The cat sanctuary water crisis, caused for still unexplained reasons, flared in late spring, 2018. By the end of June, it ended, but repercussions vibrate into 2021 with dried up water fountains and unanswered health concerns. As we put away the original Roosevelt Island Daily, this month, we’re […]
When it comes to toxic wastes, RIOC’s reluctant to admit that gorilla is in the room. But gorillas don’t go away so easy. Neither do facts.
Autumn 2020 in Southpoint Park is poignant because the conversion underway changes it permanently. We leave the visible scars out for a nostalgia tour of the residents’ treasure it once was.
The biggest RIOC scandal of all time, for now, at least, brought three resignations and a jail sentence. But more important today, it shines a glaring light on current failures in responsibility.
Did state assembly member Rebecca Seawright team up with RIOC acting president Shelton Haynes, pulling a Southpoint fast one? Did they work at taking the pressure off Team Cuomo?
The widely admired Roosevelt Island cat sanctuary in Southpoint Park is endangered. Known for its loving, unpaid animal care, it’s in trouble because its landlord, RIOC, suddenly wants money. After fifteen years of mutual support, is it legit or retaliation?
When RIOC destroys habitat, birds get lost, and that’s just the most visible impact from wrecking Southpoint Park.
Why did RIOC destroy Southpoint? Behind that simple question hides a string of others. And they go back years tainted with hidden motives.
At RIOC, a tradition of lying is baked in, undermining the state’s own credibility and public trust. But why?
The Wildlife Freedom Foundation — WFF — Southpoint animal sanctuary is more than you probably know. And better than you expect.