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Entries for November 2020

  • Homepage, Health

    Residents Urged to Follow Guidance

    November 23 2020
    COVID-19 case counts are climbing rapidly across Pennsylvania.
  • Homepage, Health

    AHB Seeks Help with Close Contacts

    November 18 2020
    Positive COVID-19 test results are coming into the Allentown Health Bureau faster than staff can keep up in reaching out to close contacts.
  • Homepage, Public Works, Recycling & Solid Waste

    Yard Waste Collection Schedule

    November 18 2020
    The Allentown Bureau of Recycling and Solid Waste is announcing the fall yard waste collection schedule.
  • Homepage, Police

    Police Officers Take Oath

    November 17 2020
    Mayor Ray O’Connell and Chief of Police Glenn Granitz Jr. officiated at a brief city hall ceremony this afternoon where new Allentown police officers were sworn in.
  • Homepage, Parks & Recreation

    Recreation at Home

    November 17 2020
    The Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation is embarking on a virtual programming series entitled “Recreation at Home” focusing on children of all ages and abilities and families.
  • Homepage, Public Works, Streets

    Bridge Closure Date Scheduled

    November 16 2020
    The bridge on West Gordon Street and over Jordan Creek in the City of Allentown is expected to be closed for nearly nine months for reconstruction beginning on Monday, November 30.
  • Homepage, Fire

    AFD Extending Permits

    November 11 2020
    Due to the rapid increase in COVID-19 case counts, the Allentown Fire Department is extending the permit period of childcare facilities and food establishments.
  • Homepage, Community and Economic Development

    Lights in the Parkway Opens November 27

    November 10 2020
    The City of Allentown is partnering with Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital to present the 24th season of Lights in the Parkway.
  • Homepage, Health

    Health Licenses Extended; Testing Suspended

    November 09 2020
    Due to rising COVID-19 case counts and the need to expand contact tracing notifications, the Allentown Health Bureau is extending the licenses of child-care facilities and restaurants.
  • Homepage, Streets

    Downtown Street Closure Scheduled

    November 06 2020
    Hamilton Street will be closed from 10th Street to 9th Street on Monday, November 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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