Kids – 400. Coaches – 40. Teams – 20 plus. Referees – 8. Adib Mansour has reason to be proud. And maybe a little tired. But still enthusiastic.
Roosevelt Island is getting a new library, and residents are getting a say in what it will offer.
As preparations for Cornell NYC Tech continue south of the Queensboro Bridge, the Roosevelt Island Community Coalition (RICC) continues to represent resident concerns and interests.
For nearly two decades, Roosevelt Island physician Jack Resnick has been working on keeping his sickest patients out of the hospital.
M&D Deli is getting a much-needed facelift – a renovation to be completed before the new year.
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.’”
There’s a transit fare increase in the works. Tram riders will not be spared. By agreement, the coming increase will apply to Tram rides, too.
On November 6, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Senator Charles Schumer announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) commitment to contribute at least $1.6 billion to repair and protect public hospitals damaged by Superstorm Sandy in late October, 2012. Roosevelt Island’s Coler-Goldwater Specialty Hospital and Nursing Facility (Coler) is receiving $181 million of that sum.
“We’re doing some new things,” says Roosevelt Island’s Beacon Program Director, Kim Massey.
There’s a chill in the air, but don’t hibernate until you’ve had a little fall fun (and maybe a feast!).
PTA Co-Presidents Olga Shchuchinov and Natalya Starkova love PS/IS 217.