Dear Sun Spots: I am looking for a company, anywhere that sells fiberglass molded, full-size entryway steps for a house. – A.C., Auburn.

In addition to responses from readers, as noted in the Sept. 13 column, try contacting All In One RV, which should be able to order steps for you. They are on Hotel Road, by Exit 12 of the Maine Turnpike, (800) 235-3613, (207) 786-3673. You can also find them at St. Albans Home Sales on Route 2 outside Newport. They have a 28-inch-high style for $180 and one 32-inches high for $225. Railings are extra, at $50 a railing. You can reach them at (207) 368-4361.

Dear Sun Spots: Thank you for printing the source of Who’s Who in Maine. I have the book. If I could find other copies, I would buy them. My request was for more information about Twin City Printing. It was in business up until 20 years ago, according to the Androscoggin Historical Society. I wondered if the Sun Journal or Dingley Press bought it? Thank you. – Joanne Walsh-Ward, Lewiston.

According to our card file, in 1960, this company added 5,000 feet of work area. In 1963, Twin City Printery bought Berkshire Publishing Company to double its local operations. In 1968, the company began construction of a $300,000 plant in the Lewiston Industrial Park and moved into their new digs in August 1969. The firm purchased the Boston Stanhope Bindery in 1977. Twin City Printery was sold to Down East Magazine owner H. Allen Fernald by John R. Rote in 1978. An expansion was planned in 1978 to help the company triple its local production. In 1986, it was awarded a contract for the Legislature. Sun Spots is not aware of other owners of Twin City Printery and perhaps other readers out there familiar with this company would be willing to share this information with you.

Dear Sun Spots: A few weeks ago I placed a request in your column for the 3-D computer game Frogger, and I am very happy to announce that I got a response the same day. The lady that called not only called, but gave it to me for free! This column has helped me before and I appreciate it very much. Thank you very much for all you do. – Donna Hilton, Auburn.

Dear Sun Spots: To Doris D., Auburn. I have used this recipe on and off for 65 years and my mother-in-law used it before that.

Clover Honey. Ingredients:
8 roses (double blossom) use the blossom but pull it apart, 12 red (fresh) clover blossoms, 20 white clove blossoms, pull apart also, 10 cups sugar, 4 cups water, 1 teaspoon alum. Method: Bring sugar, water and alum to a boil 10 minutes after adding blossom. Let set 10 minutes then strain through several thickness of cheesecloth (should be clear). Put into 1 pint or ½ pint jars and cover. No processing needed. – Mary Young, Buckfield.

Dear Sun Spots: You have been such a help in the past. I have another request. I used to receive sales catalogs from the Hanes Co. but haven’t sent an order in quite some time and no longer get the catalog. Can you please locate where I might call or write to receive their catalog? Thank you for any help. – G.B.B., Mechanic Falls.

Mailing address for orders: One Hanes Place, P.O. Box 748, Rural Hall, NC 27098-0748, 800-671-1674, or for returns, mail to One Hanes Place, P.O. Box 5000, Rural Hall, NC 27098, via Web site at You can request a catalog via their Web site or through their customer service department at (800) 671-5056 Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to midnight Eastern Time and Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern Time.

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