A Priority for RIRA: Improved Attitudes

Written by Briana Warsing.

“I’m not going to stand for the yelling,” he said.

Jeff Escobar, thrust into the presidency of the Roosevelt Island Residents Association (RIRA) by Ellen Polivy’s resignation early last month, is facing the need to reconstruct an organization whose Common Council has been beset by rancor, distractions, and disarray.

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