County Executive Orders Flags Lowered to Half-Staff
DECEMBER 15—"To honor those killed in Newtown, Connecticut yesterday, I have ordered all flags on County property to be lowered to half-staff," said Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy. "This tragedy is a reminder of how precious life is and how quickly it can change. My thoughts and prayers go out to the families and friends of the victims as well as the community. God bless them."