Saturday, November 1, 2014


Vera Witmer (front) and Kaitlyn Hoover replace empty sap collection buckets in the woods the Witmer family owns west of Goshen Friday March 21, 2014. The Witmer family and close relatives make maple syrup for their own use and for sale at the Goshen Farmers Market. (J. Tyler Klassen / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Dean Witmer pauses between the tasks of making maple syrup in the families sugar shack Friday March 28, 2014. Witmer has been making maple syrup for as long as he can remember. (J. Tyler Klassen / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Water condenses on a window screen in the Witmer sugar shack Friday March 28, 2014. 40 gallons of sap are boiled down to make one gallon of syrup (J. Tyler Klassen / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

The Witmer family has cooked maple syrup in their woods west of Goshen for about 10 years. Sap is poured from an old metal bucket into one of the newer plastic. Dean Witmer estimates his family owns over a 1,000 buckets used for syrup production. (J. Tyler Klassen / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Martez Chatman gets a cut from Frank Calhoun at Perfect Touch barber and beauty salon in Elkhart. The shop was one of three in Elkhart that participated in providing free blood pressure, glucose screenings and information about prostate health as part of the fourth annual Indiana Black Barbershop Health Initiative on Saturday, April 5, 2014. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth)

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Gigi Koonce cheeks out her progress decorating her pysanky egg during the worship at the Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Goshen Ind Saturday April 5, 2014. (J. Tyler Klassen / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Solomia Novachenko checks on the progress of an egg being dyed during the pysanky egg workshop at the Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Goshen Ind Saturday April 5, 2014. (J. Tyler Klassen / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Elkhart Memorial's Anthony Keen competes in pole vault. Elkhart Memorial hosted Elkhart Central in a track and field meet on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Elkhart. (JAMES BUCK / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Girls line up for the 400m dash. Elkhart Memorial's Allie Hoefle, right, won the race. Elkhart Memorial hosted Elkhart Central in a track and field meet on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Elkhart. (JAMES BUCK / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

From left Abby Montgomery, 9, and her mother Amy Montgomery cheer for Joseph Montgomery as he finishes the run/walk event. April First Friday events included the Green Day Frolic 5K run and 2K walk, a book-signing, farmers' market and other events on Friday, April 4, 2014 in Goshen. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Runners compete in the boys' 400m dash. Elkhart Memorial hosted Elkhart Central in a track and field meet on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Elkhart. (JAMES BUCK / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Players and coaches cheer Elkhart Memorial sophomore Jonathan Bailey after he scored. Elkhart Memorial baseball defeated Jimtown 6-0 in Elkhart on Monday, March 31, 2014. (JAMES BUCK / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Elkhart Memorial junior Cameron Maxwell collides with Jimtown junior pitcher Nick Floyd as Floyd chases a ball fouled by Maxwell. Elkhart Memorial baseball defeated Jimtown 6-0 in Elkhart on Monday, March 31, 2014. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Sean Cooper, Jr. uses a squeegee to dry a front window at the Lerner Theatre in downtown Elkhart Wednesday, April 2, 2014. Cooper and co-worker Michael Miles did a little spring cleaning by washing the windows and doors at the entertainment venue. (Jennifer Shephard / The Elkhart Truth)
GALLERY: Photos of the Week
Posted on April 5, 2014 at 7:17 p.m.

View the gallery of photos from the past week in Elkhart County.

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