DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Lewiston High School Class of 1960 will be celebrating its 50th class reunion on Aug. 14. We are trying to locate the following classmates: Joan Katz Spangler, Carolyn Michaud Morency, Gerard Lajoie, Loraine Gagne Judy, Roger G. Bilodeau, John Cyr, Mary Driscoll Hitchcock, Anna Galipeau, Joseph Gumas, Loraine Koss Levasseur, Richard Langlois, Lawrence Poulin, Richard Provencher, Janet Rollins, Frank Russell, Roland Tardiff and Celine Voisine.

If anyone has any information on how we can locate these classmates, please contact Joline Palman Froton by calling 782-1554 or by e-mail at [email protected] Thank you, Sun Spots, and keep up the good work. — Joline Palman Froton

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Who do you call when your doorbell doesn’t ring anymore? Is there anyone in Lewiston-Auburn you can get in touch with? Please call 782-1602. Thank you. — No Name, Lewiston

ANSWER: If you want to undertake the job yourself, there are instructions online at and, among other sites. According to, often the problem is just the doorbell button, which is exposed to the elements and can get clogged with dirt or rust. Once the contacts are cleaned, the bell may chime.

If you don’t want to undertake the job yourself, you can hire an electrician. There are many listed in the yellow pages if you don’t get a personal response from your letter. A handyman might also be able to do the job, but be sure they are experienced and qualified. Doorbells are pretty simple, but they do involve wiring.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: There are two corrections to the French song that was in Monday’s paper. In the third line, replace malais with mes reve. Malais means that you feel ill about something; mes reve means my dreams. In the fifth line, replace m’ais with mes reve as well. — No Name, No Town

ANSWER: Sun Spots often finds errors in lyrics online.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: This is in response to the June 23 letter about helium balloons in the Lewiston-Auburn area. Ruby Rose Frozen Custard in Poland carries helium balloons and Mylar balloons for all occasion. Prices for helium balloons are 79 cents each or $1.04 with the high-float. Mylar balloons sell for $1.99 each. The phone is 998-2262. Thank you. — Tina Robichaud, Lewiston.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I am looking for any relative of Henry Oleson or John Rollins who married Wheelers. Send to me at 132 Clark St., Berlin, NH 03570-1207. Thank you. — Doris Treamer, [email protected]

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Danville Junction Grange will hold its annual indoor yard sale on Saturday, July 17, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. There will be raffles, a food table and white elephant items for sale. Luncheon will be served throughout the day.

Tables are available for rent at $15 each. Reserve a table by calling Maynard Chapman at 998-5331. Thank you for your excellent service to the community. What did we ever do before there was a “Sun Spots?”— G. Ryder, Danville

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