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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In 1982, a small group of Islanders got together to form a board of directors for what later became Main Street Theatre & Dance Alliance. Their first productions were held in the Goldwater Hospital auditorium.

Since then, thanks to a key phone call Diana Brill made to old friends, Nancy and Worth Howe, MST&DA has been able to run a children’s theatre, add a dance component, collaborate with many other Island organizations, and have taught and provided...

October 25, 2018

Lynne Strong-Shinozaki, Manhattan Park - PRESIDENT 

  • My name is Lynne Strong-Shinozaki. I am running for President of the Roosevelt Island Residents’ Association and I need your vote on November 6th.

  • I have served on RIRA for over 25 years. I am currently the Vice President.

  • I have chaired the Social, Cultural & Education Committee.

  • I have worked with amazing people and initiated some of our annual community activities including...

October 22, 2018

Ten Island non-profits will take to the podium at Good Shepherd Community Center over the course of two evenings – tonight starting at 7:00 and Thursday, at 7:30  – to make their case for why they should be awarded a portion of this year’s Public Purpose Fund (PPF), a $150,000 pot set aside by the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC) to support local nonprofits.

 President of the Roosevelt Island Historical Society, Judy Berdy making her...

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