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Rider Gets Ahead At Wright State

January 18, 2013

ST. MARYS — Roughrider Marissa Schrolucke will have several college classes under her belt by the time she graduates in May.

Schrolucke, 18, participates in the post-secondary program offered between Wright State University Lake Campus and Memorial High School.

Minster Schools Address Bullying

January 18, 2013

MINSTER — Minster high school and middle school students were asked to pledge to stop verbal, physical, relational and online bullying Friday afternoon during a special assembly that focused on leadership.

Speaker Jerry Ackerman illustrated the problem, noting while verbal and physical bullying are common, and relational bullying occurs when a group ostracizes outsiders, many students would text or post online material that they would never say to a person.

That’s an act he called cowardly.

Income Tax Collections Increase For 2012

January 18, 2013

ST. MARYS — The city of St. Marys finished 2012 with its highest income tax collections in four years.

Last year, the city collected $3.99 million in income taxes, which eclipsed the $3.74 million it hauled in during 2011. The $3.99 million also surpassed the $3.60 million it collected in 2009 and the $3.9 million it collected in 2010.

“I’m glad we are up,” St. Marys Mayor Pat McGowan told The Evening Leader. “That’s good, but our expenses have been up as far as operations and we are looking at those now.”

Lake Campus Nets Grant

January 18, 2013

CELINA — Students at Wright State University Lake Campus will have the opportunity to get paid for exploring their interests in six local companies thanks to a $1.3 million grant to reimburse companies for hiring the students.

Lake Campus representative Julie Miller helped write the grant, which required some up-front, committed companies who said they would host the interns.

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