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    Catch a Young Person Honorees Named

    February 18 2019
    The 40 winners of the City of Allentown’s “Catch a Young Person Doing Something Right” campaign will be honored at a reception on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 5:00pm in the lobby of City Hall.
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    City Reimbursed for Building Demolition

    February 14 2019
    The City of Allentown is in receipt of a check for $132,363.00 from Cigar Factory, LLC for demolition costs incurred by the city following an October 7, 2018 fire that destroyed a former warehouse at 418 N. Franklin Street.
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    City Puts HUD Funds Toward Habitat Project

    February 11 2019
    The City of Allentown is providing $725,000 of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds to assist Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley to develop eight single-family attached twin homes on a 1.07 acre lot at 640 Tacoma Street.
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    Vision 2030 Meeting February 7

    January 14 2019
    The second of four community collaboration meetings for Allentown residents to engage in Allentown Vision 2030, the update to the city’s comprehensive plan, will be held on Thursday, February 7 from 6:00pm-to-8:00pm at South Mountain Middle School.
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    Nominate an Outstanding Youth

    January 02 2019
    For the eighth consecutive year, the City of Allentown is looking to recognize outstanding young persons across the city.
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    Street Closure for Tree Lighting Ceremony

    November 30 2018
    Hamilton Street in the City of Allentown will be closed from 9th Street to 8th Street on Thursday, December 6 beginning at 2:00pm for the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at PPL Plaza.
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    Mural Unveiling Scheduled

    November 27 2018
    Local artist and 2018 Allentown Arts Commission Artist-in-Residence Emerging Artist Grant Recipient Pedro LeDee will be unveiling his “Draw Your Own Path” mural at Union Terrace Elementary School, 1939 Union Street, Allentown on Wednesday, November 28 beg...
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    Allentown Vision 2030 Community Survey Launches

    November 19 2018
    Allentown Vision 2030 – the City’s new Comprehensive and Economic Development Plan – is launching a Community Survey to gain important feedback from Allentown residents, workers, business owners/operators and others interested in participating in the Alle...
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    AAC Mural Unveiling at Union Terrace Elementary

    November 12 2018
    Local artist and 2018 Allentown Arts Commission Artist-in-Residence Emerging Artist Grant Recipient Pedro LeDee will be unveiling his mural on Thursday, November 15 at Union Terrace Elementary School.
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    Lights in the Parkway Opens November 23

    November 07 2018
    Allentown’s 22nd season of Lights in the Parkway opens Friday, November 23 at 5:30pm in Lehigh Parkway.
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