Monday, September 18, 2017

You're Invited To Roosevelt Island NYC Council Member Ben Kallos District Town Hall Tuesday September 19 - Agenda Includes Free Pre-Kindergarten, Sanctuary Cities Services, Fire Safety, MTA Bus Service & More

Roosevelt Island's NYC Council Member Ben Kallos is hosting his annual 5th District Town Hall September 19 at Memorial Sloan Kettering, 430 East 67 Street. According to Council Member Kallos:

Please join me tomorrow, Tuesday, September 19 at 6 pm at our Annual Town Hall. The Town Hall is an opportunity for residents to hear from and ask questions of agencies that make our City run.

Town Hall with Free Reusable Bags
Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 6PM
Memorial Sloan Kettering, 430 East 67th Street

Child care available upon request.
RSVP to reserve your free reusable bag at

This year the agencies in attendance will be:
  • New York City Parks Department - East River Esplanade Construction
  • New York City Fire Department - Fire Safety and Free Smoke Detectors
  • New York City Department of Education - Free Pre-Kindergarten
  • Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs - Sanctuary City Services
Metropolitan Transportation Authority - Bus Service

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I spoke with Mr. Kallos about Roosevelt Island transportation issues following the August 29 inaugural Roosevelt Island Ferry ride. Here's what he had to say.

Mr. Kallos won the September 12 Democratic Party primary for re-election to NYC Council representing the 5th District.