12 Good Reasons Why RIOC Public Purpose Funds Are A Big Mess

RIOC’s Public Purpose Funds mess is a natural outgrowth of profound laziness, official indifference to fairness and clinging to personal agendas. These 12 good reasons are those seeking grants. The nonprofits work hard and even harder at presenting their appeals, but the RIOC/Common Council pairing fails at living up to their efforts.

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Strange as ever, RIOC flipped (its lid) for Cousins Maine Lobster food truck…

This weekend, RIOC flipped its lid over a date with Cousins Maine Lobster’s food truck. Not awful because people love their sandwiches, but why is the state agency promoting a commercial business? From out of town. When it rarely does a damn thing for locals…?

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$200 COVID-19 PCR tests now on demand at secrecy plagued RIOC site

More reliable COVID-19 PCR tests are coming to Roosevelt Island, RIOC abruptly announced on Friday. There was a less than one day notice, but no details, and misinformation and secrecy both still plague the site.

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The dirty water fountain scandal, still standing. Awaiting its coverup?

Pushed behind future RIOC screw ups, its water fountain scandal, one of the worst so far, needs keeping in focus… Because 2 1/2 years later, it’s still unexplained and unresolved. Here’s and updated version of our 2018 report from The Roosevelt Island Daily.

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