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Randalls Island Bulletin (2010-2014)

Firefighters Sworn In By Mayor at Ceremony on Randall’s Island – NY 1, December 29, 2014 Ex-Parks Department employee claims she was fired after accusing bosses of sexual harassment, raunchy holiday parties – New York Daily News, December 20, 2014 Buffalo man pleads guilty to sale of ecstasy tied to 2013 Electric Zoo death on Randalls…

Randalls Island Bulletin (2003-2009)

Randalls for rich: Mike, don't shun the poor children

Turf War: Why the fight for private school access to public land isn’t over yet (West Side Spirit, January 13, 2009) Court Decision: Citywide Council on High Schools, et al. v. FCRC et al. (Amended, December 29, 2009) Judge Rejects City’s Private Ballfield Plan For Randalls Island … Again (Gothamist, December 23, 2009) Randalls Island…

Alienation of Park Land Continues with Water Park “Development” on Randalls Island

The New York Times again reported on the alarming friendship between New York State Senate’s majority leader Joseph L. Bruno and Jared E. Abbruzzese, an investor with Empire Racing Associates, which was awarded an operating franchise for the state’s thoroughbred horseracing tracks. According to the Times, Abbruzzese’s nanotechnology firm, Evident Technologies, also received $500,000 in…