New York CIty Council Member Ben Kallos

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Roosevelt Islander Free NYC Health & Hospitals Mobile Pop Up Covid-19 Nasal Swab Testing Site Coming To Roosevelt Island by Roosevelt Islander

Free NYC Health & Hospitals Mobile Pop Up Covid-19 Nasal Swab Testing Site Coming To Roosevelt Island

Roosevelt Island's NYC Council Member Ben Kallos announced this evening that a Free Pop Up Mobil Covid-19 testing site under the Motorgate Helix will be available for Roosevelt Island residents starting Monday June 29 thru Friday July 3.

Roosevelt Islander NYC Council Now Full Time - Mayor de Blasio Signs Bill Banning Outside Income For Council Members Authored By Roosevelt Island's Council Member Ben Kallos by Rick O'Connor

NYC Council Now Full Time - Mayor de Blasio Signs Bill Banning Outside Income For Council Members Authored By Roosevelt Island's Council Member Ben Kallos

The New York City Council is now full time with outside income banned, following the signing of legislation authored by Council Member Ben Kallos by Mayor Bill de Blasio. This new legislation paired with ending the practice of doling out stipends known as "lulus" to certain members, which the Daily News has called "legal bribery" will go a long way in keeping the Council free of corruption.

Roosevelt Islander Cornell Tech Presents Roadmap For Partnership With Roosevelt Island PS/IS 217 School by Roosevelt Islander

Cornell Tech Presents Roadmap For Partnership With Roosevelt Island PS/IS 217 School

“Helping our teachers integrate computer science into their curriculum is critical to preparing our students for the careers of tomorrow,” said New York City Councilmember Ben Kallos. “The close relationship between Cornell Tech and P.S./I.S. 217 not only benefits the Roosevelt Island community but also serves as a model for how public and private institutions can work together.”

Roosevelt Islander NYC East River Ferry Service Is Coming To Roosevelt Island in 2017 by Roosevelt Islander

NYC East River Ferry Service Is Coming To Roosevelt Island in 2017

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (EDC) will be conducting a Citywide Ferry Service outreach presentation to the Roosevelt Island community.

Roosevelt Islander Roosevelt Island's Coler Hospital Getting $181 Million For Hurricane Sandy Repairs And Future Protection From Storms As Part Of $1.6 Billion Commitment From FEMA For NYC Hospitals by Roosevelt Islander

Roosevelt Island's Coler Hospital Getting $181 Million For Hurricane Sandy Repairs And Future Protection From Storms As Part Of $1.6 Billion Commitment From FEMA For NYC Hospitals

Roosevelt Island's NYC Council Member Ben Kallos adds:

Rebuilding and resiliency for HHC hospitals are essential investments for a City prepared to take on the next Sandy. Senator Schumer and Mayor de Blasio merit recognition for their leadership in securing FEMA federal funding and investing it in our public hospitals.

 

Roosevelt Islander NYC Council Member Ben Kallos Describes Constituent Services Available To Roosevelt Island Residents - Roosevelt Island Office Hours Wednesday April 2 At Seniors Center by Roosevelt Islander

NYC Council Member Ben Kallos Describes Constituent Services Available To Roosevelt Island Residents - Roosevelt Island Office Hours Wednesday April 2 At Seniors Center

Roosevelt Island's NYC Council Member Ben Kallos spoke to the March 26 meeting of the Roosevelt Island Women's Health Organization. In addition to celebrating Women's History Month by presenting aProclamation honoring 5 Phenomenal Roosevelt Island women, Mr. Kallos also described the constituent services available to the Roosevelt Island community through his office.