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    Seventh St Traffic Restriction

    June 30 2015
    Seventh Street from Linden Street to Hamilton Street in the City of Allentown will be reduced to one lane of traffic on Tuesday, July 7 and Wednesday, July 8 from 6am to 4pm each day.
  • Homepage, Parks & Recreation

    Traffic One Way in Lehigh Parkway

    June 30 2015
    Park Drive, the main entrance into Lehigh Parkway, is closed indefinitely after the collapse of a retaining wall on Saturday, June 19, and as a result vehicle traffic in the parkway is restricted to one way.
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    July 4 Celebration Set

    June 29 2015
    The City of Allentown’s 4th of July Celebration & Street Festival will take place along Linden Street at J. Birney Crum Stadium on Saturday, July 4, from 5:30pm-10pm.
  • Homepage, Parks & Recreation

    Andre Reed Park Dedicated

    June 22 2015
    The City of Allentown formally honored native son, Dieruff High School graduate and NFL Hall of Fame wide receiver Andre Reed today by unveiling signs for Andre Reed Park and Andre Reed Way.
  • Homepage, Community and Economic Development

    Arena Project Wins Rouse Award

    June 19 2015
    The PPL Center arena complex at Seventh & Hamilton streets in Allentown is a winner of an Urban Land Institute of Philadelphia’s 2015 Willard G. “Bill” Rouse III Award for Excellence.
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    Allentown Earns 7th Playful City Designation

    June 17 2015
    The City of Allentown is a Playful City USA community for the seventh consecutive year!  
  • Homepage, Public Safety

    Allentown Crime Rate Falls

    June 15 2015
    The crime rate in the City of Allentown continued to fall in 2014.
  • Homepage, Streets

    American Pkwy Project Traffic Shift

    June 12 2015
    The contractor for the American Parkway Bridge project will implement a shift in the traffic patterns in the American Parkway road lanes that exist to the west of Sumner Avenue on Thursday, June 18.
  • Homepage, Police

    Camera Network Expanding

    June 11 2015
    The City of Allentown’s surveillance camera network is expanding thanks to a partnership with PPL, Air Products, City Center and the Downtown Community Development Initiative.
  • Homepage, Parks & Recreation

    Refurbishing Jordan Playground

    June 10 2015
    Municipal officials from the Pennsylvania Municipal League from across the Commonwealth and local volunteers will take part in a Community Playground Build and cleanup at Allentown’s Jordan Park on Tuesday, June 23.
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