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HOLMES COUNTY, OH - It started as a comment between friends while sitting in the stands during the 2017 Holmes County Fair. After 11 months and over 700 man hours, Thunder Buggy is a reality thanks to the hard work of Chad Clark and Mike Monter.
HEUVELTON, NY - After hearing about a fatal accident involving an Amish wagon, St. Lawrence County legislators are once again trying to figure out if they should force Amish to improve the visibility of their horse-drawn wagons and buggies.
HOUSTON - An author who wrote of her liberation from the Amish community has filed a civil lawsuit against a Seabrook man, whom she accuses of sexually assaulting her, court documents show.According to the lawsuit, the alleged assault took place Feb. 9 following a business meeting. After the meeting, Emma Gingerich, author of the book 'Runaway Amish Girl,' went with a group of people to a Kemah bar for drinks and a game of darts, court records show.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – An Amish couple with 13 children sued the federal government on Wednesday, accusing officials of violating their constitutional rights by insisting that they provide photographs of themselves before the Canadian wife's request to become a permanent U.S. resident can be approved.
SIDNEY – Steven E. Hunter, of Sidney, was sentenced Tuesday in Shelby County Common Pleas Court to a mandatory 17 years in prison for the death of Sarah Schwartz, 23, of Maplewood who was a passenger in a buggy which was rear-ended by an SUV he operated.
DECATUR, IN - Two elderly northeastern Indiana Amish women have been sentenced to two years on probation and ordered not to practice midwifery or medicine after authorities learned they were acting as midwives without any certifications or formal training.
The Aug. 7 LNP article “Horse-drawn hazard” about horse and buggy accidents and the rules when passing a horse and buggy for Pennsylvania drivers was very informative. I have a young, soon-to-be driver and liked the link to the pamphlet with the rules for him to review.
LANCASTER, PA - Driving through Lancaster County and other parts of rural Pennsylvania will provide views of cornfields, cows and barns as well as horse and buggies, which move at speeds around 10 miles per hour.
She couldn’t even pull into the driveway. The conversation happened a decade ago, but Sharon Tyson, of Findlay, remembers it clearly. She had gratefully let a friend pick up her four children for a church get-together earlier in the day, and, initially, when that friend called her to say that she couldn’t bring the children back, Ms. Tyson didn’t think anything of it.
The Amish have negotiated a pact with modernity. Whereas much of the contemporary world sees technological progress as inevitable, even a moral imperative, the Amish ideal lives in the past, circa 1850.