Here in Greenwich where most people are forever doting on their dogs, counting down the days til “beach season for dogs,” and calling the police when a dog is left in a car on a hot day (as they should), it’s hard to imagine the cruelty owners inflict on their dogs — Fighting them, over breeding them, neglecting them. And, admittedly, it’s a downer that few people want to read about. But everyone likes a happy ending. Maybe that’s why the story of Gino’s rescue by NYPD cops in a Bronx cemetery, and his happy welcome in a loving home in Darien, got thousands of page views and heaps of Facebook likes.
At Whitby School three 3D printers are almost constantly running. On Wednesday night Whitby 3D teacher Leslie Perry convened a group of teachers at Makerbot on Greenwich Ave to share ideas and tricks. Continue Reading →
“As an RTM member, Jill asked questions to get at the facts underlying proposals, recommendations and problems which came before the RTM. During her tenure, the RTM dealt with major issues including Nathaniel Witherell’s Project Renew, the Board of Education’s MISA project and the Town’s leasing policy.” – Bob Brady, RTM member for 20 years through 2012, the last ten as its Educations Committee Chairman, and two years on the BET. Continue Reading →
“From her high school job working at Carvel, through her college jobs and internships and even post-college, post law school jobs, Jill’s commitment to serving her community has been unmatched.” – Beverely Israely Continue Reading →
“Jill Oberlander is clearly committed to ensuring that all students – including the children at New Lebanon – have excellent learning opportunities. She is meeting with parents, educators and other community members to advocate for universal Pre-Kindergarten, effective support for low-income, minority, and special education students, reasonable testing practices, sufficient funding for school renovation and construction projects, and thoughtful assessment of teachers.” – Valerie Wayne of Old Greenwich Continue Reading →
“Do not underestimate the impact of having an effective advocate who can lobby for funds to be sent back to Greenwich. Jill researches issues, asks hard questions and collaborates on a bi-partisan basis.” – Elizabeth Krumeich Continue Reading →