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Impeachment inquiry hearings, Trump and Erdogan meet, CMA Awards: 5 things to know Wednesday

The impeachment inquiry heats up as public hearings begin, female country music icons host the CMA awards and more things to start your Wednesday.

Trump-Ukraine impeachment made simple: Smear Biden and you'll get your military aid

Public servants are protecting us, but don't invest hope in Republicans — even those who have already blown the canopy to eject from the burning GOP.

Trump impeachment inquiry to go public with Bill Taylor, George Kent testimony: the latest

The impeachment inquiry will move into the public eye Wednesdayas House Democrats call their first two witnesses –William Taylor and George Kent.

Opinion: NFL owes Colin Kaepernick a fair shot at weekend workout in Atlanta

The NFL finally has a chance to do right by Colin Kaepernick, who will do on-field drills and interview at a workout all 32 teams were invited to.

'A particularly inappropriate time': Trump to welcome Erdogan despite Syria attack

The meeting could prove to be a political hornet's nest, provoking fresh bipartisan anger over Trump's decision to withdraw U.S.

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Roosevelt Island Water Tunnel #3

Roosevelt Island’s critical role in New York City Water Tunnel #3 is not well-known. It’s the largest capital construction project in City history, and we’re in the middle. We reported in 2017 that two temporary roads were being built to support the project. But that’s only the surface. “New York’sContinue Reading

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Roosevelt Island Stop ‘N’ Swap Success

Roosevelt Island Stop ‘N’ Swap, Saturday, November 8th, was a hit. Sponsor GrowNYC packed the Manhattan Park Theatre Club with eager recyclers. GrowNYC organizes Swap ‘N’ Shop events to encourage reuse of gently used clothing and other goods. Roosevelt Islanders proved eager swappers. Keep up with local happenings: Roosevelt IslandContinue Reading

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Roosevelt Island Subway’s 30th Birthday

Roosevelt Island Subway’s 30th birthday passed, last month. Did you miss it? Our reader Sylvan Klein didn’t. While I served on a grand jury, Sylvan caught the Transit Museum‘s reminder on Twitter and sent me the link. The first time I set foot on Roosevelt Island, eager to learn theContinue Reading

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Roosevelt Island Tree Lighting 2019

The Roosevelt Island Tree Lighting for 2019 headlines a holiday event on Friday December 6th, RIOC said on Thursday. Treats and music kickoff at 7:00 on the Rivercross Lawn. In 2017, RIOC moved the seasonal celebration across the street from its longtime home at Blackwell House. Since then, it grewContinue Reading

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MST&DA Wins NYSCA Award

MST&DA wins NYSCA Award, the theatre arts nonprofit announced on Wednesday. Roosevelt Island’s Main Street Theatre & Dance Alliance is a first time recipient of the State’s Council on the Arts grant. “Our state’s creative industries generate a total of $120 billion to the state economy, account for 466,000 jobs,Continue Reading

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