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ANGOLA, IN - A northeastern Indiana man who pleaded guilty in a drunken-driving crash involving a horse-drawn carriage near the Michigan state line has been ordered to pay $427,000 in restitution to the victims
In the last five years, there have sadly been a few major crashes between motor cars, and horse drawn buggies. One accident even sent four kids to the hospital, and a horse died. Up to this point, there didn't seem to be many laws on the books really targeted at trying to make horse drawn buggies safer to drive at night.
A southern Indiana Amish couple with 13 children has settled a multi-year lawsuit with the federal government, allowing the Canadian wife to become a permanent U.S. resident without submitting photos of herself in the application.
Understanding Amish values and customs helps us support families and communities to keep their children safe. In this piece, we provide background on various aspects of Amish life as well as specific suggestions regarding child abuse and neglect.
CANTON, NY — St. Lawrence County legislators were supposed to meet with Amish elders Tuesday to talk about a proposal to improve the visibility of their buggies and wagons, but the meeting was called off because the Amish bishops couldn’t reach a consensus among their communities.
PHILADELPHIA, PA — For centuries, hundreds of Amish and Mennonite farmers in Manheim Township, one of Lancaster County's prime agricultural heartlands, have tilled the soil, tended to livestock, and carted goods across rural roads by horse and buggy.
Lenders like Middlefield Bank vice president Al Thompson Jr. are often taught early on to never take anything for collateral that eats. But that rule goes out the window when it comes to serving Amish clientele.
GEAUGA COUNTY, OH - A Geauga County Sheriff’s Office deputy told Parkman Township officials Tuesday that he has observed speeders and impaired drivers making it dangerous for pedestrians and slow-moving vehicles in the township.
PRESTON, MN — A judge ruled that despite the Amish community’s “most sincere efforts” to separate themselves from the modern world, that separateness is not enough to protect the county’s waterways, and the community is therefore not exempt from state requirements
PRESTON, MN — A judge ruled that despite the Amish community’s “most sincere efforts” to separate themselves from the modern world, that separateness is not enough to protect the county’s waterways, and the community is therefore not exempt from state requirements.
The restaurant’s name has changed on more than a couple occasions, but Der Dutchman has been a hub of the Pinecraft Amish community dining scene for decades. This Saturday, it will commemorate its history as part of a broader 50th anniversary celebration organized by the restaurant’s parent company, Ohio’s Dutchman Hospitality.
MANHEIM TOWNSHIP, OR - Some Amish farmers who travel by horse and buggy in northern Manheim Township will likely move rather than tangle with heavier traffic from the proposed 75-acre Oregon Village development, an expert of Amish culture testified Monday night.
On Saturday at around 5:24 p.m., fire crews were dispatched to 7211 Walker Road in Dewittville for an Amish barn fire. It is believed that no livestock was killed in the fire. Responding agencies included: Brocton Fire Department, Cassadaga Fire Department, Dewittville Fire Department, Ellery Center Fire Department, Hartfield Fire Department, Stockton Fire Department, Emergency Services and NYS DEC Albany.