The Daily Press http://smdailypress.com http://smdailypress.com/apfeed.xml--1 The Daily Press | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2014-11-28T23:40:33-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12834Original chapel now convent's library2014-11-28T23:40:33-05:002014-11-28T23:40:33-05:00Copyright 2014 Daily Press--What is now the library at St. Joseph Monastery originally served an entirely different purpose. Local historian Ray Beimel chose the location to conclude the tours he held at the facility last weekend. Since the first stop on each tour was the current chapel, it was fitting that the final stop was the original chapel, which was built in 1886.St. Marys, PABecky PolaskiOriginal chapel now convent's libraryDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12834Change0Usable2014-11-28T23:40:33-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12833Black Friday bomb scare at Walmart2014-11-28T23:39:11-05:002014-11-28T23:39:10-05:00Copyright 2014 Daily PressElk Company 3 (Fox Township Fire Department) was dispatched at 1:59 p.m. to provide traffic control at Walmart along Million Dollar Highway.The store had been evacuated and no traffic was allowed to enter the parking lot. Initial reports indicated the fire units were staging at the Red Fern.St. Marys, PANo author availableBlack Friday bomb scare at WalmartDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12833Change0Usable2014-11-28T23:39:10-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12832VIDEO OF THE DAY: 5 Genius Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas2014-11-28T13:12:16-05:002014-11-28T13:12:16-05:00Copyright 2014 Daily Press<script type="text/javascript"async src="http://launch.newsinc.com/js/embed.js"id="_nw2e-js"></script><div class="ndn_embed" data-config-widget-id="2" style="width:390px;height:219px"data-config-type="VideoPlayer/Single" data-config-tracking-group="90711"data-config-playlist-id="13434" data-config-video-id="28194353"St. Marys, PANo author availableVIDEO OF THE DAY: 5 Genius Thanksgiving Leftover IdeasDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12832Change0Usable2014-11-28T13:12:16-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:128315th annual housing expo being planned2014-11-27T23:42:11-05:002014-11-27T23:42:11-05:00Copyright 2014 Daily PressThe expo is set up to allow local vendors to showcase their particular crafts in an attempt to help renters, buyers, landlords and current homeowners learn about housing topics such as building, renovating and maintaining their homes.This year's event will showcase local vendors from various industries, including building suppliers, contractors, seamless gutters, plumbing, heating, concrete, power washing, roof cleaning, energy efficiency, insulation, radon testing, landscape, sheds, home inspection, flooring and furniture.St. Marys, PARichie Lecker5th annual housing expo being plannedDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12831Change0Usable2014-11-27T23:42:11-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12830Windows once aided Sisters in hearing Mass2014-11-27T23:41:01-05:002014-11-27T23:41:01-05:00Copyright 2014 Daily Press--Of the buildings that make up St. Joseph Monastery, the oldest was constructed in 1860. When it was built, its thick stone walls were connected right to the back of St. Mary's Church, and local historian Ray Beimel made sure that members of each of his tour groups last weekend had the opportunity to see what remains of one of the more interesting features made possible by the buildings' close proximity to one another.St. Marys, PABecky PolaskiWindows once aided Sisters in hearing MassDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12830Change0Usable2014-11-27T23:41:01-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12826Fire companies battle Johnsonburg fire2014-11-25T23:42:14-05:002014-11-25T23:42:14-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressThe building, located at 1049 East Center St., reportedly houses apartment units.St. Marys, PAJoseph Bell, Daily Press EditorFire companies battle Johnsonburg fireDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12826Change0Usable2014-11-25T23:42:14-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12825Tour highlights living quarters, Academy building2014-11-25T23:41:15-05:002014-11-25T23:41:15-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressThe first set of living quarters that the tour groups came upon were located in the 1934 building, and local historian Ray Beimel, who hosted each of the tours, noted that in later years one end of that hallway was used as an infirmary. St. Marys, PABecky PolaskiTour highlights living quarters, Academy buildingDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12825Change0Usable2014-11-25T23:41:15-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12824Signage program may be only option for new signs2014-11-25T23:40:29-05:002014-11-25T23:40:29-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressCity Manager Dave Greene explained the Tourism Oriented Directional Signs (TODS). In an effort to research funding options for new signs directing drivers to the industrial park, Greene explained PennDOT has turned over attraction signs to Pa. Tourism Signing Trust, who has complete control over all directional signs. St. Marys, PAAmy CherrySignage program may be only option for new signsDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12824Change0Usable2014-11-25T23:40:29-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12823County responds to borough recycling decision2014-11-25T23:39:37-05:002014-11-25T23:39:37-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressThe Ridgway Borough Council voted during its November meeting to discontinue the curbside recycling program that had been within the borough since 1991.St. Marys, PARichie LeckerCounty responds to borough recycling decisionDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12823Change0Usable2014-11-25T23:39:37-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12816Budget sees cost savings in insurance2014-11-24T22:23:51-05:002014-11-24T22:23:51-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressCouncil's fourth and final budget meeting was brief as Carol Muhitch, city finance director, briefly explained a change in the budget.According to Muhitch, late Friday she received a quote for insurances covering auto, liability, property and workers' compensation, and there was a "substantial savings."St. Marys, PAAmy CherryBudget sees cost savings in insuranceDaily Pressurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12816Change0Usable2014-11-24T22:23:51-05:00