Four candidates hoping to replace Micah Kellner, the retiring State Assemblymember for the 76th District, will speak to Islanders at a Town Meeting now set for Tuesday, August 5 at 8:00 p.m. in the Good Shepherd Center.
Assuming approval when the RIOC Board of Directors meets next Thursday, the Roosevelt Island Residents Association (RIRA) is about to get an infusion of $10,000, following dicussions between RIRA Vice President Sherie Helstien and RIOC President Charlene Indelicato.
Seated at a prime table in Trellis, with customers and staff according him the respect of a longtime resident and elder statesman, Island House resident Patrick Stewart reflects on his political life on the Island and offers up some alternatives for our current governmental structure.
The 2005 London bombings provide the backdrop for a new play by Islander Jamie Barniker. The play will have a staged reading at Gallery RIVAA next Friday, May 16 (7:30 p.m.) and Saturday, May 17 (2:30 p.m.).
Bike New York wants you to bike New York. And to learn how to do it confidently in the City.
The vision for the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Cornell-Technion Innovation Institute (The Jacobs Institute) was officially unveiled on Tuesday at Google’s New York headquarters, where Cornell-Tech has located temporarily. A panel described plans and objectives.
Now that temperatures are stable, work is moving forward quickly on the Island’s capital projects.
As the Cornell Tech population continues to grow – we’ll have approximately 100 students on our temporary campus this fall – we are establishing ways to become an active part of the Roosevelt Island community. I hope that Islanders are beginning to see more and more of us around town, doing community service projects, meeting with community organizations, and just talking to Islanders about our campus.
Marking its 35th anniversary, the Roosevelt Island Youth Program is kicking off a fundraising effort to start a Girls’ Soccer Team.
The Island’s youth campers are about to get a new concept, according to the Roosevelt Island Youth Program.