Amish Mennonites

Amish leader convicted in beard-cutting attacks files appeal

CLEVELAND (AP) — The leader of a breakaway Amish group in Ohio convicted in hair- and beard-cutting attacks is asking a federal judge to overturn his …

Portland, OR

Amish Sugar Cookies

Don’t let the simplicity of the ingredients fool you, these Amish Sugar Cookies are one of the most flavorful and melt-in-your-mouth cookies you will …

Dessert

Afternoon Links: Amish Rock, Paul Nehlen Works the Alt-Right, and Journalistic Trust

<b>The Amish help build America's biggest concerts.</b> Who would have thought that some of the most technologically advanced live music shows out there are …

U.S. Politics

Court Rules Against Amish Family’s Religious Beliefs, Orders Them to Use Electricity

"They didn't consider the other ways that the government could have achieved its ends."

Conservative View

Quaint Buggies, With a Deadly Side

PENN YAN, N.Y. — Ivan Martin steered his horse and buggy down an empty, rural road near where he and his wife Anna were riding recently when a driver roared up from behind as they were heading back to their farmhouse here in Yates County, a corner of New York State’s Finger Lakes region heavily …

New York City

Hot Subdivision, Amish Craftsman Cabinets: Manhattan Wow House

This brand-new home has it all.<p>MANHATTAN, IL -- If you're searching for your dream home, look no further: This two-story home has it all, including a …

Chicago

Balancing religious freedom with public health: Amish family ordered to use electricity

A split Commonwealth Court opinion is forcing a Warren County Amish family to use an electric grinder pump to connect to the public sewer system.

Pennsylvania

Skiff Craft

History<p>Skiff Craft was founded in 1904 as the Henry Boat Company near Peterborough, Ontario, by two Canadian boat builders — Victor and Stanley …

'Torn Between Two Worlds' - Why I Left The Amish Community And My Family Behind

For too long, I’d lived in fear of my father’s violence that could be triggered by something as simple as the wrong tone of voice or silence when he …

Love

15 Dark Secrets You Never Knew About Amish Mafia

<i>Amish Mafi</i>a seems like a parody of reality shows. It takes a people who are known for being peaceful, compromising, and helpful, and somehow tries to …

Crime

The Amish Don’t Get Autism. Here is Why

People outside the alternative health community are often confused by the lack of autism in the Amish people. The Amish do not experience autism, or …

Public Health

Watch this: Michigan man skis behind Amish buggy in viral video

A viral video of a man skiing behind an Amish buggy in Morley, Mich., is making the rounds on social media this week.<p>Tara Hayward took the video on Christmas Day and posted it on her Facebook with the caption "#PureMichigan."<p>The video has been viewed 198,000 times and shared nearly 6,000 times.

Viral

Man skis behind Amish buggy in viral video

Tara Hayward captured this video of a man skiing behind an Amish buggy in Morely, Michigan. Since it was posted on Christmas Day, the video has been …

Viral

Michigan man skis behind Amish horse and buggy

Dashing through the snow takes on a whole new meaning<p>Somehow we doubt Husky, Malamute, or Chinook dogs have anything to worry about, but apparently there are other animals more than happy to schlep a man or woman through the snow. And no, despite the time of the year, we aren't talking about …

Autos

Cat rescued after 36 hours stuck in Troy tree

CLOSE<p>Watch this man ski behind an Amish buggy in Morley — a town on the west side of Michigan.<p>A cold, crying cat that had been stuck in a tree for a …

Detroit

Skier pulled by Amish buggy caught on video in rural Michigan

MORLEY, MI -- A man in rural Mid-Michigan is giving cross-country skiing a whole new meaning.<p>Tara Hayward captured a video of the man on skis being …

Michigan

The Hidden Meaning Behind Amish Clothing Rules

Despite the fact that the Amish make up less than one percent of America's population, their solitary and unusual way of life attracts a lot of …

Beards

5 things you need to know Tuesday

Amtrak derailment: Attention turns to train's speed after deadly crash<p>Authorities will resume their investigation on Tuesday after an Amtrak train derailed south of Seattle, killing at least three people and injuring dozens. According to investigators, the train, which was on its inaugural run, was …

Titanic

Horse-buggy rules would drive Amish out of Wisconsin community, expert says

Karen Madden | The (Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.) Daily Tribune<p>WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. — Horse-drawn vehicles would need windshields, seat belts, child car seats and rear-view mirrors if officials in Wisconsin’s Wood County pass an ordinance that will be considered Tuesday.<p>Amish and other religious groups …

Wood County's proposed horse-buggy rules will drive out Amish, expert says

Buggy-related crashes leave nine dead in nine years<p>Posted!<p>A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.<p>Like this topic? You may also like these photo …

Daily Inspiration — A Utopian Community that Works

- Advertisement -<p>Utopian communities rarely last. How have the Hutterites done it over four centuries?<p>Hutterites in Alberta<br>(Image by Happy Money …

Liberal View

Add a little Blue to your Holidays with Paneer Cheese Corn Balls

Paneer Cheese Corn Balls is a party appetizer. Fun to make and delightful to eat. These cheesy croquettes melt in your mouth while the corn offers …

Recipes

Woman dies after truck crashes into back of Amish buggy

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Authorities say a pickup truck has hit a horse-drawn Amish buggy in Ohio, killing a woman riding in the buggy.<p>The State Highway …

Crime

Children among those injured when Amish buggy and car collide

AMANDA, Ohio— Authorities say a car collided with a horse-drawn Amish buggy in central Ohio, sending a family of six to the hospital.<p>WSYX reports …

Cleveland

FACT CHECK: Does the Amish Community Own 20 Percent of American Puppy Mills?

CLAIM<p>The Amish own 20 percent of the nation's "puppy mills."<p>RATING<p>UNPROVEN<p>ORIGIN<p>In late November 2017, a meme circulated on Facebook with the claim …

Fact Checking

Is the Fountain of Youth in Amish Genes?

The Berne community of Indiana carry a curious little genetic quirk that not only extends their life by 10 years but could also prevent baldness.<p>If …

Longevity

Keeping the Pennsylvania Dutch language alive - and thriving

On any Amish homestead, after labor’s last push and a check for 10 fingers and 10 toes, family members have heard one of two things for …

Linguistics

Don’t Spend Money On Medication For High Blood Pressure And Cholesterol – Try This Old Amish Recipe

The following article will teach you about one ancient Amish recipe that is very helpful for the treatment of numerous health issues as well as for …

Diabetes

Northwestern may have found the key to a longer life in the heart of Amish country: BTN LiveBIG

We humans have long sought the key to a longer, healthier life. It turns out one secret may be to belong to a certain Anabaptist religious …

Sports

Yoder's Amish Chocolate Pie

Yoder’s Amish Chocolate Pie<p>Created by Amanda on November 20, 2017<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup granulated sugar<br>• 2 1/2 tablespoons all purpose flour<br>• 2 tablespoons …

Dessert