Gristedes WIC Ban May Violate Lease

On August 12, Gristedes stopped participating in the federally funded, well established Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), leaving low-income mothers and young children nowhere on the Island to redeem vouchers for essentials such as infant formula, fruits, vegetables, and eggs.

Deadline Close for Westview Privatization Plan

The owner of Westview has until Thursday to reply to a Notice of Deficiencies from the State Attorney General (AG) regarding the building’s proposed cooperative offering plan. The deadline for Westview Acquisition LLC, owned by Hirschorn et al., has already been extended four times since October of last year.

Letters - Delivery

I am writing out of frustration that the Duane Reade pharmacy on Roosevelt Island, for which you are the District Manager, does not offer delivery services to customers.

The Cornell Column: WiTNY

The past few months marked another beautiful summer on Roosevelt Island! I want to thank the islanders who attended our recent Town Hall and Task Force meetings, and everyone else who stopped by my office hours at Gallery RIVAA.

The RIRA Column

We are all community servants at some point in our lives.

Jazz & World Music Festival Coming

The First Annual Roosevelt Island Jazz and World Music Festival is coming as part of this year’s Fall for Arts celebration. The festival is programmed to reflect the cultural diversity of New York City, particularly on Roosevelt Island.

curated by Sara Maher

Summer may officially be near its end, but the beautiful, warm days are not. Make the most of every sun-filled morning, noon, and night with these (mostly) outdoor activities.

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