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  • Former Amish woman shares story of leaving the community

    Former Amish woman shares story of leaving the community
    Saloma Miller Furlong grew up in a strict Amish household in Ohio, one of seven children. Furlong says her father was abusive and mentally ill, issues that her Amish community wasn't equipped to deal with. Her mother offered little protection. "It's...
  • Art is at the heart of downtown Lancaster

    Art is at the heart of downtown Lancaster
    This weekend, I was not going to go Dutch. Yes, we were in the "Dutch Country." Lancaster County, Pa., to be exact. But I was not going to stuff my face at Kitchen Kettle Village, gawk at Amish buggies or get sidetracked by the QVC or Pottery Barn...
  • Restaurant Review: Wit & Wisdom has its highs and lows

    Restaurant Review: Wit & Wisdom has its highs and lows
    Wit & Wisdom, the promising restaurant in the new Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore, calls itself a tavern. That it's not recognizably a tavern is what makes Wit & Wisdom, early on, both interesting and frustrating. Riding a wave of publicity and excitement,...
  • Amish girl's killing likely an accident, sheriff says

    Amish girl's killing likely an accident, sheriff says
    An Amish girl killed last week as she drove home in a horse-drawn buggy appears to have been shot accidentally by a hunter unloading his rifle more than a mile away, authorities said on Tuesday. The girl, 15-year-old Rachel Yoder, was shot in the head...
  • Amish Beard-Cutting Considered Hate Crimes, 12 Indicted

    In a rash of bizarre beard-cutting incidents against fellow Amish in Ohio, 12 members of a breakaway Amish group were indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury, the US Justice Department said. The department accused the indicted of committing...
  • Can't Cut This

    Can't Cut This
    When the guys of 'jackass' give impromptu haircuts it`s freakin` hilarious! When Amish people start giving out free-cuts, it`s anything but funny. 12 people from an Amish community in east Ohio now face hate crime charges! That`s right.  A serious...
  • 'American Experience' explores the closed culture of the Amish

    "American Experience" executive producer Mark Samels has wanted to make a film about the Amish for several years now, but he knew that it would be one of the hardest things he ever did. And he was right. Luckily, "The Amish," a new episode premiering...
  • 2011 FALL THEATER GUIDE

    2011 FALL THEATER GUIDE
    New theaters. Renovated playhouses. Hot dramas. Nervous new artistic directors. Stephen Sondheim and his “Follies.” A celebration of Stephen Schwartz, a dissection of Mark Rothko, and a look at the tragedy that befell the Amish of...
  • Story of Amish school shooting keeps its distance

    Story of Amish school shooting keeps its distance
    In the very best moment of Jessica Dickey's "The Amish Project," the new solo show at American Theater Company performed by Sadieh Rifai, a telling truth is observed about what invariably happens when an outsider — an "English" in Amish...
  • Police have found missing three-year-old Amish girl after 12-hour search

    Police have found missing three-year-old Amish girl after 12-hour search
    Search crews found a missing three year old girl after 12 hours of searching. Rebecca King went missing around 8 p.m. Thursday while playing with siblings in a cornfield near their home on the 1000 block of Byerland Church Road in Pequea Township. "The...
  • Cordish goes to the mat for Amish market in Joppa

    Cordish goes to the mat for Amish market in Joppa
    Naomi Stoltzfus, a young Amish woman, pushed a cart full of soda she'd just bought at Redner's Warehouse Market across the parking lot of Joppatowne Plaza to another section of the shopping center, where she planned to resell the beverages at the food...