America's first town hall meeting is held, Eli Whitney patents his cotton gin, Pan Am is incorporated, and JFK's body is moved to a permanent memorial, all on this day.
2010: Actor Peter Graves, best known for his starring role in the TV series "Mission: Impossible" from 1967 to 1973 and its revival from 1988 to 1990, dies of a heart attack at the age of 83 in Los Angeles, California. Graves, whose brother was fellow actor James Arness, was also known for roles in "Stalag 17," "Airplane!" and the 1983 miniseries "The Winds of War" and for hosting the A&E documentary series "Biography."
Easton Police are investigating after they say a driver intentionally hit two girls, while they were riding their bikes.
Tonight, Hillary Clinton will take the stage at the Democratic National Convention, accepting the nomination.
Seven protesters who breached the outer perimeter fence surrounding the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia were arrested Wednesday night, according to the Secret Service.
The protesters got into the Secret Service designated zone, but did...
The City of Allentown agreed to acquire $2.5 million in debt to fund capital projects related to sewer system and wastewater improvement.
It won't be long before we trade in the dog days of summer for the chill of autumn under the lights of the football field.
Lehigh County Commissioners Wednesday night unanimously approved a sweeping $67.5 million capital plan that over the next five years will help fund projects ranging from the restoration of the old county courthouse to farmland preservation.
Dozens gathered at the Albright College Chapel for an evening of serious dialogue hosted by the Reading Branch of the NAACP.
Easton City Council gets a primer on delinquent real estate taxes and adviceon what to do next.
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The City of Brotherly Love and the Wells Fargo Center play host to 2016 Democratic National Convention.
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Vivaldi and Bach die, the first hamburger is sold in the U.S., World War I breaks out, a bomber crashes into the Empire State Building, and the Summer Olympics open up in Los Angeles, all on this day.
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