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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.