Township welcomes Marine home
Marine Lance Corporal Ed Cotton, III was welcomed home with a flag exchange at the Northampton Township building on Dec. 19. More than 100 family, friends, Marine Corps League members and well wishers gathered for the event. Cotton’s 8SMC flag was taken from the display and presented to him by Supervisors Chairman crank Rothermel after he replaced it with an American flag with Cotton’s name affixed to it. Patriots clag Program coordinator Pete Palestina presided over the ceremony with Rothermel and Supervisors Eileen Silver and George Komelasky. goining them at the display were Cotton’s mom and dad, Lisa and Ed Cotton. Presentations were also made from Congressman Mike citzpatrick and State Rep. Scott Petri.