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  • Adventure Allentown Becoming Available

    March 24 2017
    Spring and summer recreation enthusiasts are learning about the multitude of leisure activities available throughout the City of Allentown in the newest edition of Adventure Allentown.
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    Dorney Appointed Interim Police Chief

    March 23 2017
    Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski today appointed Glen Dorney interim police chief.
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    Police Chief Morris Retiring

    March 23 2017
    Chief Keith Morris is retiring from the Allentown Police Department and has accepted a conditional offer to be chief of the Penn State University department.
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    Environmental Cleanup at Allentown Metal Works

    March 22 2017
    Lead paint and asbestos cleanup will begin this spring at the former home of Allentown Metal Works.
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    Independence Celebration Scheduled

    March 21 2017
    The City of Allentown’s Independence Celebration will take place along Linden Street and inside J. Birney Crum Stadium on Saturday, July 1 from 5:30pm-10:15pm.
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    Downtown Lane Restriction

    March 20 2017
    Sixth Street in the City of Allentown from Hamilton Street to Walnut Street, will be reduced to one lane of traffic from Monday, March 20 through Friday, March 24 from 9am to 3pm for utility work on the Tower Six Project.
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    Arts Ovation Winners Announced

    March 08 2017
    The Allentown Arts Commission and the City of Allentown will celebrate the extraordinary impact of the arts on Allentown and the broader Lehigh Valley community during the 29th Annual Allentown Arts Ovation Awards ceremony, Tuesday, May 9th from 5:30 to 7...
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    Recreation & Parks Society Honors Friends Leader

    March 06 2017
    Karen El-Chaar, Executive Director of Friends of the Allentown Parks, is the recipient of the Community Champion Award from the Pennsylvania Recreation & Parks Society (PRPS) for 2016.
  • Allentown: Overlooked Dream City

    February 28 2017
    Allentown is a Top 5 "Overlooked Dream City" with fewer than 300,000 residents according to
  • Homepage, Streets

    Tenth Street Lane Closure

    July 26 2016
    Tenth Street will be reduced to one lane of traffic from Walnut Street to Hamilton Street on Wednesday, July 27.
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