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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

CBS NY Channel 2 Continues Investigation Of Roosevelt Island PS/IS 217 Rat Infestation Today - Find Rats In Schoolyard Area But Not Elsewhere On Roosevelt Island

CBS New York Channel 2 returned today to follow up on their story yesterday about the Roosevelt Island PS/IS 217 rat infestation:

According to CBS New York Channel 2:
... CBS2 returned to the Roosevelt Island school for the second consecutive day Tuesday. But times, the rodents were spotted within just minutes – scurrying all over the schoolyard, running across railings, and sometimes flooding the area.

On Monday, the Department of Education told CBS2 an inspection showed there are no rats inside the school building. The department also said the issue is island-wide and did not originate on school property.

“Around my building, I do not see swarms of rats,” one resident said.

CBS2’s mission Tuesday was to look for rats in other areas. Roy and her crew walked up and down the island, and to another private school nearby – but no other rats were found. People on Roosevelt Island said like any part of the city, they do see rats occasionally – especially by the water – but nothing like the situation at the school....

Read the previous posts, including videos, on PS/IS 217 garbage and rat infestation.