Saturday, October 25, 2014

5 things to know for your Wednesday

Notre Dame’s football team will sing the alma mater after every game, regardless of outcome, local colleges are fighting sexual violence and three other stories to start your day.

Posted on Aug. 27, 2014 at 5:50 a.m.

Man hit, killed by car on Cassopolis Street identified

Darryl Foyuth, 66, and Maryann Foyuth, 60, both of Lawrenceville, N.J., were hit by a car at about 9:30 p.m. near the 2900 block of Cassopolis Street, said Elkhart Police Assistant Chief Laura Koch.

Darryl Foyuth was pronounced dead at Memorial Hospital in South Bend. Maryann Foyuth was taken to Elkhart General Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

Elkhart County removes pier at Six Span Bridge

After damage rendered it unstable, Six Span Bridge’s pier was removed by the Elkhart County Highway Department, according to Frank Lucchese, Elkhart County commissioner.

It’s unlikely that the pier will be replaced this year.

Notre Dame announces captains, will sing alma mater

Notre Dame’s 2014 football captains are senior safety Austin Collinsworth, senior center Nick Martin, senior running back Cam McDaniel and junior defensive lineman Sheldon Day, according to a Tweet from head coach Brian Kelly on Tuesday evening, Aug. 26.

Also, the team will participate in the traditional singing of the university’s alma mater after every home game, regardless of the outcome.

Local colleges fighting sexual violence with awareness, education

In the 25 years assistant director of the Family Justice Center of St. Joseph County and project coordinator for S-O-S, Sharon Hurt spent working with victims of domestic violence and sexual assault — including college students — she’s noticed a change on campuses.

“I don’t know that they’re safer, but we are certainly more aware of what’s happening,” she said.

Starting this fall, each of IU’s seven campuses — including South Bend — will be plastered with posters listing resources and definitions related to sexual violence.

Goshen Community schools report 42 bullying incidents during 2013-14 school year

According to data given to the state, Goshen schools had the third highest number of bullying incidents among Elkhart County schools.

While Elkhart Community Schools had a much higher number of bullying incidents (513) compared to other school corporations, its student population is double the size of Goshen Community Schools.

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