It was reported yesterday by the Roosevelt Islander that the October return to service date has now been delayed until November, three months after the original date POMA and RIOC promised.
Thursday, September 23, 2010
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Monday, September 20, 2010
And with the United Nations back in session I am also assuming the US Coast Guard gun boats are back as well. The picture above was taken last year during this time.
From: RIOC Advisories
To: RIOC Advisories
Sent: Sep 20, 2010 10:39 AM
Subject: United Nations General Assembly
As a reminder the NYC DOT Bridge Operations Unit and Koch/Skanska Contractors will be manning the Roosevelt Island Bridge for the United Nations General Assembly. Security Zone closures of the west channel of the East River will be in effect. The crews will be on the bridge from September 20, 2010 to September 27, 2010 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
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Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Note the above pictures are from the Board of Elections website as I forgot my camera this morning.
Wednesday, September 8, 2010
Wednesday, September 1, 2010
As previously posted:
The above video is from a 2006 meeting regarding hurricane preparedness on Roosevelt Island. I stumbled upon it this evening and wanted obviously to post it here. The video was prepared by Manhattan Community Board 8 and was of a CB8M Public Safety meeting they held on Roosevelt Island in the Good Shepherd Community Center. The video is presented on a channel labeled CB8M Speaks.
I don't recall too many individuals feeling that the meeting answered all their questions but the video is clearly worth watching by all residents that were not there that afternoon.