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  • TLC’s “Breaking Amish” premieres Sunday night

     
    Television critics gathered at the TCA Summer Press Tour got their first peek at Amish youth in the big city weeks before TLC premieres Breaking Amish, its newest “alternative lifestyle” reality offering, Sunday night at 10/9CT. Wearing simple...
  • Guide to December 2012 TV premieres, movies and holiday specials

    Guide to December 2012 TV premieres, movies and holiday specials
    December is all about the holiday specials on TV, but you'll find other interesting viewing as well. On Dec. 7 Sundance debuts "Restless," a gripping two-night miniseries about a former WW II spy. Nat Geo Wild kicks off its annual Big Cat Week Dec. 9...
  • Amish leader convicted of hate crimes in beard attacks

    Amish leader convicted of hate crimes in beard attacks
    A leader of an Amish community in rural eastern Ohio was convicted of federal hate crimes Thursday for orchestrating the forcible cutting of Amish men's beards and Amish women's hair, a spokeswoman for U.S. District Court in Cleveland said. Sam Mullet...
  • 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...
  • Biden claims to have heard gunshots from Lancaster Amish school shooting

    Biden claims to have heard gunshots from Lancaster Amish school shooting
    Vice President Joe Biden said he was "literally" within earshot of the tragic 2006 Amish school shooting in Nickel Mines, estimating he was about a quarter of a mile away from the school at a golf outing on that warm October morning. Biden, a native...
  • Home-Run: Stanford woman honored for growing her business into clothing 'ump'-ire

    Home-Run: Stanford woman honored for growing her business into clothing 'ump'-ire
    STANFORD — A Stanford woman who grew her garage-based sewing and alterations business into an international sportswear corporation was recognized by the Kentucky Small Business Administration in 2012 for her unique story. Beulah Hester, founder...
  • Iowa's Amish

    Iowa's Amish
    KALONA, Iowa — A white van, its sides covered with the words Kalona By-Ways Tours, sits parked in front of an Amish country store, a steady stream of plainly dressed men and women coming and going. "I call this the Amish Wal-Mart," tour guide...
  • New Discovery show "Amish Mafia" stirring up controversy

    New Discovery show "Amish Mafia" stirring up controversy
    A new show set to premiere on the Discovery Channel about the Amish in Lancaster County is stirring up controversy. The show, "Amish Mafia," follows around a group of young men who supposedly work as law enforcement in the Amish community. The show's...
  • Hate crimes trial against Amish begins

    Hate crimes trial against Amish begins
    Federal prosecutors are expected to argue that an Amish sect leader, accused of orchestrating beard-cutting attacks against fellow Amish men, was operating a cult out of his family compound in rural Ohio. The sect leader, Samuel Mullet Sr., is one of...
  • Vacations with an Amish flair in Lancaster, Pa.

    Vacations with an Amish flair in Lancaster, Pa.
    Most of us spend our day to day lives feeling pulled in a thousand directions, and almost everyone I meet classifies themselves as "busy." When it's time to get away, scenic Lancaster, Pa., is one of the best places around for a slow-paced, laid back...
  • 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...
  • 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...