Flag Order, Press Release Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf has ordered all commonwealth flags on the Capitol Complex and throughout the City of Philadelphia to fly at half-staff to honor fallen Philadelphia firefighter Lieutenant Kenneth Greene.Lieutenant Kenneth Greene passed away on September 14th from injuries sustained while working in the line of duty on September 3rd.The Commonwealth Flag shall remain lowered at half-staff until his interment. The United States Flag should remain at full-staff during this tribute. September 15, 2017 Governor Wolf Orders Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Fallen Firefighter Kenneth Greene SHARE Email Facebook Twitter
ALGONA — Three men arrested in Kossuth County in the past week face third-degree kidnapping charges for allegedly trying to prevent a person from providing information to authorities.Criminal complaints filed on December 31, 2018, state that the alleged victim got into a car with Joshua James Smith and Austin Allan Hammond in the early morning hours of May 29, 2017, and was taken to a rural area of northwest Kossuth County and assaulted. Afterwards the alleged victim stated he wanted to go home and instead was taken to the Goose Lake Wildlife Area in far Northern Kossuth County and assaulted again. It is alleged that Christian Daniel Whitesell was present at Goose Lake and allowed for the victim to be assaulted for a second time.Hammond was arrested on January 4 by Algona Police while Smith and Whitesell were taken into custody by the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Department on January 7. Third Degree Kidnapping is a Class C Felony. Hammond is scheduled to have a preliminary hearing in Kossuth County Court on January 15 while Smith and Whitesell are scheduled to appear on January 18.
Senior Football Championship:Burt 08 – Buncrana 08Neither side could be separated this weekend when championship took our seniors to Hibernian Park. This was never going to be an easy task from the outset with many years of local history between both teams. Minor Championship:Buncrana minors played Convoy in football championship this week. A win for the minors was gained from a combination of young players and some of last years minors. A strong performance by Noel McLaughlin in the second half, great work over 60 mins by JP Mc Kenna and determination by Ben Bradley saw Buncrana become comfortable winners in the end. They play Muff in championship action this Tuesday in Muff. Camps:Over the last 2 weeks found the Scarvey to be a hive of activity as it ran Buncrana GAA’s Annual Summer Camp with over 70 U6’s the first week and Over 160 U8, U10 & U12’s the 2nd week. With over 230 children kitted out with Club tracksuits and happy faces, words cant express how grateful we are to the people who made this possible, from Coaches, Buddies, to special guests to the people who worked behind the scenes to make these two weeks so enjoyable and safe. A lot of credit must go to Elizabeth Ann Nelson for all her hard work. Thank you until next year…..Hurling:Well Done to our U8 & U10 Hurlers who travelled to convoy on Sunday for the last Blitz of the season a great turnout and with the U10’s leaving unbeaten, shows that Hurling is as strong as ever in the Scarvey. TRaining continues every Sunday from 11am 12pm. New members always welcomeGaelic footballBoys & GirlsU6 Fundamentals Fridays at 6.30pmBoys U8 Boys Friday from 6.30pm 7.30pmU10 Boys Friday from 6.45pm 8.00pmU12 Boys Friday from 6.30pm 8.00pmU14 Boys Friday from 7.00pm 8.30pm U16 Boys Monday 7.00pmGirls:Reminder to everyone that our underage girls training has moved outdoors!U10s girls on Friday from 3:30 to 4:30pmU8s girls on Friday from 4:30 to 5:30pmU12, & U16 Girls on Monday 6.30pmU14 Girls Wednesday 4.00pmTraining in The Scarvey, bring gum shield, water and €2 for training contribution.GAA News: Buncrana draw with Burt in very tense match was last modified: August 29th, 2016 by Elaine McCalligShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:buncranaBURTGAANotes