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Key stories
11.01.9617:01 XBad Budget News; Rivercross Considers Privatization
12.14.9617:02 Purge at RIOC; RIRA After Election

01.31.9717:03 Governor Asks $0 for RI; Blue Plans Tram Cut
04.14.9717:04 Chase Bank May Leave
03.27.9717:05 XTown Meeting on Island Problems; Restaurant Plans
05.02.9717:06 XGrannis Tells Blue to Open Up; RIRA Drive Against RIOC
05.??.9717:07 X(issue missing)
06.14.9717:08 XBlue's Plan to Cut Tram; Southpoint Property in Play
07.04.9717:09 XAnger at RIOC; Moves on Church, Public Purpose Funds
09.06.9717:10 XWillard Warren Off RIOC Board; RIOC and RIRA Take Polls on Tram
09.20.9717:11 XMany Questions, Few Answers, at RIOC Evening Meeting
10.04.9717:12 Grannis Asks Mayor to Fill Slots on RIOC Board; MTG Starts [18:01]
10.18.9718:02 RIRA Considers Move Against Southtown in Fighting Blue
10.20.9718:2a EXTRA:  RIRA Plans Demonstration for Democracy
10.21.9718:2b EXTRA:  Residents Vent in Planning Session
10.23.9718:2c EXTRA:  Grannis & Miller to Join Demonstration
10.24.9718:2d XEXTRA:  Maloney Joins; Grievance List [issue unavailable]
10.25.9718:2e EXTRA:  Islanders Meet With Deputy Mayor
10.27.9718:2y EXTRA:  Demonstration Today; Residents Demand Choice
11.01.9718:03 XDemonstration for Resident Voice in Island Government
11.15.9718:04 XMTG's Draft of Legislation to Revise Island Management
11.22.9718:05 XEXTRA:  RIOC Briefs Potential Southpoint Owner's Reps
12.20.9718:06 Lynch Meets With Resident Trio

01.10.9818:07 RIRA Considers Assaults on RIOC, NYS, MTA
01.24.9818:08 RIRA Plans Emergency Town Meeting on Transit
02.04.9818:09 EXTRA:  Tram accident
02.07.9818:10 Town Meeting Asks Blue Ouster & Transit
02.09.9818:11 EXTRA:  Tram is Back; Subway Cuts Scheduled
02.21.9818:12 Blue Presents Break-Even Budget; Subway Cut Starts
03.07.9818:13 Beacon Grant; RIRA Wants Shared PSD Oversight; Helicopters
03.21.9818:14 Lynch Apology to Residents; Southtown Build to Take 5 Years
04.04.9818:15 Merchants Pinched by Gristede's; End of Tram Tokens
04.18.9818:16 Eldercare Facility Planned for Octagon Area
05.02.9818:17 Eldercare Praised But Location Takes Heat
05.16.9818:18 RIOC Stalls on Octagon Park for Eldercare
05.30.9818:19 Luxury Hotel Proposed for Southpoint
06.13.9818:20 RIOC Avoids Southpoint Vote; Library Now NYPL Branch
07.04.9818:21 Still No MetroCard for Tramway; Al Lewis Runs for Governor
07.25.9818:22 Grannis Bill for Home Rule; Norwood Leaves Public Safety
08.15.9818:23 Octagon Park Out for Eldercare; RIHS on Blackwell House
08.29.9818:24 Vass Quits RIOC Board, Slams Blue
09.12.9819:01 MTG Plans Drive for Democracy
09.26.9819:02 Self-Governance on RIRA Ballot; RIOC Stops Trellis Music
10.10.9819:03 RIRA Seeks Common Council Candidates
10.24.9819:04 Town Meeting on Self-Governance Plan
11.01.9819:05 Grannis Sees Real Chance for Self-Governance
11.07.9819:06 Self-Governance Gets a 92% Yes in Island Election
11.21.9819:07 S'town Plan; RIOC Snags R'cross Privatization; RIOC Bd Curbing Blue
12.05.9819:08 Beacon Program Under Way
12.19.9819:09 Mendez to Back Self-Governance

01.23.9919:10 Questions About Public Safety; Berdy's Therapy Cat
02.13.9919:11 Eldercare to Sportspark Site; Fresh Backing on Self-Governance
02.27.9919:12 Meeting on Plan to Convert MiniSchools to Luxury Condos
03.02.9919:13 EXTRA:  Residents Bolt Meeting on MiniCondos Proposal
03.13.9919:14 MiniCondos Forum Planned; Rivercross Group Fights A Hike
03.27.9919:15 MiniCondos Plan Fine-Tuned; Resident as Midwife in Subway
04.10.9919:16 RIRA Gearing for Southpoint Fight; the GDP as Island's Soul
04.24.9919:17 RIOC Cancels Board Meeting; Residents Plan Town Meeting; Seiden
05.08.9919:18 RIRA Raises $10,000 for New Legal Fund
05.15.9919:19 EXTRA:  Octagon Proposal for Six-Story Wings
05.22.9919:20 Mayor's Town Hall Meeting; RIRA Asks Surcharge Parity at R'cross
06.12.9919:21 Blue Out, Robert Ryan is Replacement; Bauer's MTG
07.04.9919:22 Self-Governance on Hold; Rights Unit Under Blue; Gianni Picco
07.31.9919:23 Whence Self-Governance?; Rivercross Surcharge Doubled
08.28.9919:24 Help for Blaze Victims; Bigelow Closing
09.11.9920:01 Octagon Fire; Southtown Push Is On
09.25.9920:02 Southtown Developers Get Final Designation
10.09.9920:03 Grannis & Mendez Agree to Work on Self-Governance
10.23.9920:04 RIOC's Ryan in Open Forum
11.06.9920:05 Rev Chapin Dead; Ryan at RIRA Council Session
11.20.9920:06 Southtown to Include Transient Populations
12.04.9920:07 Southpoint Developer Gets Negative Vibes
12.18.9920:08 Top Trio Defends Southtown Decision Process

01.08.0020:09 Suits to Change Southtown are Likely
01.22.0020:10 Southtown Snag: Parkland Under Blackwell Field?
02.05.0020:11 RIOC Diverts Octagon Money to Southtown
02.19.0020:12 Grannis, Mendez Fine-Tune Self-Governance Plan
03.04.0020:13 RIOC Hires Outside Counsel in Southtown Actions
03.18.0020:14 Rebuffed by RIOC, RIRA May Join Southtown Actions
04.01.0020:15 RIRA Joins Suits, Seeking Favorable GDP Ruling
04.15.0020:16 Three Added to RIOC Board, Including Resident
04.29.0020:17 Battle of Blackwell Park; Chira Opposing RIRA Intervention
05.13.0020:18 Southtown to Court; RIOC VP Goodwine Arrested
05.27.0020:19 Kayser in Island Dialog; Rivercross Board Re-Elected
06.10.0020:20 MiniCondos Approved; Maloney vs Rivercross Privatization
07.01.0020:21 Manhattan Park Rents Going Up; WIRE Brings Abrams Band
07.05.0020:22 EXTRA:  Judge Rules Against Residents in Southtown Suit
07.29.0020:23 Chase Bank Quitting Island; Stewart in Minicondo Abstention
08.26.0020:24 Gaspard Running for RIRA VP; Ryan Says No MetroCard for Tram
09.09.0021:01 Katz Seeks RIRA Pres'y; RIOC Plans Closed Meetings; Dolores Green
09.23.0021:02 RIRA: Self-Governance Referendum?; Issue of Personality
10.07.0021:03 Stewart Seeking Re-Election; No Decision on Referendum
10.21.0021:04 RIRA Election; Elected RIOC on Ballot; RIOC MiniCondo Glitch
11.04.0021:05 Stark Differences Between RIRA Presidential Candidates
11.18.0021:06 Katz & Gaspard Win in RIRA Election; Referendum Gets 80%
12.01.0021:07 Course of Development; Cabrini Funding Shortage; Pipe Organ
12.16.0021:08 RIOC Board Limiting Interaction with Residents; F Train Coming

01.13.0121:09 Octagon Plan Revived; Southtown Construction Starts
01.27.0121:10 Fighting Rent Hikes; Subway Hearing; Octagon Matters
02.10.0121:11 RIRA Backing Eastwood on Public Safety; Motorate Hike
02.24.0121:12 MiniCondos Out, Octagon Up; Town Hall; Southtown Starts
03.10.0121:13 Miller: MetroCard on Tram; Power Outage; Big Allis Expanding
03.24.0121:14 RIOC in 27% PS Hike; Grannis After RIOC on Capital Needs; Isley
04.07.0121:15 New Self-Governance Bill; Southtown Model; Wv/IH Rent Decision
04.21.0121:16 NY Nat'l Bank Coming; Plans to "Freeze" Lift Bridge
05.05.0121:17 RIOC Cuts Spider-Man Filming; Southtown Appeals
05.19.0121:18 ArtFrenzy Weekend; Safety First (editorial)
06.02.0121:19 Southtown Injunction; Trellis Odor Suit; Abe Shulman, Eldest
06.30.0121:20 Youth Prgm Plans; Tram Ads; Albany & Self-Governance
07.28.0121:21 EXTRA:  Tramway Cutback Proposed, Town Meeting Scheduled
08.04.0121:22 Fighting Tram Cut; New Tram Manager; Eastwood Rent Hike
08.25.0121:23 No Seawall Danger; Residents: Hands Off Tram; Grannis vs RIOC
09.08.0122:01 Census Reveals Our Diversity; Rivercross Surcharge OK'd
09.13.0122:02 EXTRA:  Twin Towers Attack
09.22.0122:03 WTC Coverage: Firefighters, Community, Vigil
10.06.0122:04 Octagon Project Expanded; RIRA Fund-Raising for WTC Families
10.20.0122:05 Town Mtng - New Octagon Plan; No Action on Tram; Ali of Trellis
11.03.0122:06 Residents Against Octagon Parking Plan; PSD Overtime
11.17.0122:07 RIOC Goes for Tram Ads; Energy Firm Wants Island Space
12.01.0122:08 Farmer's Market to Move; Howes of MST; Big Band NYEve
12.15.0122:09 Farmer's Market Move on Back Burner
12.21.0122:10 EXTRA:  Southtown Ruling a RIOC Win

01.12.0222:11 Tram Out Indefinitely; Southtown Appeal; Award in Tram Suit
01.26.0222:12 Southtown Legal Action & Construction; CB8 Wants Investigation
02.09.0222:13 Tram Return Date Questionable; Fresh-Direct; Priest Miqueli
02.23.0222:14 Tram Deadlock Lifts; Child Models
03.09.0222:15 Manhattan Park Shooting; Gallery RIVAA Opens; Tram Fix
03.23.0222:16 Tram Returns; History Group Gets Blackwell; Ex-Boxer Gene Hairston
04.06.0222:17 $4.4M Endowment; Survey of PSD Concerns; Southtown Suit Ends
04.20.0222:18 RIYP-Lilies Space Conflict; Southpoint Hope; S'tn Construction
05.04.0222:19 Boy Falls to Death; 9/11 Dedication; Keyspan
05.18.0222:20 Miller, RIOC Talk on Tram Ads; Merchants Ask Help; Farmer's Market
06.01.0222:21 Icla Foundation's 10th; RITA vs Octagon Parking
06.15.0222:22 Still No Self-Governance; Tram Ads Still in Play; Tad Sudol & RIVAA
06.29.0222:23 Bill Gives Residents Majority on RIOC Board; Ponton Appointed
07.27.0222:24 Card Shop Changes Hands; Fireboat Harvey; Tony Vita
08.24.0222:25 RIRA & Power – Will They Ever Meet?; Srini Srinivasan
09.07.0223:01 9/11 Observed; Chellis Remembers WTC Disaster; Firehouse SOC
09.21.0223:02 Law Makes Residents a RIOC Majority; Regina Sabbatical
10.05.0223:03 City Auditing RIOC; Katz/Gaspard for RIRA; New Library Chief
10.19.0223:04 RIRA Election Debate; Octagon TownMeet; RIOC Board Mgt 101
11.02.0223:05 Election; Debate Transcript; Octagon Plan Panned; Orphans Internat'l
11.09.0223:06 Katz Keeps RIRA Presidency; Election Results; History Trail
11.23.0223:07 RIOC Amends GDP for Octagon; French in PS217 Kindergarten
12.14.0223:08 Octagon Hearing a Verbal Melee; Grannis Says It's Illegal

01.11.0323:09 Electric Buses; 25 Low-Rent Units at Octagon; Living Library
01.25.0323:10 Octagon Vote Scheduled; Verdant Power; RISA Active
02.08.0323:11 Ryan Suspended, Siconolfi in Charge; Public Safety Exam
02.22.0323:12 New MTG Drive; Ryan Charges; Westview Rallies Tenants
03.08.0323:13 Siconolfi Heads RIOC (i'vw); MTG Meeting; Shulman Dead
03.22.0323:14 Tight RIOC Budget; Tram Replacements; RIVAA Proposal
04.12.0323:15 RIOC Holds Key Housing Power; Ryan Leave Extended; Dionne
04.26.0323:16 Southpoint Park Opens; Tram to $2; Grannis Bill to Elect RIOC Board
05.17.0323:17 Pataki Naming Herb Berman RIOC Head; Southpoint; Jolly a Knight
05.31.0323:18 Child School Groundbreaking; Octagon Green Award
06.14.0323:19 Possible RIOC Scandal; Keyspan Expands; Child School
06.28.0323:20 Ryan Fired; Tram Returns
07.26.0323:21 1st in Southtown; Chapel Rehab Starts; Westview Rent Fight
08.23.0323:22 Berman Starts; Blackout; Movies@Southpoint
09.06.0324:01 Berman Appearance at RIRA Common Council
09.20.0324:02 Beck to RIOC Board; Mayor OK's GDP Change for Octagon
10.11.0324:03 RIOC Deficit; Bus Insurance Issue; TCS Open; Contacts list (PDF)
10.25.0324:04 RIOC Budget Analysis; RIOC Open House; Trellis Suit Ends
11.08.0324:05 3rd RIOC Open House; Big Miller Win; Halloween color
11.22.0324:06 MetroCard for Tram Close Says Miller; Photographer/Artist Paul Katz
12.13.0324:07 Siconolfi Leaves RIOC; IH/Wvw Partner Sought; PS217 Bridge

01.10.0424:08 RIRA Asks for Elected RIOC; Westview Rent Hike; RIOC Game
01.24.0424:09 Ryan Overpaid Execs; Tram Accident Victim Recalls 1/24/98
02.07.0424:10 Assembly to Probe RIOC; Developers' Political Contributions
02.21.0424:11 Bus Changes to Get a Chance; Blue Goes to CUNY; Contacts list
03.06.0424:12 Tram Gets MetroCard; Interview - Daly of Sheldrake
03.20.0424:13 Youth Program $2Mil Space Problem; Living Library Plan
04.03.0424:14 RIOC $13.8 Mil Budget; Film Festival; Rose Window
04.17.0424:15 Shinozaki Nominated to RIOC Board; Film Festival
05.01.0424:16 Disaster Plan Meeting; Stewart Recuses; RIRA-RIOC Liaison
05.15.0424:17 Proposed RIRA Constitution; PSD Effort Goes On
05.29.0424:18 Sheldrake to Replace RIHMC at Westview, Island House
06.12.0424:19 Town Meeting Bashes RIRA Leaders on Constitution; Privatization
07.03.0424:20 $30mil Southpoint Park Plan; Privatization Concerns Residents
07.31.0424:21 Credit Union Leaves; PSD Hit at Rent Hearing; Dysfunctional Albany
08.28.0424:22 Parking Situation; Bridge-Stuck Problems; Privatization
09.11.0425:01 TPL S'point Plans; Katz Not Running; Limmer Bequest; Octagon "Go?"
09.25.0425:02 Eastwood Privatizing; Southtown Condos; Tidal Energy Troubles
10.16.0425:03 RIRA Referenda; St Condo Sales; Firmer Octagon "Go" from RIOC
10.30.0425:04 RIRA: Marcus/Whalen; RIOC Sought Law Change for Octagon Apts
11.06.0425:05 RIRA Referendum Results; Riverwalk Prices Up
11.20.0425:06 Octagon Land Clearance; Can Dems Reform Albany?; Louis Mauffrier
12.04.0425:07 RIRA Sues on Octagon; Sheldrake Meets Residents; Southpoint Final
12.18.0425:08 Resident Majority on RIOC Board; Southpoint Needs State Money

01.08.0525:09 Octagon Suit Filed; Tsunami Relief; PSD; Dom Sciallo's Medals
01.22.0525:10 Push for FDR Memorial; Orphans/Sumatra RI House
02.05.0525:11 Labate Asks Red Bus Fare Hike; Eastwood Organizes
02.19.0525:12 Mitchell-Lama Tax Exemptions Extended; Miller Running for Mayor
03.05.0525:13 Attorney-General Joins Octagon Suit; Orphans Fundriaser Planned
03.19.0525:14 Octagon Project to Court; TPL Urges Commitment on Southpoint Park
04.02.0525:15 Octagon Before Judge; Eastwood Raises $2300, Orphans $10,000+
04.16.0525:16 Nancy & Worth Howe Leaving Main Street Theatre After 20 Years
04.30.0525:17 RIOC Victory on Octagon; RI House Breaks Ground in Sumatra
05.14.0525:18 No Tax Relief After All; Octagon Decision Downside; Chamber Plans
06.04.0525:19 Seiden Leaving Day Nursery; Tidal Power Delays
06.18.0525:20 Wv, IH Cope with Privatization Matters; New Chapel Policy; RI Day
07.02.0525:21 Youth Space Delayed Again; C of C Gets NYS Help; Octagon Topped
07.30.0525:22 RIOC Board on Role in Privatiations; Eastwood Plan; Dark Water
08.27.0525:23 Brodsky Report Slaps RIOC; Eastwood Tenants Vote Yes
09.10.0526:01 Southpoint Gets $4M Pledges; Thompson Agrees on Privatizations
09.24.0526:02 RIOC Board on Budget vs Affordable Housing; Labate Leaves Board
10.08.0526:03 RIOC Offers Development Package; Boatright to Chair RIOC Board
10.22.0526:04 Brodsky Hearing; RIOC Confirms Southpoint Site Offer
11.05.0526:05 Housing Going Upscale; Privatization Power Dance
11.19.0526:06 Transit to Get Worse; Lappin Wins at 89% of Vote
12.03.0526:07 Sheldrake Sole Owner; Ponton Says Development Lacks Vision
12.17.0526:08 Two Arrested for Drugs, Guns; Orphans International

01.14.0626:09 DeFino Leaves RIYP; Westview and Credit Union Deals in Trouble
01.28.0626:10 Island House Ownership Deal; Funds for Southpoint Park
02.11.0626:11 RIRA Blasts RIOC on Development; Al Lewis Dead; 2nd Av Subway
03.04.0626:12 RIOC Meeting on RFIPs; Merchants Uneasy; Editor Publishes Novel
03.18.0626:13 Spitzer Pledges Fixes at RIOC; Lappin on Merchant Leases
04.08.0626:14 Bureaucracy Stalls Ownership; Ewd Ground Lease; Donut War
04.22.0626:15 Tram Breakdown; Traffic Changes; Calogero Asks Extension for IHTA
05.06.0626:16 Tram Hearing transcript); Ferry Service Possibilities
05.20.0626:17 Tram's Return - August; Plans for Tram; Turf War in Tram Rescue
06.03.0626:18 Southtown Brings Trust for Future; Lappin Seeks Ferry Dock Funding
06.17.0626:19 Success of Southtown; New Self-Governance Effort; RI Day in color
07.01.0626:20 Self-Governance Fails; Island Kids Fights to Survive; Appeal to Spitzer
07.29.0626:21 NYC OEM Asks: Prepared?; Park Plan Inches Forward
08.26.0626:22 Spitzer Campaigns Here; Tram Back?; Bernard Dove profile
09.09.0627:01 OK, Now the Tram is Finally Back, After 4 Months
09.23.0627:02 RIRA Plans Referendum on RIOC; Baby Crisis Brings Neighbor's Help
10.07.0627:03 Westview Deal; Katz Running; Referendum Questions; Arts Fest
10.21.0627:04 40% Streetlights Out; Chipman for RIRA VP; RIOC on Affordability
11.04.0627:05 Election '06; Streetlights Dispute; Architecture Forum; Halloween
11.18.0627:06 95.5% Want Elected RIOC Board; Red Bus Problems; New Principal
12.02.0627:07 Consultant Renewed for IH & Wv; Red Bus Fixes; Chlorine Deliveries
12.16.0627:08 Miller to RIOC Board; RITE Turbines in Water; Year in Review

01.13.0727:09 Beck Retrospective: Poor Leadership at RIOC; transcript interview
01.27.0727:10 Grannis to Environment Post; New DHCR Chief; Blackwell Renovation
02.10.0727:11 Southpoint Meeting; Assembly Candidate Selection; Housing Meeting
02.24.0727:12 Fish Store Evicted; Eastwood Progress
03.10.0727:13 Robin Russell Dead; Marlins Swim Events
03.24.0727:14 Steve Shane to Head RIOC; Orphans International Surges
04.07.0727:15 Grannis Confirmed; RIOC to Confirm Shane; Hellgate
04.21.0727:16 Shane Suggests Indirect RIOC Board Election; RIOC Budget
05.05.0727:17 RIRA Devising RIOC Pre-Election; New Yoth Center Director
05.19.0727:18 Shane Rejects Westview Plan; Maloney Seeks Seawall Funds
06.02.0727:19 DHCR Wants Long-Term Affordability; Special Election
06.16.0727:20 RIRA & RIOC on Red Bus; Storefront Plan; RI Day; OI Contest
06.30.0727:21 Goldwater Housing Plan; Visitor Kiosk; RIOC Board Election Plan
07.28.0727:22 RIOC Pre-Election on Hold; Roosevelt Island Map
08.25.0727:23 Tram Future; IH/Wv Buyer Found; RIOC Plebiscite Is On
09.08.0728:01 RIOC Board Plebiscite; Six Merchant Leases; 9/11 Memoir
09.22.0728:02 Meeting Set on Tram; Fall for Arts Coming; MST&DA
10.06.0728:03 Tram Options; I.G. Blasts Pataki's DHCR; Leandra Ramm
10.20.0728:04 RIOC Board Votes for Dual Tram; Parking Cheats Unpunished
11.03.0728:05 Rivercross Privatization Attempt; FDR Park Endorsed; Parking
11.17.0728:06 ESDC Plans Huge Tax Hikes on Mitchell-Lamas Here; Asher Elbaz
12.01.0728:07 Rivercross Votes 12/12 on Privatization; RIRA 30th Anniversary
12.15.0728:08 DHCR Halts R'cross Vote; Fry Retires; Medical Housing Plan

01.12.0828:09 Renwick Wall Falls; VanAmerongen Interview; More RIOC Candidates
01.26.0828:10 ESDC Hike Rescinded; Election Coming; Workhouse
02.05.0828:10b EXTRA: Island Votes Today on RIOC Board Nominees
02.09.0828:11 Record Turnout on RIOC Voting; Sitting Members Didn't Run
02.23.0828:12 RIOC Nominees Prepare; Guerra Pledges Changes at Public Safety
03.15.0828:13 Kahn Memorial Issues; Photography Here; Spitzer & Nominees
03.29.0828:14 Kahn's FDR Memorial: Deadline & Controversies
04.12.0828:15 Survey on FDR Memorial; Retail Strategy; PSD Quarters
04.26.0828:16 Survey a Draw; Jose Rodriguez; Music Returns; Nominees Wait
05.17.0828:17 RISAR-RIOC Conflict; Water Taxi for '09; RIRA & Public Purpose Fund
05.31.0828:18 Tram Downtime '08 & '09; RIOC Nominees to Vetting; Transit Study
06.14.0828:19 Only 3 Nominees to be Named to RIOC; RIRA Public Purpose Plan
06.28.0828:20 3 Nominees Seated; Subway Escalators; Additional Pediatrician
08.02.0828:21 Racquet Club Plan; SSJ South End Plan; Pioneers Project
08.30.0828:22 Mayor's Board Nominees; Steam Plant; Ike Nahem Profile
09.13.0829:01 Tram Plan Reaffirmed; RIRA Seeks Candidates; PS217 Wrestlers
09.27.0829:02 Tram Upgrade Virtually Certain; Island House Lead Concern
10.11.0829:03 PSD Review Board?; Itsko Leaves Dental Practice; Vass Honors
10.25.0829:04 Delay for Tram OK; Submetering; Transit Session; RIRA Election
11.08.0829:05 Farance & Polivy Win RIRA Jobs; Poma Gets Tram Upgrade Job
11.22.0829:06 Tram Cabins Poll; Leaders Assess; Profile-Ryoko Takaki
12.06.0829:07 RIRA Tests pre-RIOC Sessions; Southpoint Park; Scouts' Trees
12.20.0829:08 Obama Health Session; Food Plan; Pioneers; 1934 Prison Raid

01.17.0929:09 Columbia to Study Transit; Health Care; Margolin Dead; Gangs
02.07.0929:10 Submetering Eastwood; Foreign Kids at PS217; Island Pioneers
02.21.0929:11 Submetering Suspension; Trellis; NYNB Leaving; UNIS; IH Hike 15%
03.07.0929:12 2nd RIOC Election; Gov Orders Kalkin, Polivy Off RIRA; New Nursery
03.21.0929:13 RIOC Candidates Sought; RICLA Helping Non-Profits; Nellie Bly
04.04.0929:14 Public Purpose Fund Delay; Bank Must Stay; Energy Guys Speak
04.18.0929:15 RIOC Candidates; Columbia Study; Pioneers Club Med; Gang JumpIn
05.02.0929:16 Polivy Nomination on Track; Tidal Power Milestone; Shane's 2 Years
05.16.0929:17 RIOC Board; Sports Fields; Rivercross Deal; Tram & Station Designs
05.30.0929:18 Southpoint Pace Up; Smith & Shinozaki Win RIOC Nominations
06.13.0929:19 Mansour Arrest; RI Day Spread; Working Lives; AngelFood Clicks
06.27.0929:20 FDR Park a Go; Tram Delay; OI at 10; Grade 1 Makes Books
07.25.0929:21 PSD Meeting; Mansour Case Dismissed; Original Kids Reunion
08.29.0929:22 City Bungling Water Taxi Dock; Pioneers; Olga Mendez Dead
09.12.0930:01 Transit Lag; Arts Appraisal; RI Movies; Island House Deal; FDR Park
09.26.0930:02 Submetering Victory for Tenants; Ferry Survey; Fall for Arts
10.10.0930:03 Ferry Progress Slow; Subway Station Pigeon Problem; Bank Open
10.24.0930:04 Main Street's Retail Dysfunction; MTA Admits F-Line Troubles
11.07.0930:05 Planning Blackwell Park; RIOC Engineer Tom Turcic; RISAR Banned
11.21.0930:06 Blackwell Plan Pause; DASH Forming; Southpoint Aerial Photo
12.12.0930:07 MTA Refuses Help in Tram Shutdown; Ophans International Schism

01.16.1030:08 FDR Park Nears Construction; Red Bus Route May Change
01.30.1030:09 Next Decade; 3 Confirmed to RIOC Board; Ping Pong
02.13.1030:10 RIOC Budget $20M; Privatization Progress; Haiti
02.27.1030:11 Step Toward Privatization; Tram Goes Down; Wengerd Break
03.13.1030:12 Shane Clarifies on Privatization; Arline Jacoby; Tramless Subway
03.27.1030:13 Noise Dispute Escalates to Arrests; Public Purpose Funds
04.10.1030:14 Dog Poop; Mainstreaming Disabled; Tidal Energy; Accolades
04.24.1030:15 PS217's Gifted & Talented; Robots4Kids; AVAC Reprise
05.08.1030:16 NYS Police Review Board Bill; Main Street Retail; Piaskowski Photos
05.22.1030:17 Tram Red Tape; Knicks Poetry Slam; Saujani Wants Maloney Job
06.05.1030:18 Shane on Tram, Privatization, Main Street Retail; West Point Grad
06.19.1030:19 PS217 Could Lose G&T; Comparison Shopper; Kids Score in Robotics
07.03.1030:20 RIOC Board Fires Steve Shane; Conflict – Empty Stores
07.31.1030:21 Torres New RIOC CEO; Trellis Lease Threat; RIOC Legislation
08.28.1030:22 MTG Election Plan; Muslims Seek Place; Soccer Field
09.11.1031:01 Gov Vetoes 7 Residents on RIOC Board; Retail RFP; FDR Park
09.25.1031:02 Katz Runs; 2012 RIOC Nominations; Submetering Again; Tram Cabins
10.09.1031:03 RIRA Presidency: Farance v. Katz; Visitor Kiosk Debut
10.23.1031:04 Farance & Katz to Debate; Meeting on Goldwater Future
11.06.1031:05 Katz Wins RIRA Presidency; Submetering Alive Again; Two Artists
11.20.1031:06 Tram Restart Due; Retail RFP Thuds; Advanced Parking
12.10.1031:07 Tram Launched; Butterflies Project; Abramson Retires; Paul Staroba

01.15.1131:08 New Energy in RIRA; Bus & Tram to Synch; RIRA Information Control
01.29.1131:09 Research Facility at Goldwater Site?; Island's Library; Art: Blue Wave
02.12.1131:10 RIRA Council Copies with Openness Question; Help for Pets
02.26.1131:11 RIVAA at 10; FDR Sculptor Chosen; Kiosk Award; Kurien Film
03.12.1131:12 Suicide Jump; Public-Purpose Funds; Marlins; Phillips Book
03.26.1131:13 Stanford Plans; Red Bus Problems; Donations for Japan
04.09.1131:14 Bus Czar; Goldwater; Rivercross Lease; FDR Vision; RIRA Clash
04.23.1131:15 Trellis Lease Extension "Deferred"; FDR Sculpture; Cherry Fest
05.07.1131:16 Motorgate Questions; de Souza Honors; Cherry Blossom Festival
05.21.1131:17 Deal on Main Street Retail; Leitner Out; Short-Story Winner
06.04.1131:18 Octagon Fuel Cell; Photog Zoran Milich; 1826 Hangings; Lawlor Out
06.18.1131:19 Cuomo Ignores Election, Puts Non-Resident on RIOC; Kalkin Off
07.02.1131:20 Ferrera Won't Resign; Flying Saleslady; Democracy Timeline
08.27.1131:21 Retail Plan; Saving Postoffice; Lappin's Silicon Isle; Southpoint Park
09.10.1132:01 Hurricane Irene's Lessons on Preparedness; 9/12/01 Reprint
09.24.1132:02 Census Severely Undercounts Island; Why That's Important
10.08.1132:03 Raucous RIRA Meeting; RIOC Elections Set; Farance Censure
10.22.1132:04 Retail Town Meeting; February RIOC Nominations Election
11.05.1132:05 Cornell v Stanford for GW Site; RIOC Election 2/7/11; Roy Eaton
11.19.1132:06 How's Democracy Thing Workin' Out?; Jacoby's Made in America
12.10.1132:07 AVAC Update?; Resnick - Health Care; Islanders in Africa;
00.00.0032:08 (No issue numbered 32:08)

01.14.1232:09 Cornell Gets Campus; 7 Seek RIOC Seats; RIOC "Debt" Issue
01.28.1232:10 Missing a Bet: District Hot-Water Heating; RITE Licensed
02.11.1232:11 Nominated for RIOC: Kalkin, Polivy, Christian; Shull's Book
02.25.1232:12 Cornell Means Island Changes Faster; Child School GED Program
03.10.1232:13 RIRA Seeks Benefits from Cornell; PS217 Rated "Average"
03.24.1232:14 Meeting on Gristedes; Rebecca Dougherty; RIVAA Future
04.07.1232:15 CornellNYC Received Warmly; Dove & Huttenlocher of Cornell
04.21.1232:16 4 New Retail Shops Signed; FDR 4 Freedoms Park
05.05.1232:17 Island House Plan; Cornell EIS; Composer Doug Brandt
05.19.1232:18 Silicon Coalition Falters; Shopworn Island; DASH
06.02.1232:19 Island House's Pacesetting Affordability/Privatization Deal
06.16.1232:20 Public Safety Wants Tasers; Silicon Coalition Struggle
06.30.1232:21 PierNYC Opens; New Pediatrician; LED Lights for Motorgate
07.28.1232:22 Funds for Library Move; Taser Plan Reduced; Rivercross Plan
08.25.1232:23 DEP Site Remains Closed; Patrick Stewart Speaks Out
09.08.1233:01 Big Election Season; Women's Health Org'n; Artist to Moscow
09.22.1233:02 IH Lease; RIRA to Consider PSD; Ghost Tunnel
10.06.1233:03 Torres Out; PSD Inquiry Asked; Polivy Runs for RIRA
10.20.1233:04 FDR Park Dedicated; Cornell to ULURP; Shinozaki Running
11.03.1233:05 Governor's Aide Promises Attention; Storm Sandy; Cornell Barging?
11.17.1233:06 Hardware Store Faces Eviction; Wongs & Sandy Aid; Election Results
12.15.1233:07 CB8 on Cornell; New Priest; Todd Jagerson; Lappin for BoroPres

01.12.1333:08 RIOC Housecleaning; Islanders Beseech Cuomo Aide
01.26.1333:09 Cuomo Wants to Name RIOC Pres; Cornell Planning Hearing
02.09.1333:10 Firestorm on PSD; Cornell at City Planning; Rivercross Revisions
02.23.1333:11 Big Public Safety Rally; PSD Entity Unto Itself; Editorial: Ombud
03.09.1333:12 Public Safety Protest Continues; RIOC Board to Seek President
03.23.1333:13 Cornell Clears City Planning; Cassian & Edwards; Chinatown
04.06.1333:14 Indelicato RIOC President; Garden Club Spat; Wengerds Return
04.20.1333:15 PSD Rally; Cornell at City Council; Garden Club; Playgrounds
05.04.1333:16 Cornell Gets Flak in City Council Hearing; Running on the Island
05.18.1333:17 Cornell Clears Council; Indelicato Starts; Eva Bosbach
06.01.1333:18 RIOC Next Seeking Balance on Cornell; Fishing RI; Library Award?
06.15.1333:19 Jeff Escobar; Prompting Cuomo; Organic Market
06.29.1333:20 PSD Chief McManus; IslHse Plan; Nina Wintringham; Hardware
08.03.1333:21 Cornell Lease; Girls Who Code; Mark Lyon; Hardware Store; PSD
08.31.1333:22 Trellis' New Look; Airam da Silva
09.14.1334:01 Boy Scouts Done; Isl Kids Retools; Primary Election; GW Patients
09.28.1334:02 Playground Panned; McManus at PSC; Deli Hours Controversy
10.12.1334:03 Barbara Clark; IH Pvtn; Childcare; Fall Arts; Playgrnd; Deli Noise
10.26.1334:04 Island Affluence Jumps, Average Age Drops; Sportspark Hiatus
11.09.1334:05 Farance Under Fire; RIExplorers; RICC Reboots; Cornell Construction
11.23.1334:06 Farance Defense; Subway Woes & Progress; Architect Gil Seltzer at 99
12.14.1334:07 Deal on Cornell & Timeline; Rivercross Votes Yes; TV Extras

01.11.1434:08 Ferry Possibility; Cornell Lease, Renderings; Joyce Short
01.25.1434:09 Marijuana; Francoise Richards; Southtown 7; Cornell Barges
02.08.1434:10 Martinez Guilty; Polivy Resigns; Transit Crunch; Steve Marcus
02.22.1434:11 Parents' Net 300 Families; Joyce Keating; Former RIRA Pres Sheehan
03.08.1434:12 Jeff Escobar Takes Over as RIRA President; Helstien is VP
03.22.1434:13 PSD Arrests Down; Kraut Remembers; Dinkins to Visit
04.05.1434:14 FDR Hope Sculpture; Obed; Brand; Johnston; Letters
04.26.1434:15 Island Real Estate Sans Mitchell-Lama; Kids & Art at FDR
05.10.1434:16 RIRA to Get Fee; Former RIRA Pres Stewart; Barniker Play
05.10.1434:16 RIRA to Get RIOC Project Support
05.24.1434:17 RIOC Cash to RIRA Stopped; Day Nursery Director Out; Emily Mure
06.07.1434:18 Dionne Retires; Former RIRA Pres Finnegan; CPR Plan
06.21.1434:19 Dionne Remembers; Manhattan Park 25; Views from FDR Park
08.02.1434:20 Elevators; Trees on Campus; TotLot; Dove Leaving; RIOC comms
08.31.1434:21 RIOC Scandal; Trellis Closing 9/8; RIRA Election Coming
09.13.1435:01 4-term RIRA Pres Katz; Resnick on WIRE history
09.27.1435:02 GS Plaza; PTA Fundraising; Rivercross Sales
10.11.1435:03 Gifted & Talented PS/IS217; Participatory Budgeting
10.25.1435:04 Biker Dead in Bus Accident; RIRA Election; Georgette Sinclair
11.08.1435:05 New RIRA Council; After-School Boost; RIRA CC Meeting
11.22.1435:06 NYPL Meeting; RICC 12/5 Session; Subway Hike; Soccer Wraps
12.13.1435:07 Rename PS/IS217?; Cornell TM; Cyclist; Ceruzzi; New Priest

01.17.1535:08 Teen Author; Female Firefighter; SweetShop Amid Retail Slo-Mo
01.31.1535:09 Cornell Trucking; Mary Fitzgerald; Child School
02.14.1535:10 RIOC Fees to MST; RIOC Capital Budget; Mayor's Ferry Plan
02.28.1535:11 Tram Elevator; Autumn Ashley; Seawright Self-Governance
03.14.1535:12 Cornell Trucking; RIOC Asks Rent Advance from Cabrini
03.28.1535:13 RIOC Wants Org'n Rent; Green Roof; IH Buy-out Offer; RISA Shrinking
04.11.1535:14 Island House; Participatory Budgeting; Gardens
04.25.1535:15 ABO Ruling Hurts Non-Profits; Rats; NYS Toxic for RI?
05.09.1535:16 Westview Red Herring; Green Roof Win!; Youth Soccer Plan
05.23.1535:17 Town Mtng: Public Purpose News; RIOC Board in Reluctant Hire
06.06.1535:18 Hillary RI Launch; RIOC Stumble on Field Permit; Kid Tennis
06.20.1535:19 Hillary's Launch; Public Purpose Grants Saved; Project Main St
08.01.1535:20 ConEd Gas Line Plan; Seats Shortage in Pre-K; Mourning Charlestown
08.29.1535:21 Helix & Bikes; New Priest; $150K for FDR Hope Memorial
09.12.1536:01 Miqueli Under Fire; Tram Elevator; Helix/Bikes Unresolved
09.26.1536:02 RI Climate Role; Affordable Housing Shortage; Anita Michael
10.10.1536:03 Playgrounds; AVAC Often Down; Cornell-PS217; WIRE Future
10.24.1536:04 Gold Star for PS217; Nina Freedman; Trellis-2016; iDig2Learn
11.07.1536:05 Ferry Service in 2017; Prosthetic for Quads; Halloweeen
11.21.1536:06 Priest Took Thrift Shop Funds; Public Purpose Funds; Tech Rises
11.21.1536:06 Priest Took Thrift Shop Funds; Public Purpose Funds; Tech Rises
12.12.1536:07 Priest Faces Lawsuit; PP$ Freed; Towey to Run MST; Amalgamated

01.09.1636:08 Polling Set; Day Nursery at 40
01.23.1636:09 RIOC Renovations Disrupt; Library Plan; RIVAA Rebounding
07.??.1636:20 July issue date to be announced

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01.00.18 2018 schedule to be announced

01.00.19 2019 schedule to be announced

01.00.20 2020 schedule to be announced

01.00.21 2021 schedule to be announced

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