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    City Awarded $300,000 DEP Grant

    May 03 2016
    The city of Allentown has been awarded a $300,000 Environmental Stewardship and Watershed Protection Grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to manage stormwater in the West End.
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    Downtown Lane Restriction Scheduled

    May 03 2016
    Eighth Street in the city of Allentown from Hamilton Street to Linden Street will be reduced to one lane of traffic on Saturday, May 7 from 6am to 10am.
  • Homepage, Community and Economic Development

    ULI Praises Downtown Development

    April 28 2016
    Allentown is one of six communities praised in an Urban Land Institute report entitled “Reaching for the Future: Creative Finance for Smaller Communities.”
  • Homepage, Fire

    Students Rewarded with Fire Engine Ride

    April 25 2016
    The City of Allentown along with the Allentown Fire Department in partnership with the Allentown School District is rewarding the hard work of some elementary school students with a ride to school in a fire engine.
  • Homepage, Recycling & Solid Waste

    City Marks Recycling Anniversary

    April 22 2016
    Today, April 22, is Earth Day, and it has a special meaning in Allentown. The city began its successful and award winning curbside recycling program on Earth Day 1990.
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    Dougherty Submits Resignation

    April 18 2016
    City of Allentown Managing Director Fran Dougherty submitted his resignation today.
  • Homepage, Health, Parks & Recreation

    Million Clicks for Million Hearts

    April 07 2016
    Allentown is encouraging walkers to join its Million Clicks for Million Hearts campaign!
  • Homepage, Parks & Recreation

    JazzFest Partners with Noches de Ritmo

    April 05 2016
    The City of Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation’s Noches de Ritmo 2016 weekend series will take place Friday, May 6 – Sunday, May 8 in West Park located between 15th & 16th streets along Linden and Turner streets.
  • Homepage, Parks & Recreation

    Adventure Allentown Available

    April 05 2016
    Adventure Allentown, the city of Allentown’s 36 page guide to spring and summer leisure activities is available at more than 50 locations in the city and placed in free outdoor publication racks throughout the park system.
  • Homepage, Community and Economic Development

    Arts Ovation Awards Announced

    March 14 2016
    The Allentown Arts Commission and the city of Allentown will once again celebrate the extraordinary impact of the arts on Allentown and the broader Lehigh Valley community when they present the 28th Annual Allentown Arts Ovation Awards on Tuesday, May 10&...
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