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Prospect author John Alston, 74, released his most recent children’s book in October called ‘Veggies, A – Z: See 'em, Rhyme 'em, Cook 'em, Eat 'em.’ The book mixes rhymes and recipes featuring vegetables to help get children to eat their veggies. –CONTRIBUTED

Author hopes to put veggies on the menu

PROSPECT — A local author is hoping a blend of rhymes and recipes will entice children to eat their vegetables. John Altson, 74, who has lived in Prospect since 2008,…

Saloma Furlong pictured in 2010. - CONTRIBUTED BY KERSTIN MARTIN

Author to tell her Amish tale at Whittemore Library

Since she left the Amish, many people have asked Saloma Furlong about her unusual name. The question often led to others about her native culture and why she left. Depending…

Jerry Labriola

Borough writer releases 11th book

NAUGATUCK — Dr. Jerry Labriola hasn’t stopped writing prescriptions since he retired 14 years ago. Only now, he prescribes thrillers. The Naugatuck native has written 11 books in those 14…

Author Patrick Scalisi hangs out to dry with his not-lost socks. - Photo courtesy of Mathew Duman

Years of passion become profession for Naugy author

Patrick Scalisi has been writing fiction his whole life. But about two years ago, he decided to turn his passion into a profession. Scalisi, 27, of Naugatuck, started publishing his…

Prospect author Kimberly Fox reads from her latest novel, “To be a Star.”

Prospect author spins ‘Star’ novel

PROSPECT — Local author Kimberly Fox draws on her own experience for inspiration. Her third novel, “To be a Star,” released Dec. 3, takes place in western New York, near…