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by Phil Major

Apart from grieving the loss of a loved one, is there anything we do that’s more physically, mentally and emotionally draining than packing, moving and unpacking? more

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By Larry Tucker

It is often said “age is just a number.”
As I have now reached birthday number 70, I find myself reflecting on my past, on the things I have seen and heard, and on what the future holds for me in the next few years. more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

Happy Halloween! The staff is competing for bragging rights through a pumpkin decorating contest. The pumpkins are in the windows facing Blair Street. Vote for your favorite by phone, while you are … more

Corner Column

Depending upon your take on the ongoing global pandemic, if you are like us you are remaining cautious until the day when there are vaccines and treatments widely available for COVID-19. Perhaps if … more

Quitman Library Connections

Friends of the Quitman Public Library invite new members to join this active group of volunteers during National Friends of Libraries Week. During Oct. 18-24, libraries across the country recognize … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

We’ve gotten some cooler weather and a little bit of rain. Football is in high gear and the Mineola High School band sounds terrific. Fall has definitely arrived. We had our first meeting of … more

Corner Column

Friday night football has taken on a whole new meaning thanks to the coronavirus. It’s difficult to say anything good has come from this nuisance which has stretched past six months, but there … more

Roasting vegetables

Roasting vegetables is very popular. Have you tried roasting vegetables? Roasting vegetables is really easy and is one of my favorite ways to prepare a wide variety of vegetables. My husband is … more

Quitman Library Connections

During October, the Quitman Public Library is highlighting National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15–Oct. 15). Visit our webpage at www.quitmanlibrary.org. and link to our online display of … more

Mineola Memorial Library Notes

October is finally here! Lot’s of things to look forward to – cooler temperatures, Halloween and a time change. Hispanic Heritage Month is Sept. 15 until Oct. 15. We have set up some … more

National whole grains month

Did you know that people who eat whole grains as part of a healthy diet have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases? Grains provide many nutrients that are vital for health and it is recommended … more

Quitman Library Connections

Banned Books Week (Sep. 27-Oct. 3) is a national annual event celebrating the freedom to read. It spotlights current and historical attempts at censorship, and the goal is to keep material publicly … more
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