That’s right. Big bad RIOC really doesn’t like little old me, and I think I know why. It’s because, as a journalist, I’m a thorn looking for a side. Healthy skepticism is […]
Can RIOC News change the state’s narrative on Roosevelt Island, shining up a scuffed image? Will it inform, mislead or some of both?
The Seawright Haynes Town Hall put together in haste and shared on Facebook last night bombed. It bombed as any informercial masquerading as a town hall would. By David Stone Assembly member […]
RIOC Chopped City, Part 2, provoked by mealy-mouthed excuse-making and evasion, takes an objective look at the careless destruction of inkberry trees. RIOC’s grounds crew decimated a couple of hundred feet of […]
Once “Tree City USA,” the local New York neighborhood is now “Roosevelt Island Chopped City.” Devastation of local greenery, a years long process, accelerates and adds rudeness and intimidation to the mix.
Defund RIOC Public Safety (PSD), not because of misconduct or bad behavior, but because it makes common 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.
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? A whistleblower? A disgruntled employee out to get the boss? We’re finally ready to name names and ask more […]
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.