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 22, 2019

New resident impacts to the ongoing $2.1 million tram maintenance work now include four days where there will be no tram service at all. Additionally, concerns about safety have mandated expansion of the work area to include the center platform area in both stations; they could be closed as early as this Sunday. As a result, while the south side work is ongoing, the Manhattan side tram elevator will be closed.

Mike McGuckin, operations and maintenance...

November 9, 2018

A clearer picture is starting to emerge of the scope and makeup of Roosevelt Island's newest residential building, Southtown building 8, scheduled to break ground next year. 

“There is a lot of stuff we need to finalize by the end of the year,” said David Kramer at Wednesday’s Real Estate Development Advisory Committee meeting. One thing that is settled, however, is that the building will be considered “affordable,” and Islanders, along with all other...

October 13, 2018

 In her remarks, Lorraine Lasker, Island resident and former RICLA board member discussed the vision for the original Roosevelt Library, "a library manned by volunteers, stocked by donated books, and with a membership fee suited to a diverse community." Photo from NYPL.

New York Public Library (NYPL) and Department of Design and Construction (DDC) officials joined a group Island residents including Lorraine Lasker, a former Roosevelt Island Commun...

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