The Daily Press The Daily Press | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2014-07-10T01:41:49-04:00 sponsors rails to trail application2014-07-10T01:41:49-04:002014-07-09T22:36:36-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressCliff Clark, president of West Creek Recreational Trail Association, was in attendance at Monday's meeting to explain the project.The association was recently contacted by DCNR (Department of Conservation and Natural Resources) wanting to know if they would accept the Keystone Trail funds which is funded from state sources, but requires a municipal sponsor. St. Marys would be the applicant listed."At this point it's as simple as letting DCNR know you're willing to do that and revise the application," Clark said.St. Marys, PAAmy CherryCouncil sponsors rails to trail applicationDaily held for court in contraband case2014-07-10T01:41:48-04:002014-07-09T22:35:25-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressKeenan McMillen, 21, of 182 Sara Rd., St. Marys, was held for court on all charges for an incident that occurred on April 12. St. Marys, PAJim MeyerMcMillen held for court in contraband caseDaily take part in Inner Park Day2014-07-10T01:41:48-04:002014-07-09T22:33:08-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressThis year's turnout was nearly the same as last year's, and Memorial Park Director Jason Schreiber remarked that he and his staff were "very happy" with the number of youngsters taking part in the event. "Five years ago we had a lot at 180. To almost double that is unbelievable," Schreiber said. St. Marys, PABecky Polaski327 take part in Inner Park DayDaily project slated for late October finish2014-07-09T01:24:04-04:002014-07-08T22:38:42-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressAdditionally State Street is expected to re-open on July 18 as part of the SR 120 portion of the project which was scheduled to be closed for four weeks. On Thursday crews will be paving the area. Dean Ball, PennDOT SR 255 project designer, provided an update to council and several residents in attendance at the workshop."I think you guys did a great job. I love the new wide turns, the Vine Road intersection with new bricks, the widening of State Street," said Councilwoman Sally Geyer.Once completed the southbound lane reconstruction will end close to the CMF and at the end of the center island for the northbound lane.St. Marys, PAAmy CherryHighway project slated for late October finishDaily highway may be sight of the past2014-07-09T01:24:04-04:002014-07-08T22:37:32-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressPennDOT does not plan on replacing any trees cut down at the start of the highway project due to an array of challenges including the root system eventually interfering with newly-installed underground utilities.A majority of the trees were situated on PennDOT's right-of-way that runs 50 feet from the center line of the road and extends up to the front porch of some homes."We have no plans of planting trees out there. That is for our liability. The wet leaves on the road, shade on the road and site distance," said Dean Ball, PennDOT SR 255 project designer. "All those trees that were in the driveways, people couldn't see past them. There's criteria we have to where you can't plant them."St. Marys, PAAmy CherryTree-lined highway may be sight of the pastDaily n' Roll Fridays in Fox Twp.2014-07-09T01:24:04-04:002014-07-08T22:36:20-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressThe group has been together for roughly a dozen years and features several different genres including marches, overtures, pop music, classics and movie themes.St. Marys, PAJoseph Bell, Daily Press EditorRock n' Roll Fridays in Fox Twp.Daily Authority a no show at Jay Twp. Water meeting2014-07-09T01:24:04-04:002014-07-08T22:32:55-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressSt. Marys, PAJim MeyerSewer Authority a no show at Jay Twp. Water meetingDaily arise over new water basins2014-07-08T01:05:45-04:002014-07-07T23:20:26-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressDean Ball, PennDOT SR 255 project designer, explained the basins are designed to filter stormwater rather than hold it for a period of no longer than 36 hours. The only water going into it are rainwater and runoff from two inlets, one each on Arch and West Arch streets.St. Marys, PAAmy CherryConcerns arise over new water basinsDaily pleads guilty to firearms charges2014-07-08T01:05:45-04:002014-07-07T23:16:56-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressIn connection with the guilty plea, the court was advised that Milliard entered into a conspiracy with David Arthur Blashaw, 57, in order for Milliard to possess firearms while being a convicted felon. According to David J. Hickton, U.S. attorney for the western district of Pennsylvania, Blashaw stored numerous firearms for Millard in a safe at his residence. Milliard was precluded from firearm possession because of three prior felony convictions but reportedly continued to obtain and possess firearms and ammunition despite being prohibited.St. Marys, PAJim MeyerMilliard pleads guilty to firearms chargesDaily hosting Recovery 2014 at carnival2014-07-08T01:05:45-04:002014-07-07T23:14:49-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily Press"We've all had it rough with the flooding that we experienced," said firefighter Frank Quattrone. "At a directors meeting we mentioned that with the pool being held up a few weeks, the flood, and the YMCA going through their renovations, we really want to make this year's carnival nice for our community and county. We're hoping everything goes well."St. Marys, PAJoseph Bell, Daily Press EditorDepartment hosting Recovery 2014 at carnivalDaily