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Lebanon Valley College Magazine 

Commencement 1985 
Basketball Team in Europe 


Alumni Tradition 


Lebanon Valley College Magazine 
Summer 1985 

Table of Contents 

From the Editor 

3 Commencement 1985: Forecasting the Future 

6 Retiring Professors Honored 

Tribute to lean O Love by Agnes O'Donnell 
Tribute to Howard A Neidig by Leon Markowicz 
Tribute to lacob L Rhodes by lohn Heffner 


It's Tuesday and We Really Are in Belgium! 

LVC Basketball Team on European Exhibition Tour 


Campus Update 


Wanted: More "Mrs. Z's" by Kathleen L Thach 


Lebanon Valley College London Tour 


The Alumni Tradition 



Published quarterly by Lebanon Valley College 

Second class postage paid at Annville. PA 

Please address inquiries and address changes to Mary B Williams. 

Director of Communications. Lebanon Valley College, Annville. PA 17003-0501 

Managing Editor. Mary B. Williams 

Associate Editors lody Rathgeb, Marilyn A. Weister 

Alumni Editor, Robert L. Unger 

Staff Writer Kathleen L. Thach 

Staff Photographer, Charles L. Frostick 

Creative Director Michael R. Casey 

The Daily News has claimed still 
another journalist from 
Lebanon Valley College. Dawn 
Humphrey, former editor of The 
Valley (and as an 
undergraduate, editor of The 
Quad), has accepted a position 
as reporter for The News. Other 
former Quad editors and 
reporters who are or have 
been associated with The News 
are Paul Baker, Linda Friskey, 
David Frye. Walt Fullam, Amy 
Hostetter. Susan Marusko and 
Pam Schadle. 

Dawn was appointed editor 
of the old LVC alumni tabloid, 
The \ournal, in 1983 and presid- 
ed over its metamorphosis into 
The Valley. She lovingly nurtured 
and guided the new publica- 
tion as it developed into a fine 
magazine with which we are all 
proud to be associated. 

We wish Dawn Godspeed in 
her newspaper career and of- 
fer our congratulations and 
best wishes as she assumes 
the additional new role of Mrs. 
Michael Drago. 

©Copyright 1985 Lebanon Valley College 

Commencement 1985 

Forecasting the Future 

Lebanon Valley College's 116th annual 
commencement day was a perfect one 
for hanging up the "Gone Fishin' " sign. 
But instead of tearing a page from The 
Compleat Angler, the day could be more 
aptly summed up in a tome titled The 
Compleat Human." as the day's speakers 
focused on the humanizing elements of 
the graduates' LVC experiences and 

The human touch was in evidence 
throughout the day: in a baccalaureate 
sermon that encouraged service to 
others, in a commencement address that 
reminded graduates of values and ethics, 
and in touching tributes to the day's 
honorary degree recipients and faculty 

Dr. lames P. Gallagher, president of The 
Philadelphia College of Textiles and 
Science, set the tone for these sanguine 
ceremonies when he arrived in running 
shoes and with crutch to deliver the com- 
mencement address. Gallagher had pull- 
ed a tendon in his foot playing basketball 
with some students, and he wryly com- 
mented on the dangers of thinking 
young while growing older. 

Gallagher both entertained and inform- 
ed his audience with a unique computer- 
age address that focused on the Class of 
'85. using statistical analysis and actuarial 
science to determine specific informa- 
tion about the graduates' futures. 

His research provided him with details 
on the graduates' projected careers (22 
will be corporate executives, 12 will be in 
public office, and one president of a For- 
tune 500 company); family lives (they will 
produce 200 children and purchase 
750.000 boxes of Pampers); incomes and 

The speaker's fun with statistics, 
however, was only part of an address 
that challenged the graduates to use 
their liberal arts education in becoming 
"value-oriented risk-takers'' 

"The benefits of your intellectual 
growth at Lebanon Valley College are a 
greater capacity to learn on your own, a 

higher level of self-confidence, and an 
ability to lead. In addition, the liberal arts 
environment has provided you with an 
approach to morality and ethics that has 
made you better people because of your 
time here," he said. 

Pointing to the "magnificent future" 
outlined by his statistics, Gallagher then 
exhorted the graduates to use this sense 
of values- in targeting themselves for ag- 
gressive action. 

"In the future, focus periodically on the 
ethical and moral issues that were 
discussed in your classrooms, use them 
in your decision-making, and go forward 
aggressively to lead others," he said. 
"Begin to discipline yourself and think of 
yourself as a positive, value-oriented risk- 

The baccalaureate sermon, delivered 
by Dr. David W. Gockley, president 
emeritus of Religion in American Life, 

also focused on values. Basing his ser- 
mon on the story of the good Samaritan. 
Gockley said. "It is that person who gives 
of himself to others who finds the fulfill- 
ing, enriching experiences of life." 

One of the faculty members recogniz- 
ed for combining values and hard work 
in search of excellence was Dr. Leon E. 
Markowicz, who received the Lindback 
Foundation Award for Distinguished 
Teaching at the commencement 

Under the terms set by the Christian R. 
and Mary F Lindback Foundation, the 
selection must be made by the college 
president. Dr. Arthur Peterson, however, 
sought help from the college community 
in this task by inviting nominations from 
the faculty and senior class. 

"Many fine teachers were nominated, 
but the one name most frequently cited 
was that of Dr. Leon Markowicz," said 

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Commencement Continued 

Peterson. Markowicz is professor of 
English and director of the honors pro- 
gram. His award was accompanied by 

President Peterson and Dean Richard 
Reed also paid tribute to five individuals 
awarded honorary degrees at the 
ceremony: D. Clark Carmean. Doctor of 
Humane Letters; Edna I. Carmean, Doc- 
tor of Humane Letters: lames P. 
Gallagher Doctor of Humane Letters: 
Ned D. Heindel. Doctor of Science: and F. 
Allen Rutherford, |r. Doctor of Laws. 

D. Clark Carmean 

D. Clark Carmean served Lebanon Valley 
College for 52 years as professor of 
music education, dean of men. director 
of summer sessions, director of auxiliary 
schools, director of admissions, director 
of financial aid. and consultant in admis- 
sions. In nominating Carmean for an 
honorary doctorate. Reed said. "Some of 
the students he has taught, mentored or 
recruited have stayed at LVC as faculty 
members, administrators and trustees. 
As one surveys this half-century-plus 
here, one can only be amazed by his pro- 
found dedication to this place. Mr. Presi- 
dent, this man has been responsible for 
the creation of more LVC alumni than 
anyone else. It's high time we made him 

Edna |. Carmean. a 1959 graduate of 
Lebanon Valley College, served the 
school as her husband's helpmate and in 
the public relations office, as an assistant 
in the president's office, and as executive 
secretary of the LVC Centennial. She is 
the author of The Blue-Eyed Six. an 
historical novel: Sauerkraut and Boston 
Beans, the LVC Centennial musical: and 
the libretto for Sandusky Brown, an opera 
about the Underground Railroad. "Her 
life stands as a simple but eloquent 
lesson." said Reed, that the love of 
learning is enriched by the learning of 

lames P. Gallagher 

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Reed called Gallagher, the commence- 
ment speaker and former Commissioner 
of Higher Education for the Com- 
monwealth of Pennsylvania, "an 
educator's educator." citing his service to 
the state and a meteoric career that in- 
cludes the vice presidency of American 

College and St. Joseph's University and 
the presidency of Mt. Aloysius College as 
well as his current position. He praised 
Gallagher as a "far-seeing president." and 
pointed out that this summer will in- 
augurate a new arrangement between 
LVC and The Philadelphia College of Tex- 
tiles and Science, in which a graduate 
business program will be brought to the 
Annville campus. 
Ned D. Heindel 

Ned D. Heindel. a 1959 LVC graduate, 
earned advanced degrees from the 
University of Delaware and Princeton 
University and has been a member of 
the faculty at Lehigh University since 
1966. He has provided extensive service 
in regional and national offices of the 
American Chemical Society, and has 
served as the director of the Center for 
Health Sciences since 1973. According to 
Reed, as a student Heindel "not only 
passed tests, he forged values. He not 
only gleaned facts, he gained a vision. He 
has demonstrated that he is a man who 
has learned not just chemistry but caring, 
not just science but service. 

F. Allen Rutherford, |r. 

In speaking of F. Allen Rutherford, |r., 
Reed said. "Our college controller, 
himself an accountant, describes ac- 
countants as those people who, after the 
fighting is over, rush on to the battlefield 
to stab the wounded. We found no 
record of anything like that as we 
surveyed this man's notable record of 
public service." Rutherford graduated 
from LVC in 1937 and went on to 
become an accountant for |ohn Heins 
and Co., then Arthur Young and Co. He 
has been a member of the College's 
board of trustees since 1969, and served 
as its president for eight years. Ruther- 
ford also serves on several boards and 
councils in his home town of Richmond, 
Leon E. Markowicz 

Awarded the Lindback Foundation 
Award for Distinguished Teaching 

Wife, Student, Employee ■ 
And Now a Graduate! 

Mother's Day. 1985 will always be a very 
special one for Kathleen Thach. Not only 
was she one of the proud mothers see- 
ing a child graduate from Lebanon Valley 
College, but she also was one of the 
graduates herself. So "Kitty." an LVC 
employee since 1977, and her daughter. 
Beth Blauch, were able to celebrate 
much more than a single event. 

The mother-daughter graduation was 
not planned as such, but occurred out of 
happy circumstance. Thach had been at- 
tending classes at LVC since 1977, and 
finished her B.S. degree in management 
and English in lanuary 1985. At the May 
12 commencement exercises, she re- 
ceived her degree with cum laude honors, 
while Blauch received a B.S. degree in 
social service. 

The years leading to this happy occa- 
sion, however, were not always joyous or 
simple. Often, they were filled with the ir- 
ritating minutiae of "Who's got the car?" 
and "What's your schedule?" But for 
Thach, it was a worthwhile time of learn- 
ing, both in and out of class. 

"Actually, the very hardest part of going 
to school was registration," she laughs. 
"Back when Dr. Shay was the registrar, 
we had to go through this procedure of 
filling out three cards, in pencil, with the 
same information. One time 1 forgot and 
did it in pen, so I ended up doing the 
same thing six times!" 

Thach and Blauch were never in the 
same classroom during their study, but 
they did have some of the same pro- 

fessors, and both took an independent- 
study elementary German course at the 
same time. "Sometimes. Beth would ask 
my advice about what professors to take, 
but since we were in different majors 
there wasn't much of a crossover," says 

The real "crossover" came with car- 
pooling and keeping schedules straight. 
While Mother was working full-time and 
studying part-time, Daughter was study- 
ing full-time and working part-time. The 
result, sometimes, was a bit chaotic. 

The only break in the hectic pace of 
comparing schedules came in the fall of 
1984 when Blauch spent a semester do- 
ing social work in Philadelphia. Thach 
says. "Beth had her own apartment and 
used public transportation during that 
semester, and when she came back she 
remarked that it would be hard for her to 
give up that independence. Well. 1 felt 
that way. too— I had gotten used to 
always having the car and having just my 
own schedule to think about." 

Thach says that she quickly abandoned 
attempts at fulfilling a "perfect 
housewife" stereotype while she studied. 
Slapdash meals and minimal housekeep- 
ing were satisfactory for busy times. 

"I'm a perfectionist at heart, but 1 learn- 
ed to swallow my pride," she says. "The 
experience taught me to juggle demands 
and realize where my limits are. 1 now 
know the world won't fall apart while I 
concentrate on a final exam." 

Thach's hard work is already paying off 
for her. Shortly after her graduation, she 
was promoted to assistant director of 
development at the College. Her new 
duties include assistance to the executive 
director of the department in all areas of 
fund-raising and foundation research. It 
is a position in which she can combine 
her communication skills with the 
challenges of business and manage- 

She also has other plans beyond her 
professional life. She and her husband 
are buying a new house, and she's look- 
ing forward to having time again to 
devote to her favorite hobbies of sewing. 
fiction writing, and "reading what 1 want 
to read when I want to read it." She 
thinks, however, that she'll eventually 
start on a master's degree. 

For "Kitty" Thach, at least, "com- 
mencement" really does mean a begin- 

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Professors Among Charter Members 
of New Honor Society 

Among the various ceremonies performed at LVC's 1 16th an- 
nual commencement was the formal initiation of the Miles 
Rigor Society. 

The Miles Rigor Society was established to honor in- 
dividuals whose twenty or more years of distinguished ser- 
vice have made an invaluable and lasting contribution to 
Lebanon Valley College. It is named for George Washington 
Miles Rigor, a United Methodist clergyman who was one of 
the two men most responsible for the early administration of 
LVC. When the College opened in 1866. Rigor took respon- 
sibility for securing pupils and influencing the public in favor 
of the school, while Thomas R. Vickroy took charge of the 
academic program. 

Charter members named to the Miles Rigor Society at the 
commencement ceremonies were D. Clark Carmean, who 
also received an honorary doctorate, and three retiring faculty 
members— lean O. Love. Howard A. Neidig. and lacob L. 
Rhodes. Additional charter members were named at the 1985 
Alumni Weekend Awards Luncheon (see page 17). 

The following articles are tributes to these retirees written 
by those who know them best, their peers. 

Howard A. Neidig 

by Leon Markowicz 

Try to sum up nearly four decades of touching the lives of 
Lebanon Valley College students while gaining a national 
reputation in chemical research and education. That's the im- 
possible task of capturing Howard A. Tony'' Neidig. pro- 
fessor of chemistry, who retired after thirty-seven years of 
dedicated teaching at Lebanon Valley College. 

At sixteen. Tony's pulse beat to the rhythm of jazz and he 
auditioned with Van Alexander in the studio of his saxophone 
and clarinet teacher. Mr Evans. Evans pushed Tony to go with 
a "big band.'' Instead. Tony went to college, although he ad- 
mits. "I'm not sure why.'' 

Chemistry attracted Tony. Partially because his high school 
teacher, Carl Etshied, got him excited and let him work by 
himself in the lab, which was unheard of at that time. Partially 
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because he liked chemistry and it came easily, because he 
loved lab work, because he was curious. At LVC. there was 
Andy Bender after whom the chemistry department in the 
Garber Science Center is named. "He was a super teacher; no 
one could take chemistry from him and not get excited.'' 

Tony played one year of freshman and two years of varsity 
basketball. The most exciting part of that was "playing with 
Ralph Meese," a chemistry major who led the Pennsylvania- 
New York league in scoring. 

Graduating in three years at nineteen, Tony entered the 
University of Delaware where, except for nearly two years in 
the U.S. Army from 1944 to 1946 in Puerto Rico, he was one 
of the first two to earn a Ph.D. in chemistry. Calling it a "tough 
decision" to give up the lab for teaching, Tony "allowed 
himself to get recruited into chemical education." Teaching 
has driven Tony all his years at LVC; never completely 
satisfied, he always tried new ways to get his students to learn 
for themselves. Teaching was the "opportunity to help 
students develop their creativity. You can't train them to do 
research, but you can encourage. They have to have a certain 
amount of intuition. You can train someone to be a techni- 
cian. Teaching is helping them to learn to do— not training 
them to do it." That teaching did not take place just in the 
classroom and the lab. The door to Tony's office was always 
open; the names of students waiting to see him filled his daily 
calendar. Review sessions before exams kept him on campus 
late at night. 

In the mid-fifties. Tony and the Chemistry Club formed a 
corporation which made and sold a window cleaner and a liq- 
uid to take the wax off the first floor of the Administration 
Building. They also tested materials for Lebanon Chemical, 
AMP, and a local aluminum company. During summer 
research projects, students cooked spaghetti for lunch, and 
"everyone had to learn how to play bridge." At least one night 
a week, a group of students played bridge at Tony's home. 
When students needed a place to stay during breaks and 
vacations, Tony's home became a second home. While doing 
all this on campus. Tony made the time: 

• to be active in the American Chemical Society, the 
American Institute of Chemists, the National Science 
Teachers Association, the Society of Sigma Xi. 

• to participate in conferences throughout the United States 
and Costa Rica, in the Chemical Bond Approach Project 
and a Summer Institute at the University of Chile. Santiago, 
sponsored by the Organization of American States, and to 
present papers and workshops. 

• to join the Petroleum Research Advisory Board, the 
editorial advisory boards of Chemistry and \oumal of Chemical 
Education, and the board of trustees of Keystone (unior 

• to serve the community on the Palmyra Board of Educa- 
tion and the Lebanon County Heart Association. 

Tony's honors and awards included Who's Who in science 
and the Manufacturing Chemists Association Award for 
Outstanding Teacher. 

Tony's desire to improve his teaching never left him. In his 
last year of teaching, he integrated writing into the freshman 
chemistry course so the students would understand 
chemistry better. He also developed, with the students, 
Chemistry 196: Chemical Communications. 

Students still have the chance to learn from and with Tony 
as they work for him in his newest adventure, Chemical 
Education Resources (CER). The teaching will continue, in- 
directly, in creating, writing, and editing with CER, which helps 
people plan and manage laboratory programs in chemistry. A 
co-owner of Chemical Education Resources, Tony has not 
really retired; he has opened a new door to learn and to teach 

For thirty-seven years, Tony Neidig carried on a tradition of 
Lebanon Valley College that he had seen in Andrew Bender- 
selfless dedication to the student. The teachers who remain 
will strive to continue that tradition. 

Leon Markowicz is professor of English at Lebanon Valley 

Jean Olivia Love 

by Agnes O'Donnell 

The career of lean Olivia Love spans not only a period of 
significant growth for Lebanon Valley College, but also in the 
history of human rights and relationships. How much the role 
of women in the college community has changed can be 
measured, perhaps, by an excerpt from an assessment by a 
college administrator in the early days of lean's career here: 

| Dr. Love| "pursues her own affairs in a lady-like manner . . . 
|is| never inappropriately attired and her conduct has always 
been lady-like. She exhibits evidence of good breeding and 
the best in social training and social grace.'' 

The grace and style and wit are still to be noted, but no one 
today would dare stop short of acknowledging also the 
special intellectual and leadership abilities lean has brought 
to her teaching and writing. 

lean began her career at Lebanon Valley College in 1954 as 
assistant professor of psychology, chairman of the depart- 
ment and director of testing. When she came to Pennsylvania, 
she settled in for a long and prosperous career. How well she 
succeeded in establishing her roots is indicated by her being 
declared in 1968. a "Distinguished Daughter of Penn- 

sylvania—that South Carolina accent notwithstanding! 

During her tenure as its chairman, lean built the Depart- 
ment of Psychology into a highly visible and important part of 
the college. Under her leadership, a competent and in- 
novative staff developed a sound program which not only at- 
tracted students but also sent them off, year after year, for 
graduate study at major universities or into jobs with counsel- 
ing and social service agencies. 

Meanwhile, she also served by Congressional appointment 
as a delegate to the White House Conference on Education, 
Health and Welfare, and. for three summers, taught graduate 
courses at New Mexico Western University. She and another 
colleague led the experiment in interdisciplinary courses by 
offering a popular marriage of psychology and literature for 
several years. She oversaw the founding of a campus chapter 
of Psi Chi, the national honor society in psychology, and 
served in various offices in the Pennsylvania Psychological 

In the midst of all this, lean renewed her energies by spend- 
ing a sabbatical semester studying for five months at the In- 
stitute of Experimental Psychology at Oxford University, 
followed by travel in England and Europe. Five years later, in 
1966-67, she attained the rank of full professor and was 
awarded a fellowship by the AAUW to research and begin her 
first book on Virginia Woolf. The work saw fruition in Worlds in 
Consciousness, which was published in 1970 by the University of 
California Press, to excellent reviews. 

After sixteen years in the chairmanship, and with the 
department on a solid foundation, in 1970 lean turned the 
departmental leadership over to a carefully chosen successor, 
Dr Robert Davidon, so that she could concentrate on 
teaching and writing. The proof that she was successful in 
both aims is that in the next eight years, despite more com- 
mittee activity, she received the Distinguished Teacher Award 
of the National Association of Schools and Colleges of the 
United Methodist Church, and published Virginia Woolf: Sources 
of Madness and Art, based on extensive research into the letters 
and diaries of the writer's parents. This book brought national 
recognition as a Woolf scholar, resulting in invited papers and 
membership on panels such as at the Modern Language 
Association meeting in 1980, and at the University of 
Michigan's Conference on Biography, where she was the 
keynote speaker. 

Although she plans to complete her third book in the near 
future, and to indulge her urge to paint much more than her 
heavy schedule has permitted in recent years, lean's major ac- 
tivities in retirement will be focused on her new career, being 
the wife of Mr. Albert Blecker. 

lean Love's contributions have fostered the growth of 
students and colleagues alike, and enhanced the reputation 
of the college. She attained her position of respect "the hard 
way— she earned it." That in itself will leave its mark on what is 
still in some ways a man's world, lean's colleagues, male and 
female, honor her for what she is and for what she has done. 
We will be glad for her happiness in the pleasures of retire- 
ment, but we shall surely miss her. 

Agnes O'Donnell is professor of English at Lebanon Valley 

The Valley 7 

Jacob L. Rhodes 

by ]ohn Heffner 

I came to know lake Rhodes especially well during the sum- 
mer of 1966. which we spent in the basement of the Ad- 
ministration Building, courtesy of the National Science Foun- 
dation. It was an exciting time for a sophomore. The x-ray dif- 
fraction laboratory was in the northeast corner of the 
building, and the College had just received state-of-the-art 
equipment, some of which was still in the packing crates, lake 
had secured a grant which paid my salary. We set up the 
equipment and began to use it. 

By the end of the summer I had learned more than I real- 
ized about how science is actually done. I acquired any 
number of skills, including the use of the darkroom and Dr. 
Grimm's prized lathe in the shop next door. The mishap of the 
summer occurred one afternoon when I returned to the lab to 
discover a huge flood from a broken cooling hose. lake 
helped me mop it up Everyone knows that experimental 
physics has its own methods, but learning the rhythm and feel 
of research requires the guidance of an expert and his pa- 
tience when things go wrong. 

All this served me very well in later laboratory courses and 
research jobs. It became the nucleus of my honors thesis, 
which I wrote under lake's direction, and which I still value as 
one of my best achievements. Upon its completion lake said 
to me that he didn't think he had contributed very much. But 
I knew better. Without him there would have been no thesis. 

Many of lake's students tell similar stories. Jim Nelson '60, 
writing in the March 1985 issue of The Physics Teacher, says. "As 
a youngster 1 found myself with a fresh B.S. in physics. Con- 
sidering my slow start this was a surprise to almost everyone 
but lake' Rhodes. Dr. Rhodes . . . was the first person outside 
my family to show any interest in helping me learn. Many of 
my students have enpyed physics more because of the 
Rhodes influence on me.'' 

Over the years LVC has been most fortunate in the calibre of 
its faculty, and lake Rhodes is one of the best. It is no accident 
that under his leadership a small department in a tiny college 
has produced many distinguished alumni and achieved na- 
tional ranking. To explain why. I turn not to physics but to Lao- 
tse, the great Chinese philosopher of the Sixth Century B.C.: 
"Of a good leader, who talks little, when this work is done, his 
aim fulfilled, they shall say: 'We did it ourselves.'" 
lohn Heffner '68 is professor of philosophy at Lebanon Valley 

The Valley 8 

It's Tuesday, 
and we really are 
in Belgium! 

For two weeks in May, traveling was not a rules violation for 
the basketball squad at Lebanon Valley College. Led by coach 
Gordon Foster, eleven members of the returning squad and 
twenty-five others, including family members and LVC staffers, 
spent May 19 through lune 1 on an International Sports Ex- 
change tour of five European countries. They competed with 
foreign teams and went sightseeing in Luxembourg. West Ger- 
many. Holland. Belgium and France. 

The following highlights (and Iowlights) of the trip have been 
gleaned from a journal kept by Dan and lane Seiverling of 
Hershey members of the ISE who were among those accom- 
panying the LVC squad. While Dr. Arthur Peterson, president, 
distributed Hershey bars to competing team players in each 
country, the Seiverlings took these personal notes and com- 
ments on the trip. 

Monday, May 20. At noon in Luxembourg, we meet Carlo 
Braun. our guide, and Remy. our bus driver. We ride to Et- 
tlebruch and tour Luxembourg in the afternoon. 

Tuesday, May 21. It's Tuesday and we're in Belgium! A 
guide tells us about the team we're about to meet, named 
Mercurius: they're the new Belgian champs, but the guide 
assures us that they won because their opposition didn't 
show up. Our team laughs heartily, but they seem worried. We 
lose 60-82. but Dr. Peterson congratulates the winners in 
Flemish and we have a congenial social at their club house. 

Wednesday, May 22. Sightseeing in Amsterdam: windmills, 
canals, greenhouses, the Royal Palace where no one lives, the 

Thursday, May 23. More tours: a wooden shoe factory, a 
windmill, a diamond factory. At the game with Black Velvet. 
Dr. Peterson makes a toast to our opponents in Dutch. We 
win. 103-55. 

Friday, May 24. A boat ride on the Amstel Canal: 
houseboats, and the narrowest houses you ever saw. One 
house is just three feet wide, we were told. It's so narrow that 
the dog wags its tail up and down. Our canal boat has a roof 
with an open window, through which the basketball players 
can touch the bridges as we pass under them! At the game 
tonight with B.C. another Dutch team, we lose 77-105. Coach 
Foster says it was a really tough team. 

Tuesday-Thursday, May 28-30. Paris! The city is so big and 
beautiful. The view from the Eiffel Tower is spectacular. I now 
know why the song "I Love Paris" was written. Much sightsee- 
ing, plus an illuminated tour of the city at night. In Paris, we 
had to say goodbye to our guide, Carlo Braun. So at a cafe in 
Montmartre, Dr. Peterson made a toast to him, ending with, 
"You're a good man, Charlie Brown." 

Friday, May 31. Trier, one of the two capitals of the Holy 
Roman Empire, and the Moselle Valley, with literally miles and 
miles of vineyards. 

Saturday, June I. Back in Luxembourg, we visit the Patton 
Memorial and have some quiet, moving moments. All the 
rows of crosses remind some of the mothers in the group of 
their prayers that their sons will not have to go to war. 

Then, the end. On to the airport with our diamonds, Gucci 
bags, down comforters, clothes, dolls, books, gadgets and— 
most of all— our memories. 

Saturday, May 25. Dusseldorf, then Gelsenkirchen. We 
have supper at the hotel, where there's a big private party go- 
ing on. They invite us to join in their line dances and polkas. 
Lots of fun. Tonight's game is with the German team, Schalke. 
We win, 94-88. 

Sunday, May 26. Cologne, a city famous for Diesel engines, 
eau de cologne, and chocolate. So much to see. Surprised to 
find how small the Rhine is— at that point, it looks like the 
Quittie Creek. 

Monday, May 27. "On the Road Again" has become our 
theme song. The rolling German hills change to flat land, and 
we're in Antwerp again. The German team we were to play 
canceled because one of their players was injured and they 
didn't want to risk a loss on their record. Our ingenious coach 
solved the problem by arranging a second game with Mer- 
curius. This time, the game is close and we win, 104-102. 
Coach Foster is quite pleased. 


The Valley 9 

Campus Update 


Dr. Arthur L. Peterson, president, 
presented awards to faculty, ad- 
ministrative and support staff members 
in an annual awards ceremony in the 
Allan W. Mund College Center on May 3. 

The following LVC personnel were 

Five years of service: William f. Brown. 
|r. associate dean of admissions: Donald 
B Dahlberg. associate professor of 
chemistry: Mary N. Eshleman, executive 
secretary to the president: Michael A 
Grella, chairman and associate professor 
of education: Alan G. Heffner. chairman 
and associate professor of management: 
lames H. Long, food service employee: 
Ralph G. Long, buildings and grounds 
employee: Richard Reed, vice president 
and dean of the faculty: William D. 
Rothermel. buildings and grounds 
employee: losephine E. Sanderson, food 
service employee: Patricia A Schools, 
secretary in career planning and place- 
ment: lohn Abernathy Smith, college 
chaplain and church relations officer: 
and lohn 1 Uhl, director of media 

Ten years of service: Christine M. Hop- 
ple, secretary in the library: L. Eugene 
lacques, assistant professor in education: 
Bettie L Diamond, buildings and 
grounds employee: Elsie B. Neefe. 
buildings and grounds employee: and 
luliana M. Wolfe, College head nurse. 

Fifteen years of service: Mary Ann 
Anspach. snack shop employee: Philip 
A Billings, acting chairman and pro- 
fessor of English: Marilyn B. Hibshman. 
food service employee: William E 
Hough. 111. librarian: and loerg W. P. 
Mayer, professor of mathematical 

Twenty years of service: Arthur L. Ford, 
|r, chairman and professor of English, 
currently on sabbatical leave in 
Damascus, Syria: and Glenn H, Woods, 
associate professor of English. 

Twenty-five years of service: Perry |. 
Troutman, professor of religion. 

Retirees: Verlena N. Gamber, food ser- 
vice employee: lean O. Love, professor of 

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psychology: Howard A. Neidig, chairman 
and professor of chemistry: and Jacob L. 
Rhodes, chairman and professor of 

Moe Receives Research Grants 

Owen A. Moe. Jr., associate professor of 
chemistry, recently was awarded two 
research grants totaling $34,000. The 
grants, to be used for his research pro- 
gram in immobilized enzyme technology, 
came from the National Science Founda- 
tion's Research in Undergraduate Institu- 
tions program and from the American 
Chemical Society's Petroleum Research 

The $19,000 funding from the NSF-RUl 
will cover faculty and student stipends, 
biochemicals, and miscellaneous sup- 
plies for the summers of 1985 and 1986. 
The PRF grant will provide $15,000 in 
stipends and supplies for the summers 
of 1986 and 1987. Together, the grants 
will provide a total of twelve student 
stipends covering a three-summer 

Article by Moe and Students 

An article written by Owen A. Moe, |r„ 
and former LVC students Si Pham, 79, 
Barry Selinsky '80, and Tuan Dang, 79 
has been published in a recent issue of 
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta: Protein Chemistry 
and Molecular Enzymology. Research 
reported in the article was done at 
Lebanon Valley College in 1978-1980. 
supported by a Research Corporation 

LVC Profs Present Seminar on 
"Learning Chemistry Through Writing 
Tony Neidig, recently-retired professor of 
chemistry, and Leon Markowicz, pro- 
fessor of English, presented "Learning 
Chemistry through Writing" at the 34th 
annual meeting of the Pennsylvania 
Association of College Chemistry 
Teachers at Bloomsburg University in 

Alumni Chorale Performs Bach and 

The Alumni Chorale, under the direction 
of Dr. Pierce Getz. presented Bach's 
Mass in B Minor in St. Patrick Cathedral. 

Harrisburg, Sacred Heart of lesus 
Church, Lancaster, and Blair Music 
Center during the last weekend in April. 
The performances commemorated the 
three-hundredth anniversary of the com- 
poser's birth 

In May. the Alumni Chorale and Con- 
cert Choir joined with the Lebanon 
County Choral Society and the Har- 
risburg Symphony Orchestra in perform- 
ing Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, known 
as the choral symphony, at The Forum in 
Harrisburg and Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln 
Center, New York. 

Fairlamb Honored by Choral Society 

William H. Fairlamb, associate professor 
of music, recently received the Lebanon 
County Choral Society's "1985 Ex- 
cellence in Music Award" in recognition 
of his many years of distinguished con- 
tributions to the musical life of the 
Lebanon area community. 
Morgan Selected for University 
Master Classes 

Philip G. Morgan, assistant professor of 
music, was one of twenty-six vocalists 
selected to sing for master classes at the 
University of Delaware the week of lune 
2. Morgan sang for Gerard Souzay. 
Dalton Baldwin and Elly Ameling, 
authorities in German and French art 
songs and was critiqued by these artists 
before approximately one hundred 
students in the master classes, 
Geissel Receives Doctor of Musical 

On May 23, Leonard S. Geissel. |r.. assis- 
tant professor of music, received the 
degree Doctor of Musical Arts from Tem- 
ple University. 

Rose Guest Conductor at Band 

C. Robert Rose, associate professor of 
music, was guest conductor for the Perry 
County Band Festival held at Susquenita 
High School in Duncannon in March. 
Quartet Performs Original Eggert 

In April, Klement Hambourg (first violin), 
Pam DuWall (second violin), Robert Lau 
(viola), and Larry Oncley (cello) gave the 
premiere performance of Scott Eggert 's 
String Quartet in G in Blair Music Center. 
Eggert, a native of Wisconsin, is 
associate professor of music at LVC 


Markowicz Serves as |udge, Elected 


Leon E. Markowicz, professor of English 
and LVC's 1985 Christian and Mary Lind- 
back Distinguished Teacher, was elected 
secretary and treasurer of the Lancaster- 
Lebanon Writing Council for 1985-1986. 
Markowicz also served as a judge at the 
Capital Area Classical Association Latin 
Festival in Camp Hill in April. 

University of Iowa Press Releases 
Brown's Book 

The University of Iowa Press recently 
released Advice and Dissent: I. William 
Fulbright, The Premises of American Foreign 
Policy by D. Eugene Brown, assistant pro- 
fessor of political science. Copies of the 
book are available from the Lebanon 
Valley College Store. 

Brown also signed a contract to write a 
chapter on Henry Kissinger for a collec- 
tion on political figures to be assembled 
by a colleague at Clemson University. 

Brown's review of Jeffrey Record's Revis- 
ing U.S. Military Strategy appeared in a re- 
cent issue of Perspective. 
Applegate Article Published 
Howard L. Applegate. vice president for 
special programs and dean of continuing 
education, recently had published in 
Friends of Financial History an article titled 
"The Kaiser-Frazer Corporation: The 
Men. the Cars and The Stock.'' 
Tom s Paper Selected by 

Microeconomic Analysis with BASIC by C. F. 
loseph Tom, professor of economics, has 
been selected by the Educational 
Resources Information Center (ERIC) for 
inclusion in their system and will soon be 
available to the public. The clear- 
inghouse number assigned to the paper 

Broussard Presents Paper in Houston 
lames H. Broussard, associate professor 
of history, presented a paper, "From the 
First Party System to the Second,' 1 at the 
Southwestern Social Science Association 
meeting in Houston in March 

Byrne Presents Paper in Indiana 

Donald E. Byrne, professor of religion, 
presented "Folklore. Folk Religion, and 
the Study of American Religion" at a 
public conference sponsored by the 
Center for American Studies and the 
Department of Religious Studies of In- 
diana University— Purdue University at 
Indianapolis in March. The conference 
was the fourth event in a year-long pro- 
ject entitled "Re-Visioning America: 
Religion and the Life of the Nation." 
Funding for the project was provided by 
the Lilly Endowment and the Indiana 
Committee for the Humanities. 
Bollinger Conducts Leadership 

G. Kip Bollinger, assistant professor of 
education and coordinator of LVC's 
leadership program for high school 
students, conducted a leadership 
workshop on campus for forty-eight 
sophomores and juniors representing fif- 

teen area high schools. Through the 
workshops, young people learn leader- 
ship skills, identify and discuss school- 
related problems, and discover how to 
solve some of these problems when they 
return to their school districts. To par- 
ticipate, students first must demonstrate 
above average potential for leadership, a 
spirit of cooperativeness, a strong sense 
of responsibility, the ability to work with 
peers and a high level of service in 
school, church and/or community. 

Scott Elected Chairman of PA College 

Mark E. Scott '86 was elected chairman 
of the College Republicans of Penn- 
sylvania at the statewide student 
Republican organization's convention 
held April 19-21 in Harrisburg. Prior to 
his unanimous election as chairman, 
Scott held the posts of secretary and vice 
chairman of the state federation. He 
founded and chaired the College 
Republican Chapter at Lebanon Valley 

Van Etten Leads Students in Fast for Africa 

Bill Van Etten '86, junior biology major 
from Concord, Massachusetts, with the 
aid of David Michaels, director of food 
services, lohn Smith, chaplain, and 
Robert Riley, comptroller, organized a 

evening meal in the College dining 
rooms, Lebanon Valley College was able 
to send $1200 to World Vision for food 
for famine-stricken Africans. Earlier in the 
day. students planning to fast gathered in 

one-meal fast. As a result of the fast by the dining hall to sing their rendition of 
college students who normally ate their "We Are The World." 

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Campus Update Continued 

and last year was awarded the title of 
Outstanding College Republican in Penn- 
sylvania. Scott, a junior political science 
major, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael 
T. Scott of Willow Grove, Pennsylvania. 

Annual Giving Update 

The 1984-85 Annual Fund Drive has 
been the most successful in LVC history! 
As of lune 30, 1985, $1,202,421 (unre- 
stricted and restricted monies) has been 
collected. In addition, $787,751 in re- 
maining Fund For Fulfillment pledges has 
been received. The 1984-85 campaign 
officially ended on Friday, lune 28, 1985. 

A very special "Thank You" to all our 
alumni and friends who have made this 
year's campaign so successful. 

The Annual Leadership Dinner (former- 
ly the Century Club Dinner) has been 
tentatively scheduled for Friday, 
September 27, 1985 (Homecoming 
Weekend). Alumni and friends who 
donated $170 plus ($100 plus for senior 
citizens) will be sent their invitations later 
this summer. Please circle this important 
date on your calendar. 

Class Agent Program 

The LVC Class Agent Program has been 
reinstated. During the 1985-86 annual 
giving campaign, alumni will receive let- 
ters from members of their LVC classes. 
Many alumns have reported missing this 
personal touch in the past few years. 

Class agents are still needed for the 
following years: 

1904-1920 1943 




Please contact Karen McHenry Gluntz. 
executive director of development, at 
717-867-6224, if you are interested in 

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Granddaughter of former 

LVC President 

1985 Balmer-Showers 


Dr. Ellen Jane Lorenz Porter, granddaughter of Edmund S. Lorenz, president of 
Lebanon Valley College from 1887-1889, was this year's featured speaker for the 
Balmer Showers Lecture Series. 

Named in honor of her late uncle, the Balmer Showers Lecture Series brings to 
campus outstanding scholars who adhere to a doctrinal position in accord with 
that of the United Methodist Church. 

Dr. Porter, dressed as Susanna Wesley, presented a lecture on the Wesleys' con- 
tributions to Methodism and to church music. In her second lecture, she assumed 
the character of a woman attending the Cane Ridge, Kentucky, campmeeting in 
1801 and. through that character, explained the uniqueness of the campmeeting 
experiences and campmeeting spirituals, the "purest form of American folk 

Porter studied composition under Nadia Boulanger in Paris before going to work 
for the Lorenz Publishing Company, founded by her grandfather, Edmund Lorenz. 
At his death, she became editor-in-chief and remained in that position until 1968. 

At the age of 71, she earned a doctor of philosophy degree from Union 
Graduate School. She used The Revivalist, an 1868 treasury of campmeeting songs 
included in her grandfather's hymnbook collection, as the basis of her doctoral 
research. Glory Hallelujah*. The Story of the Campmeeting Spiritual, a book based on a 
portion of her dissertation, was published in 1978 by Parthenon Press, Nashville, 

Porter continues to compose original music for anniversaries of civic and church 
groups. She says, "I'm happy about continuing to be active mentally and 

Her visit to Lebanon Valley College, she says, made her newly aware of how 
deeply the college is wound up in the history of her family. And the music pro- 
grams, she adds, are even stronger than she remembered. 

Wanted: More Mrs "Zs" 

by Kathleen L Thach 

"Mrs. Zeiters" to some. "June" to her many friends, but to 
LVC students she's affectionately known as "Mrs. Z." Re- 
gardless of the name she's called, June Zeiters has been a 
vital part of Lebanon Valley College for the past twelve 

Although lune's husband. Russ, a much-respected crafts- 
man and carpenter, had been employed by LVC for many 
years, June had never really considered working at the col- 
lege herself. A brief phone conversation changed all that. 
It was June's former high school English teacher and long- 
time friend, Lebanon Valley's dean of women, Martha Faust, 
who placed the call. 

"June," Dean Faust began, "I'm looking for a secretary, 
and I thought you might be able to help me out." 

"Sure," June responded in her typically helpful manner. 
"I know just the woman for you. She's really good." 

"But," Dean Faust interrupted, "you don't understand. 
I'm asking you to be my secretary." 

June left a part-time job elsewhere to become Dean Faust's 
secretary, but their thirty-year friendship ended abruptly 

when, just six months later, Dean Faust died. June continued 
working for succeeding deans and for the College Center 
staff until 1975 when she became full-time secretary in the 
Allan W. Mund College Center. Then, that year, June's hus- 
band died. 

"The students pulled me through many rough times with- 
out their knowing it," June says. 

For example, the summer following Russ Zeiters' death. 
Walt Smith, then director of the College Center, and six or 
seven students made sure the Zeiters' plans to paint their 
house didn't fall through. In a single day's work, they painted 
the entire exterior of June's home— and stayed for a 

Then there was the time several members of the Center's 
staff drove to Hummelstown in the late hours of the night 
to include June in their trip to York County to observe the 
blossoms of a student's rare plant that bloomed only once 
a year, in total darkness. 

Being needed is important during grieving times, and June 
Zeiters has been much needed by both students and staff. 

Harold Haslett 85 and lune Tellers 

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Mrs "Z's" Continued 

Walt Smith says, "Without the assistance and guidance [of 
someone like June|, there's no way anybody could survive 
the College Center seven-day-per-week job." He recalls that 
lune always keeps a needle and thread in her desk drawer 
for students and staff who might need a little repair work, 
and, he confesses, he benefited from that service himself 
before he married. 

For students like Harold Haslett of Northfield, New Jersey, 
lune has proven to be good at fixing up more significant 
things, too. Things like self-confidence. With a career goal 
of hotel management and with Lebanon Valley's program 
still in the planning stages, Harold, a senior management 
major, thought about seeking an internship at the Hotel Her- 
shey. When his lack of confidence caused him to give up 
the idea, it was June Zeiters who straightened him out. She 
listened to his excuses for not seeking the internship he 
desired with Hershey Entertainment and Resort Company, 
aimed him in the direction of President Peterson's office, 
encouraged him through the four months of waiting for an 
interview, engaged him in interviewing role play, calmed 
him down before the interview, advised him on traffic con- 
ditions that could cause him to be late, and was the first to 
hear his ecstatic, "I got the internship!" Harold is typical of 
the many other students who have gone on to greater 
achievements because of June's caring, listening and 

Yet that isn't all there is to her job. There's student mail 
to distribute, there are posters to hang, phones to answer, 
tickets to distribute for both on- and off-campus events, a 
game room to manage, and there are twenty-eight students 
to supervise. She's also the one most closely associated 
with Wagner House, the LVC guest house. It's June who 
makes sure clean linens are in place and that the guests 
have keys. June says. "The Dean's staff is very supportive. 
They keep me informed. They make it easy to do my job." 

Perhaps it just seems easy because for June it is more 
than a job. Cheryl Reihl, director of student activities, who 
finds she relies heavily on June for support, advice and 
friendship, says, "She enjoys what she does, and everyone 
knows it. She really doesn't mind doing things that wouldn't 
be included in her job description." 

Others, like Rosemary Yuhas, associate dean of students, 
have observed that June always has a smile, that she does 
everything she can and more, that she puts forth every ef- 
fort and responds to any request for help, that she never 
says, "No." 

Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. George R. Mar- 
quette, believes very strongly that June Zeiters is just the 
right person for the high visibility and almost constant peo- 
ple-contact position she holds. "Mrs. Zeiters is the kind of 
person that I, as dean of students, want in that position," 
he says firmly. And he goes on to explain why. "Her tem- 
perament. Her respect. Her language. Her sense of humor. 
Her positive attitude about the College. Her sense of re- 
sponsibility. The way she relates to the students. Her total 

He pauses for a moment's reflection, then continues, "We 
need more June Zeiters." 

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How does New Year's Eve in London sound? 

Then two weeks of touring famous sites like Westminster 
Abbey, St. Paul's Cathedral, the British Museum, the Tower of 
London, and Buckingham Palace; staying in a good, modern 
hotel near Hyde Park; going to some of the best plays in the 
world; shopping at some of the best stores in the world; tak- 
ing day-trips to such places as Cambridge, Stratford, and 
Canterbury— all at a time of year when the prices are lower, 
the lines shorter (or non-existent), and the weather warmer 
than here in the United States. 

After all this comes a period of several days for "free" 
unstructured activity, when you may stay in London for more 
of the same or travel elsewhere in the British Isles or on the 
Continent. (Of course, you may simply return home after two 
weeks if family or work responsibilities dictate.) 

The base price for this third Lebanon Valley College London 
Tour is only S 1 . 1 00*. The tentative dates are December 
29— lanuary 1 8. The itinerary is not yet definite, but the 1984 
itinerary matched to this tour's dates provides a good idea of 
what to expect. 

Dec. 29 — Departure from Kennedy International Airport 
30— Casual touring 

3 1 — The National Theater Back-Stage Tour; 
"Master Harold and the Boys" 
Ian. I— Buckingham Palace (changing of the guard): 
Westminster Abbey 

2 - Oxford-Stratford; "Twelfth Night" (Royal 

Shakespearean Company) 

3 — The British Museum 

4 — St. Paul's: The Museum of London 

5 — Casual Touring 
0- Bath 

7 — The National Gallery 

8 — The Tate Gallery; "A Pack of Lies" (back-stage 

post-performance talk with actress Judith Dench) 

9 — Talk-demonstration by actor Nick Grace 

("Heat & Dust," Brideshead Revisited): 
Lincoln's Inns Fields (law courts) 
10— Cambridge 

1 1 — The Tower of London 

12 — Casual touring 
13-16 "Free Time" 

17— Casual touring 

18— Return to Kennedy Airport 

For more information on the 1986 Lebanon Valley College 
London tour, please write or call: Dr. Philip Billings. Depart- 
ment of English, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA 17003, 
(717) 867-4428 (office), (717) 867-2251(home) 
This price is an estimate based on past trips and present 
economic conditions. It includes air fare from New York to 
London and back, bus fare between Gatwick and the hotel as 
well as on the three day-trips, fifteen nights lodging (including 
breakfasts), three theater tickets, a back-stage tour of the Na- 
tional Theater, and official tour guides when appropriate. 
There also may be such "freebies" as private talks with actors 
and theater critics: and Dr. Billings will always be on hand to 
provide aid. 

The AlumniTradition 

Lebanon Valley College has become a 
tradition among many families, with 
children, grandchildren or siblings of 
graduates joining the ranks of alumni. 

In this year's graduating class alone, for 
example, there are at least seventeen 
such families. In four cases, both parents 
graduated from Lebanon Valley College. 

Jonathan Paul Kettering Frye, son of 
Tilman Frye '67, and Nancy Kettering 
Frye '80, received a Bachelor of Science 
degree. A brother, David, graduated 

"With lonathan's graduation, we feel 
pleased to know he now has joined 
that great human chain of LVC alumni 
that lasting bond connecting many 
generations of truth seekers." 
Susan lones, daughter of Lawrence 
lones '56, and Georgianne Funk lones 
'57, majored in mathematics and re- 
ceived a Bachelor of Science degree. 

Mathematics Award for her exceptional 
performance in mathematical sciences. 

Heather Walter, daughter of The 
Honorable |ohn Walter '53 and Patricia 
Lutz Walter '57, majored in music educa- 
tion and received a Bachelor of Science 

Amy Ziegler. daughter of Larry Ziegler 
'57 and Mary Ellen Risser Ziegler 58. 
majored in elementary education and 
received a Bachelor of Science degree. 
Amy received the Childhood Education 
Club award for her qualities of character, 
scholarship, leadership and service. 

"I'm proud to have Wendy graduate 
from Lebanon Valley College and to 
have our son. Scott, start there in the 
fall, We visited other schools, but 
there wasn't the friendliness on those 
campuses that exists at LVC. It's good 
to know that friendliness hasn't 
changed since my college days." 
Todd Dellinger, son of Curvin '38 and 
Mary Dellinger, majored in management 
and received a Bachelor of Science 

"We are extremely pleased with the 
education and training Amy received 
to prepare her for a teaching career. 
The small classes and individual atten- 
tion provided by the elementary 
education department are a real asset 
to LVC" 

Wendy Carter, daughter of Gloria Fitz- 
kee Carter '62 and Neal Carter, 
graduated with a Bachelor of Science 
degree, having majored in mathematics 
and political science. Wendy received the 
Governor lames H. Duff Award for her 
participation in campus government; the 
Martha C. Faust (Dean of Women from 
1957-1972) Memorial Award for her high 
personal standards and significant con- 
tribution to the College; and the 

"You're always pleased to see a son 
graduate from your alma mater, but 
you're especially pleased to see him 
graduate from a school providing 
such high quality liberal arts 

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rduiLion ^onunuea 

Carole Eshleman, daughter of Joan 
Myers Eshleman '61 and Richard 
Eshleman, majored in elementary educa- 
tion and received a Bachelor of Science 

Brian Gockley, son of Dr. David W. 
Gockley '42 and Mrs. Olive Porter 
Gockley. majored in English and received 
a Bachelor of Arts degree. 

Kathy Hostetter. daughter of The 
Reverend Eugene Hostetter '59 and An- 
na Mae Hostetter, majored in manage- 
ment and received a Bachelor or Science 

". . . to have my daughter graduate 
from my alma mater is an exciting and 

thrilling experience ... We share a 

common heritage in this institution 

that seeks to teach not only 

knowledge, but the moral wisdom of 

the ludeo-Christian tradition'' 

Terri Roach, granddaughter of the late 

Dr. |, Paul Grover '25, received a 

Bachelor of Arts degree in Sacred Music 

and Performance and has been accepted 

at the University of North Carolina at 

Greensboro for graduate work in choral 


loseph Rotunda, son of Richard L. 
Rotunda '54 and Nancy M. Rotunda, 
received a Bachelor of Science degree 
and. having majored in management, 
has accepted a management position 
with Sand and Sea Management 

"My feelings (at loe's graduation) 
can best be described in a few words: 
pride in being associated with the LVC 
family of faculty, staff and fellow 
students; achievement in realizing my 
son has received as good an educa- 
tion and college experience as 
available anywhere and undoubtedly 
better than most; family in having |oe 
choose the same school that his 
great-uncle and father chose before 

Rebecca Rotz, daughter of Eleanor 
Meyers Rotz '56 and Robert A. Rotz and 
granddaughter of Elwood Meyers '30 
and Pearl Meyers '32, received a 
Bachelor of Science degree. Rebecca, 
who majored in psychology, graduated 
cum laude. 

The Reverend Marjorie A. Glascow, 
mother of Michelle Glascow '84, 
graduated with a Bachelor of Science 
degree. She majored in nursing. 

Diane Patricia Detwiler, sister of 
Deborah Detwiler '84, received a 
Bachelor of Science degree. She majored 
in music education. 

Laura Fowler, sister of Amy Fowler '80 
received a Bachelor of Arts degree. She 
majored in sacred music. 

Sara Wardell, sister of the Reverend 
Carrie Wardell 79, received a Bachelor of 
Science degree. She majored in music. 

Beth Blauch and her mother, Kathleen 
L. Thach, received Bachelor of Science 
degrees in the same year. Beth, a 
member of Pi Gamma Mu honorary 
society completed social service degree 
requirements in May. while her mother 
completed management and English 
degree requirements in lanuary. Beth's 
brother, David N. Blauch, graduated from 
Lebanon Valley College in '84. 

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"3iL RAV PATRIZIO was honored by 

JO the Southern York County School 
Board recently with a plaque of recogni- 
tion and thanks for all he has done for 
the district. Ray, who is semi-retired from 
his York Beauty Supply business, has an 
outstanding record of seeing a need and 
fulfilling it. He first began his work back 
in the early 1950s when he noticed that 
the high school golf team needed 
uniforms. Without hesitation, he went 
out and bought the uniforms for them. 
Then later, when his son |ohn was play- 
ing football for Susquehannock, the Glen 
Rock resident stepped forward to 
volunteer as scorekeeper for the games. 
He has been doing that ever since! Next, 
as a member of the Susquehannock 
High School Booster's Club, Ray led the 
fund drive to buy a new scoreboard for 
the school's athletic field. Then, not too 
long ago. he decided the lighting for the 
night football games just was not ade- 
quate enough. That observation led him 
to donate more than $17,000 to the 
school to buy new ones. But his en- 
thusiasm did not end there. The 
restroom facilities on the field amounted 
to a couple of portable outhouses, which 

of building the proper facilities right next 
to the field. He was able to recruit a local 
contractor from New Freedom to donate 
the labor for the construction. Dr. 
Richard Hupper, district superintendent, 
applauds the recognition of Patrizio "He 
epitomizes the type of support we need 
from parents and community 


T" I named Educator of 1985 by the 
Lebanon County Educational Honor 
Society. Pearl has been a social worker in 
the Intermediate Unit 13 for twenty-two 
years. She served as a social worker for 
the former Lebanon County Family and 
Children Services for seven years. She 
was a teacher in a private school for five 
years and a third grade teacher in the 
Lebanon School District for three years. 

rf-r\ RAY A. LAYSER has been honor- 
J\3 ed by the Upjohn Company for 
outstanding achievement in sales for 
1984. He is one of fifteen individuals 
recently named as repeat winners to the 
company's Agricultural Division Sales 
fell far short of Ray's high expectations 
for the school. So, he was off again. 

Academy. Ray, sales specialist for the 
Agronomic Division of Asgrow Seed 
Company, an Upjohn subsidiary, joined 
the company in 1966. His sales territory 
encompasses New York, Pennsylvania, 
New lersey. Delaware, and Maryland. 

JACK SNAVELY presented a program 
and clinic at Odessa College and the 
University of Texas in April. The 
clarinetist also performed in concert with 
the Woodwind Arts Quintet in February 
at the New School, New York City. 


j£ STAMBACH received the fifth 
annual "Bishop D. Frederick Wertz 
Award" for outstanding service to the 
church from the Central Pennsylvania 
Conference of the United Methodist 
, — — DR. ANTON F. KIEHNER will be 

J J guest conductor of the Bucks 
County High School Honors Orchestra 
and the Southern Chester County 
Honors Band. He will also serve as a con- 
cert band and orchestra adjudicator for 
the Pennsylvania Music Educators 
leading a fund drive among local 
businesses and banks to finance the cost 

Miles Rigor Society Induction at 
Alumni Awards Luncheon 

The following charter members were 
named to the Miles Rigor Society at the 
annual Alumni Weekend Awards Lunch- 
eon on lune 8, 1985: Mrs. Ruth Engle 
Bender, Dr. Carl Y. Ehrhart. Dr. Alex ). 
Fehr, Miss Gladys M. Fencil. Dr. Donald 
E. Fields, Dr. Elizabeth M. Geffen. Mrs. 
lune Eby Herr. Mr. Thomas A. Lanese, Dr. 
Anna Dunkle McVay. formerly Anna 
Faber, Dr. Ralph S. Shay. Mr. Robert W. 
Smith. Dr. George G. Struble, Dr. lames 
M. Thurmond, and Dr. L. Elbert 

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ilassnotes Continued 

Association at Bala Cynwyd Junior High 


tf-s GERALD A. STEGER was nam- 

50 ed supervisor of curriculum and 
instruction for the Big Spring. Penn- 
sylvania school district. 


O!? graduated summa cum laude 
from the paralegal program of Central 
Pennsylvania Business School with an 
associate degree in specialized business. 
She has joined the Harrisburg law firm of 
McNees. Wallace and Nurick as a litiga- 
tion paralegal. 

SANDRA KAY BLOUCH has been pro- 
moted to Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. 
Air Force. She is the pediatric unit super- 
visor at Travis Air Force Base Hospital in 



has joined the faculty of Arm- 
strong State College in Savannah, 
Georgia as an assistant professor of 
music education and director of bands. 



been officer-in-charge at the Na- 
tional Labor Relations Board's Sub- 
regional Office in Honolulu since April 
1984. He supervises the processing of 
unfair labor practice and representation 
cases filed under the National Labor 
Relations Act throughout the State of 
Hawaii. Guam, American Samoa, Com- 
monwealth of Northern Marianas, and 
other U.S. Pacific territories. 


is employed at Bechtel Power 
Corporation in computer-aided drafting. 


promoted to second vice 


president-claims for Security of America 
Life Insurance Company. He resides with 
his family in Reading, Pennsylvania. 

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fwp Northern Dutchess Hospital has 
I J appointed LAURA TILIPKO 

DAVIDSON as director of nursing at the 
Rhinebeck facility. Laura, who has been 
assistant director of nursing at 
Metropolitan Hospital in New York City, 
will oversee Northern Dutchess 
Hospital's staff of 1 50 nurses. Under her 
leadership, the hospital will reorganize 
the nursing department toward more 

patient-centered nursing services. 
LINDA M. LONG has been promoted to 
assistant vice president in the bond 
trading department of Hamilton Bank, 
Lancaster, Pennsylvania. President and 
divisional education manager for 
Toastmasters-in-Command. Linda serves 
as a volunteer for the American Heart 
Association. She is also a member of the 
Lititz Women's Club. 

DR. GENE REISINGER conducts a fami- 
ly practice center in Shermans Dale. 
Pennsylvania. The center is affiliated with 
the Carlisle Hospital. 

/ O and husband Tim are working 

as church planters with the Evangelical 
Free Church in Lima. Peru where their 
son Joel Timothy was born. 

GLENN A. ZEARFOSS is plant manager 
at American Beauty Pasta Division of San 
Giorgio Skinner. Kansas City. Missouri. 

HARRY M. BRATTON, III received a 
masters degree in psychology (clinical 
concentration! from West Chester State 
University. He is currently transportation 
supervisor for the Philadelphia Inquirer. 

, — — IERALD STE1NER is complet- 
/ / ing his postdoctoral fellowship 
in biochemistry at the American Red 
Cross in Bethesda. Maryland. DEBORAH 
HANSHAW STEINER is working in the 
books department for the Americal 
Chemical Society in Washington, DC, as 
an associate editor. 


Navy Seaman KATHLEEN M. 

DONALDSON has completed 
recruit training at Navy Recruit Training 
Command, Navy Training Center, Orlan- 
do. Florida. 

CHARLES D. KLINE, JR.. assistant ac- 
tuary with the Government Employees 
Insurance Company of Washington. DC. 
has achieved the distinction of Associate 
in the Casualty Actuarial Society. 



JOHNSON became a licensed 
minister with the Assemblies of God in 
April of 1984. Following two years as 
minister of music at First Assembly of 
God in Rockaway. New Jersey, he was 
moved to Newark. Delaware to pursue a 
new direction of ministry. He will be 
working with Zion Song Ministries in 
several areas— administration, music ar- 
ranging and traveling music and worship 
seminars. He will also serve as minister 
of music at Eastgate Fellowship. 

JOAN H. SQUIRES was the first gradu- 
ate of the joint M.B.A. M.M. degree pro- 
gram in Arts Administration at the 
University of Michigan in May, 1985. She 
also has had the honor of being selected 
by the American Symphony Orchestra 
League to participate in their 1985-1986 
Management Fellowship Program. As 
one of eight fellows selected from across 
the country, she will participate in an in- 
tensive management training program 
which includes three fifteen-week 
assignments with various major and 
regional orchestras, a two-week assign- 
ment at ASOL headquarters in 
Washington. DC. and a two-week ex- 
perience with the music industry in New 
York City. 

DAVID T. ROSSI received a Ph.D. in 
Analytical Chemistry from Purdue 
University and is now employed as a 
senior chemist at Monsanto Industrial 
Chemicals in St. Louis. Missouri. 

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Classnotes Continued 

'Qf\ DESRA ANN COOK received 
Ov the M.B.A. degree from Ship- 
pensburg University in December. 

VICKI J. GREB has accepted a full-time 
position as a first and second grade 
teacher at Covenant Christian School, 
Cortland, New York, beginning August 1, 

JOHN D. BOAG, |R. sent the following 
up-date written in the style of Eighteenth 
Century Virginians: 

\ohn D. Boag, ]r. takes the liberty to inform his 
friends and the public in general, that he has now 
joined the shop near the Governor's Palace, 
Williamsburg. VA. He is employed to learn the 
arts and mysteries of the wheel wrights trade, 
encluding the manufacture and mending of car- 
riages, wains, ox carts, riding chairs, and other ar- 
ticles too tedius to mention. 

JOHN ). TUS has a master of accounting 
degree from George Washington Univer- 
sity and is employed as a CPA with Peat 
Marwick Mitchell. Philadelphia. Penn- 
sylvania. LINDA WILSON TUS is in her 
fifth year of teaching music at Struble 
Elementary School. She has a master's 
degree in counseling psychology from 
Trenton State College. Linda also directs 
a bell choir and junior choir for her 
church and is assistant director at Burn 
Brae Day Camp of Creative Arts. 

DAVID TODOROFF graduated from 
Pennsylvania College of Podiatric 
Medicine in lune of 1984 with the degree 
of D.P.M. (Doctor of Podiatric Medicine) 
and just completed his one-year residen- 
cy training at the Lebanon Veterans Ad- 
ministration Medical Center. His wife. 
at Pennsylvania National Insurance Com- 
pany as a rate and statistical analyst. 

KENNETH L. HAMAN became the new 
pastor of Rehoboth United Methodist 
Church, effective lune 1984, in 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

selected by Rotary International. District 
74 5, to be a member of a five-man study 

team going to Scotland for six weeks in 
the spring. He will represent the 
Neshaminy School District, Rotary Inter- 
national and the U.S.A. Ray is an in- 
strumental music teacher in the 
Neshaminy School District. Langhorne, 
Pennsylvania and is currently working 
towards his master's degree in jazz per- 
formance at Trenton State College. 

MATTHEW M. HALL is research chem- 
ist for |. M. Huber Corporation in Havre 
de Grace, Maryland. 


is business manager and treasurer of 
West Hampton Beach school district in 
New York. 


manager of The Fisherman's Christian 
Gift and Book Shoppe in Bethlehem, 

SUSAN GUNN is a manage- 
ment analyst for Dynamic 
Systems, Inc. of McLean, Virginia. 


now be assigned to Peterson Air Force 
Base, Colorado. 

DARYL L. BOLTZ has been promoted to 
actuarial assistant at Monarch Life In- 
surance Company. He is an Associate of 
the Society of Actuaries. 


HUGH C. DELONG has been 
commissioned a second lieute- 
nant in the U.S. Air Force upon gradua- 
tion from Officer Training School at 
Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. He will 



been commissioned a second 
lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force upon 
graduation from Officer Training School 

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at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. Pete 
will now be assigned to Matther Air 
Force Base. California. 


Ot" student at University of 
Baltimore School of Law. He recently 
received the American lurisprudence 
Award for receiving the highest grade 
average in torts. 

JUDY M. SARGEANT is teaching 
kindergarten at Independence Central 
School, Great Meadows, New Jersey. She 
is also attending graduate school for a 
master's in education degree at East 
Stroudsburg University. 




Denise Boyer, December 22. 1984. 


DAVID T. ROSSI to Danell Dawn lenkin- 

son. Iune23. 1984. 

ROBERT A. JOHNSON to Lisa |oy Ot 

talagano September 1, 1984. 



April 20, 1985 (six years to the day that 

they met at LVC). 


ALYSSA D. DEWIRE to Leo J. Gould, 111, 

July 2, 1983. 


POLEY, October 27, 1984. 

David loseph Desilets to DEBRA 

RENEE POWELL, December 28. 1984, 

LEO C. HEARN, JR. to Anita Gale 

Kirkland. March 23. 1985. 


Mark E. Haegele to REBECCA J. 

NEWCOMB, December 1, 1984. 




and Michael Remsburg, a daughter, 

Brynn Marie, on March 5. 1985. 



Douglas Glazier, a son, Darron Kirchhof, 

on March 6. 1985. 


To Diane Kauffman and WILLIAM R. 

KAUFFMAN, a daughter, Kelly Ann, on 

September?. 1984. 


ROBERT ECKLER 75, twin daughters. 

Amanda Claire and Rachel Frances, on 

lanuary 10, 1985. 


Neill, a daughter, Shannon Alene 

Demarest, on March 18, 1985. 




daughter, Heather Lauren, on November 

29. 1984. 



Tim Mcintosh, a son, loel Timothy, on 

lanuary 17, 1985. 


and JIM KOWALCHUK 75, a son, lohn 

Thomas, on March 2 5, 1985. 



GLENN A. ZEARFOSS 76. a daughter, 

Christine Renee, in lanuary 1985. 



MICHAEL S. BEYER, a daughter. Meg 

Collier on July 26, 1982; and a son. lared 

Michael, on May 4, 1984. 

THEW HALL, a son, Ryan Andrew, on 
April 9, 1984. 

NETH L. HAMAN, a daughter. Sarah 
Lindsay, on August 4. 1984. 

Gould. III. a daughter. Lindsay Alyssa. on 
May 12. 1984. 



EARL H. TSCHUDY on November 14. 




April 21, 1985 in Porterville. California. 



30. 1985 in Lower Paxton Township, 




1982 in lacksonwald. Pennsylvania. 

C. DANIEL ENGLE on December 20. 

1984 in Harrisburg. Pennsylvania. 
MAX H. LIGHT on May 8, 1985 in Quin- 
cy, Pennsylvania. 



February 27. 1985. 


IVAN O. MAGAL on December 28. 1984. 



1985 in Conneaut, Ohio. 


The following current students and re- 
cent graduates passed actuarial ex- 
aminations taken in November 1984. 
Graduation year and last known 
employer are given for graduates. 
Joint Society of Actuaries and Casual- 
ty Actuarial Society Exams: 
Part 1: James T. Bryant '86 

Frank S. Rocco '87 

Catherine L. Conner '84 (Hay 

Huggins. Philadelphia, PA) 
Part 2: Terry D Gusler '84 (Nationwide 

Insurance, Columbus, OH) 

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Part 3: Rick S. Aster '84 (Insurance Ser- 
vices Office. New York. NY) 
William N Campbell '83 
(lohnson & Higgins. Washington, 

Vaughn W. Robbins '84 
(Travelers Insurance Co. Hart- 
ford. CT) 
Society of Actuaries Exams: 
Part 4: Andrea Davino '81 (George Buck 
Associates. New York, NY) 
Thomas L. Zimmerman '83 (Con- 
rad M. Seigel Inc.. Harrisburg. 

Part 5: Daryl Boltz '82 (Monarch Life in- 
surance Co. Springfield, MA) 
MarkT. Ruloff '81 (Travelers) 
lames G. Stoltzfus '81 (Milliman 
& Robertson. Wayne. PA) 
Part 9: David H. Killick '81 (Conrad M. 

Special Recognition. With the comple- 
tion of the above examination, the 
following have earned the designation of 
Associate of the Society of Actuaries 
(ASA); Daryl Boltz, Mark T Ruloff, lames 
G. Stoltzfus. 

Casualty Actuarial Society: 
Part 5: Frank S Rhodes '83 (USF&G. 
Baltimore. MD) 

Part 7: Charles D Kline. |r. 78 (Geico. 

Washington. DC.) 

Thomas G. Myers '83 (Prupac. 

Holmdel. N|) 

Daniel A. Reppert '82 IUSF&G) 
Part 9: Gregory S. Grace 78 (PCRB. 

Philadelphia. PA) 
Special Recognition. With the comple- 
tion of the above examination, the 
following have earned the designation of 
Associate of the Casualty Actuarial 
Society (ACAS): Charles D. Kline. Thomas 
G. Myers. Daniel A. Reppert. 

Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. 

Homecoming 1985 

Saturday and Sunday 
September 28 and 29. 1985 

Schedule of Events 


Indicate the number of people attending 

Indicate the number of people attending 


9:00 a.m. 

10:00 am 

11:00 a.m. 
12:00 noon 

1:00 p.m. 

Alumni Association Executive 

Committee Meeting 
Alumni Association Board 

of Governors Meeting 

Alumni Ambassador Workshop 

Senior Alumni Meeting 

Field Hockey and Soccer 

Alumni Class Agent Training 

Tailgate Picnic - Arnold Field 

Please reserve: 

hamburger(s). chips, relish & soda @ $3.00 

hot dog(s), chips, relish & soda @ $3.00 

Homecoming Parade 

Football and Cross Country 

Athletic Hall of Fame Inductions. 

Arnold Field tickets® $3.00 

6:00 p.m. Hall of Fame Dinner 
Please reserve: 
tickets @ SI 1.00 


10:30 a.m. Homecoming Worship Service 
11:30 am. Buffet Brunch 
Please reserve: 
tickets @ $6.00 



(Please make checks payable to Lebanon Valley College.) 

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.Enclosed is $_ 

.to cover the above reservations. 

Give a Gift of Time 

Pulling out the checkbook isn't the only form of 

alumni giving. Many alumni also donate their time to the College by attending College Nights near their 

homes to assist Admissions Counselors in recruiting students. 

If you're interested in helping your College in this way, check the 

following list to find one or more College Nights you can attend. For more information on giving gifts of 

time or talent, contact: Lebanon Valley College, 
Annville PA 1 7003-Alumni Services Office (71 7-867-622 1 ) or Admissions Office (7 1 7-867-61 80). 

Times listed are when the program starts. 




























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Carteret High School 
lmmaculata High School 
Wildwood Catholic High School 
Calvert Hall High School 
Bernards High School 
Bishop Kenrick High School 
Mansfield University 
Cumberland Valley High School 
Red Lion Area Sr. High School 
Harford Co. Vo-Tech High School 
Northern Valley Reg. High School 
Howard Community College 
Lycoming College 
Baltimore Convention Center 
Archbishop Ryan High School Boys 
Cranford High School 
Gloucester County College 
Morris Hills Regional High School 
Wayne Valley High School 
Colonie Hill 
SUNY College 
Middlesex County College 
Tysons Corner Center 
Tompkins Cortland Comm. College 
Transfer Evening Program College 
Broome Co. Veterans Arena 
Evening Program Arena 
Arnot Mall 

Evening Program Arena 
Reading High School 
Alexis I. duPont High School 
Philadelphia Civic Center 
Bishop Hoban High School 
Archbishop Wood High Schools 
Conard High School 
Cape Henlopen High School 
Conestoga Valley High School 
Union High School 
Milford Mill High School 
Watchung Hills Reg. High School 
Upper Moreland High School 
Chatham Township High School 

City, State 


Carteret, Nl 

6:30 p.m. 

Somerville, NI 

7:30 p.m. 

-9:30 pm. 

North Wildwood, NI 

7:00 pm. 

-9:00 p.m. 

Towson, MD 

7:30 p.m. 

-9:30 p.m. 

Bernardsville, N| 

7:30 p.m. 

Norristown, PA 

6:30 p.m. 

-9:00 p.m. 

Mansfield. PA 

9:00 a.m. 

- 12:00 noon 

Mechanicsburg, PA 

7:00 p.m. 

-9:00 p.m. 

Red Lion, PA 

7:00 p.m. 

Bel Air, MD 

6:30 p.m. 

-9:00 p.m. 

OldTappan, NI 


-9:30 p.m. 

Columbia, MD 

1:00 p.m. 

-5:00 p.m. 

Lycoming, PA 

7:00 pm. 

-9:00 p.m. 

Baltimore, MD 

Philadelphia, PA 


00 p.m. 

Cranford, NI 


30 pm. 

-9:00 p.m. 

Sewell, NI 


30 pm. 

-8:30 p.m. 

Denville, NJ 


30 p.m. 

-9:00 pm. 

Wayne, NI 

Hauppauge, NY 

OldWestbury, NY 

Edison. NI 

1:00 p.m. 

-4:00 p.m. 

Fairfax County, VA 

7:00 p.m. 


Dryden. NY 

11:30a. m 

-2:00 pm. 

Dryden, NY 

7:00 p.m. 

-9:00 p.m. 

Binghamton, NY 

11:00 am 

-3:00 p.m. 

Binghamton, NY 

6:00 p.m. 

-9:00 p.m. 

Horseheads, NY 

1:00 p.m. 

-3:30 p.m. 

Horseheads, NY 

6:30 p.m. 

-9:00 p.m. 

Reading, PA 

Wilmington, DE 

6:30 p.m. 


Philadelphia, PA 

Wilkes-Barre, PA 


00 p.m. 

-9:00 p.m. 

Warminster, PA 


30 p.m. 

West Hartford. CT 


30 p.m. 

Lewes, DE 


00 p.m. 

-9:00 p.m. 

Lancaster, PA 


30 pm. 

-9:20 p.m. 

Union, N| 


30 p.m. 

-9:00 p.m. 

Baltimore, MD 


00 p.m. 

- 10:00 pm. 

Warren, NI 


30 p.m. 

-9:30 p.m. 

Willow Grove, PA 


30 p.m. 


Chatham, N| 


30 p.m. 

-9:30 p.m. 

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