December 10, 2010 – Senator Baker joined elected officials, business and
community leaders, and area veterans to announce the introduction of legislation
to designate the Church Street Bridge, Wayne County, as the Brigadier General
Richard J. Tallman Memorial Bridge. Above, from left to right are: Wayne County
Commissioner Brian Smith; Janine Edwards, Honesdale Borough Council; Honesdale
Mayor Jonathan Fritz; Wayne County Commissioner Tony Herzog; Joe McGraw, a
Honesdale native who submitted the idea to have the bridge renamed; and Wayne
County Commissioner Wendell Kay. Seated are Senator Baker and Eleanor Rickert.
December 10, 2010 – Senator Baker gave the keynote speech at the Fraternal Order
of Police Wyoming Valley Lodge No. 36 Police Officer's Ball held at the East
Mountain Inn, Plains Township.
December 6, 2010 - Senator Baker, Representative Karen Boback, and veterans from
Northeastern Pennsylvania and around the Commonwealth attended a special
wreath-laying ceremony at the Capitol to honor and remember America’s fallen
soldiers. The ceremony was held to pause and remember those who have served
this country and those who have died in the name of United States.
6, 2010 – The Wyoming Valley West Middle School Choir performed a wonderful
selection of holiday music in the State Capitol Rotunda. Pictured with the choir
is Senator Baker, Senator-Elect John Yudichak, Representative Phyllis Mundy and
Choir Director, Scott Coates.