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Alert: Half Mast Flag

07/16/2018

  

PENNSYLVANIA FLAG DECLARATION:

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf has ordered the Commonwealth flag at the Capitol Complex and at all public buildings and grounds throughout Central City to fly at half-staff to honor Mayor Woodrow “Woody” W. Clapper Jr.

Mayor Woodrow W. Clapper Jr., 81, passed unexpectedly on July 10, 2018. He held the position of mayor of Central City for over 21 years and served our nation in the United States Army and the United States Air Force during the Korean War, earning a Purple Heart.

The Commonwealth flag shall be lowered immediately, Thursday, July 12, 2018, and lowered until sunset on the day of interment. All Pennsylvanians are invited to participate in this tribute.

The United States flag shall remain at full staff during this tribute.



Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf has ordered the Commonwealth flag at the Capitol Complex and throughout all public buildings and grounds throughout Bucks County to fly at half-staff to honor United States Navy Ensign Sarah Mitchell.

“Ensign Mitchell was taken from her family, friends and fellow sailors far too soon and she will be remembered for her service to our country,” Governor Wolf said. “I ask all Pennsylvanians to join me in honoring and remembering Sarah and all of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.”

Ensign Sarah Mitchell passed during training on July 10, 2018. She was from Feasterville, Bucks County.

The Commonwealth flag shall be lowered immediately, Tuesday, July 10, 2018, and remain lowered until sunset on the day of interment. All Pennsylvanians are invited to participate in this tribute.

The United States flag shall remain at full staff during this tribute.