Shopping Scout: Saturday, November 19


Electric scooter: Anna of Easton has an electric scooter she is willing to sell to Dianna of Macungie. ”It is a 2004 Price Legend XL model SC940 four-wheel scooter. It is red and has many extras and includes the folding ramp,” she says. Shopping Scout will put them in touch.

8 mm projector: Miles of Allentown will be able to view those home movies thanks to readers who responded to his request for an 8 mm projector. Judy of Lehighton has an 8 mm projector she is willing to give to Miles. Cathy of Bethlehem also has a projector for Miles. Kristie of New Tripoli, Roberta of Allentown and Carl of Bethlehem all have 8 mm projectors they are willing to sell. Shopping Scout will put them in touch.

Shelled hickory nuts: Judy of Bethlehem will have the shelled hickory nuts she needs to make her grandmother’s hickory nut refrigerator cookie recipe. Mark of Walnutport and his grandmother have plenty of hickory nuts for Judy. Eleanor of Slatington has shelled hickory nuts she is willing to sell to Judy. Betty of Topton informs Shopping Scout that Judy can purchase hickory nuts at Echo Hill Country Store, Fleetwood R. 1 (610-944-7358). Shopping Scout will put them in touch.

Debbie Mumm dishes: Beth Ann of Bethlehem will be able to add some of those missing pieces to her Debbie Mumm dishes in the Snowman pattern. Nancy of Allentown has four eight-inch dessert plates and four mugs she is willing to sell to Beth Ann. Shopping Scout will put them in touch.

Micro-Go-Round: Ken of Allentown has a Micro-Go-Round for Claudine of Bethlehem. Shopping Scout will put them in touch.

Hurricane Diane book: Helen of Bethlehem and Carole of Williams Township have both suggested the same book, Diane Drowns the Delaware, for Judy of Chalfont. The book was originally published by The Express Times shortly after the 1955 flood. Helen and Carole are not sure if this book is still available. Carole suggests Judy check out a recently written book on the 1955 flood. Author Mary Shafer of Ferndale has published Devastation on the Delaware. The book contains never-before published photos, interviews with people with first-hand knowledge of the flood and info sources. The book is available at the Moravian Book Shop, 428 Main St., Bethlehem (610-866-5481) or visit

Furniture reupholstery: Chuck of Easton suggests Kathy of Northampton contact Easton Upholstery, 512 Northampton St., Easton (610-252-3169) to have her two wing chairs reupholstered.

Pillsbury bread maker: Jonelle of Catasauqua has a Pillsbury bread maker she is willing to sell to Bonnie of Allentown. ”I don’t think it was really ever used,” she says. Shopping Scout will put them in touch.


Wide-width wheelchair: Beatrice of Slatington is looking for a wide-width wheelchair for a family member.

Elliptical trainer: Maureen of Bethlehem Township is looking for an elliptical trainer for her husband who quit smoking last year and has gained some extra weight.

Wood splitter: Herbert of Bethlehem Township is looking for a used wood splitter.

Puppy crate: Harriet of Bethlehem is looking for a ”gently used” puppy crate. Needed is the 24-by-19-by-17-inches size. ”I need the crate for a little Bichon grand puppy who will be visiting over the holidays,” she says.

Good Housekeeping Encyclopedia of Gardening: Marilyn of Allentown is looking for volumes 1, 13 and 14 of the Good Housekeeping Encyclopedia of Gardening for her mother. ”It was published in 1972 by the book division of Hearst Magazines, New York. I had tried many years ago to obtain copies from the publisher, but it was then already out of print,” she says.

Metal kitchen cabinets: Michelle of Northampton is doing some remodeling in her kitchen and is looking for two wall-mounted metal kitchen cabinets. The cabinet size needed is 24 inches wide by 30-inches high by 12-to-13-inches deep and should have two doors.

Avon ornaments: Debbi of Bangor is looking for two pewter Avon ornaments. ”I am missing 1993 ‘Father Time’ and the 1998 ornament (not sure of the name),” she says.

Cat Hall of Fame figure: Sharyn of Easton is looking for a Cat Hall of Fame figure called ”Betty Crockat.” ”I have tried everywhere, including all the collectible venues on the Internet,” she says.

Clairol Condition: Barb of Emmaus is looking for jars or tubes of Clairol Condition that has been discontinued. Barb is also looking for Yendi perfume made by Capucci and Maroc perfume made by Revlon, also discontinued.

Scanner repairs: Edwin of Easton is looking for someone who can repair a Uniden Bearcat BC-170 scanner.

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