The nation's capital is founded, the world gets its first parking meter, Joltin' Joe sets an unbreakable record, and man heads to the moon, all on this day.
2012: William Asher, one of the most prolific early television directors, known especially for his work on "I Love Lucy" and "Bewitched," dies from complications of Alzheimer's disease at age 90 in Palm Desert, California. Asher directed more than 100 episodes of "I Love Lucy" and also produced "Bewitched" during its entire eight-year run. At that time, he was married to the show's star Elizabeth Montgomery, although they divorced soon after the series' cancellation in 1972. He also directed episodes of "Make Room for Daddy," "The Twilight Zone," "The Patty Duke Show," "Gidget," "The Dukes of Hazzard" and "Alice," and several movies, including "Muscle Beach Party," "Bikini Beach" and "Beach Blanket Bingo."
An afternoon of fun turned deadly for a man in Allentown Tuesday.
An elderly woman was injured when she was struck by a fire truck outside a senior living community in Berks County.
Mayor Robert Donchez presents himself as a politician who really wants to hear what his constituents have to say.
Almost 100 people turned out Tuesday night to hear former heavyweight boxing champion Larry Holmes of Easton reminisce about his life.
Allen Township officials have until August 15 to decide the fate of the proposed $335 million FedEx Ground hub under dispute in Northampton County.
The Lehigh Northampton Airport Authority has approved a $9.6-million sale agreement with a developer that wants to put a new Fed-Ex distribution center on airport land.
A Reading woman is taking a stand against crime.
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Frustration is mounting among business owners and customers nearly three months after a sinkhole swallowed part of a busy shopping center.
Doctors say what you put in your body before and after a cancer diagnosis could be the difference in surviving or dying
If the Philadelphia Phillies are planning to ship closer Jonathan Papelbon off at the trade deadline, now might not be the best time to do it.
Juggling a job and home life can be stressful. Find out which companies are making work-life balance a priority.
Miss America gives up her crown, Fergie gets a royal wedding, a new comet is discovered, and a singer's life comes to a tragic ending, all on this day.