NYS Inquiry Faults Former RIOC Administration

Written by Dick Lutz. Posted in Web Extras

[UPDATED:]  At the top, the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC) was a loosely run invitation to lie, cheat, and steal, under the 25 months of Leslie Torres’ presidency, according to a report issued on August 7 by the New York State Inspector General (I.G.).

In Hate Crime, 13-Year-Old Arrested

Posted in Web Extras

[UPDATED:]  On this Island that celebrates its diversity, we’ve had a hate crime.

Parent Gripes on Tot Lot Go Unsatisfied

Written by Susana del Campo Perea. Posted in Volume 34, Issue 20 - August 2, 2014

It has been a year since the “Tot Lot” east of Blackwell House was replaced by Hudson/Related with something parents say just isn't for tots.

Now at Gallery RIVAA - Cornell Tech

Posted in Web Extras

Cornell Tech announced today (August 6) that it will open a space at Gallery RIVAA, 527 Main Street.

USA Needs Better Tech Ed for Kids, Says Cornell Expert Diane Levitt

Posted in Web Extras

“Our kids acquire tech savvy while the rest of us are still trying to figure out how to update the operating system on our iPhones.”

Candidates’ Night on Roosevelt Island

Written by Briana Warsing. Posted in Web Extras

The four candidates for the 76th Assembly District seat, Gus Christensen, Ed Hartzog, David Menegon and Rebecca Seawright attended a Candidates’ Night Tuesday night (August 2) at the Good Shepherd Center.  

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