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Entries for August 2018

  • Homepage, Fire

    Jim Wehr Named Interim Fire Chief

    August 16 2018
    Mayor Ray O’Connell today appointed Jim Wehr interim chief of the Allentown Fire Department. He succeeds Chief Lee Laubach whose retirement is effective tomorrow.
  • Homepage, Parks & Recreation

    Pools Schedules Revised

    August 15 2018
    The City of Allentown will push back the scheduled closing dates of Mack and Jordan pools and will close Cedar Pool for the season due to flooding.
  • Homepage, Streets

    Downtown Lane Restrictions Scheduled

    August 14 2018
    Work associated with a pair of construction projects will result in traffic delays downtown.
  • Homepage, Finance

    Moody's Affirms City's Debt Rating

    August 13 2018
    Moody's Investors Service has affirmed the city of Allentown’s A3 General Obligation debt rating, but revised its outlook to negative from stable.
  • Homepage, Parks & Recreation

    Flooding Closes Cedar Beach Pool

    August 13 2018
    Floodwaters from Cedar Creek are forcing the closing of Allentown’s Cedar Beach Pool for the second time this summer.
  • Homepage, Parks & Recreation

    Allentown Earns 39th Tree City USA Designation

    August 13 2018
    The non-profit Arbor Day Foundation is recognizing Allentown as a Tree City USA for the 39th year!
  • Homepage, Human Resources

    O'Connell Nominates Human Resources Director

    August 10 2018
    Allentown Mayor Ray O’Connell today nominated Meloney J. Sallie-Dosunmu to be Director of the Department of Human Resources.
  • Homepage, Parks & Recreation

    Cedar Pool Re-Opens August 10

    August 09 2018
    Allentown’s Cedar Beach Pool will re-open Friday, August 10 at 12 noon. The pool had been closed as a result of Cedar Creek flooding on Saturday, August 4 and the necessary clean-up and refilling that followed.
  • Homepage, Parks & Recreation

    Halloween Parade Registration Open

    August 09 2018
    The City of Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation is seeking registrations for the 2018 Allentown Halloween Parade, scheduled for Sunday, October 14.
  • Homepage, Parks & Recreation

    Saturday "The BC Combo" Concert Ppd

    August 08 2018
    “The BC Combo” concert at West Park on August 11 as part of the Allentown Department of Parks & Recreation’s 2018 Saturday in the Park concert series has been postponed due to the inclement weather forecast.  No new date has been set.
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