The Daily Press The Daily Press | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2014-07-22T01:37:15-04:00 Street project in city's scope2014-07-22T01:37:15-04:002014-07-21T23:13:16-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressThe project entails replacing sewer lines, curbing, sidewalk and resurfacing of the street at an estimated cost of $800,000 - $1 million. It will be a similar scope of work as the recent George Street project which ran from July 2013 until November at a cost of nearly $900,000."Charles Street will be easier than the George Street project because that street was on a slant, one side being higher than the other. This caused challenges for engineering and with driveways," said Ned Jacob, councilman.St. Marys, PAAmy CherryCharles Street project in city's scopeDaily remembering Proudfit set for Aug. 3-42014-07-22T01:37:15-04:002014-07-21T23:11:47-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressProudfit, a former swimming instructor and swim team member at the St. Marys Community Pool, was killed in an automobile accident three years ago. Following his death, the pool staff renamed the race that was previously held in conjunction with Picnic In The Park in his honor.According to pool manager Greg Snelick, the course will remain the same as in previous years, and Rachel Schreiber is once again serving as race coordinator. A map of the course will be on display at the pool prior to the event. Registration will take place until the morning of the race, and there is a fee to participate. All proceeds benefit the St. Marys Community Pool. St. Marys, PABecky PolaskiEvents remembering Proudfit set for Aug. 3-4Daily salts found during traffic stop2014-07-22T01:37:14-04:002014-07-21T23:06:13-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressSt. Marys, PAJim MeyerBath salts found during traffic stopDaily responds to widespread drug abuse2014-07-21T01:19:59-04:002014-07-20T21:48:15-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily Press"For the recreational use of marijuana, I'm against it as it's a gateway drug and it's been proven that way," he said. "They're having an increase of driving under the influence of marijuana [in Colorado] and in California I understand that elected officials think it's hurting the workforce."During a recording Saturday evening for the "Talk of the Town" radio show with The Hound radio station owner Denny Heindl, the Ridgway philanthropist mentioned drug problems have hurt the local workforce as well, citing one company which was advertising open positions.St. Marys, PAJoseph Bell, Daily Press EditorCorbett responds to widespread drug abuseDaily system smoke testing starting today2014-07-21T01:19:59-04:002014-07-20T21:46:57-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressTesting starts today in the northern end of the city. It will be performed on all residential structures connected to the city's sewer system. As part of the testing, crews will blow smoke through sanitary sewers to locate deficiencies. Residents may see smoke coming from vent stacks on buildings or holes in the ground.It is important to note the smoke is non-toxic, has no odor, creates no fire hazard and should not affect homes and businesses or their sanitary sewer service. The smoke varies in color from white to gray. It should not enter your home or business unless the plumbing is not functioning properly.St. Marys, PAAmy CherrySewer system smoke testing starting todayDaily touts accomplishments during visit2014-07-21T01:19:59-04:002014-07-20T21:45:36-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressAfter visiting the Jefferson County Fair in the afternoon, Corbett arrived at The Hound radio station in Ridgway at roughly 4:45 p.m. to meet with local philanthropist Denny Heindl for an interview for "Talk of the Town" which aired Sunday at noon.St. Marys, PAJoseph Bell, Daily Press EditorCorbett touts accomplishments during visitDaily Marys Giant Eagle closing its doors2014-07-19T01:13:06-04:002014-07-18T22:04:10-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressSt. Marys, PAKatherine PorterSt. Marys Giant Eagle closing its doorsDaily of investigation pay off2014-07-19T01:13:06-04:002014-07-18T22:01:44-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressAccording to the affidavit of probable cause, the North Central Regional Drug Task Force had accumulated substantial information about the sale and distribution of A-PVP (bath salts) at the above address. St. Marys, PAJim MeyerMonths of investigation pay offDaily 120 intersection open2014-07-19T01:13:07-04:002014-07-18T21:59:36-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressSt. Marys, PANo author availableSR 120 intersection openDaily busts yield 4 suspects, bath salts, currency2014-07-18T01:47:07-04:002014-07-17T22:20:02-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressApproximately 80 grams of bath salts and in excess of $30,000 in cash were seized in Ridgway with approximately 50 grams of bath salts and $6,000 in cash seized in St. Marys.Multiple law enforcement agencies worked together in executing the search warrants served at 312 Chestnut Ave. in Ridgway Borough shortly after 9:30 a.m. and at 325 Kaul Ave. in St. Marys shortly before noon due to coordination efforts.St. Marys, PAAmy CherryDrug busts yield 4 suspects, bath salts, currencyDaily