Defund RIOC Public Safety, not because of any bad behavior, but because it just makes sense. Even without the budget crunch.
RIOC’s July, 2020, board meeting featured an odd mix of steadiness under pressure, stressed by obvious fissures with the community.
The Roosevelt Island RIOC Tax…? It’s no surprise if you’ve never heard of it, but it’s real. And effectively disguised. All residents cough it up, every year, along with federal, state and […]
A Queens-Manhattan bike bridge gathered steam last week when former traffic commissioner Sam Schwartz pitched it. But media reports left something out. The Queens Ribbon, if built, makes a mess on Roosevelt […]
Who ambushed Susan Rosenthal? Who’s covering up for him or her, and why? Not a whistleblower, but a disgruntled employee out to get the boss. With help.
Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney was hit with an ethics complaint, last week. It accuses her of “deliberately misleading, racist, and egregious conduct.” But will a House in which she’s a senior member of […]
David Kramer must go, but it’s not as simple as it was for Governor Cuomo to heartlessly boot Susan Rosenthal. That makes it no less a need.
RIOC President Susan Rosenthal was fired unexpectedly by Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday, June 19th. Sexually and racially offensive language was the cause, but it now appears she may be a victim […]
Hey, Roosevelt Island! Let’s do the right thing. Let’s honor the great African American writer, actress, director Alice Childress, and while other icons come down, let’s raise hers up. By David Stone […]
Who Is Lou Puliafito? Besides the likely successor to Rebecca Seawright in New York’s 76th Assembly District, who the heck is this guy?