It was smooth, but not without controversy.
“We’re doing some new things,” says Roosevelt Island’s Beacon Program Director, Kim Massey.
The question was, Should RIRA's President produce a column exclusively for The Main Street WIRE?
Two Roosevelt Island teens won coveted Jacob Javitz scholarships through the New York Junior Tennis League (NYJTL) this year.
There’s a chill in the air, but don’t hibernate until you’ve had a little fall fun (and maybe a feast!).
Governor Andrew Cuomo drew 73% of the vote today (Election Day, November 4) in voting at Roosevelt Island’s PS/IS 217. Cuomo received 868 votes. His Republican opponent, Rob Astorino, scored 14% (169 votes), with three other candidates, combined, doing almost as well.
Voters in Tuesday’s Residents Association election seemed to be responding to President Jeff Escobar’s plea for a calmer, more purposeful Common Council.
For over 15 years and nearly a half-million words, The WIRE has subsidized publication of The RIOC Column.
M&D Deli is getting a much-needed facelift – a renovation to be completed before the new year.
The recent arrival of Ebola in New York harkens back to a time on Roosevelt Island when smallpox – then among the world’s deadliest diseases – plagued the city.
Georgette Sinclair has just described overcoming the challenges and hardships of leaving her home in Romania to settle in this country. She concludes, “I always say, ‘God bless America.’”