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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May 30, 2019

On Thursday, May 23rd, the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC) held a Town Hall with representatives from NYC Emergency Management (NYCEM), the NYPD, and Figment to review preparations and take questions from the public regarding the

upcoming Figment NYC festival, to be held June 1-2 on Roosevelt Island.

Leading up to the Town Hall, RIOC met at NYCEM headquarters with Commissioner Esposito and representatives of NYPD, NYCEM, FDNY, MTA, DO...

April 21, 2019

On Saturday, April 13th, the Roosevelt Island Residents Association (RIRA) presented their annual Cherry Blossom Festival, partnering with the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC) and FDR Four Freedoms State Park. While the event was highly successful, with great weather, fabulous entertainment, Japanese culture, and of course the beautiful cherry blossom trees, the island experienced overcrowding in its transportation hubs, at the Tramway, S...

January 14, 2019

On Tuesday January 8, the 114th Precinct posted a photo on their Facebook page of a gun, bullets, bags of marijuana and cash. These items were the fruits of a search executed that day at 540 Main Street and 625 Main Street. The gun is now believed, pending ballistics testing, by the New York Police Department (NYPD) to be the one used by Farris Koroma this summer when he took aim at a luxury building across the river at One East River Place....

August 30, 2018

The 114th Precinct's Osvaldo Nuñez holds informational meeting Manhattan Park’s Theatre Club 

On Monday evening, the New York Police Department's 114th Precinct Commander, Deputy Inspector Osvaldo "Ozzie" Nuñez addressed Islanders at Manhattan Park’s Theatre Club about the recent shooting, and our crime statistics. He also offered tips for Islanders to stay safe.

The Shooting

According to Nuñez, three apartments were hit by gunshot, a...

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