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    HUD Deputy Secretary Delivers Grant Funds

    October 20 2020
    U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development Deputy Secretary Brian Montgomery was in Allentown this morning to deliver two grant checks.
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    DCED Garners Awards

    October 05 2020
    Representatives of the Allentown Department of Community & Economic Development and the city Health Bureau may have lost out on a trip to the governor’s mansion, but they now have the hardware from two Governor’s Awards for Local Government Excellence...
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    Feds Award City $5.7 Million

    September 25 2020
    The City of Allentown is being awarded $5.7 million from the federal government to reduce lead paint hazards in city homes.
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    Halloween Parade Cancelled; Trick or Treat on October 30

    September 11 2020
    The 2020 Allentown Halloween Parade scheduled for Sunday, October 11 is cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic but Trick-or-Treat will be held in the city as scheduled.
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    Gallery Space Opening

    September 10 2020
    The Allentown Arts Commission and RE:find celebrate the opening of a new 1,650-square-foot gallery space in downtown Allentown with the inaugural group exhibition Transformation Decoded: Unimagined Possibilities, curated by ARTHAUS Gallery Director Debora...
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    Flood Damage Assistance from Red Cross

    August 06 2020
    The American Red Cross is mobilized across multiple counties, including Lehigh, to assist those impacted by the severe weather and flooding brought to the area by Tropical Storm Isaias.
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    Welcome to Allentown Mural Dedicated

    August 03 2020
    A dedication ceremony was held this morning for the "Welcome to Allentown" mural at the PPL substation at 120 S 8th Street.
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    Arts Commission Brings Power to the Arts

    July 22 2020
    The City of Allentown recognizes a unique opportunity to position itself among other American cities that are using public art as an instrument to restore neighborhoods, create community, and fortify economic changes that attract creative people and busin...
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    2020 Classics & Cruisers Cancelled

    July 15 2020
    The third annual Classics & Cruisers on Hamilton event in Allentown scheduled for Saturday, September 19 is being cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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    City Awarded Lead Grant

    July 02 2020
    The city of Allentown will use a $347,500 state grant to reduce lead hazards in owner-occupied and rental housing.
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