Thursday, July 31, 2014

 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. 

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 Larry Kissinger of Goshen and team

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

Posted on July 30, 2014 at 5:38 p.m.
 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.

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. 

Posted on July 30, 2014 at 4:17 p.m.
 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.

 People wanting to tour the Hawks Building line up outside Thursday April 17, 2014.  An alleyway near the building will be closed until the fall for paving to be lifted from it as part of the construction project.
Posted on July 28, 2014 at 6:38 p.m.

The Goshen Board of Public Works approved for the alleyway to be closed until the River Rave Drive construction project is completed.

 Police are investigating a report of a 59-year-old man who flashed his privates at a 15-year-old boy at the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds.
Posted on July 28, 2014 at 1:55 p.m.

Police say a 59-year-old man exposed himself to a 15-year-old boy on Saturday at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair.

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