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Posted on: May 10, 2019

A Message From Public Safety Department Chief Jack McManus To The Roosevelt Island Community

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Hello. This is Jack McManus from your Public Safety Department (PSD). Some of you may know that I was diagnosed with a serious World Trade Center related illness approximately five (5) months ago. Due to ongoing treatments, side effects from the treatment...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

RIOC Meets With NYCEM For The Upcoming Figment NYC Festival


ROOSEVELT ISLAND – (May 3, 2019) – Executives from the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC) attended a meeting with New York City Emergency Management (NYCEM) and other city agencies yesterday to develop a safety and transport...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Motorgate Garage Improvements to Begin Next Month


ROOSEVELT ISLAND – (April 30, 2019) - As part of the ongoing initiative to improve the Island’s infrastructure, a contractor was selected to complete improvements in the Motorgate garage that will address deficiencies in the space. The...

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Hey Susan!


An occasional column of questions and answers to and from RIOC President and CEO Susan Rosenthal


What is the latest update on the playground updates and repairs? Weren’t there plans to enlarge the playground and redo the sandbo...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Field Usage Updates For Soccer Enthusiasts While Octagon Field Is Offline

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ROOSEVELT ISLAND – (February 1, 2019) The Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation announced several new field usage policies today to provide more options for outdoor play while the Octagon Field is under renovation.

RIOC policy changes:

  • All permit...
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