B.P. Brewer in the News:
September 5-11

View of Upper West Side buildings Friday, September 11
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Weekly COVID newsletter (9/10)

Friends, It’s Thursday, September 10, 2020. Welcome to the weekly edition of my COVID newsletter. At press time, nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker shows Manhattan has a total of 32,551 confirmed cases and 3,178 deaths; New York City as a whole has a total of 236,983 cases and 23,741 deaths. There were 336 new cases citywide yesterday (9/9), compared to last Wednesday’s (9/2) 304 cases, a rise of 10%.… Read more

B.P. Brewer in the News:
August 29 – September 4

Friday, September 4 Thursday, September 3 Wednesday, September 2
  • New York Daily News by Gale Brewer and Jeremy Kohumban, Especially
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Weekly COVID newsletter (9/3)

Census countdown English Friends, It’s Thursday, September 3, 2020. Welcome to the weekly edition of my COVID newsletter. Buckle up, this week’s edition is a long one! At press time, nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker shows Manhattan has 32,251 confirmed cases and 3,170 deaths; New York City as a whole has 235,110 cases and 23,710 deaths. There were 304 new cases citywide yesterday (9/2), compared to last Wednesday’s (8/26) 315 cases, a… Read more

B.P. Brewer in the News:
August 22-28

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Weekly COVID newsletter (8/27)

Friends, It’s Thursday, August 27, 2020. Welcome to the weekly edition of my COVID newsletter. At press time, nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker shows Manhattan has 31,935 confirmed cases and 3,168 deaths; New York City as a whole has 233,140 cases and 23,674 deaths. There were 315 new cases citywide yesterday (8/26) compared to last Wednesday’s (8/19) 273 cases, a rise of 14%. COMMENT Yesterday, I attended the unveiling… Read more

B.P. Brewer in the news:
August 15-21

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Letter to Mayor: Release FY 20 capital funding for remote-learning technology

Last week, I sent a letter to Mayor de Blasio demanding the immediate release of FY 20 funding to the School Construction Authority so we can get technology to students who need it for remote learning. I also continue to push the NYC Dept. of Education Division of Instructional and Information Technology to finalize whatever is needed to purchase Chromebooks. More than a year after winning this battle and changing… Read more

Weekly COVID newsletter (8/20)

Friends, It’s Thursday, August 20, 2020. Welcome to the weekly edition of my COVID newsletter. At press time, nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker shows Manhattan has 31,541 confirmed cases and 3,162 deaths; New York City as a whole has 231,015 cases and 23,643 deaths. There were 273 new cases citywide Tuesday (8/18) compared to last Tuesday’s (8/11) 386 cases, a fall of 29%. Gov. Cuomo yesterday announced the 12th Read more

Museums permitted to reopen August 24; here’s the latest.

Museums are now cleared to reopen starting as early as Monday, August 24, at a maximum of 25% capacity and with timed admissions. My staff has compiled information about the museums which have announced plans and posted them here. (At press time, these museums have NOT announced reopening; we’ll post their plans as we learn of them: Asia Society and Museum, National Museum of the American Indian NY.) The Read more

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