Awful gifts for annoying people
The Fat Girl creams for “problem” areas claim to promote weight reduction through the topical application of encapsulated caffeine ... or Rhonda Findling’s Don’t Call That Man! A Survival Guide to Letting Go under the tree this year.
Treasures on display at Totowa stamp show
Ah, but then there’s 18-year-old Christine Vanderwal of Oakland, who snagged a stamp from 1988 with ornate butterflies – her passion, which makes her a “topical’’ collector. Vanderwal, who has collected stamps since the second grade, has more ...
Ag community frets over farm bill delays
Buttonwillow farmer Mike Young doesn't receive direct subsidies for his almonds, and he's not on food stamps. But that doesn't stop him ... Marketing assistance is also a big benefit for producers of specialty crops such as nuts and grapes, he said.
VAM and Panda Seminars Offered at SoCal Winter Show
The bourse features dealers in US and world coins, currency, stamps, ancients ... Offered are Boy Scout coin collecting merit badge workshops and Fun with Money patch clinic for Girl Scouts. Two sessions are taught by Patti Finner, former American ...
Funnies get a stamp of approval
The U.S. Postal Service's Sunday Funnies Stamps collection that goes on sale Friday looks ... The 44-cent Scouting stamp goes on sale July 27 during the Boy Scout Jamboree in Virginia.
Local Maine girls earn highest award in Junior Girl Scouts
BERWICK and LEBANON, Maine — Girl Scout Troops 235 and 1243 were presented Sentiments ... that they set up some letterboxing trails locally. First they created some “stamps” by carving them out of rubber. They put them into a plastic, weatherproof ...