Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Opinion

March 21, 2014

OUR VIEW: Goodbye, cruel winter

(Continued)

There were several extended stretches this winter in which the temperature remained below zero for days at a time. Nearly two full weeks of school was postponed by some local school corporations because of the snow and cold. There were also a handful of other days when schools operated on two-hour delays because of the weather.

Street departments burned through their annual allotment of overtime before the end of January. Drive on some of our county roads and you run the risk of falling in … literally. Pot holes the size of Volkswagens lurk around almost any turn.

We concede to you cruel winter of 2013-14, or tap out, cry uncle, beg for mercy, whatever. You win. Now leave already so we can all get on with our lives and talk about something else for a change.

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Last weekend (July 12) the Goshen Parks Department held its Kid’s Try-athlon to promote childhood fitness and this week (July 18) the new bicycle trail is open to the fairgrounds in Goshen, offering residents a healthy way to get to the annual agriculture exposition. Have you joined the local fitness movement?

Yes, I work at eating healthy and exercising
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