Governor Wolf Orders Commonwealth Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Firefighter Erik Hirner

first_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitter Flag Order,  Press Release Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf has ordered the Commonwealth flag at the Capitol Complex and at all Commonwealth facilities in the counties of Lehigh and Berks to fly at half-staff to honor fallen firefighter Erik Hirner.Erik Hirner, a resident of North Catasauqua, Northampton County, and an 11-year veteran of the Reading Fire Department, Berks County, died from injuries after his vehicle was struck by another while en route to work on Sunday, May 27, 2018.The Commonwealth flag shall be lowered immediately, Thursday, May 31, 2018, through 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. May 31, 2018center_img Governor Wolf Orders Commonwealth Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Firefighter Erik Hirnerlast_img read more

Martin claims Lombardia victory

first_img “To get second and crash in the last corner last year, it’s incredible to win it after all the bad luck this year.” Ireland’s Dan Martin held off Alejandro Valverde and Rui Costa to win the one-day Tour of Lombardia for Garmin-Sharp. The 2013 Liege-Bastogne-Liege winner was part of a group which hauled in breakaway pair Pieter Weening (Orica-GreenEdge) and Ben Hermans (BMC Racing) in the final kilometre and he pulled away in the final corners. The Birmingham-born rider, who crashed in the event last year and also in this season’s Giro d’Italia and Liege-Bastogne-Liege, said: ” I love this race, it’s one of my favourite races. center_img Press Associationlast_img read more

Man Utd win comfortably at Shrewsbury

first_imgUnited completely out-classed League One Shrewsbury Town by three goals to nil in tonight’s fifth round tie at New Meadow to help ease some of the pressure on manager Louis van Gaal. Goals from Chris Smalling and Juan Mata helped United into a 2-0 lead at half-time before Jesse Lingard added a third strike mid-way through the second-half.The win means that United will now play host to West Ham in the quarter-finals and the United boss was pleased with how his side had managed to avoid a potential upset.last_img read more