The Daily Press http://www.smdailypress.com http://www.smdailypress.com/apfeed.xml--1 The Daily Press | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2015-03-03T23:56:08-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13493Fire chief criticizes reducing fleet2015-03-03T23:56:08-05:002015-03-03T23:56:08-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressKraus emphasized "we certainly hope that this council and future councils realize that this report is all about saving money and not about saving lives.”Following the fire chief's presentation of the CFD's annual report, he commented on the report recommendations.Kraus said he is "having a tough time trying to swallow" some of the recommendations which include not replacing their 1979 Engine No. 12, which the department is in the process of replacing in the next year or so.Among the fire department's nine-piece fleet are four engines, a tanker truck, aerial truck, rescue truck, brush truck and pickup truck.The report claims the aerial/ladder and heavy rescue truck are considered specialty equipment and are rarely required. St. Marys, PAAmy CherryFire chief criticizes reducing fleetDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13493Change0Usable2015-03-03T23:56:08-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13492911 center funding may be headed for trouble2015-03-03T23:53:44-05:002015-03-03T23:53:44-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressFormerly known as the Public Safety Emergency Telephone Act (Act 78) of 1990, it is now Chapter 53 of Title 35 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, and allows for a monthly fee of $1.50 for a landline and $1 for wireless or internet.St. Marys, PAJoseph Bell, Daily Press Editor911 center funding may be headed for troubleDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13492Change0Usable2015-03-03T23:53:44-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13491Truck destroyed in fire, garage damaged2015-03-03T23:50:47-05:002015-03-03T23:50:47-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressElk Company 1 (Crystal Fire Department) was called out at 3:49 p.m. for a report of a vehicle fire endangering a structure at 729 South St. Marys St.St. Marys, PAJoseph Bell, Daily Press EditorTruck destroyed in fire, garage damagedDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13491Change0Usable2015-03-03T23:50:47-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13490School board looking into food service proposals2015-03-03T23:48:34-05:002015-03-03T23:48:34-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressSt. Marys, PABecky PolaskiSchool board looking into food service proposalsDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13490Change0Usable2015-03-03T23:48:34-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13484Committee in early phases search for St. Marys City Manager2015-03-02T23:19:23-05:002015-03-02T23:19:23-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressSt. Marys, PAAmy CherryCommittee in early phases search for St. Marys City ManagerDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13484Change0Usable2015-03-02T23:19:23-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13483Wage schedule for city employees approved 2015-03-02T23:16:24-05:002015-03-02T23:16:24-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressThe motion to approve the rates listed in the schedule was unanimously approved by council. The Public Service Director/Chief of Police salary at $75,758.72 with an additional $1,000/month for fulfilling duties as acting city manager. The additional pay was made effective in February. St. Marys, PAAmy CherryWage schedule for city employees approved Daily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13483Change0Usable2015-03-02T23:16:24-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13482Joint partnership for special needs students discussed2015-03-02T23:13:43-05:002015-03-02T23:13:43-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressSt. Marys, PABecky PolaskiJoint partnership for special needs students discussedDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13482Change0Usable2015-03-02T23:13:43-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13481Highland supervisors: We're fighting the lawsuit2015-03-02T23:11:17-05:002015-03-02T23:11:17-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressThe decision came after a 30-minute public meeting in which the township supervisors and approximately 25 residents of the township and the county were able to voice their opinion on what should be done with the lawsuit.The lawsuit, which was filed in Federal District Court by Seneca Resources on Feb. 18, is seeking for Highland Township to pay damages to Seneca Resources related to the township's ordinance banning injection wells.St. Marys, PARichie LeckerHighland supervisors: We're fighting the lawsuitDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13481Change0Usable2015-03-02T23:11:17-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13474Business Expo welcomes steady crowd at new location2015-03-01T21:57:51-05:002015-03-01T21:57:51-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressSt. Marys, PANo author availableBusiness Expo welcomes steady crowd at new locationDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13474Change0Usable2015-03-01T21:57:51-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13473Carving event ends with Saturday auction2015-03-01T21:55:18-05:002015-03-01T21:55:18-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressSt. Marys, PAJoseph Bell, Daily Press EditorCarving event ends with Saturday auctionDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13473Change0Usable2015-03-01T21:55:18-05:00