A president dies, new nations are born, the MLB All-Star Game goes indoors, and a jam band performs for the last time, all on this day.
1776: George Washington orders the Declaration of Independence to be read out loud to members of the Continental Army in New York City for the first time.
A slight warm up is on the way for the weekend--highs will reach the 40s on Saturday!
Police may have cracked the case in a rash of bank robberies throughout Berks County that have terrorized bank employees and customers.
An area teenager is being hailed a hero after he jumped into action along Route 662 in Ruscombmanor Township.
Lower Macungie commissioners took action to improve tractor trailer safety and to seek grants to create a new township park and trail segment at their Thursday night meeting.
Barely three months into his new job as Northampton County Executive, John Brown came under fire Thursday night for his recent decision to give a no-bid contract to a public relations company for $84,000 a year.
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Veterans served our country, and now people in Reading are gathering to serve them.
Nearly two months ago, the fate of a proposed no-kill animal shelter in Northampton Borough was left hanging by a whisker and on Thursday night that whisker was reduced to stubble.
Opening day for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs is just one month away.
As the number of girls and women playing sports in the U.S. continues to grow, so do cases of a troubling medical condition known as Female Athlete Triad Syndrome.
Few uninsured Americans are gaining coverage under the Affordable Care Act though the number has been growing recently.
What's behind the tradition of turning our clocks ahead each spring?
The board game Monopoly is born, Glamour begins publishing, a civil rights march in Selma, Ala., ends in violence, and Kathryn Bigelow makes Oscar history, all on this day.