The Daily Press http://smdailypress.com http://smdailypress.com/apfeed.xml--1 The Daily Press | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2014-11-20T23:49:37-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12796Report: Overcompensation to sheriff's office2014-11-20T23:49:37-05:002014-11-20T23:49:37-05:00Copyright 2014 Daily PressSt. Marys, PANo author availableReport: Overcompensation to sheriff's officeDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12796Change0Usable2014-11-20T23:49:37-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12794City employee handbook approved despite opposition2014-11-20T22:38:20-05:002014-11-20T22:38:20-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressThe handbook was in need of revisions as it last underwent an overhaul in 2001. It is now complete and meets all federal and state guidelines and rules and regulations, according to City Manager Dave Greene.Council members Sally Geyer, Ned Jacob, Bob Mohr and Mayor Bob Howard voted to approve the handbook, while Gary Anderson, Greg Gebauer and Lou Radkowski cast opposing votes.The new revisions address the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), sexual harassment, internet usage, cell phone usage, and various department policies, all of which were never previously mentioned in the handbook. St. Marys, PAAmy CherryCity employee handbook approved despite oppositionDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12794Change0Usable2014-11-20T22:38:20-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12793Contractor announces employment opportunity with dam2014-11-20T22:35:26-05:002014-11-20T22:35:26-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressOn Aug. 26, Layne was awarded the contract for the East Branch Dam repairs by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at a total value of just over $132.5 million.St. Marys, PARichie LeckerContractor announces employment opportunity with damDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12793Change0Usable2014-11-20T22:35:26-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12792NJS Christmas concert set for Dec. 212014-11-20T22:31:00-05:002014-11-20T22:31:00-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressSuitable for all ages, the concert is expected to last between 60 to 90 minutes, according to Anne Herzing, event coordinator. "Our whole purpose is that years ago when my dad (Sinibaldi) was the band director, he used to have a Christmas concert every year," Herzing said. St. Marys, PABecky PolaskiNJS Christmas concert set for Dec. 21Daily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12792Change0Usable2014-11-20T22:31:00-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12790St. Marys kicks off holiday season with Light Up Night2014-11-19T23:04:19-05:002014-11-19T23:04:19-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressThe holiday season will kick off with Santa's Parade beginning at 6:30 p.m. in downtown St. Marys. St. Marys, PAAmy CherrySt. Marys kicks off holiday season with Light Up NightDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12790Change0Usable2014-11-19T23:04:19-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12789Potential railroad upgrades could benefit area2014-11-19T23:03:12-05:002014-11-19T23:03:12-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressSt. Marys, PAJoseph Bell, Daily Press EditorPotential railroad upgrades could benefit areaDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12789Change0Usable2014-11-19T23:03:12-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12788Convent tours taking place Friday, Saturday2014-11-19T23:00:46-05:002014-11-19T23:00:46-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressSt. Marys, PABecky PolaskiConvent tours taking place Friday, SaturdayDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12788Change0Usable2014-11-19T23:00:46-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12785Budget next month should have no tax hike2014-11-18T23:05:57-05:002014-11-18T23:05:57-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressCommissioner June Sorg said Tuesday the commissioners asked for little to no increases in projected expenditures from the respective county departments.A draft of the 2015 budget should be unveiled at the board's next meeting Tuesday, Dec. 2.St. Marys, PAJoseph Bell, Daily Press EditorBudget next month should have no tax hikeDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12785Change0Usable2014-11-18T23:05:57-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12784Fracking movie draws inquisitive audience2014-11-18T23:04:58-05:002014-11-18T23:04:58-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressSt. Marys Area High School played host to the free movie showing which was presented by the local Friends of the Wild organization and the Moshannon Chapter of the Sierra Club. Also in attendance were members of Elk County C.A.R.E.S. (Citizens Advocating Responsible Environmental Stewardship), four members of St. Marys City Council and representatives from the county's planning commission and the water authority.Sean Robinson of the Friends of the Wild organization welcomed viewers and led a question-and-answer session following the movie. He was joined by cast member David Kagan, who resides in Pennsylvania's Pine Creek Valley area in Clinton County. The movie was released in 2014 and shows how communities have rallied together in achieving victories over fracking.St. Marys, PAAmy CherryFracking movie draws inquisitive audienceDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12784Change0Usable2014-11-18T23:04:58-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12783Areas near creek in need of repairs2014-11-18T23:03:13-05:002014-11-18T23:03:13-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressUsing an agreement that was made during the 1960s, the Ridgway Borough is working together with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to repair the flood damage to Elk Creek in Ridgway, according to Kim Zimmerman, the Ridgway Borough manager. St. Marys, PARichie LeckerAreas near creek in need of repairsDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12783Change0Usable2014-11-18T23:03:13-05:00