Thursday, December 20, 2012
The interchange was dedicated on the one-year anniversary of his line-of-duty death.
The Officer John David Dryer Memorial Interchange was dedicated Wednesday during a ceremony on the one-year anniversary of when the East Washington Borough police officer was killed in the line of duty. The ramps connecting Interstate 70 and Route 136 in Washington County are near where Dryer was shot during a routine traffic stop. “Officer Dryer gave his life in service to his community. His commitment to our area will be missed, but always remembered,” said state Rep. Brandon Neuman. Neuman, D-North Strabane, secured unanimous legislative passage of H.B. 2215, which was signed into law as Act 115, to name the interchange in honor of Dryer. Dryer’s family, friends and colleagues joined Neuman at the ceremony in the J. Barry Stout Park and…
Thursday, June 21, 2012
The legislation would designate the interchange at state Route 136 and Interstate 70 in as the Officer John David Dryer Memorial Interchange.
The Officer John David Dryer Memorial Interchange designation got one step closer to becoming a reality Wednesday. The state Senate passed state Rep. Brandon Neuman's H.B. 2215, which would designate the interchange at the intersection of state Route 136 and Interstate 70 in Washington County for the slain police officer. The bill now goes to the governor for his signature. Neuman introduced the bill to honor the life of the East Washington Borough police officer, who was killed in the line of duty on Dec. 19, 2011. "I thank the House and the Senate for its support of legislation that is so meaningful and important to the Washington County community," said Neuman, D-North Strabane. State Sen. Tim Solobay said he was proud to work with …
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
The East Washington Borough police officer was killed in the line of duty on Dec. 19, 2011.
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
On Tuesday, the state House unanimously approved legislation introduced by Rep. Brandon Neuman (D-North Strabane) honoring the life of East Washington Borough police Officer John David Dryer, who was killed in the line of duty on Dec. 19, 2011. House Resolution 578 recognizes the sacrifices and accomplishments of Dryer throughout his career as a police officer. "Officer Dryer was an extraordinary man who went above and beyond his commitment to serve and protect his fellow citizens," Neuman said. "Sometimes there just are no words to make sense of a tragedy that took a good man from us far too soon. My sympathy goes out to his family and to Officer Dryer’s colleagues on the police force. "I hope his loss serves as a powerful reminder of the…