With all the blunders and indifference reported among miserable failures at helping residents avoid COVID-19, you might think RIOC couldn’t get worse. But you would be wrong.
By David Stone
The Roosevelt Island Daily News
And this one’s of a more conventional variety. Normally, we might pass on this as piling on, but it’s just so awful. And right outside the Big Cheese’s door.
In fact, it’s impossible for president/CEO Shelton Haynes to miss it when hustling between the New York State Shelton J. Haynes Parking Area and the historic site he seized for personal office space.
Working on a project surrounding Blackwell House, RIOC directs anyone walking, riding or rolling straight into the street. With no alternative.
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