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Who is Belsnickel in Pennsylvania Dutch Christmas tradition?

“He was used throughout the year among the Pennsylvania Dutch to kind of keep the kids in line.

By Scott LaMar

What is Amish soul food and how did it come to be?

Christopher Scott, Coatesville native, author of Homage: Recipes + Stories from an Amish Soul Kitchen, Top Chef alum, and founder of Butterfunk Biscuit Co., said Amish soul food is different from regular soul food because its highlighted with more citrus, acid, sugar, and sweet and sour flavors.

By Aniya Faulcon

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Linda Stoltzfoos laid to rest in Lancaster County 10 months after disappearance

Horse-drawn buggies and a handful of vans and sport utility vehicles brought more than 100 people together Monday afternoon at the Myers Cemetery burial grounds, not far from where police say 18-year-old Linda Stoltzfoos was abducted.

By The Associated Press

Lancaster County Coroner says Linda Stoltzfoos was strangled, stabbed

The Lancaster County coroner used dental records to positively identify the body of 18-year-old Linda Stoltzfoos. The coroner said following an autopsy Friday that the cause of death was asphyxia from strangulation, along with suffocation.

By The Associated Press
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