FEBRUARY 2021 Magazine | Page 3

February – in – Brief

Libraries We Love

My first love—the Yonkers Carnegie Library

By Patricia Vaccarino

Alana Belle:

A Woman After Our Own Hearts

By Patricia Vaccarino

The Covid pandemic has inspired Alana Belle to examine the true meaning of life.

Building Back Better:

The National Endowment for the Arts

by Barbara Lloyd McMichael

The pandemic has hit the cultural sector hard. Barbara McMichael’s new monthly column examines the history of The National Endowment of the Arts and the possibility that the arts would once again be elevated in the Biden administration.

Milan Heger

Art. Freedom. Love.

by Patricia Vaccarino

Artist Milan Heger cannot suppress his love of art or freedom, both of which have come to mean the same thing.

Tales From

The Golden Age of Radio

by Linda Jay

Linda Jay writes about her parents, Verne and Helen Jay, who were iconic writers for radio shows “The Shadow,” “Mr. and Mrs. North,” “Famous Jury Trials,” and “Grand Central Station” during the Golden Age of Radio.