The Daily Press http://smdailypress.com http://smdailypress.com/apfeed.xml--1 The Daily Press | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2015-05-27T00:33:34-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13981Fox Township conducts Memorial Day ceremony2015-05-27T00:33:34-04:002015-05-27T00:33:34-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressThe ceremony took place outside the Fox Township Community Center. George Mosier welcomed all those in attendance which was followed by the flag raising and the St. Marys Area Middle School band performing the national anthem as it was sung by Mervyn Kemmer.Next was the pledge of allegiance along with an opening prayer offered by Rev. Ross Micheli of St. Boniface Parish.St. Marys, PAAmy CherryFox Township conducts Memorial Day ceremonyDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13981Change0Usable2015-05-27T00:33:34-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13980Buttery recollects sacrifices, meaning of Memorial Day2015-05-27T00:31:29-04:002015-05-27T00:31:29-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressButtery is the Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge of the Commander Support Staff at the 914th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station in New York.Her duties entail managing the unit’s administrative hub, overseeing personnel functions for the 174-member squadron, advising the commander on matters influencing the health, morale, and welfare of the reserve enlisted members assigned to the unit.As the guest speaker for the ceremony, Buttery noted the history of Memorial Day, officially proclaimed in 1868 by General John Logan as a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation‘s service.Memorial Day events are in recognition of the 1.2 million Americans who have lost their lives since the Revolutionary War, leaving parents and children and spouses to grieve.St. Marys, PAAmy CherryButtery recollects sacrifices, meaning of Memorial DayDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13980Change0Usable2015-05-27T00:31:29-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13978Man charged in alleged domestic violence case2015-05-27T00:28:07-04:002015-05-27T00:28:07-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressAccording to an affidavit of probable cause, James Allen Bennett, 31, of 136 Penn Rd., St. Marys, reportedly caused bodily injury to an unnamed female by "striking her in the face and pushing her numerous times."Patrolmen Robert Lewis, Largey and Smith were dispatched to 136 Penn Rd. for a "possible physical domestic" on Sunday, May 24 at 11:44 p.m.Officers observed a female in the driveway identified as JC. She reported that Bennett and the alleged victim, identified as JG, had been involved in a domestic dispute inside the residence.JC discovered Bennett and JG in the basement of the residence after hearing verbal arguments coming from that part of the house.St. Marys, PAJoseph Bell, Daily Press EditorMan charged in alleged domestic violence caseDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13978Change0Usable2015-05-27T00:28:07-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13977Passed out male arrested on drug paraphernalia charges2015-05-26T23:57:32-04:002015-05-26T23:57:32-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressAccording to the affidavit of probable cause filed in the case, St. Marys City Police received a call on May 5 at roughly 10:45 a.m. indicating a male was "passed out" on the homeowner's back porch in the 300 block of Chestnut Street.St. Marys, PAJoseph Bell, Daily Press EditorPassed out male arrested on drug paraphernalia chargesDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13977Change0Usable2015-05-26T23:57:32-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13975Neal: Memorial Day a day of conflicting emotions2015-05-25T21:53:23-04:002015-05-25T21:53:23-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily Press"Memorial Day is a day of conflicting emotions for each of us," she said. "It is a blend of pride and mournfulness, gratitude and loss, and a deep abiding sense of patriotism." Neal described how, each year, residents throughout the country honor fallen soldiers on Memorial Day, and she cited a quote by General John Alexander Logan that called for people to strengthen their loyalty to the county "by the example of the noble dead around us."St. Marys, PABecky PolaskiNeal: Memorial Day a day of conflicting emotionsDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13975Change0Usable2015-05-25T21:53:23-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13974St. Marys celebrates Memorial Day 2015-05-25T21:50:54-04:002015-05-25T21:50:54-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressSt. Marys, PABecky PolaskiSt. Marys celebrates Memorial Day Daily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13974Change0Usable2015-05-25T21:50:54-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13973St. Marys celebrates Memorial Day 2015-05-25T21:50:51-04:002015-05-25T21:50:51-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressSt. Marys, PABecky PolaskiSt. Marys celebrates Memorial Day Daily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13973Change0Usable2015-05-25T21:50:51-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13972Attendees reminded of true purpose of Memorial Day 2015-05-25T21:46:22-04:002015-05-25T21:46:22-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressBenevich began by discussing the task of defending the United States against its enemies that is taken up by all those who enter into the country's armed forces. St. Marys, PABecky PolaskiAttendees reminded of true purpose of Memorial Day Daily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13972Change0Usable2015-05-25T21:46:22-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13971Masson offers remarks on importance of remembering those who served2015-05-25T21:32:38-04:002015-05-25T21:32:38-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressFirst though, Masson began by telling attendees about a soldier who had fought – and died – at the Battle of Gettysburg but never received the recognition members of his family believed he was due.That man was Alonzo Cushing, a 1st Lt. in command of a battery that fought in "The Angle," the area at Gettysburg where Pickett's Charge took place on July 3, 1863. St. Marys, PABecky PolaskiMasson offers remarks on importance of remembering those who servedDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13971Change0Usable2015-05-25T21:32:38-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13968Controlled burn spreads to unoccupied structure2015-05-22T22:37:56-04:002015-05-22T22:37:56-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressSt. Marys, PAJoseph Bell, Daily Press EditorControlled burn spreads to unoccupied structureDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13968Change0Usable2015-05-22T22:37:56-04:00