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 - 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

NEARLY 20K NYC STUDENTS STILL MISSING PROMISED IPADS - The City

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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

City knew ferries have ...

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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

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

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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

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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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