Governor Wolf Orders Commonwealth Flags to Half-Staff to Honor Greene County Sheriff Brian Tennant

first_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitter Governor Wolf Orders Commonwealth Flags to Half-Staff to Honor Greene County Sheriff Brian Tennant February 28, 2019center_img Flag Order,  Press Release,  Statement Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf has ordered the Commonwealth flags on all Commonwealth facilities, public buildings and grounds in Greene County to fly at half-staff on Saturday, March 2, 2019, in honor of Greene County Sheriff Brian Tennant, 35, who passed away Wednesday.“Brian dedicated himself to his community through his service as a firefighter, police officer and sheriff. He will be missed,” said Gov. Wolf. “I give my condolences to his family and colleagues in law enforcement. I wish them the best in these difficult times.”The Commonwealth flag shall be lowered to half-staff at these locations on Saturday, March 2, 2018, until sunset, at which time the flag shall be returned to full-staff. The United States flag will remain at full-staff.All Pennsylvanians are invited to participate in this tribute.last_img read more

Goa: Water sports allowed in rivers, not in sea during monsoon

first_imgPanaji, Jul 11 (PTI) Goa government has allowed water sports activity in the states rivers while banned it in the sea during the ongoing monsoon season.Captain of Ports Department, in a circular issued last week, allowed the water sports activity in Goas inland water between June to August with the condition that it should be stopped during unfair weather.The water sports activities are allowed in rivers Sal, Chapora, Zuari and Dona Paula bay which is an initiative to promote monsoon tourism, Captain of Ports James Braganza said.The state government has banned water sports activities on the beaches due to rough sea condition, he said, adding, “the activities in rivers too would be witheld during unfair weather.””All water sports activities should be stopped immediately during any adverse weather condition and any weather intimation from CoP or Indian Meteorological Department,” Braganza said.He said the water sports operators who have been granted permission should operate in their respective villages and from their own property, to avoid any disputes and disruption of harmony.The permission to these operators would stand immediately withdrawn in case of congestion in the river ways, local fishermens problems, safety of navigation (of vessels using the river) and other issues, the Captain of Ports added. PTI RPS GK DIPlast_img read more