(CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)
— Newton's Gale Public Library hosted local professional Chef Arnold Joy, above, a resident of Newton, for an evening of cooking. Chef Joy is a certified by the American Culinary Federation, has been a teacher of culinary arts in high schools in Mass and NH, as well as at college level at McIntosh Atlantic Culinary Academy. He has an Associate Degree in Culinary Arts and a Bachelor's Degree in Food Service Management from Johnson and Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. Learning the art of making chicken and sausage filè gumbo are, from left, Mary Miller, April Miller, and Nicole Briggs.