The Daily Press The Daily Press | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2014-04-24T01:23:18-04:00 pairs with humane society in hosting adoption event2014-04-24T01:23:18-04:002014-04-23T23:12:50-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressThe springtime event for company employees and their families has progressed with a portion of it being open to the community.From 1-3 p.m. residents can stop by the stage area of the park to meet several dogs available for adoption.St. Marys, PAAmy CherryAmphenol pairs with humane society in hosting adoption eventDaily community college gains traction2014-04-24T01:23:18-04:002014-04-23T23:11:52-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressHouse Bill 1701, now in the House Education committee, aims to create a rural community college pilot program serving an 11-county region of northwest and north central Pennsylvania.Its sister legislation, Senate Bill 1000, passed with flying colors, 42-4."It’s been an issue and a concern for our region in the context of higher education, workforce, and job development training for a long time," said Eric Bridges, executive director at the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission.St. Marys, PAJoseph Bell, Daily Press EditorRural community college gains tractionDaily waived for court on child pornography charges2014-04-24T01:23:18-04:002014-04-23T23:10:47-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressTheodore Robert Rohr, 34, of Ridgway, was charged as a result of a search warrant served in November 2013 by the State Police Computer Crime Unit. St. Marys, PAJim MeyerRohr waived for court on child pornography chargesDaily, council office space debated 2014-04-23T01:03:42-04:002014-04-22T22:20:00-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressFollowing Mayor Bob Howard's activity report, he stated "the mayor and council have established an office" at City Hall which includes an extension in the city's phone system and voicemail.Councilman Ned Jacob stated council had no part in this project. "I don't need an office at City Hall. All my business is conducted at home," Jacob said. "I don't need an extension down here. I don't know why we need an office down here for a councilperson or the mayor. I think we're setting up a precedent here which we shouldn't be doing."St. Marys, PAAmy CherryMayor, council office space debated Daily to limit transient business hours 2014-04-23T01:03:42-04:002014-04-22T22:19:03-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressThe updated ordinance limits their hours of operation, which was previously allowed until 9 p.m.Sundays and legal holidays are also off limits for door-to-door salespeople.The ordinance, which was unanimously approved by council for publication, will be advertised at their next regular meeting in May.Previous discussion by councilwoman Sally Geyer was to limit transient businesses operations during daylight hours according to season with summer hours concluding at 9 p.m. and winter hours at 5 p.m.St. Marys, PAAmy CherryOrdinance to limit transient business hours Daily gas reps address seismic testing 2014-04-22T01:51:15-04:002014-04-21T23:12:13-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressMike Brock, a Taft Road resident, approached council during their last work session about concerns he and his neighbors have had with letters they've received from Blueline Geo about the testing. Brock requested council look into the matter and per his request council reached out to Seneca.According to Brock, Blueline Geo representatives went door-to-door requesting personal information from residents along with permission to access their property as part of the testing. The residents are being offered monetary compensation for testing on their property.Brock stated he is concerned over potential property damage incurred during testing. He inquired as to what obligations the city has to its residents in such a matter. St. Marys, PAAmy CherryNatural gas reps address seismic testing Daily to be reimbursed for overpayments2014-04-22T01:51:15-04:002014-04-21T23:11:10-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressSt. Marys City Council unanimously approved a request for reimbursement during their Monday evening meeting. The $35,582 overpayment was only recently discovered, however with 6 percent annual interest over 16 years, the amount totals $45,600. During the consolidation of the borough and township into the City of St. Marys, both police departments had their own distinct pension plans, the terms of which were not the same between them. St. Marys, PAAmy CherryPolice to be reimbursed for overpaymentsDaily sweeping continues in area2014-04-22T01:51:15-04:002014-04-21T23:08:37-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressSt. Marys, PANo author availableStreet sweeping continues in areaDaily Hop continues to raise brain aneurysm awareness2014-04-21T01:26:19-04:002014-04-20T22:55:11-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily Press"We thought only our friends and family would come," she said. However, as word spread, more and more people began to register for the event. St. Marys, PABecky PolaskiBunny Hop continues to raise brain aneurysm awarenessDaily change works well for Easter egg hunt2014-04-21T01:26:19-04:002014-04-20T22:54:03-04:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressSt. Marys, PABecky PolaskiVenue change works well for Easter egg huntDaily