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This week in Lehigh Valley history: Easton-P'burg bridge becomes free; Musikfest moves south

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This week in Lehigh Valley history: Musikfest moves south in 2011; Easton-P’burg free bridge halts tolls in 1921 (Aug. 1-7)

Historical headlines from The Express-Times: Musikfest opens South Side venues in 2011. In 1996, a pre-IronPigs attempt at a minor league baseball stadium in Bethlehem. In 1971, Pennsylvania begins Sunday alcohol sales for restaurants. In 1921, tolls are removed from the Easton-Phillipsburg free bridge. Lehigh Valley Then for the week of Aug. 1-7, 2021.

Joe Biden in the Lehigh Valley: Everything to know about the president’s stop on Wednesday

Joe Biden in the Lehigh Valley: Everything to know about the president’s stop on Wednesday | Where, when, traffic and more

President Joe Biden will speak at Mack Trucks in Lower Macungie Township on Wednesday afternoon, flying in and out of LVIA. See the schedule, where the traffic impact will be, prior visits by Biden and former President Donald Trump and more.