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  • Defining 'patriotism' stirs pride, gratitude: Letters

    Defining 'patriotism' stirs pride, gratitude: Letters
    The 5 senses I have pondered what patriotism is for me. I believe one can touch it, smell it, feel it, see it and hear it. Patriotism is when I am able to shake the hand of a soldier in thanks for placing his or her life in harm's way for us. It is...
  • York officials: Arrive early for July 4 events

    York County officials have advised the public to arrive early for the 35th annual Yorktown Fourth of July fireworks display, which starts lighting up the sky over the York River around 9:15 p.m. Visitors are urged to arrive in Yorktown before 6 p.m.,...
  • July Fourth: A quiz on the making of the Declaration of Independence

    July Fourth: A quiz on the making of the Declaration of Independence
    Remember how history class at the start of every school year began with the American Revolution and the Declaration of Independence? Some of it has long since blurred; some of it is fable. (See Question 11.) If you wanted to see the Declaration of...
  • Bands present star-spangled concerts

    Friday is the Fourth of July, which means it's a good a time to strike up the band. Or in this case, bands, since four local bands have Independence Day programs on tap. So get those lawn chairs planted and flags waving. The Allentown Band, under the...
  • Family Time: Kid-friendly celebrations for July 4th

    Join Pip the Colonial Mouse for the national bell ringing ceremony and celebration of the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Pip will wear 18th-century attire and a tri-corner hat when he greets kids for the event at 1 p.m....
  • Big Fourth of July planned in greater Williamsburg, if Arthur cooperates

    Big Fourth of July planned in greater Williamsburg, if Arthur cooperates
    WILLIASMBURG — Two important events are heading toward the Historic Triangle and could converge on the area Friday — the Fourth of July and Tropical Storm Arthur. The season's first tropical storm formed off Florida Tuesday, and as of 3 p.m....
  • Valerie Strauss: July 4, 1776 — Popular misconceptions about American independence / VIDEO

    Valerie Strauss: July 4, 1776 — Popular misconceptions about American independence / VIDEO
    You learned in school about what happened in July 1776, and think you have a good handle on events surrounding American independence from Britain. Right? Well, if you think that was the day that America's independence was declared by the Continental...
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  • New eats on Emmaus' Main Street

    New eats on Emmaus' Main Street
    Foodies, don't fret. The 2nd St. Tavern at 194 Main St. in Emmaus has brought its own delicious dishes to the space formerly occupied by Lee Gribben's on Main. "We're offering contemporary cuisine, as well as twists on old favorites," general manager...
  • Review: Miley Cyrus at Miami's AmericanAirlines Arena

    Review: Miley Cyrus at Miami's AmericanAirlines Arena
    If you also happened to be stuck behind the world’s most infuriating stretch-limo driver on the 395 exit to Biscayne before the Miley Cyrus show in Miami Saturday night, it was hard not to be enchanted by the nearby sight of the Adrienne Arsht...
  • Sue the T. rex's voyage to space delayed

    Sue the T. rex's voyage to space delayed
    ¬† Sue the T. rex has waited 67 million years to blast into space, so what’s a few more days at this point? ¬†NASA officials have scrubbed today’s launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9, which is slated to carry microbes collected from the Field...