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Posted on: June 24, 2019

RIOC Opens Call for Artists for Nellie Bly Memorial

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(Roosevelt Island, NY - June 24, 2019) – The Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC) has issued a formal Call for Artists to create a memorial for Nellie Bly, the ground-breaking journalist who exposed the horrors of the Blackwell Island Insane Asyl...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

The Roosevelt Island Summer Movie Series is back!

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The smash hit SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE kicks off The Roosevelt Island Summer Movie Series on June 21, 2019 at Southpoint Park, located south of the Tram and Cornell Tech. Admission to all movies is free, but food vendors will be on site to help m...

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

Motorgate Improvements Begin This Week

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As has been previously announced, Phase I of the Motorgate Improvement Project will be starting this week. Please click the following link for details from past releases that discuss the scope of work taking place. rioc.ny.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=116

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

A Message From Public Safety Department Chief Jack McManus To The Roosevelt Island Community

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Hello. This is Jack McManus from your Public Safety Department (PSD). Some of you may know that I was diagnosed with a serious World Trade Center related illness approximately five (5) months ago. Due to ongoing treatments, side effects from the treatment...

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Hey Susan!

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An occasional column of questions and answers to and from RIOC President and CEO Susan Rosenthal

HEY SUSAN!

What is the latest update on the playground updates and repairs? Weren’t there plans to enlarge the playground and redo the sandbo...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Motorgate Garage Improvements to Begin Week of June 3rd

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ROOSEVELT ISLAND – (May 20, 2019) – As announced on April 30, 2019, a phased renovation for the Motorgate garage will be starting shortly. The improvements will address deficiencies in the space. The work will be phased to allow for th...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Field Usage Updates For Soccer Enthusiasts While Octagon Field Is Offline

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ROOSEVELT ISLAND – (February 1, 2019) The Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation announced several new field usage policies today to provide more options for outdoor play while the Octagon Field is under renovation.

RIOC policy changes:

  • All permit...
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