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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February 5, 2019

The Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC) announced on Friday that in addition to Pony Field and Firefighter’s Field, they are reversing their previous mandate not to permit Capobianco Field, and will now be permitting it along with the Island’s other two operating fields.

The community will be able to use the Island’s fields on Fridays, and Saturdays until April 27 when the RIOC soccer program commences. Thereafter, RIOC will have the field Sa...

January 8, 2019

The Octagon Soccer Field construction has been postponed, yet again. Now to early fall. 

A request for proposals (RFP) for construction of the new Octagon Soccer field – which RIOC abruptly fenced off mid-August citing safety concerns – was originally expected in mid-September but never happened. In an email update, the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation's Director of Parks, Mary Cuneen informed a group of concerned Islanders that the field is now...

November 26, 2018

The Roosevelt Island Resident Association's (RIRA) Island Services Committee, chaired by Wildlife Freedom Foundation founder Rossana Ceruzzi shares a preliminary agenda for their November 30 meeting to be held on the 425 Main Street rooftop at 5:30. 

 Southtown Dog Run will be moved for construction of buildings 8 and 9

  1. Octagon Soccer field closure

  2. Youth Services: reinstating the music program for kids and adults

  3. Sportspark: Rate...

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