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Entries for October 2014

  • Homepage, Streets

    Heart of the City Funding Announced

    October 31 2014
    Improvements are coming to the 500 and 600 blocks of Chew Street in the Heart of the City neighborhood thanks to an infusion of state and city dollars and funding committed by Sacred Heart HealthCare System.
  • Homepage, Health

    Pawlowski Awarded Let's Move! Gold Medal

    October 30 2014
    The National League of Cities (NLC) is recognizing Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski for recent completion of key health and wellness goals for Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties (LMCTC).
  • Homepage, Community and Economic Development

    Warming Station Opens November 1

    October 29 2014
    A warming station for the homeless will be open every night from 7pm to 7am at Alliance Hall at 6th and Chew streets in Allentown beginning November 1.
  • Homepage, Streets

    8th St Bridge Temporary Detour

    October 27 2014
    The contractor at the Eighth Street Bridge rehabilitation project will implement a daytime detour from 9AM to 3PM on Thursday, December 4 for bridge deck placements.
  • Homepage, Police

    APD Officer Honored for Valor

    October 21 2014
    Allentown Police Officer David Howells III was among more than 40 Greater Philadelphia Area police officers, firefighters, and correctional officers honored this month for extraordinary acts of courage, empathy, and meritorious service during a ceremony a...
  • Homepage, Public Works, Streets

    Consultants Presenting Stormwater Study

    October 20 2014
    Consulting engineers for the City of Allentown will present their findings from a study of the Livingston Watershed Stormwater Collection system on Wednesday, October 29. The public is invited to attend the presentation which will be held at 6pm at West E...
  • Homepage, Parks & Recreation

    Spectators Enjoy 2014 Halloween Parade

    October 20 2014
    A terrific turnout and fantastic performances marked the 2014 Allentown Halloween Parade which marched through the streets of the city on Sunday, October 19.
  • Homepage, Police

    Ceremony Held for New Police Officers

    October 17 2014
    The Allentown Police Department is now up to 207 sworn officers and growing. Four new police officers were sworn-in this morning and two more received their badges during a ceremony in City Council chambers.
  • Homepage, Streets

    Schreiber's Bridge Closing for Repairs

    October 17 2014
    Schreiber’s Bridge at Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Lehigh Parkway East in the city of Allentown will be closed for approximately five weeks for repairs.
  • Homepage, Planning & Zoning, Community and Economic Development

    Downtown on the Move Meetings Scheduled

    October 15 2014
    Members of the public are invited to discuss and explore options for land use and transportation alternatives as well as the physical appearance of Downtown Allentown on Tuesday, October 21 at the Lehigh County Government Center Public Hearing Room at Sev...
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