Bobby Thomson hits the "shot heard 'round the world," Woody Guthrie passes away, Germany comes together, and O.J. Simpson is found not guilty, all on this day.
1226: Francis of Assisi, the Italian Catholic friar and preacher who would be canonized as a saint in 1228, dies between the age of 43 and 45 in Assisi, Marche, Papal States. He is particularly known for founding the Franciscan Order and for setting up the first known Christmas nativity scene.
A house fire was reported at Mario Andretti's former home in Nazareth Borough.
A fire was reported at Mario Andretti's former home in Nazareth Borough.
Two brush fires were reported Thursday afternoon in Northampton County.
Police in Schuylkill County say they stumbled upon a meth lab.
Authorities have made an arrest in another alleged sex abuse case involving a school employee and a student in Berks County.
Victims of Wednesday's inferno at Klein's Motel in Muhlenberg Township returned to the scene Thursday.
Stroudsburg area school district families expressed overwhelming disapproval of a proposed plan to shut down two of the district’s elementary schools.
A shopping mall in Lehigh County is getting new owners.
Thanksgiving may be the last thing on your mind right now, but every day is turkey day at Jaindl Farm in Lehigh County.
“An eclectic program with something for everyone” is how Allentown Band Conductor Ronald Demkee summed up this Sunday’s “Tribute to Rosa Parks."
Time released its 11th annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Take a look at which artists, leaders, titans, pioneers and icons made this year's list.
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The Library of Congress is established, spaceflight claims its first human casualty, the Unabomber kills his last victim, and South Korea clones a puppy, all on this day.