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Friday, July 4, 2008

a towel boy at Ligonier Beach?

That's what Tina Sykes is reporting in the Ligonier Echo this week.

Tina has another great article on the front page, this one delving into the history of the local landmark, Ligonier Beach, which turns 83 today, July 4th.

Tina says:
When Nick Gallo opened the pool with its man-made sand beach and a dance pavilion in the mid 1920s, it soon became a famous summer hangout for fans of big-band music. In fact, before becoming famous under the name Dean Martin, Dino Crocetti performed there. At one time Martin was a towel boy at the beach, where he began to sing along with the bands. Perry Como also sang at the beach.

3 comments:

dino martin peters said...

Hey pallie Diane, can't thank you 'nough for sharin' this great Dinodetail...our Dino is a towel boy...how cool is that...loves to learn everythin' I can 'bout our great man...never was, never will be anyone as cool as the King of Cool...oh, to return to the days when Dino walked the earth...

Diane Cipa said...

Thanks, Dino. I wish we had a picture of him there. I'll bet he was quite the handsome guy.

dino martin peters said...

Hey pallie Diane, not wouldn't that be cool to have a Dinopix of our towel boy....loves this Dinopost so much I shared it with my pallies at the ol' Dinoblog...thanks so very very Dinomuch...