Ex-Hawthorne official gets one year probabation

Former Hawthorne Councilwoman Shirley Shortway-English was sentenced to one year on probation after admitting that she took $17,000 in fraudulent social security disability payments.  The onetime GOP State Assembly candidate pled guilty to making a false claim that she was unable to work while employed by her family restaurant.

Ex-Hawthorne official gets one year probabation