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NEW YORK - In what is being billed as a toast to American craftsmanship, two Amish-owned firms in Ohio beat out competitors from three Asian countries to win the contract for the TWA Hotel. Opening in Spring 2019, it will feature custom-built millwork proudly crafted in the U.S.A. by expert Amish woodworkers.
ALBANY, NY — The state Appellate Division of Supreme Court has granted an appeal made by a St. Johnsville man who was sentenced to a 40-year term in state prison in May 2015 for abusing six Amish boys over the course of a seven-year period.
ALBANY, NY – A former Montgomery County farmer convicted in 2015 of sexually preying on six adolescent Amish boys has a new chance at freedom after a mid-level appeals court reversed more than two dozen of his convictions Thursday.
MIDDLEFIELD, OH — Work to widen roads and make other safety improvements is planned in an area of Ohio’s Amish country plagued by crashes resulting in injuries, according to federal and state officials.
Daniel Weaver does not vote, drive a car, read a paper, listen to music, watch sport of any kind, own a mobile phone or use a computer. But as we eat the food grown in his garden outside the window, he confesses that he did once see a film. He refuses to disclose what, brushing aside my questions as we sit talking around the dining table with his wife, five of his eight children and one grandson. “I am not proud of that,” he says. “I went against my parents’ wishes.”
This week I helped with preparations for the wedding for Lovina’s niece Emma. As an outsider, I am impressed by how beautifully orchestrated these events are. Family, neighbors and the church community all pitch in to help with the work of hosting weddings.
PRESTON, MN — For the last week, four members of the Swartzentruber Amish community have listened to arguments on whether their religious beliefs would allow them to not comply with state wastewater regulations.
WATERLOO – Gene Raffensperger stood next to the big yellow school bus in front of a country school and watched as Amish schoolchildren came out of the school. They were crying as their mothers embraced them, and then someone yelled “Run.”
A campaign rally with Vice President Mike Pence in central Ohio on Wednesday included two unlikely voters, farmers Levi Miller and Ben Hostetler, who are part of a determined effort by Trump supporters and the Republican Party to get members of the conservative Amish and Mennonite communities to the polls.