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 – July 22, 2024

Map: How Did Community Boards Vote on ‘City of Yes’ Housing Plan - Streetsblog

Four Bronx community boards support City of Yes for Housing Opportunity, ...

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Weekly News Roundup – July 15, 2024

Levine Says He Supports City of Yes Housing Overhaul, but is Pushing for Some Alterations - Our Town

City of Yes Housing Proposal Picks Up New Support ...

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Weekly News Roundup – July 8, 2024

City Council Allots Over $25M to Improve 29 UES Projects from Parks to Museums - Our Town

UES Parks Get $7.4M Following Annual Budget Deal: Reps - ...

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Weekly News Roundup – July 1, 2024

New York leaders agree on $112B city budget after bruising debate - Politico

Redesign For St. Catherine's Park Approved By UES Community Board - Patch

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Weekly News Roundup – June 24, 2024

Subway service could deteriorate due to MTA budget shortfalls, Hochul’s end to congestion pricing - NY Daily News

Hochul’s bet against congestion ...

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Weekly News Roundup – June 17, 2024

NYC subway delays rising, equipment failing as Gov. Hochul nixes congestion pricing - Gothamist

NY MTA Will Shrink Infrastructure Program After Congestion ...

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Weekly News Roundup – June 10, 2024

Hochul announces ‘indefinite pause’ for controversial New York City toll plan - Politico

Here's how NYC subway service could suffer now that congestion ...

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Weekly News Roundup – June 3, 2024

UES’s CB8 Zoning Committee Wrestles With ‘City of Yes’ Housing Overhaul - Our Town

NBC Nightly News Feature Story Tonight On Roosevelt Island ...

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Weekly News Roundup – May 27, 2024

UES Participatory Budget: Here Is Where Nearly $2M Is Going - Patch

Liquor Law Overhauls Too Lenient Say Community Activists - Our Town

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Weekly News Roundup – May 20, 2024

UES’s CB8 Hears ‘City of Yes’ Explainer, Asks A Few Probing Questions - Our Town

Design Plan For St. Catherine's Park Presented To UES Community ...

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Weekly News Roundup – May 13, 2024

State Cannabis Director to Step Down as Governor Orders Overhaul - NY Times

'Feces-Littered:' UES Lawmaker Continues Fight Against Dog Poop - Patch

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Weekly News Roundup – May 6, 2024

NYC to restore high school admissions advantage for some Manhattan students - Gothamist

UES Diner Honors Longtime Employee Battling Cancer - Patch

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Weekly News Roundup – April 29, 2024

MTA plans to turn on congestion pricing tolls June 30 - Gothamist

CB5 Chairman Heads Toward Contested Election - Our Town

Façade Work Continues ...

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Weekly News Roundup – April 22, 2024

Letter: Community boards must be open to change to truly serve their purpose - Crain’s

Tense Meeting: CB5 Tables Resolution That Could Curtail Voting ...

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Weekly News Roundup – April 15, 2024

'Terrifying' UES Bridge To Get Pedestrian And Bike Upgrades - Patch

Divided Manhattan Community Board to Vote on Activist Ban - The City

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Weekly News Roundup – April 8, 2024

Upper East Siders Can Now Vote On Projects For Participatory Budgeting - Patch

Regular F train service restored to Roosevelt Island with completion ...

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Weekly News Roundup – April 3, 2024

MTA gives final approval for congestion pricing in NYC - Gothamist

Why New York’s casino bidding process will continue to face delays - Politico

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Weekly News Roundup – March 25, 2024

UES Parks Updates: HSS Construction, Esplanade, St. Catherine's Reno - Patch

Leaders Resign at Midtown Board Citing ‘Special Interest’ Influence ...

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Weekly News Roundup – March 18, 2024

Menin Secures Concessions In East 94th Street Rezone Development - Patch

Coming Soon to Manhattan, a Brand-New Tiny Forest - NY Times

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Weekly News Roundup – March 11, 2024

Roosevelt Island Revolt: Residents Call for Governance Changes Amid Corporation Chaos - The City

Rent Gobbles Up NYer's Paychecks More Than Nearly ...

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Weekly News Roundup – March 4, 2024

UES Homeless Shelter In Yorkville Moves Forward As 'Welcome Center' - Patch

NYC’s public housing agency seeking ‘restitution’ in corruption scheme ...

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Weekly News Roundup – February 26, 2024

CB8 Continues Debate Over Residential Rezoning Hopes - Our Town

Over 6,600 sign petition against Lenox Hill Hospital Expansion - AM NY

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Weekly News Roundup – February 20, 2024

14 Birds Saved: UES Building Relents And Helps After Outrage In Press - Patch

Exclusive: EPA Endorsed Congestion Pricing After MTA Resolved Initial ...

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Weekly News Roundup – February 12, 2024

As Temp. Home at Madison Nears Closing Time, The Frick Battles Liquor License Rumors - Our Town

As Parking Permits for the UES Are Mulled Over, CB8 ...

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Weekly News Roundup – February 5, 2024

Does New York City need congestion pricing? - NY1

Free Swim Program Gets $1.5M from Philanthropist, Offsets Some of $5.3M Budget Cuts - Our Town

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Weekly News Roundup – January 29, 2024

Hochul pitches sales tax for short-term rentals - The Real Deal

Affordable Housing Gets Boost in Congressional Tax Reform Proposal - Bloomberg

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Weekly News Roundup – January 22, 2024

Hochul takes another crack at 421a, but throws curveball after speech - The Real Deal

Lawsuit Deal Downsizes Local-Resident Preference in Affordable ...

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Weekly News Roundup – January 16, 2024

Another Manhattan Community Board Discards Adams Casino Fast Track Attempt - The City

Adams administration ‘inflated’ costs of expanding NYC rental ...

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Weekly News Roundup – January 8, 2024

UES’s CB8 “Congestion Pricing Task Force” Argues About Incoming Tolls - Our Town

Behind Assemblyman Bores is a Proud Mom and Longtime Community ...

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Weekly News Roundup – January 2, 2024

Housing to take center stage in Albany in 2024 — again - Gothamist

New York City Aims to Build Affordable Housing in Wealthier Neighborhoods - NY ...

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