Halloween Fundraisers: Don a Costume for a Cause

Local Parents Band Together to Protest New Dog Park Site

Main Street Block Party a Fall Hit

Octagon Field Renamed McManus, Tensions Remain

Islanders Enjoy Fall for the Arts Festival

RIOC and RIRA Meet on Back to Back Evenings Last Week

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March 29, 2018

For Islanders who fought on the frontlines of the Women’s Movement, lessons still resonate.

The first skirmishes for women’s rights were likely sit-downs by cavewomen who wanted to get out of the house and hunt for dinner with their husbands. Today, many of the battles have been won, though some insidious failures remain. 

Women like Roosevelt Islanders Lorraine Altman, Sharon Bermon, and Gilda Hannah fought on the front lines in the second wave of the...

March 26, 2017

November 21, 1952 – March 4, 2017

Wayne Olson was proof not only that you can go home again, but that home may have become an unexpectedly welcoming place. Wayne, who died on March 4 at the age of 64, was a longtime resident of Rivercross with his partner, Joseph (Deek) di Salvo. He seldom left the apartment as he worked on his bold, strangely haunting, digital art. It was only in the last two years or so, after Joe’s death in 2015, that Wayne ventured...

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