New York City, Mayor De Blasio, Edward Grayson discussed on Morning Edition


Brexit with the child of a European malice and lies, so he also made this appeal to French citizens Now to really stick with Europe and the people I've been speaking to here in Calais agree with back home. Rebecca Rossman reporting. You're listening to NPR news. This is W. N. Y. C in New York at 704. Good morning. I'm Carrie Nolan. Mayor De Blasio's says he wants to vaccinate one million New Yorkers against covert 19 by the end of January, he told CNN yesterday the city is preparing to kick efforts into high gear. Going to say, toe every part of the healthcare world. We need you local community clinics were gonna put up pop up sites. We're going to use our schools. You name it, whatever it takes. To reach a million people were ready to go. So far more than 88,000. New Yorkers have received a dose of the covert 19 vaccine, and that's about a quarter of the more than 347,000 doses. The city is received. Vaccine is currently being given to health care workers and nursing home residents and staff. Five women anchors and reporters who sued New York one's parent company for aged and gender discrimination, have departed the local cable station as part of a settlement ending their lawsuit. In June. 2019 Roma Torrey, Amanda Farinacci, Vivian Leigh, Janine Ramirez and Kristin Shaughnessy claimed charter communications had reduced their on air time due to their ages and pushed for younger looking female reporters. Five women issued a statement saying it was quote in everyone's interest to resolve the dispute and part ways but they would not disclose whether they received payments in a statement. Charter Communications thank the former employees for their quote years of dedicated service. Police say a 39 year old man has been charged with burglary and criminal mischief as a hate crime after derogatory graffiti was found on four Brooklyn synagogues a meal Benjamin of Brooklyn was accused yesterday of scrawling graffiti with a marker pen. Damaging to cabinets and stealing $20 from one synagogue. It's unclear whether he has an attorney governor Cuomo has directed the state Police hate Crimes task force to assist the NYPD in the investigation. Mayor De Blasio has tapped Edward Grayson to officially be New York City's new sanitation commissioner, A 21 Year veteran with the sanitation Department Grayson has been serving is the department's acting commissioner since September, when former commissioner Kathryn Garcia stepped down pried her leading the agency. Grayson oversaw the day to day operations since 2017. As the director of the Bureau of Cleaning and Collection the job runs in his family. His father was a sanitation worker and supervisor and his mother worked as an outreach coordinator for New York City's recycling program in.

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