UPDATED: Schools are not ready for in-person learning… Principals from District 2, New York City Board of Education’s largest, joined in a call for delay. On September 1st, in a compromise between administration and union, they won that delay.
This week, RIOC News arrives, thuddingly dull and full of itself. In short, the state agency looks in a mirror, and it really likes what it sees.
When RIOC destroys habitat, birds get lost, and that’s just the most visible impact from wrecking Southpoint Park.
Imperiled Rebecca Seawright apparently courts the media with surrogates, hiring big guns through powerful friends in Albany.
Can RIOC News change the state’s narrative on Roosevelt Island, shining up a scuffed image? Will it inform, mislead or some of both?
Did RIOC forget about the FDR Hope Memorial? Adopted with many thanks in 2018, the long planned site is idle and overgrown.
Why did RIOC destroy Southpoint? Behind that simple question hides a string of others. And they go back years tainted with hidden motives.
Are Seawright campaign attacks dirty? Do they threaten spinning the election away from legitimate issues? Another loss puts some questions to bed.
Verdant Power’s East River tidal energy (RITE) project nears its finish. Three new turbines are ready, assembled on a TriFrame, and they spring into action this fall.
Isaias Struck Roosevelt Island. It was downgraded by then to a tropical storm, but the Island was carpeted with downed trees and branches, the worst centered on the north end.