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    RACA Awarded $200,000 for Housing Rehab

    July 11 2019
    The Redevelopment Authority of the City of Allentown (RACA) will receive $200,000 for housing rehabilitation as one of 211 projects being awarded $51.2 million across the Commonwealth for the 2018/19 Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation E...
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    Cornell Studying Noise Pollution

    June 24 2019
    The City of Allentown is partnering with Cornell University and the Allentown Vision 2030 Comprehensive and Economic Development Plan to study noise pollution in the city. 
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    Downtown Site of Blues, Brews & Barbecue Saturday

    June 05 2019
    Downtown comes alive with Blues, Brews and Barbecue on Saturday!
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    Allentown Vision 2030 Meeting June 18

    May 29 2019
    The third 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 Tuesday, June 18 from 6:00-8:00pm at the JCC of the Lehigh Valley in the city’...
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    City Honored for Urban Design

    April 12 2019
    The American Planning Association (APA) is honoring the City of Allentown with a National Planning Achievement Award for Urban Design Gold Medal for the downtown development and urban design plan.
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    Allentown Celebrating Cinco de Mayo Weekend

    April 03 2019
    It’s time for mariachi and maracas in Downtown Allentown! 
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    Adventure Allentown Becoming Available

    April 02 2019
    Spring and summer recreation enthusiasts are learning about the multitude of leisure activities available throughout the City of Allentown in the newest edition of Adventure Allentown.
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    Allentown Addressing Lead Poisoning

    April 01 2019
    Allentown’s federally funded Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control Program is entering the home stretch having remediated 32 homes since its inception.
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    Non-Event Night Parking to be Free Near PPL Center

    March 26 2019
    On-street parking in the vicinity of PPL Center in Allentown on non-event nights will be free after 5:00 PM beginning Wednesday, May 1.
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    Firehouse Fridays Provide Free Youth Meals

    March 15 2019
    Building on the successful expansion of the free summer meal program for youth, Mayor Ray O’Connell announced this afternoon that the City of Allentown and its partners are extending the program to Firehouse Fridays after school.
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