The Daily Press The Daily Press | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2015-01-29T00:12:04-05:00 project on the horizon2015-01-29T00:10:02-05:002015-01-29T00:10:02-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily Press"I categorize it as an exciting potential new economic development project for our region," adding the project has become a high priority for North Central, especially over the past few weeks. St. Marys, PARichie LeckerRailroad project on the horizonDaily waived for court in boating accident2015-01-29T00:07:03-05:002015-01-29T00:07:03-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressAngelo Vincent Varischetti, 22, and Anthony Steven Varischetti, 26, both of Brockway, are charged with several counts of operating watercraft under influence of alcohol, reckless operation of watercraft and negligent operation of watercraft for the May 24, 2014 incident on the Clarion River near Ridgway. St. Marys, PAJim MeyerBrothers waived for court in boating accidentDaily stolen from St. Marys funeral home2015-01-29T00:12:04-05:002015-01-29T00:06:12-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressBased on the victim's statements, Sgt. Thomas Nicklas of the St. Marys Police Department went to the residence of Richard Alan Prow, 60, of 346 N. Michael St. where the rifle was located in Prow's car. St. Marys, PAJim MeyerFirearm stolen from St. Marys funeral homeDaily nurse returns after treating Ebola patients in Africa2015-01-29T00:04:40-05:002015-01-29T00:04:40-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily Press“I got paid to watch sports and help kids when they were hurt,” Wright said. “I loved it.”She sometimes dealt with serious injuries such as concussions and broken bones.Most often, Wright was just another spectator at school athletic events.“You hope you’re not busy,” she said.A 1994 graduate of Kane High School, Wright served as the school district athletic trainer for 12 1/2 years between 1998 and 2010. St. Marys, PATed LutzKane nurse returns after treating Ebola patients in AfricaDaily vary for sewer line repairs 2015-01-27T22:41:49-05:002015-01-27T22:41:49-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressSt. Marys GIS Coordinator Travis Skrzypek discussed the findings with St. Marys City Council. Areas of concern cited in the report were on Wolfel Avenue and streets including those on Church, Chestnut, South Michael, Rightmeyer, Washington and McGill.The city is looking to pursue discussing the issue with several contractors to identify the exact problem of the source, specifically inspecting direct and indirect connections to the public catch basins.St. Marys, PAAmy CherryRecommendations vary for sewer line repairs Daily scheduled for jury call2015-01-27T22:38:05-05:002015-01-27T22:38:05-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressMichael J. Stephanic Jr., 45, of St. Marys, faces charges of criminal homicide, two felony counts of aggravated assault and a felony charge of discharging a firearm into an occupied structure for the incident that occurred at Eastern Sintered Alloys.St. Marys, PAJim MeyerStephanic scheduled for jury callDaily recycling center closer to reality2015-01-27T22:34:14-05:002015-01-27T22:34:14-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressDuring the monthly Elk County Solid Waste Authority meeting Tuesday, the authority's board approved a motion to create a new bank account for the St. Marys recycling center project, which included a $100,000 contribution by the solid waste authority. The authority will begin a capital campaign to raise the other $1.9 million to fund the project, which will include grant writing, letter writing and any other resources the authority can use to fund the project.St. Marys, PARichie LeckerNew recycling center closer to realityDaily testing reveals defective sewers2015-01-26T23:16:34-05:002015-01-26T23:16:34-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressSt. Marys GIS Coordinator Travis Skrzypek presented results from the city's testing of the gravity sanitary sewer collection system which began July 21 and lasted for seven weeks.The testing was performed on 328,548 lineal feet of sanitary sewers in order to investigate and identify potential inflow sources in the St. Marys sewer-shed areas.Of the 668 sources of infiltration found 399 were detached on private sources, from roof drains and yard drains, and 269 from public sources such as catch basins, clean-outs, and other collection system issues.Notices have not been sent out to private residents whose sewers have tested positive for defects.St. Marys, PAAmy CherrySmoke testing reveals defective sewersDaily District officials looking ahead2015-01-26T23:04:33-05:002015-01-26T23:04:33-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressDistrict manager Steve Putt reviewed the yearly program summary for 2014, which was an ongoing tally of all the permit requests that have come through the Elk County Conservation District since 2011.Putt said the conservation district had seen a significant increase in erosion sediment control plans and general permits throughout the 2014 year.Putt added that the conservation district had almost twice as many permits sold in 2014, mostly due to the repair work that was needed to fix damages from the flood in May. St. Marys, PARichie LeckerConservation District officials looking aheadDaily St. Marys men charged in armed robbery2015-01-26T22:47:27-05:002015-01-26T22:47:27-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressKyle Lee Sarginger, 25, and Spencer Gene Rudolph, 19, both of St. Marys, are facing multiple felony charges related to armed robbery for allegedly going to a home and robbing a woman for prescription pills.St. Marys, PAJim MeyerTwo St. Marys men charged in armed robberyDaily