Judy Petrosillo

When the Native Americans and Pilgrims sat down for their Thanksgiving feast, journals indicate that venison was on the table.

The Three Sisters of the Iroquois Legend are corn, beans, and squash. The Sister Spirits were believed to protect the well-being of these special crops.

“Voting is how we participate in a civic society — be it for president, be it for a municipal election.

"I've never turned into a bee — I've never been chased by a mummy or met a ghost. But many of the ideas in my books are suggested by real life." said American writer, R. L. Stine.

Databases accessible from the library's website include reliable encyclopedias and are available with a free library card.

Even while we are enjoying the fall foliage in the Hilltowns, our chores focus on preparing for winter.

Author Joan Didion has always enjoyed the world of make believe. She said, "I wrote stories from the time I was a little girl, but I didn't want to be a writer. I wanted to be an actress.

Red is the color of fire and blood. It is the color connected with the Devil and Cupid.

Tom Cat and Jerry Mouse are animated characters created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera in 1940.  “The Tom and Jerry Show,” a spin off of the original cartoons, is still on television today.

As children head back to school, backpacks are being filled with essentials. A library card should be included.

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