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  • Scott Weisser Bike trails await all sorts of cyclists

    Conditions have been sunnier and balmier for First Fridays events in downtown Goshen. Still, an overcast sky and chilly temperature failed to make the most recent festival any less enjoyable — for this reporter, at least.

    May 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Newsroom leaps digital divide with enthusiasm

    Blogger Sheila Selman

    For the past 10 months, I’ve been steering Team TGN, the digital department of The Goshen News.
    We’ve moved from posting only articles and photos onto our website, www.goshennews.com, to creating a multimedia experience for our readers. And we’re continuing to learn and improve.

    May 2, 2014

  • Michael Wanbaugh I need a vacation from my vacations

    Perhaps one day we’ll figure this spring break thing out and fly to a resort, bury our toes in the sand and sip daiquiris through umbrella straws. I’ve been hearing Cancun calling for many years now.

    April 26, 2014 15 Photos

  • Finding the best in the ‘worst’

    Each year a "Worst Jobs" list comes out. Goshen News night editor Daniel Riordan takes issues with newpaper reporter's place on that list.

    April 18, 2014

  • Miles and miles of memories

    (Photo by Ashley Householder) Sam and his first car, Xenia, a 2005 Scion xB.

    Saying good bye to a car isn't easy for a gearhead.

    April 18, 2014

  • At the game with Ernie

    Baseball on radio brings the imagination alive

    April 13, 2014

  • Scott Weisser When the weather gets you down, turn to music

    On a cold January day, staff writer John Kline and I were the only two people in the Editorial Department at The Goshen News.

    April 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • Stinking in the name of research

    Sheila Selman

    I’m sitting in the Concord Mall, reeking of men’s cologne.
    No, I didn’t get ambush-spritzed by salespeople.
    This was my own doing.

    March 28, 2014

  • 110911 mike_mugs 002.jpg March Indifference is liberating

    Well, I just watched Mercer University upset perennial powerhouse Duke in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament and I’m remarkably calm. My mood was equally unaffected Thursday when Harvard beat Cincinnati and THE University of Dayton dropped Big Ten bully Ohio State.

    March 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Kindness trumps snark in rare Internet win

    Daniel Riordan

    The Goshen News' Daniel Riordan was heartened by some recent Internet kindness.

    March 13, 2014

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Daniel Riordan has been writing for newspapers since he was 16. Previous newspaper stops include Warsaw and Plymouth. He joined The Goshen News in March 2013 and is enjoying getting to know the city. He has up to this point been able to resist any urge to watch cat videos on YouTube.

I am a journalist for The Goshen News in Goshen, Ind. I handle regional news and am the digital content editor.

Shelly Wilfong is the director of the International Baccalaureat Degree program at Goshen High School in Goshen, Ind.

David Vantress is sports editor at The Goshen News. He is a 1994 journalism graduate of San Diego State University. David has opinions and isn't afraid to share them.

Sam Householder is the chief photographer at The Goshen News. He is a 2010 graduate of Ball State University, with a bachelor's degree in photojournalism. He lives in Goshen with his fiancee, Ashley, and their cat, Rascal.

Roger Schneider is city editor for The Goshen News. He enjoys bicycling, fishing and photography.

Scott Weisser is entertainment and emergency services editor for The Goshen News.