04/25/17 2:00pm
Cover of the fall 2016 edition of 2Rs4fun, which features young writers’ work.

Cover of the fall 2016 edition of 2Rs4fun, which features young writers’ work.

“Children need to be free, I think, or they won’t get to their soul as writers.”

Islander Mary Dwyer spoke those words that gave rise in 2008 inspired a program — 2Rs4fun — that she founded, affording young writers in the 3rd and 4th grades an opportunity to see their works in print.

A former teacher, Ms. Dwyer, has been successful in attracting adult mentors to work with the children one-on-one. The young writers have just issued their fall 2016 compilation of writings. (more…)

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04/19/17 10:15am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

For the second time since it closed a public hearing on the proposed short-term rental (STR) law, the Town Board allowed audience members to comment at Tuesday’s work session. (more…)

03/02/17 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Francesca Anderegg performs

COURTESY PHOTO | Francesca Anderegg performs an Alumni Recital at the Clark Arts Center on March 11.

MUSIC AT PERLMAN 

The Perlman Music Program offers an Alumni Recital featuring violinist Francesca Anderegg on Saturday, March 11 at 5 p.m. at the Clark Arts Center. Ms. Anderegg will present a solo repertoire with pianist John Root.

After the concert there will be a reception with the artists. Tickets are $25 (free for students). For tickets or information, call (212) 877-5045 or email [email protected] (more…)