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One time events…
Digital Literacy Sessions, Taught By Cornell Tech Students
March 8th (First), 10:00 a.m. until Noon. (Link)
Ongoing Roosevelt Island Events: Daily
Free Daily Meditation & Yoga Classes with Esther Yang
Daily from 10:15 to 10:30 a.m. Registration required. Link.
Ongoing Roosevelt Island Events: Weekly
Tai Chi With Barry, Zoom with the Carter Burden Network
Mondays @ 1:00
Yoga with Marilyn, Presented by the Carter Burden Network
Wednesdays, 11:30 p.m. until 12:30 p.m. Link.
Roosevelt Island Free Food Pantry, Organized by RIDA
Every Friday, the Roosevelt Island Disabled Association distributes free food at the CBN/RI Senior Center, 546 Main Street. Details at this link.
Latest from the Roosevelt Island Daily News
- Facing new allegations, Cuomo insists again he won’t resign; top Senate Democrat calls for him to step downBy Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square contributor / Mar 7, 2021 (The Center Square) – Despite two more women coming forward with allegations of inappropriate behavior this weekend, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday reiterated that he would not resign and pledged to not be “distracted” by the scandals dogging his administration. “We
- New York’s case against Susan Rosenthal begins falling apart like a muffin in the monkey house…If you’re into dairy, the case against Susan Rosenthal, launched defensively by the state, is more holes than cheese. Swiss cheese, that is. A sandcastle that doesn’t need a wave to knock it over.
- Stimulus bill in U.S. Senate poised to drive more than $23.5 billion to New York state, local governmentsBy Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square contributor / March 5th, 2021 (The Center) – Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer pledged on Thursday that the body will vote on the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus plan in the coming days, passage of which would send tens of billions of dollars in support to his home state
- Cuomo’s Office Flouted Its Own Sexual Harassment Investigation Rules, Rep for Governor’s Accuser ChargesJosefa Velasquez, THE CITY This article was originally published on Mar 4 at 8:28pm EST by THE CITY State officials are supposed to bring allegations to the office empowered by Cuomo to deal with complaints in the wake of the #MeToo movement. But Cuomo accuser Charlotte Bennett’s lawyer says his office violated “legal requirements.” Gov.
- Rosenthal’s new motion forces the curtain open in lawsuit against RIOCFormer president/CEO Susan Rosenthal’s new motion accuses RIOC of “improper termination, but that’s not all. In a motion filed this week, she pokes holes in the state’s case and opens up on why she thinks they ambushed her.
- Quick hit: New York City passes a million vaccinated milestone while Roosevelt Island infection rate stays lowGathering information from the Department of Health, The City, yesterday, reported that 1,038,220 city residents have been vaccinated. It’s a milestone, but we have a long way to go.