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Entries for January 2014

  • Pawlowski Delivers State of the City Message

    January 31 2014
    “The state of our city is one of resurgence,” said Mayor Ed Pawlowski as he delivered his 2014 State of the City address today to some 135 members and guests of the Allentown Rotary Club.
  • Trexler Park Named Favorite

    January 31 2014
    The City of Allentown’s Trexler Park has been named Favorite Park by respondents to a 2013 Love Where You Live survey by Lehigh Valley Real Estate Weekly, a publication of the Lehigh Valley Association of Realtors.
  • Electronics Recycling Offered This Saturday

    January 29 2014
    The City of Allentown Bureau of Recycling & Solid Waste is offering an opportunity for city residents to recycle electronic devices this Saturday, February 1 from 1pm to 3 pm at the Yard Waste Site at Fish Hatchery Road and Oxford Drive.
  • City, County Partner with "Y" on Code Blue

    January 22 2014
    Beginning tomorrow, January 23, the Allentown YMCA-YWCA will open its doors as a temporary shelter during certain Code Blue nights. The volunteer move by the “Y” was announced today by Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski, Lehigh County Executive Tom Muller and Y...
  • Honors for Standout Youths

    January 22 2014
    The winners of the City of Allentown “Catch a Young Person Doing Something Right” campaign will be honored at a reception on Thursday, January 23, at 6:30pm at LifeChurch at 1401 E. Cedar Street.
  • Trash & Recycling Collection Cancelled

    January 21 2014
    Normal Tuesday night trash and recycling collections in the City of Allentown are cancelled. This affects center city Allentown and part of east Allentown.
  • Traffic Delays Anticipated

    January 17 2014
    The contractor for the American Parkway bridge project is beginning utility relocation work in the vicinity of Bridge Street at Front Street.
  • See a Pothole, Phone the Hotline

    January 15 2014
    Motorists who encounter a pothole on streets maintained by the City of Allentown are urged to call the city’s Pothole Hotline. Mayor Ed Pawlowski says callers to the city’s Pothole Hotline at 610-437-8775 can generally anticipate swift action.
  • Mayor, Councilmembers Sworn-In

    January 07 2014
    Mayor Ed Pawlowski was sworn-in for his third term in office and City Councilpersons Julio Guridy, Ray O’Connell, Cynthia Mota, Daryl Hendricks and Joe Davis took their oaths of office before a packed house last night in Allentown City Council Chambers.
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    Health Bureau Offers Free Radon Test Kits

    January 07 2014
    The Allentown Health Bureau in cooperation with the American Lung Association and the PA Department of Environmental Protection is offering free radon test kits to Lehigh Valley residents that have never completed a prior radon test in their home.
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