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Mia Edelstein

Weekly COVID newsletter (12/10)

Friends, It’s Thursday, December 10, 2020. Welcome to my weekly COVID-19 newsletter, and happy Hanukkah to all who are celebrating. Manhattan has had 49,907 cumulative confirmed cases and 3,234 deaths (3,579 more cases and 6 deaths since last week). The city as a whole has had 340,974 total cases and 24,411 total deaths (23,228 more cases and 114 more deaths since last week), according to nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s… Read more

2021 NYPD Community Precinct Council schedules

All NYPD Community Precinct Council meetings will be virtual until further notice.
  • 1st Precinct (Financial District, Battery Park City, Tribeca SoHo, Governors, Ellis and Liberty Islands), no virtual meetings; once safe, in-person meetings will be the last Thursday of the month, 6:30 pm
  • 5th Precinct (Chinatown, Little Italy, Bowery), last Wednesday of each month, 7 pm (excluding July, August)
  • 6th Precinct (Greenwich Village, West Village), 2nd Wednesday of each month
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Weekly COVID newsletter (12/3)

Friends, It’s Thursday, December 3, 2020. Yesterday the country recorded an all-time high of hospitalizations– over 100,000– and the single-worst daily death toll since the pandemic began: 2,760 (last April 15, it was 2,752). And the impact of Thanksgiving travelers has not yet been felt. The differences between now and then are significant. In April, the cases and deaths were centered in the Northeast, large swaths of the country were… Read more

B.P. Brewer in the News:
November 21-27

Wednesday, November 25 Tuesday, November 24 Read more

Sign up for capital funding info sessions and meetings

Every year the Manhattan Borough President provides funding in support of various important capital projects throughout Manhattan. This funding is available to city agencies, nonprofit organizations, cultural institutions, and public schools for projects serving New York City purposes. My Budget staff is available to meet with your group individually. Make an appointment with us by clicking here. They will also host two virtual information sessions:
  • Public schools: Tuesday, 12/8
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B.P. Brewer in the News:
November 14-20

Wednesday, November 18 Sunday, November 15 Read more

Weekly COVID newsletter (11/19)

Friends, It’s Thursday, November 19, 2020. Welcome to the weekly edition of my COVID newsletter. At press time, nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker showed that Manhattan has had 40,908 confirmed cases and 3,214 deaths (1,902 more cases and 14 deaths since last week), and the city as a whole has had 287,022 cases and 24,149 deaths (10,046 more cases and 50 more deaths since last week). But experts say… Read more

B.P. Brewer in the News:
November 7-13

Friday, November 13 Thursday, November 12 Wednesday, November 11 Read more

Weekly COVID newsletter (11/12)

Friends, It’s Thursday, November 12, 2020. Welcome to the weekly edition of my COVID newsletter. At press time, nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker showed the following: Manhattan has 39,006 confirmed cases and 3,200 deaths (2,026 more cases and no deaths since last week). The city as a whole has 276,976 cases and 24,099 deaths (11,378 more cases and 78 more deaths since last week). Experts say seven-day averages are… Read more

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