Flags at County Government Buildings Ordered to Half-Staff
OFFICIAL STATEMENT – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano:
“On December 23, 2014, Nassau County lost a member of its community, who was both a County employee and a most dedicated volunteer firefighter, Ex-Chief Joseph J. Sanford, Jr. Joseph died in the line of duty, responding to a house fire in Woodmere, and giving his own life to save the lives of others.
In honor and remembrance of his selfless service to Nassau County’s residents, I have ordered that all County buildings fly flags at half-staff until January 30, 2015.
May God watch over the family of Joseph Sanford, Jr. as well as all those who keep our communities and nation safe.”
So Ordered by Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano:
Flags on County government buildings are to be flown at half-staff effective December 30, 2014 through January 30, 2015 in honor of Ex-Chief Joseph J. Sanford, Jr. and in honor of his service to the people of Nassau County.