Construction begins on the Brooklyn Bridge, FDR founds the March of Dimes, Apple Computer is incorporated, and Gen. Manuel Noriega surrenders, all on this day.
1521: Pope Leo X excommunicates Martin Luther in the papal bull Decet Romanum Pontificem. An earlier papal edict had demanded Luther recant or face excommunication over his written attacks on orthodox Catholic beliefs and his denial of the power of Rome to determine what is right and wrong in matters of faith.
Wednesday night's North Whitehall Township Zoning Hearing Board meeting about a mobile barbeque pit really stoked some people who witnessed it.
The American Red Cross has set up a temporary shelter at the YMCA on Washington Street in Reading for displaced victims of a huge fire Wednesday in Berks County.
Stroudsburg area school district families expressed overwhelming disapproval of a proposed plan to shut down two of the district’s elementary schools.
A revitalized center city Allentown can’t exist as an island, said city planning director Michael Hefele.
With one Joe Paterno statue in storage, fans of the late Penn State football coach are commissioning a new one to be placed across from the university.
The chart-topping, award-winning rockers Weezer will electrify Musikfest on August 9.
Heart attacks, strokes, skin cancer: these serious health problems are affecting women of all ages, not just the elderly.
A current product could cause a problem for you or your baby, and it's being recalled by the manufacturer.
Philadelphia manager Ryne Sandberg liked what he saw from Cole Hamels in his long-awaited season debut. A better job by the bullpen would have helped, along with a few more runs against Zack Greinke.
With with the deaths of three Americans at a Kabul hospital, look back at the war in Afghanistan -- the longest conflict in U.S. history.
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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.