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According to the last census there are around 344,670 Amish people currently living in the United States – a number which has steadily been rising with the population doubling during the past two decades.
Two ordinances relating to road maintenance and safety in regards to Amish horse-drawn buggies passed the Lawrence County Council Tuesday night, paving the way for those in the plain communities to begin paying what is being referred to as a “buggy tax” to offset the damage the carriages cause on county roads.
MARSHFIELD, MO - A Webster County judge Thursday sent two Amish brothers for prison for violating terms of their probation. Petie and Aaron Schartz of Seymour, Mo. will spend 15 years in prison for their sexual abuse convictions.
I have an idea for the state to make a chunk of change. Why not make the Amish register each of their buggies and have a yearly inspection and safety check, just like those of us with motor vehicles are required to do? I believe the buggies ruin our roads.
ROOT, N.Y. - A man died after he was struck by a pickup truck while operating his Amish hay wagon Tuesday night. The accident happened on State Highway 162 between Currytown Road and Darrow Road at about 8:15 p.m., Montgomery County Sherriff Jeffery Smith said.
LANCASTER COUNTY, PA —Several thousand people gathered for a prayer ride for missing Amish teenager Linda Stoltzfoos. Rescue crews continue to search for her following an arrest of a man in July who has been accused of kidnapping her.
It was Father’s Day, and Linda Stoltzfoos was on her way home from church. She told friends she’d meet them at a youth meeting after she went back to her family’s Bird-in-Hand farm to change her clothes. But she never made it, and she hasn’t been seen since.
A Paradise Township, Lancaster County, man has been charged with the kidnapping of Linda Stoltzfoos, an 18-year-old Amish woman who went missing after a church service near Bird-in-Hand on Father’s Day. She hasn’t been seen since.
A Carroll County ordinance requires new homes to be built with sprinkler systems, but the commissioners unanimously voted to make an exception for an Amish family’s home that will be without electricity.
At about 12:30 p.m., on Sunday, June 21, Linda Stoltzfoos, a tall, slim 18-year-old Amish woman, left a church service at a home in Bird-in-Hand, east of Lancaster, Pa., and started walking home. And then, she vanished.
A Fillmore County District Court judge's ruling that would require Fillmore County Amish men to install subsurface sewage treatment systems despite religious objections was upheld by the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
LANCASTER, PA — In mid-March, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf ordered all Pennsylvania schools to close, prompting an abrupt shutdown of the state’s public and private schools – and, it turns out, Amish one-room schoolhouses.