HARRISBURG (KDKA) — October 27 will mark one year since 11 people were shot and killed inside the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed a proclamation on Friday declaring October 27 “Remember Repair Together Day” across the state.
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“A year has passed, but I continue to carry sorrow for the victims and their families of this heinous attack,” said Gov. Wolf. “We must honor them by remembering, and through our thoughts, prayers and actions. I ask all Pennsylvanians to spend Oct. 27 doing the same in their honor. Pittsburgh is a city of bridges, and so it is a fitting tribute to commemorate this occasion with a day of building bridges of understanding, welcome and friendship.”
The proclamation orders all state flags to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until sunset in all commonwealth facilities, public buildings, and grounds.