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December 1, 2011

Cornell Cooperative Extension calendar

LIBERTY, NY — If you’re looking for stocking stuffers, the Cornell Cooperative Sullivan County 2012 calendar might be one place to start. The theme is “Gardening in Sullivan,” and the images, like the one here by John Letourneau, were taken by local photographers. A contest was run to create the contest, and the extension received well over 200 entries of photos from local Sullivan County gardeners before selecting the winners. The calendars cost $10 each or three for $25. Call 845/292-5250 or stop by the extension office at 64 Ferndale-Loomis Road, Liberty, NY.

Grandma Michele, Zatarian

DAMASCUS, PA — “Grandma” Michele Schuchman’s book, “All about Grandma Michele the Story Teller and Listener” is a 64-page volume with photography by Ellen Millar and paintings by Schuchman. The book is written to inspire children age 12 to adults and seniors through a motivational story of transition. It is a fantasy describing how Gradma Michele wakes up on earth at the age of 60 realizing she is a Zatarian, guided by her invisible angel’s from planet Zatar to wake up all the other Zatarians that she meets as her journey continues on earth. She enlists their help to save humans from destroying themselves.

Copies of photographs and paintings are available for purchase by contacting Ellen Millar at stampsrme1117@hotmail.com.

The cost is $18 plus $1.08 tax and $3 for shipping. It can be purchased by mail, with a check made out to Michele Schuchman at 349 Steiner Rd., Damascus, PA 18415, or email grandmamichele1117@yahoo.com.

African art for sale at St. James

CALLICOON, NY — African art and crafts will be on sale at St. James Episcopal Church during the holiday season. You can browse jewelry, ceramics and woodcarvings from 12 noon to 1 p.m. on Sundays, or by phoning the church at 845/887-4742. Proceeds to benefit African teen ministries.