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Posted on: October 18, 2018

RI Non-Profits Present Applications for Up to $150,000

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Each year, the RIOC Board of Directors approves the allocation of Public Purpose Funds to non-profit community organizations whose work benefits Roosevelt Island residents, enhances their quality of life, health or environment.

The annual fund awards &...

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Halloween Parade & Extravaganza Oct. 27

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The Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation is proud to host Roosevelt Island’s Annual Halloween Parade & Extravaganza on Saturday, October 27, from noon - 3 p.m. Every year, this FREE event brings our community together in a celebration of the costume...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Island-wide sweep nets tens of broken, rusted bikes

New Bike Policy Enforced

RIOC has started removing all unusable bikes chained to public property (racks, street signs etc.) by 591 Main Street, Firefighter’s Field, the Helix Ramp area and the Roosevelt Island MTA subway station. They are being stored at the RIOC Wareho...

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Posted on: September 28, 2018

Replacement trees coming soon to the lawn near Rivercross

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ROOSEVELT ISLAND – (September 28, 2018) - American sweetgums are among the favorites to replace two dying Norway Maple trees that were removed Thursday from the lawn south of the Rivercross co-op at 531 Main Street.

The low-maintenance, deciduous...

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Posted on: September 27, 2018

RIOC Reminds Public To Use Community Request Trackers

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The Community Request Tracker system is a new feature on the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation’s new website. The system allows RIOC to track and address maintenance, grounds and facilities issues submitted by Island residents, businesses a...

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

SAVE THE DATE: RI Veterans Day Celebration

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More details about the program will be coming shortly. Please contact us - call 212.832.4540 or email alonza.robertson@rioc.ny.gov if you are, or know of, a U.S. military veteran, a spouse or widow living on Roosevelt Island.

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

Back to Full Capacity: Tram Gearbox Rebuilt

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Tram Gearbox Rebuild Complete

Both Roosevelt Island Trams are operating at full capacity after a recent period of the North Tram cabin running on a reduced or 50 percent passenger weight-load capacity, RIOC said Monday.

On August 31, the North Tram gearbox ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Community Update Re: RI Drinking Fountains

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Community Update about Roosevelt Island Drinking Fountains

It appears that certain members of the Roosevelt Island community are misinterpreting data from our two recent laboratory tests of water samples from Island drinking fountains and are causing undue...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Revamped RI Youth Center Expands Free Programming

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Soccer is coming! Soccer is coming!

One of Roosevelt Island’s most anticipated sports programs – the RI Youth Center Fall Soccer League – is coming back in 2018, but this year in a new location.

With the Octagon soccer field of...

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