Articles Tagged ‘Community Column’

Community Column: A Living Library

A Living Library brings multiple subjects to life through hands-on learning for students of all ages while greatly improving and transforming public spaces.

Community Column: Chabad Lubavitch

Chabad Lubavitch of Roosevelt Island was founded in July 2006. My husband, Rabbi Zalman, and I moved to Roosevelt Island with our little son, Mendel, and instantly fell in love with the community. Our hope is to foster the love and sense of community unique to Roosevelt Island by celebrating Jewish experiences, Shabbat, holidays, and life cycle events together, and to welcome anyone seeking to share in these experiences.

Community Column: Four Freedoms Park

We welcome this opportunity to talk to Roosevelt Island residents in the Community Column as we close out the third full year of operations at Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park.

Community Column: Four Freedoms Park Conservancy

It’s hard to believe it’s been nearly four years since Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park opened its gates in October 2012. Since then, more than 580,000 people from around the world have visited.

Community Column: Hope Church

Hope Church Roosevelt Island (Hope RI) launched just over two years ago. Started by a group of Island neighbors, Hope Church’s membership is made up of 35 different ethnicities and includes both Island pioneers and a growing group of young professionals who have moved here over the past three years.

Community Column: iDig2Learn

iDig2Learn allows children and their families to experience science and plant life by growing healthy food and interacting with nature. By watching city children, who rarely touch soil, grow their own food, you witness the deep joy and connection that overcomes them.

Community Column: Island Kids

Island Kids provides support to the families of Roosevelt Island by offering affordable, quality enrichment opportunities for children, and support groups for their parents.

Community Column: Island Kids

Island Kids provides support to the families of Roosevelt Island by offering affordable, quality enrichment opportunities for children, and support groups for their parents.

Community Column: Moms on the Move

Roosevelt Island Moms on the Move (RI MoM) is an initiative of the RI Parents’ Network (RIPN), a social network and community organization of over 500 families on Roosevelt Island. Our group is free of charge thanks to the fact that the RI Parents’ Network is 100% volunteer-based.

Community Column: New York Junior Tennis and Learning

Every winter, like clockwork, New York Junior Tennis and Learning (NYJTL) gears up for its free, early morning program at the Roosevelt Island Racquet Club. So why should kids ages five through 18 wake up at the ungodly hour of 6am to play tennis? Very simply, because it will help them succeed in life!

Community Column: Roosevelt Island Parents' Network

The Roosevelt Island Parents’ Network (RIPN) is a social network and community organization that serves over 450 Island parents, keeping them connected both online and through various family-oriented events and activities.

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