 2021

NYC Indoor Dining To Expand To 75% Capacity Starting May 7th - Gothamist

New York To Reopen Without Most Capacity Restrictions By May 19th - Gothamist

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Weekly News Roundup - April 23, 2021

City-Run COVID Vaccine Sites Now Open To Walk-Ins From New Yorkers Who Are 50 And Older - Gothamist

‘That debt is just up to people’s necks’: ...

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Weekly News Roundup - April 16, 2021

Crosstown Upper East Side Bike Lanes Stump Community Board Again - Patch

New York cuts school distancing to 3 feet, per CDC recommendations - Politico

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Weekly News Roundup - April 9, 2021

New York Lawmakers Near Budget Deal to Raise Income, Corporate Taxes by $4.3 Billion - WSJ

New York Reaches Deal on $212 Billion Budget to Jump-Start ...

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Weekly News Roundup - April 2, 2021

The New Normal in N.Y.: High Virus Rates and a Steady Stream of Cases - NY Times

New York Launches First COVID-19 Vaccination, Test Result App For ...

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Weekly News Roundup - March 26, 2021

Where we are now: New York City after a year in the grip of pandemic - Politico

Mixed Virus Data Has Some Experts Questioning Pace of N.Y.C. Reopening ...

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Weekly News Roundup - March 19, 2021

Marijuana legalization, wealth tax hike and sports betting - New York enters budget season - Times Union

NYC prosecutor leading Trump probe (Cy Vance) ...

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Weekly News Roundup - March 12, 2021

Top State Leader Says ‘Cuomo Must Resign.’ Governor Says ‘No Way.’ - NY Times

Schumer, Gillibrand join call for Cuomo to step down - Politico

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Weekly News Roundup - March 5, 2021

Remembering March 2020 In NYC: When The "Before Times" Came To An End - Gothamist

Cuomo Is Accused of Sexual Harassment by a 2nd Former Aide - NY ...

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