Roosevelt Island

Mourners Gather At Fallen NYPD Officer’s Funeral
Mourners Gather At Fallen NYPD Officer’s Funeral
News Jay Lane 12/19/2011 at 12:12PM

Mourners Gather At Fallen NYPD Officer’s Funeral Family, friends, and fellow officers will gather on Long Island today to say a final goodbye to a city police officer who was gunned down last week in Brooklyn. The funeral for Officer Peter Figoski will take place at 11 a.m. at the Parish of St. Joseph Church [...]

Stanford pulls out of applied science campus consideration
News Billy Rennison 12/18/2011 at 10:14PM

Stanford University – one of the institutions in the running to build an applied sciences campus in New York City – has withdrawn its application, the school announced in a statement. “After several weeks of negotiations with New York City, university leaders and the Stanford Board of Trustees have determined that it would not be [...]

Roosevelt Island may go high-tech
Business Ricky Casiano 10/19/2011 at 4:16PM

Queens elected officials voiced their support for the city’s plans to bring a new hi-tech science campus to nearby Roosevelt Island. Congressmember Carolyn Maloney spoke in Long Island City with community leaders in support of the city site as the best place to house the new campuses for Cornell or Stanford University – two schools [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/18/2011: Queens law student to be freed by Egypt
Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/18/2011: Queens law student to be freed by Egypt
News Jay Lane 10/18/2011 at 10:35AM

1. Roosevelt Island eyed for new hi-tech Cornell & Stanford campus Cornell and Stanford universities are looking for an area to create their new applied sciences and engineering campus. Officials for both Cornell and Stanford universities said they favored Roosevelt Island over the other two sites being considered for the new campus (Governors Island and [...]

Creedmoor won’t be site of college campus
Creedmoor won’t be site of college campus
Education & Kids Steve Mosco 10/12/2011 at 11:48AM

A group looking to repurpose the Creedmoor Psychiatric Center site in Queens Village as an applied sciences and engineering college campus received an “incomplete” from the city’s Economic Development Corporation (EDC). Jim Trent, vice president of the Bellerose Business District Development Corporation, proposed that Creedmoor be added to the list of possible sites for a [...]