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    City Revises Christmas Tree Collection

    January 05 2021
    Fake snow may look appealing on a Christmas tree, but it is not good for the mulch that the City of Allentown produces from those discarded trees.
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    Christmas Tree Collection Scheduled

    January 04 2021
    Christmas trees and other yard waste will be collected in the city of Allentown during the weeks of Sunday, January 10 and Sunday, January 17.
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    Boil Water Advisory Lifted

    December 31 2020
    A Boil Water Advisory issued on Sunday for a portion of the city following a massive Lehigh County Authority water main break on Devonshire Road has been lifted.
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    Portion of City Under Boil Water Advisory

    December 27 2020
    A Boil Water Advisory has been issued for a portion of the city following a massive Lehigh County Authority water main break early this morning on Devonshire Road between Mack Boulevard and 12th Street.
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    Flood Warning Expires

    December 23 2020
    A Flood Warning for the city issued by the National Weather Service expired at noon Friday. 
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    Holiday Trash & Recycling Schedule

    December 22 2020
    The Bureau of Recycling and Solid Waste is announcing its Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve Trash and Recycling Collection schedule.
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    Snow Removal Operation Scheduled

    December 17 2020
    The City of Allentown Bureau of Streets will begin snow removal operations on Thursday, December 17 at 7 p.m. 
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    Snow Emergency Lifted Effective 1 PM

    December 17 2020
    The Snow Emergency in the city of Allentown was lifted at 1 p.m. on Thursday, December 17, 2020.
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    Snow Emergency Declared

    December 15 2020
    Mayor Ray O’Connell is declaring a Snow Emergency in the City of Allentown effective at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 16, 2020.
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    Wednesday Night Trash Collection Cancelled

    December 15 2020
    Due to the anticipated December 16 snowstorm, the City of Allentown is cancelling trash collection Wednesday night, December 16.
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