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Michael A. Dilcher

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Emmaus

Michael Allen 'Mike" Dilcher, 56, of Emmaus, died March 11, 2013, in his home. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Warren J. and Doris M. (Ernst) Dilcher.

For 25 years, he served as bar manager and recording secretary for the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Allentown. Previously, he was an assembler at Mack Trucks Inc. for 10 years.

He was an avid pool player.


Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Lebanon Valley College

Justin Weilnau, of Allentown, was selected as a peer mentor at Lebanon Valley College. A peer mentor is an undergraduate student that guides a group of 15 to 20 new or transfer students during their first semester at the college. Weilnau is a senior music and biochemistry and molecular biology major and graduate of Salisbury Township High School.

Ray R. Bast

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

of Macungie

Ray R. Bast, 88, of Macungie, died March 11, 2013, of natural causes in Lehigh Center, Macungie. He was the husband of Joan M. (Bard) Bast. Born in Kutztown, he was a son of the late George and Mamie (Smith) Bast.

He was a 1942 graduate of Kutztown High School and a 1950 graduate with honors from Lehigh University with a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering.

He was a veteran of World War II having served in the Navy.

He was a member of St. Paul's UCC, Kutztown.

Players of the Stage

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

'Tom Sawyer' April 25 to 27

Players of the Stage will be performing "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" by Mark Twain 7 p.m. April 25, 26 and 27 and 2 p.m. April 27 at Living Hope Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 330 Schantz Road, Lower Macungie.

The show was adapted for stage and is being directed by Sharon Barshinger Gerdes.

Tickets are free but reservations are required.

An offering will be taken to support the Care Net Centers of the Lehigh Valley.

To reserve tickets, call 484-515-3051 or go to

For more information, visit playersofthestage.