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Entries for October 2013

  • MLK Jr. Drive Detour on Saturday

    October 30 2013
    The contractor for the 15th Street and Ward Street Bridge project has advised the City of Allentown that they will remove the bridge overhang brackets from the 15th Street Bridge over Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive on Saturday, November 2.
  • New Emergency Operations Center Ready

    October 29 2013
    When the need arises, the City of Allentown’s new Emergency Operations Center will be ready.
  • City Receives Second Pipeline Safety Grant

    October 25 2013
    The US Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration has awarded a nearly $44,000 grant to the City of Allentown for technical assistance relating to pipeline safety issues.
  • Riverfront Master Plan Honored

    October 22 2013
    The City of Allentown’s “Lehigh Riverfront Master Plan” has been awarded a Certificate of Merit from the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association.
  • Halloween Parade Winners Announced

    October 22 2013
    A terrific turnout, spooky decorations and fantastic performances marked the 2013 Allentown Halloween Parade which marched through the streets of the city on Sunday, October 20.
  • Muhlenberg Lake Getting Chimney Swift Tower

    October 21 2013
    The City of Allentown, working with the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the National Audubon Society and the Friends of the Allentown Parks, is adding a vertical accent to Muhlenberg Lake’s Sparkle Island. But the tower being constructed is a high-rise for birds...
  • Scott Henrick Named Firefighter of the Year

    October 17 2013
    Allentown Fire Department Battalion Chief Scott Henrick is being honored as the 2013 City of Allentown Fire Fighter of the Year. Henrick was recognized at the Allentown Fire Department’s annual memorial and awards service held today at Alumnae Hall Theatr...
  • City to Study Stormwater Collection

    October 16 2013
    The City of Allentown is going to expedite the start of an engineering study to get to the bottom of the issue of flooding in portions of the West End.
  • Drug Take Back Day Scheduled

    October 14 2013
    It’s time to inspect the medicine cabinet and dispose of potentially dangerous controlled substances by bringing them to the National Take Back Day drug collection event on Saturday, October 26.
  • DEP To Host Public Meeting

    October 11 2013
    The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 30 to discuss the air quality permit application submitted by Delta Thermo Energy, Inc. to construct a waste-to-energy plant on Kline's Island in the cit...
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