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ASHLAND, OH - Judging by the number of cars in the Ashland County Fairgrounds parking lot, passersby would have had no idea just how happening the Coliseum was this weekend. That's because a majority of the sellers, buyers and spectators at the 15th annual North American Spring Dutch Harness Horse Sale were Amish.
On a sunny 75-degree Tuesday in February, Clara Yoder, her adult daughter and the daughter’s four fidgety pre-teens sit together on white-plank benches in front of Big Olaf Creamery in Sarasota, Florida.
ONTARIO, CANADA - According to unnamed sources, an army of homespun denim will descend upon the acres of concrete, grass and rubble that was once the General Motors site along West Fourth Street to begin a new chapter. The Amish have reportedly decided to end the ongoing saga by selecting the site for an undisclosed project.
FORT FAIRFIELD, ME - In an effort to increase safety for both members of the Amish community and motorists who might encounter their horse drawn buggies on the road at night, Rep. David McCrea of Fort Fairfield has advocated for a bill to require reflective tape and lights on the rigs.
MONTGOMERY-CAMDEN TOWNSHIP, MI - University of Michigan volunteers will head to the Montgomery-Camden township area April 13 to screen children of the Amish community for hearing loss. Yvonne Atwood, director of personal health and disease prevention for the Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency said the Amish community has a hereditary condition which affects hearing.
MAHAFFEY, PA — An Amish man is lodged in Clearfield County Jail and his wife is on unsecured bail on charges stemming from the alleged sexual assaults of six of eight biological daughters over a period of about 12 years.
SYCAMORE, IL – Author Beverly Lewis is touring the Midwest in promotion of her latest release, “The Tinderbox,” a stand-alone novel set in Lancaster County that features her trademark look at Amish family life.
Let’s clear our minds of snow, closed interstates, raging creeks and rewind to a simpler time — a time that still exists. It’s pocketed in sleepy east central Ohio, where the land sways like gentle waves on the sea.
AUGUSTA, ME — Lawmakers are considering requiring horse-drawn buggies to display reflectors or lights at night in response to safety concerns on the rural, winding roads surrounding Maine’s growing number of Amish communities.
MONTGOMERY, IN - The old chestnut is that basketball is its own religion in Indiana, a church that welcomes Hoosiers into the temple on cold winter nights, celebrating raucous services in front of screaming parishioners.
Jennifer Staggemeyer of Waukon, riding in the passenger seat Feb. 17 on the drive home from visiting the Twin Cities, managed to get her phone up just in time to record a short clip of an Amish Iowa man skiing alongside the road, pulled by a horse and buggy that seemingly had no driver.
BERKS COUNTY, PA - On June 26, 1959, the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission dedicated a roadside plaque along Old Route U.S. 22 in Upper Bern Township, just a mile west of Shartlesville, commemorating the Northkill Amish congregation that was established there in 1740.