Sunday, January 15, 2012

Roosevelt Island's NYC Council Member Jessica Lappin TV Interview - Thinks Roosevelt Island Is A Lovely Place

You Tube Video of NYC Council Member Jessica Lappin Interview

Roosevelt Island's NYC Council Member Jessica Lappin was interviewed by CUNY TV's Eldridge & Co recently on issues facing her district which includes not only Roosevelt Island but the Upper East Side. Ms. Lappin discussed issues of ageing, FDR Memorial at Southpoint Park, the Cornell Roosevelt Island Engineering School, Second Avenue Subway, NYC City Council Term Limits plus much more.

Also, Ms. Lappin noted that Cornell will be holding a Town Hall Meeting regarding their new Roosevelt Island campus in the near future.

Capital New York reports that Ms. Lappin may be a candidate for Manhattan Borough President next year:
... Menin is hoping to replace Scott Stringer, who is leaving the borough president's post to run for mayor next year. The rest of the field has yet to take shape, but other possible candidates include City Councilman Robert Jackson of Harlem and City Councilwoman Jessica Lappin, from Manhattan's East Side....
UPDATE 1/19 - Ms. Lappin announces her campaign has raised more than $600,000 for a possible Manhattan Borough President run. More here.