Governor Wolf Orders the Commonwealth Flag at Half-Staff to Honor Central City Mayor Woodrow W. Clapper Jr.

first_img Flag Order,  Press Release 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. July 12, 2018 SHARE Email Facebook Twittercenter_img Governor Wolf Orders the Commonwealth Flag at Half-Staff to Honor Central City Mayor Woodrow W. Clapper Jr.last_img read more

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Vertonghen plays down Barca link

first_img Press Association “Rumours will always be there, but I just go back to Tottenham,” Vertonghen told Belgian talk show Vive le Velo. “Interest from a great club like FC Barcelona pleases me of course – this is confirmation that you’re doing well. “Where there’s smoke, there’s fire, they say, but for the moment there is certainly no fire.” New boss Mauricio Pochettino has already bolstered his back line with the signings of Ben Davies and Michel Vorm while first-choice goalkeeper Hugo Lloris has penned a new five-year contract. Vertonghen, who has not yet returned to pre-season training following his exploits at this summer’s World Cup, is also set to commit his future to Tottenham. “I still had a four-year contract but I see that they have offered me a new five-year contract as a great sign of confidence,” Vertonghen told Belgian broadcaster Radio 1. “It goes without saying that I would like to stay at Tottenham.” Jan Vertonghen says there is no truth in rumours he wanted to leave Tottenham to join Barcelona and confirmed he has been offered a new five-year deal to stay at White Hart Lane.center_img Vertonghen, who moved to Spurs from Ajax in July 2012, has become a regular feature in Tottenham’s back four, playing left-back and centre-back over the past two seasons. The Belgium defender’s agent suggested several clubs were interested in the 27-year-old, including Barcelona, whose influential centre-back Carles Puyol retired this summer. last_img read more

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