Dear Sun Spots: In the June 24th edition of the Sun Journal, there was a brief article about actor Tony Randall and Community Little Theatre. Can you please tell me what television program Randall was filming at Poland Spring in 1968? Thank you. – David Andrews, Auburn.

Answer: Sun Spots spoke with Community Little Theatre’s secretary Janet Gibson who advised Sun Spots to contact Harriet Bernard, one of the people in the photograph featured in the paper in the late 1960s.

Sun Spots corresponded with Bernard who says the only survivors of the photo taken with Tony Randall are herself and Gibson. According to the photo caption, Randall was in Lewiston to campaign for presidential hopeful Eugene McCarthy. Randall was presented with a certificate denoting his membership of the Community Little Theatre Association. Sun Spots does not know what film was being filmed and perhaps other readers out there may recall this.

Dear Sun Spots: You always have the answers and know all the recent gossip, so I am hoping you know the answer to my question.

Last fall I was told by a fellow employee that a day spa was going to open on Main Street in Lewiston. The rumor was that it was going in the old SeniorsPlus building. Can you please confirm this rumor? How would someone apply for a job at this day spa, if it is going to open? – No Name, No Town.

Answer: Sun Spots spoke with Paradise Salon and Spa manager Nichole Bartholomew who says you could please come in and fill out an application. This is a full service salon, which offers massage, air brush tanning, manicures, pedicures, hair, facials, body treatments and more. Contact Paradise Salon and Spa, (207) 777-3939. 20 Union St., Auburn. They are open Monday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, 12 to 3 p.m.

Dear Sun Spots: This is a letter for No Name, No Town who has old postcards: Please think of your local historical society in your town if you have old postcards, scrapbooks or memorabilia that you are giving away.

I have collected postcards and town history for many years and shared them with many people and towns. I also buy old postcards. – J.L. Davis, New Gloucester.

Dear Sun Spots: Does anyone know how we can stop the Canada geese from coming on our lawn and leaving mounds of their droppings? We live on the lake and the geese make a very unpalatable mess when they come ashore. Help!

Also, I have yarn to give to any Christian, nonprofit group. I can be reached at (207) 539-4635. – Opal Duchette, Oxford.

Answer: Unfortunately, it doesn’t appear you have an easy fix for your goose problem. Perhaps there are readers out there willing to share some tips with you.

Dear Sun Spots: I hope you can help me.

Over the last four decades I have amassed quite a collection of classic Star Trek items. These things include books, both hard- and softcovers; as well as comics; calendars; cards; delph; cereal bowls and matching cups; as well as freezer pop forms of Kirk, Spock and McCoy; posters; film clips; models still in original box; photos; pins; puzzles; and more.

Most of these items have been carefully stored away for many years. My problem is that I would like to sell some of these things but I don’t know how to reach interested buyers. Is there a business somewhere in the Oxford, Androscoggin or Franklin county area that purchases classic Star Trek items? I’d try to sell them online but I don’t have a computer. I can be reached at: P.O. Box 570, Wilton, ME 04294. – Sheila Giffin, Wilton.

Dear Sun Spots: I am looking for 10-inch double pointed knitting needles in sizes 5, 6, 7 or 8. Thank you. – Elizabeth Lane, Peru.

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