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 - September 11, 2020

NY Infection Rate Stays Below 1% for 30 Days Despite College Town Outbreak - NBC NY

Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia Resigns To Contemplate ...

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Weekly News Roundup - September 4, 2020

New York City Delays Start of School to Ready for In-Person Classes - NY Times

New York Police Change Attitudes After Implicit-Bias Training - WSJ

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Weekly News Roundup - August 28, 2020

NYC Schools Can Hold Classes Outside This Fall, And Chancellor Suggests Well-Funded PTAs Could Help Pay for It - Chalkbeat

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Weekly News Roundup - August 21, 2020

Redeemer Presbyterian Church Acquires UES Property for $30M in All-Cash Deal - Commercial Observer

Evangelical Church Seeks To Build 10-Story UES Ministry ...

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Weekly News Roundup - August 14, 2020

What Happens to Viral Particles on the Subway - NY Times

N.Y. Schools Can Reopen, Cuomo Says, in Contrast With Much of U.S. - NY Times

NYC Scrambles ...

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Weekly News Roundup - August 7, 2020

NYC Health Commissioner Barbot Resigns, Claims De Blasio Sidelined Her Department During Pandemic - Gothamist

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UES Community Board Wants Esplanade Inspection Following Sinkhole - Patch

Revel Suspends Moped Service in New York City After Two Deaths - NY Times

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Weekly News Roundup - July 24, 2020

New York City Without Coronavirus Deaths Four Months After First Report - NBC New York

New York City’s Transit System Faces Unprecedented Financial ...

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Weekly News Roundup - July 10, 2020

New York is facing a potential explosion in homelessness - Politico

New York City may delay indoor dining as coronavirus surges around U.S. - Politico

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Weekly News Roundup - June 26, 2020

A Bridge From Queens to Manhattan, but No Cars Allowed - NY Times

MTA Pulls Emergency Brake on All Major Projects as Financial Woes Mount - The CIty

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Weekly News Roundup - June 19, 2020

CB8 Statement Regarding The Memorial To George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, And Others In Carl Schurz Park - Patch

CB8M Women and Families Committee Releases ...

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Weekly News Roundup - June 12, 2020

NYC's poorest neighborhoods have highest death rates from coronavirus - Politico

De Blasio considering options if schools are unsafe in September - ...

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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

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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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