September 1, 2011

Ligonier, PA: 2011 Summer Music Fades Into Autumn Sports




     This morning I was enjoying my coffee on the patio, reflecting on the coming fall, and reading the newspaper. The weather grew from being very pleasant to being very menacing. I heard thunder rolling in from the west, which became louder as an end of day darkness descended. I had difficulty seeing the newspaper print by the time I saw and heard lightning strikes. I hurried inside to turn on the lights and proceed with my day’s work.

     Ah, yes. September first. Weather roaring in like a lion. Fortunately, predicted to be like a lamb for the Labor Day weekend. When it is over it will truly be autumn, with its routines and schedules settling in. I hope you all had a memorable summer.


    ‘Tis the end of another summer. In Ligonier, the Chamber of Commerce sponsored Sunday evening concerts on the Diamond ended its season August 28 by hosting the Somerset County Community Band. It included a solo of Frank Sinatra tunes by Mr. Orange, and explanation of the Band commissioned Flight of Valor, a composition honoring the heroes of United Airlines Flight 93. Both received standing ovations from a crowd. Read more by clicking on The 2011 Ligonier (PA) Summer Concert Finale.  


     Last night my granddaughter Jordan and daughter Sandy invited me to the Ligonier Valley School District’s event where the sports players are introduced amidst a tumult of school cheering.

      The senior sports team players were introduced, and the cheerleaders performed a couple of cheers.

     The band played some. Jordan just joined (more…)

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