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Posted on: November 13, 2019

PSD / New York Cares Coat Drive Begins

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NY Coat Drive Notice 11-13-19

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

RIOC Goes Green: Recycle Your Batteries

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Roosevelt Island residents no longer need to throw their dead batteries in the garbage. Now they can bring them to the Public Safety Department (PSD) office at 550 Main Street where they can place them in the Battery Cycle tube in the lobby. Although resi...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Farmers Market and Food Scrap Drop Off Move Under Helix - 11/16/19

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From 11/16/19 until Spring 2020, the Farmers Market and the Food Scrap Drop Off will be relocated under the helix. Please be sure to visit all of your favorite vendors there. 

Also, as part of our RIOC Goes Green initiative, the used battery dispo...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Roosevelt Island Tree Lighting Ceremony

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Come join RIOC and the entire Roosevelt Island community at the island’s annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, December 6th, 7 PM at the lawn south of Rivercross.

Island residents will be able to enjoy a night of holiday music and celebration,...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Tram Elevator Work Resumes!

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After a long delay due to construction issues and permitting regulations, the Reconstruction of the Roosevelt Island Tram elevator on Second Avenue has resumed! The new elevator will have an all glass facade, improving the appearance and the functionality...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Motorgate Parking Garage Changes

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Motorgate Parking Notice - Final

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Public Purpose Fund Now Open

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Public Purpose Grants first became available after the construction of Manhattan Park in 1989, when New York State allowed the fund to be established in lieu of the developers paying sales tax on construction materials. Public Purpose Grants should be allo...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Nellie Bly Town Hall

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Island of Art Updates

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ChaShaMa Comes to Roosevelt Island

At its October board meeting, the RIOC board approved a measure that allows RIOC to work with ChaShaMa in the creation of an art studio that will provide free work space for selected artists who reside on Roosevelt Island...

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Permitting for McManus Field

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Here is the chart detailing the usage of McManus Field (formerly Octagon Field) for the remainder of 2019. The Public Safety Department (PSD) already distributed this information to permit holders and to any residents who requested the information earlier...

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Sportspark RFP Issued - 10/18/19

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Exciting news! The Request For Proposals (RFP) for Phase 1 of the Sportspark Renovation Project has been issued. For full information on the scope of work, please visit: http://www.rioc.ny.gov/DocumentCenter/View/2932/RFP--19-36690-Sportspark-Renovation-P...

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