Thursday, July 31, 2014

 Davon Crenshaw  (Photo Supplied)

One of three men charged with burglary and robbery in connection with a home invasion in Goshen filed a request to have his case be separate from his other co-defendants.

Posted at 2:12 p.m.
 Tours of the Hawks Building were part of the activities with Arts on the Millrace in Goshen Ind Saturday June 7, 2014. The Millrace area is one of several throughout Goshen going through redevelopment.

Community Development Director Mark Brinson gave the Goshen city council an update on each of the city’s ongoing redevelopment projects. 

Posted on July 31, 2014 at 8:43 a.m.
 Angel Barsoda holds her daughter Wyllow while pointing at missing ceiling tiles in her daughters' room July 18, 2014. The Barsodas are being told to leave their apartment at 121 W. Washington St. because the property is being foreclosed.

Other than filing a civil suit, there are few options tenants have to force a landlord to address issues quickly. One Goshen couple faces homelessness as a result.

Posted at 2:26 p.m.
 Larry Kissinger of Goshen and team
Posted on July 30, 2014 at 5:38 p.m.

The August event will include a beach volleyball tournament, which will take place on Lincoln Avenue next to the courthouse.

 Chamberlain teacher Carol Kinchen, center, makes a comment during a circle discussion showing teachers how to utilize this type of discussion group with their students in Expeditionary Learning lessons. Teachers gathered Wednesday, July 30, 2014 to learn how to teach Expeditionary Learning lessons, which they will begin teaching this school year.
Posted on July 30, 2014 at 4:17 p.m.

Goshen’s Chamberlain Elementary is starting a program called Expeditionary Learning this school year. Teachers were the students during a training session the week before school starts. 

 Carol Bushong, left, and Leah Swartley prepare lunch at The Window Monday, July 28. The Window's kitchen recently underwent renovations earlier in the year.
Posted on July 30, 2014 at 3:07 p.m.

The Window’s kitchen underwent renovations in March this year, and reopened in early June. 

 Goshen mayor Allan Kauffman talks with the city council about next year's budget during the city council's retreat meeting July 29, 2014.
Posted on July 29, 2014 at 10:04 p.m.

Several departments are asking for more funding to hire additional personnel to keep providing the same level of service.

 Kevin Deary, president of the Boys and Girls Club of Elkhart County, makes the announcement of the club receiving $500,000 for an expansion project July 29, 2014.
Posted on July 29, 2014 at 1:45 p.m.

The Boys and Girls Club of Elkhart County made the announcement during a presentation Tuesday morning, July 29.

 Bryan Stephens (left) and son Josh pose at their Goshen home with some of the memorabilia they've collected through the course of visiting the ballparks of all 30 Major League teams.
Posted on July 29, 2014 at 1:39 p.m.

Josh Stephens, a Fairfield High School senior, and his father, Bryan, collected a slew of memories over the last decade.

 A plastic carrier holds a variety of school supplies in a classroom in this 2013 file photo.
Posted on July 29, 2014 at 12:53 p.m.

With the school year starting over the next two weeks, here’s how you can get your child ready if you’re on a budget. 

 A Boy Scout found several potted marijuana plants in a Goshen park Monday morning, July 28, 2014.
Posted on July 29, 2014 at 7:37 a.m.

A Goshen Boy Scout working on his Eagle Scout project discovered several potted marijuana plants growing in Abshire Park Monday morning.

 Center for Healing and Hope Executive Director, Clare Kraybill, accepts a check for $25,000 from Bill Rieth, President of the United Way of Elkhart County.
Posted on July 28, 2014 at 6:42 p.m.

The Center for Healing and Hope is working to fund a staff nurse practitioner.

 This screenshot of a Google Map shows the approximate boundaries of the Orchard Subdivision. Residents have asked the city to extend water and sewer services to their home.
Posted on July 28, 2014 at 6:40 p.m.

Failing septic systems in the area just outside of Goshen have plagued residents for decades.

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