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  • May is Asthma Awareness Month

    May 16 2013
    Asthma continues to be a serious public health problem, disrupting normal daily activities and keeping people out of work and school.
  • PennDOT Presenting Basin Street Safety Project

    May 09 2013
    The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation invites you to attend a public presentation and view plans display for the Basin Street Safety Improvement Project located in the City of Allentown.
  • Ground Broken for East Side Fire Station

    May 08 2013
    Ground was broken this morning for a new East Side Fire Station in the 700 block of N. Irving Street in Allentown. The ceremony was attended by Mayor Ed Pawlowski, Fire Chief Bob Scheirer, members of City Council, representatives of East Side neighborhood...
  • Pawlowski Honored with Small Business Award

    May 08 2013
    Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski was honored this morning with a U.S. Conference of Mayors Partner America 2013 Small Business Advocate Award.
  • Allentown Named Playful City for Fifth Time

    May 07 2013
    The City of Allentown is a Playful City USA community for the fifth consecutive year. Allentown is one of 217 cities and towns across the country and eight in Pennsylvania to earn the distinction.
  • Sixth Annual Blues Brews & Barbecue Lineup Announced

    May 01 2013
    The musical line-up is set for Allentown’s Sixth Annual Blues, Brews & Barbecue Festival to take place on Saturday, June 8, 2013. This free event, presented by the City of Allentown and Hamilton District Main Street Program, fills Hamilton Street with de...
  • Gun Buyback Scheduled for May 4

    May 01 2013
    Residents of the City of Allentown have an opportunity to rid themselves of unwanted firearms and receive a gift card in return. The city will conduct a Gun Buyback Program on Saturday, May 4 from 10am-2pm at Iglesia Christiana Emmanuel Church at 113 N. E...
  • Elementary Students Earn Fire Truck Ride

    April 29 2013
    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.
  • City Launches Public-Private Facade Improvement Partnership

    April 29 2013
    The City of Allentown today launched a public-private partnership that will enhance the appearance of buildings and spur investment within city districts adjacent to its Neighborhood Improvement Zone.
  • Water and Sewer Concession Lease Approved

    April 26 2013
    Allentown City Council has approved a 50-year concession lease of the city’s Water and Sewer Utility System to the Lehigh County Authority.
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