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Even smaller acts of kindness to those outside the Ohio Amish community are based in the communal spirit. The story was told of an English person who left a Coleman lantern at a local shop for repair. He forgot the lantern, moved out of the community and was gone for almost 7 years. Then an article appeared in the local newspaper about something this man was doing. The shop owner who still had the lantern after all that time, wrote to the customer and encouraged him to pick up his lantern the next time he was in the area. Anyone ...
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"How do the Amish live?"

Read our comprehensive guide to why the Amish live the way they do. We offer a list of informative articles to help you understand their culture, and way of life.





Fall is a great time, perhaps the best time, to visit Ohio’s Amish country. There is a lot to see even before the leaves begin to change.

Though less than 10 percent of the Amish actually farm today, harvest time is still a highlight of the rural culture. Whether picking the season’s last produce, baling the year’s ...
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Leah Brown

By Leah Brown

Berlin’s Shop Under the Stars has been a staple of the Christmas experience in Berlin for many years, and it aims at showing shoppers the true meaning of Christmas while still giving them deals on gifts.

This year, the Berlin Main Street Merchants have scheduled the event for Friday, Dec. 12, and sales will be going on throughout town.

“Each place does their own deals,” Main Street Merchants president Eli Hochstetler said. “Everybody has something special going on from 4-9 p.m.” Along with the sales, merchants will offer a variety of beverages ...
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