The Daily Press The Daily Press | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2015-01-27T22:41:49-05:00 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 Rifle Club featured 'Shooting USA' TV show2015-01-26T22:44:39-05:002015-01-26T22:44:39-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressVBR shooting event (Varmint Bench Rest Silhouette).The sport was a concept developed by four Ridgway Rifle Club members, John Billick, Steve Brennen, Mel Hoffman and Fred Kielbowick. Silhouette shooting is based on knock down steel targets, 10 each at four different distances with a different target at each distance for a total of 40. The winner being the one with the most targets knocked over.  St. Marys, PANo author availableRidgway Rifle Club featured 'Shooting USA' TV showDaily off Catholic Schools Week2015-01-26T11:42:47-05:002015-01-25T23:25:29-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressSt. Marys, PAAmy CherryKicking off Catholic Schools WeekDaily Sweet Express to benefit CAPSEA2015-01-25T23:23:22-05:002015-01-25T23:23:22-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressThe event, which is coined as a "one-stop shopping experience for all your Valentine's Day needs" will feature local vendors that can supply unique gift ideas in time for Valentine's Day, as well as a chocolate-dipping station, beer tasting, wine tastings and several prize giveaways.St. Marys, PARichie LeckerPolar Sweet Express to benefit CAPSEADaily Longer work hours can lead to more drinking2015-01-25T23:20:40-05:002015-01-25T23:20:40-05:00Copyright 2010 Daily PressThe study covered over 400,000 people and found that those who work more than 40 hours a week are more likely to overuse alcohol. The study defined risky amounts of alcohol as more than 14 drinks a week for women and more than 21 drinks a week for men.Heidi Stahlnecker, executive director of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services, said that in her experience, there is no demographic that stands out as being prone to addiction but that some groups may be more likely to use specific substances than others.St. Marys, PAJim MeyerStudy: Longer work hours can lead to more drinkingDaily