The most common sight in an Amish community is the horse and buggy. It marks distinctively the separation of the Amish community from the rest of the world who uses the automobile for every day transportation.
The buggy varies with the group and reflects how conservative the community is. The more conservative the community the more austere the buggy is, the more stocky the horse is. For instance, the Swartzentruber Amish, the most conservative of groups, will use a wooden wheeled buggy with steel bands that touch the road. The side curtains will be manually rolled up and tied. The ...
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Today I am going to share some things I'm passionate about: food color, hosting and friendships.
I believe we are so blessed as Americans to have access to the plentiful, colorful food we have. When I go shopping at the local grocery store or markets I look for colors. I'm not a list person so usually I just buy colorful food, then ...
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The Dominic Greco Band will launch its 2013 summer concert season with a concert Saturday, May 25 during the annual Canal Dover Festival. The band will play at 6:30 p.m. in the downtown area. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be held at Memorial Hall in Dover.
Band members will again take to the stage Monday, May 27 at 7 p.m. for a Memorial Day Concert at the Tuscora Park Amphitheater in New Philadelphia. Both concerts are free and open to the public.
The band’s origins date to 1917, when Dominic Greco organized an Italian Band to perform for public ...
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