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    Arbitrator Denies LCA & Signatories Claim

    February 15 2019
    An arbitrator has sided with the City of Allentown in a dispute with Lehigh County Authority and suburban municipal sewer signatories on an alleged overstated staffing claim dating from 2007-to-2012.
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    City Readies for Snow & Ice

    January 18 2019
    The city of Allentown is preparing for as much as eight inches of snow and ice later Saturday and Sunday and an anticipated flash freeze.
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    Clean Team Using New Snow Removal Equipment

    December 06 2018
    The first snowfall of the season and the Thanksgiving Holiday may already be behind us, but the Allentown Rescue Mission’s Clean Team is staying thankful - sporting new equipment in preparation for whatever mother nature brings!
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    City Receiving $350k Recycling Grant

    October 25 2018
    The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is awarding the City of Allentown a $350,000 grant for recycling programs.
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    Downtown Street Closure Scheduled

    July 31 2018
    8TH Street in the City of Allentown from Walnut Street to Hamilton Street will be closed on Thursday, August 2, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM for water line installation for the Five City Center Tower Project. (the street was previously scheduled for a si...
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    City Sues LCA over Proposed Monthly Billing

    July 12 2018
    The City of Allentown is suing Lehigh County Authority over the authority’s attempt to switch all city customers to monthly billing.
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    Mayor O'Connell's Statement to LCA

    May 17 2018
    Mayor Ray O'Connell addressed LCA tonight at a public meeting at the Lehigh County Government Center on its potential to change from quarterly to monthly billing in the city.
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    Schreiber's Bridge Closed One Week for Repairs

    April 23 2018
    Work will be performed beginning Wednesday, April 25 on the replacement of the damaged wingwall located at the northwest corner of Schreiber’s Bridge in Allentown.
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    Storm Sewer Crew Rescues Ducklings

    April 12 2018
    Members of the City of Allentown’s storm water department rescued a mother duck and 11 ducklings from a city storm sewer this morning.
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    Spring Street Sweeping Begins Tuesday

    April 02 2018
    The City of Allentown’s spring through fall street cleaning schedule goes into effect tomorrow, Tuesday, April 3.
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