It’s a Happy Foodtown Anniversary for Roosevelt Island, the first. Just one year ago, the retailer fixed a vexing problem on Main Street. We needed a high quality, full service supermarket, and now, we have one.
By David Stone
The timing could not have been worse. Only a month after ribbon-cutting, the coronavirus pandemic overwhelmed public health services, plunging the world into unknown territory.
Going back decades, local residents complained about prices as well as product quality and service. Changes came, but they never were enough.
Finally, it took smart, experienced management from Foodtown to turn the corner.
Foodtown a fresh weekly circular for Roosevelt Island.
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Known locally for tireless volunteer work on Roosevelt Island, Judith Berdy receives the Marjorie Matthews Award in a virtual event on Friday. New York City Health and Hospitals recognizes her many years of service in support of their facilities. Roosevelt Island Daily News More from the Roosevelt Island Daily News davidstone1313 See author's posts