The United Nations Postal Administration issued five stamps in mini-panes on Oct. 23 to note the organization's 70th anniversary.
Two of the stamps are in the 49-cent denomination, two in the $1.20 denomination, and a souvenir sheet with one $1.20 stamp.
The stamps depict scenes from the New York headquarters of the organization. These are being issued in local currencies for the Geneva and Vienna offices as well. The two two-stamp panes will have six stamps each.
Nov. 1 is the last scheduled day for Rietta Ranch Fleamarket in Hubbardston to be open this year.
The Central Mass. Postcard Club will hold its 32nd annual postcard show in Barre on Nov. 7. More details about this will appear in next weeks's column.
There will be a sports card show on Nov. 1 at the Boys and Girls Club of Chicopee on 580 Meadow St. from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. A small admission charge will benefit the club. Door prize drawings are held every hour during the show.
The U.S. Mint will offer the limited edition of the Lyndon Johnson Coin and Chronicles set on Oct. 27. This will contain a silver version of Johnson's 1965 inaugural medal, and an exclusive reverse proof version of the Johnson Presidential dollar coin.
The Truman and Eisenhower Coin and Chronicles sets offered earlier this year sold out quickly with a limit of 17,000 sets each. The John F. Kennedy set was limited to 50,000, while the Johnson one is limited to 25,000.