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MSTDA Thriller Dance, A Happy In Costume, Roosevelt Island Halloween

An MSTDA Thriller enlivened the Rivercross lawn on Tuesday, spirits dancing until it was dark. “Happy Halloween” was the message. By David Stone Roosevelt Island News All Images by Irina Hage, Irina Island Images. Welcome to the MSTDA Thriller Missing Halloween? Main Street Theatre & Dance Alliance (MSTDA) […]

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Real Al Sharpton Now, Not a Hero, Not the Villain

The real Al Sharpton is neither hero nor villain, but he’s something many Americans can’t handle: an outspoken man of color. By David Stone Assorted Ideas, Large & Small (Note: YRB executive editor Jonn Nubian, our friend and Roosevelt Island neighbor gave us accesses to this story plus […]

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NYC Early Voting, Now Some Relief, Letter from the Front

NYC early voting 2020 won some relief, last night, and we’ve got a letter from the front. An exhausted and beleaguered Judith Berdy shares her story. By David Stone Late last night, October 29th, Our Town, reported that efforts by state assembly member Rebecca Seawright will bring some […]

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Biggest RIOC Scandal Resonates Now, Look Back at Fernando Martinez

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. By David Stone Roosevelt Island News Introduction to RIOC’s biggest scandal… When I started researching the […]

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Enigmatic Epigrams, BABY, IT’S YOU, Chapter 1

Enigmatic Epigrams is the first chapter from my novel, BABY, IT’S YOU. It was published in September, 2020. By David Stone FADE DISSOLVE ACTION Val named our chocolate lab, “Emily.” Imagined Emily emerged as real Emily, warm and furry, after a weeks long conversation about pets.  Cat or […]

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