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Gardeners learn the mathematics of flowers

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by ANITA HIRSCH Special to The Press in Local News

The topic of the September meeting of the Claussville Garden Club was "Math For Flower Arrangers."

Susan Campanelli, a previous garden club speaker, always presents an interesting discussion.

She brought along flowers from her own garden and club members brought flowers and flower holders to work on for their own take-home arrangements.

Campanelli said when arranging flowers, first measure the vase or flower holder and then measure the flowers so they are at least one-...

Another era brought to life

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by ELSA KERSCHNER in Local News

Put four gallons of cider into a large copper kettle, add cut-up apples to within two inches of the top and then cook. Some 5-1/2 hours later, apple butter will be ready to share.

This was only one of the many demonstrations and exhibits at the annual Lynn-Heidelberg Historical Society Pioneer Day Oct. 6, at Ontelaunee Park.

This year, stirring the apple-cider mixture was made easier when a rocking chair, which matched the motion required for the constant stirring, was used....