It's Saturday, November 28th, 2020

Spacious city living without compromise...
Spacious city living without compromise...
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TRANSIT: F (Closed from 1:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. daily), Roosevelt Island Tram (Closes for cleaning daily from 1:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m., Passenger Limit: 35), NYC Ferry and Q102 operating on weekend schedules.

When will it stop? Yesterday, out for a holiday stroll, I was bumped by a bicyclist on the sidewalk. A PSD officer, tucked inside his car, drove right by without blinking.

PSD Chief Kevin Brown says they've got it all under control. Have they?

Heads Up: Free COVID Testing at NYC Health & Hospitals

Four Freedoms Park - Take a Break...
Four Freedoms Park - Take a Break...

Free Meal Distribution At PS/IS 217

  • Free "Grab and Go" meals are available for all New Yorkers.
  • Monday through Friday, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
  • Meals Hubs will operate for children and families from 7:30 am to 11:30 am, and for adults from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.
  • No one will be turned away at any time.
  • No registration, ID, or documentation required.
  • All three meals a day may be picked up at the same time.
  • No dining space is available, so meals must be eaten off premises.
  • Parents and guardians may pick up meals for their children‎.
(Source: New York City Board of Education)

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I got the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. Or maybe not.

Opinion OPINION: Many Americans say they won’t take a vaccine. I am not one of them — and I have the shots to prove it. By Amber Dance 11.10.2020 When I volunteered to roll up my sleeve for an unproven Covid-19 vaccine, I was nervous. Not so much about […]

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CUNY’s STEM Graduates Nearly Double in a Decade but Disparities Persist, Study Finds

Gabriel Sandoval, THE CITY This article was originally published on Nov 24 at 10:00am EST by THE CITY Graduates of science and tech disciplines nearly doubled in the last decade at the public City University of New York, but racial and gender disparities persist, a new report released […]

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NYS Senate Supermajority: Now, What’s It Mean for Roosevelt Island?

A NYS Senate supermajority raises a host of fresh possibilities, but none are more profound than those for Roosevelt Island. By David Stone Roosevelt Island News The Players For state senator José Serrano, there’s been big change in the last three election cycles. In 2016, he was in […]

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How Much Do We Really Know About Life After Death?

Be honest. We all know we’re going there, but what do we really know about life after death? Like, is there one or what? By David Stone Assorted Ideas, Large & Small What Do You Take for Granted About Life After Death? What was it like when the […]

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RIOC Operations Committee Shows Growth But Has No Roots

RIOC operations growth was on display, last Thursday, and presentations were strong. But something was missing: residents. By David Stone Roosevelt Island News RIOC operations growth, the missing element… Under the leadership of acting president/CEO Shelton Haynes, RIOC board meetings evolved with staged presentations aimed at educating board […]

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