Media Advisory – For Planning Purposes

Contact: Tim Joyce
Phone: 412.380.2242

Harrisburg – Oct. 17, 2014 – The ceremony to dedicate the ramp off of the McKeesport-Duquesne Bridge for Officer Frank Miller Jr. is slated for 4 p.m., Monday, Oct. 20.

Officer Miller was slain in 1993 while walking a beat in downtown McKeesport.  Sen. Jim Brewster prime-sponsored the bill (SB 1225) that named the ramp for Officer Miller.  The legislation was signed into law on June 18.

Officer Miller’s parents, McKeesport Mayor Mike Cherepko, the chief of police in McKeesport, police officers plus local and state officials will join Brewster for the dedication ceremony.

What:              Designation of Ramp for Officer Frank Miller Jr.
When:             Monday, Oct. 20
Time:              4 p.m.
Where:           McKeesport side of the McKeesport-Duquesne Bridge, near 1681 Fifth Avenue, (1600 Block of 5th Avenue)

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