Governor Wolf Orders Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Fallen Firefighter Kenneth Greene

first_img 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 Greenecenter_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

More stranded Bacolod, NegOcc OFWs, LSIs repatriated

first_imgGov. Eugenio Jose Lacson, meanwhile, said repatriated Negros Occidental OFWs no longer have to complete their 14-day quarantine if they yield negative results for the virus before completing the required number of isolation days.  From May 25 to June 1 alone, this province received 601 returning residents while this city has accommodated some 348 persons who arrived either on sweeper flights or through 2GO Group’s Malasakit Voyage trips. BACOLOD City – More overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and locally stranded individuals who are residents of Bacolod City and Negros Occidental have returned home from Metro Manila. At the Bredco port here, meanwhile, 16 OFWs from this province and five from this city, along with two LSIs, arrived onboard a 2GO Group vessel at about 8:30 a.m. the same day. Based on local health protocols, returning residents – whether OFWs or LSIs – are required to undergo mandatory two-week quarantine in patient care centers and subject themselves to reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction tests for COVID-19. They were part of the second week of arrivals in this province following President Rodrigo Duterte’s directive on May 25 to immediately return all OFWs stuck at coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) quarantine centers in the National Capital Region to their respective homes.center_img At around 7:35 a.m. on June 3, 38 passengers – 26 Negrenses, 11 Bacolodnons and one LSI – arrived at the Bacolod-Silay Airport in Silay City via an AirAsia sweeper flight. Another batch of overseas Filipino workers and locally stranded individuals who are residents of Bacolod City and different cities and municipalities in Negros Occidental arrive at the Bacolod-Silay Airport in Silay City on June 3 via an AirAsia sweeper flight. PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT OF NEGROS OCCIDENTAL VIA PNA This June, the first flight arrived at the Bacolod-Silay Airport on Monday morning. It was an AirAsia sweeper flight that carried 12 residents of Bacolod City and 19 from various cities and municipalities in this province.(With a report from PNA/PN)last_img read more

Ten Positive Covid-19 Results from Top Two Leagues in Germany

first_imgTop-flight side Cologne have had no further Covid-19 infections after three people tested positive last week.The trio are “symptom-free” but remain in quarantine for 14 days, said the club.The Bundesliga is set to become the first major football league in Europe to return to competition.Officials suggested resuming on 9 May but the government delayed the decision and a restart may now be on 16 or 23 May.Cologne said in a statement that “only players who have been tested negatively twice in succession are allowed to train and play”.The DFL added: “A second wave of tests will be carried out this week – here too there may be isolated positive test results, especially since one of the tasks of this second round is to reduce the likelihood of ‘false negative’ findings that can never be completely ruled out.”Last week, chancellor Angela Merkel said that any decision on if and when sports activities could resume would be taken on Wednesday, 6 May.The league has been suspended since mid-March because of the global coronavirus pandemic.The DFL has warned that many top-division teams will be in an “existence-threatening” financial position if play does not resume by June.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Clubs in the top two German divisions have returned 10 positive results from 1,724 coronavirus tests, the German football league announced yesterday.Clubs have been training in groups, with the tests taken before a planned return to training as teams.Measures including “the isolation of the affected person” have been taken, said the DFL.last_img read more