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LATEST POSTS on The Roosevelt Island Daily News

500 Cots in Place as City Readies to Convert JFK Mail Warehouse to Migrant Shelter

Gwynne Hogan, The City This article was originally published on Jun 1 12:25pm EDT by THE CITY Five hundred cots and several trailers with showers and bathrooms are in place at a sprawling warehouse at John F. Kennedy International Airport compound, THE CITY has learned, awaiting the green light from federal authorities to move migrants…

Health & Wellness Fair, a New Event Done the Right Way

While a slapdash, faint-hearted and belated Roosevelt Island Day promotion tumbles toward Saturday, energetic groups pull together a Health & Wellness Fair that’s truly community-driven. The event is on June 15th in Good Shepherd Plaza from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. by David Stone The Roosevelt Island Daily News A Health & Wellness Fair Community…

Young People Are Having Less Sex Than Their Parents Did at Their Age. Researchers Explore Why.

Phillip ReeseMay 22, 2023 Special to the Roosevelt Island Daily News Young adults aren’t behaving the way their parents did: They’re not drinking as much, they’re facing more mental health challenges, and they’re living with their parents longer. On top of that, computer games and social media have become a sort of stand-in for physical…

City Jails No Longer Announcing Deaths Behind Bars, Angering Watchdogs

Reuven Blau, The City This article was originally published on May 31 7:03pm EDT by THE CITY The city Department of Correction has abruptly stopped notifying the media when an incarcerated person dies and will no longer do so in the future. “That was a practice, not a policy,” said new DOC chief spokesperson Frank…


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