Friday is Nelson Mandela Day, the annual celebration of Mandela's birthday. Mandela died in December at age 95. Look back at the life of the global icon.
Nelson Mandela, a lawyer and anti-apartheid activist, emerged from a 27-year prison term in 1990 and within four years became president of South Africa. He went on to become one of the most recognized faces in the world and force in the human rights movement and global effort to fight AIDS.
A 17 year-old male riding a motorized bike was taken to the hospital following a collision with a tractor trailer in Lower Nazareth Township Tuesday.
It's going to cost a little more to water your lawn or fill your bathtub if your water is supplied by the City of Bethlehem.
Furnace Dam Park in Emmaus may have to go to the dogs to get rid of the geese.
During Tuesday night's Phillipsburg Town Council meeting, Mayor Harry Wyant told the legislative body that investors behind Lehigh Junction LLC had a favor to ask.
Reading School District students will be starting a brand new school year next Monday under brand new superintendent Dr. Khalid Mumin.
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Joining in on the fast-growing trend, businesses and groups across Berks County are drenching themselves as part of the "Ice Bucket Challenge" movement for ALS awareness.
Centers for Disease Control
Another patient is being tested in the United States for possible Ebola exposure -- this time, in California.
The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that nSpired Natural Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling several lots of peanut, almond and other nut butters on fears of salmonella contamination.
As the summer ends, getting into the back-to-school routine doesn’t have to be as difficult as we might expect.
The Mariners gave Hisashi Iwakuma an early lead and the pitcher took it from there.
These vehicles are tops when it comes to pet safety.
Library of Congress
Charles Darwin publishes his theory of evolution, the NFL is founded, Lou Gehrig belts his 23rd career grand slam and NASA heads for Mars, all on this day.
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