Governor Wolf Orders Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Mary Scranton

first_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitter December 28, 2015 Governor Wolf Orders Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Mary Scrantoncenter_img Flag Order,  Press Release Harrisburg, PA –  Governor Tom Wolf has ordered Commonwealth flags at commonwealth facilities statewide to fly at half-staff to honor former First Lady of Pennsylvania Mary Scranton.“Frances and I extend our deepest condolences to the entire Scranton family on the passing of their mother and grandmother, Mary.  The Scrantons dedicated their lives to service of Pennsylvania and the nation. We thank Mary for her contributions to the commonwealth and wish her family the best during this difficult time.”Mary Chamberlin Lowe Scranton, 97, was the wife of William Warren Scranton, Pennsylvania’s 38th governor. She worked with the Army Air Force Intelligence Service during World War II, led various Scranton community organizations to improve the city’s housing market and serve children with autism and behavioral problems, and later chaired the governing board of California Institute of Technology’s Jet Propulsion lab, where she advocated for funding for space exploration.Flags shall be lowered to half-staff effectively immediately and remain lowered until sunset on Sunday, January 3, 2016.All Pennsylvanians are invited to participate in this tribute to Mary Scranton.# # #last_img read more

Wellington police notes: Monday, January 28, 2013

first_imgWellington Police Notes for Monday, January 28, 2013:•9:40 a.m., Lori D. Blandy, 48, Wellington was issued a notice to appear charged with control of  animal.•9:54 a.m. Paul C. Osborne, 31, Wellington was arrested, charged and confined with aggravated assault and criminal use of a weapon in the 600 block N. G, Wellington.•10:29 a.m. Officers took a report of suspicious activity in the 200 block E. Kansas in Wellington.•1:40 p.m. Cody G. Saunders, 22, Wellington was arrested, charged and confined with burglary in the 300 block S. G, Wellington.•3:30 p.m. Officers took a report of an animal welfare in the 1100 block N. Plum, Wellington.•4:36 p.m. Officers took a report of a found cell phone in the 300 block S. Jefferson, Wellington.•5:30 p.m. Officers took a report of a vicious animal in the 300 block E. Harvey, Wellington.•6:59 p.m. Officers investigated a battery by a known suspect(s) in the 1700 block E. 16th, Wellington.•9:29 p.m. Cecil D. Prince, 48, Wellington was arrested and charged with Domestic Violence Battery, Obstruction of Law Enforcement and Disorderly Conduct in the 500 block E. 3rd, Wellington. (bonded)•10:01 p.m. Officers took a report of suspicious activity in the 400 block W. Sumner, Wellington.last_img read more