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Entries for December 2018

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    New Year's Eve Festivities Update

    December 31 2018
    Due to the weather forecast of heavy rain today and into the evening, The Groove Merchants, the band scheduled to play at the New Year’s Eve festivities in downtown Allentown, will not perform. However, the countdown and fireworks will still be observed ...
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    Parks Dept Awarded IronPigs Charities Grant

    December 21 2018
    The Allentown Department of Parks & Recreation’s Summer Playground Program as well as Cedar Sports Day will have even more sports equipment for the summer of 2019!
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    Allentown Seeks Seasonal Employees

    December 20 2018
    Summer season employees of the City of Allentown will enjoy higher pay rates in 2019.
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    Holiday Trash & Recycling Schedule

    December 19 2018
    The Allentown Bureau of Recycling and Solid Waste is announcing its Christmas and New Year’s Trash and Recycling Collection schedule.
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    City Receives Dog Park Grant

    December 17 2018
    The City of Allentown Parks and Recreation Department is receiving a $2,500 grant from the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) for the Dixon Street Dog Park.
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    Mayor's Proposed Budget in Effect for 2019

    December 16 2018
    Mayor Ray O'Connell has vetoed the 2019 city budget approved by city council. As a result, according to the provisions of the voter-approved Home Rule Charter, which carries a December 15 deadline for an approved budget, the mayor's original budget propos...
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    Shop with a Cop Brightens Holidays

    December 14 2018
    Members of the Allentown Police Department helped brighten the holidays for 13 city youth and their families.
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    Street Closures Scheduled

    December 13 2018
    A trio of projects will necessitate street closures in the City of Allentown during the week of Monday, December 17.
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    Tenth Street Clsoure Scheduled

    December 11 2018
    Tenth Street in the city of Allentown from Hamilton Street to Linden Street will be closed on Wednesday, December 12 from 7:00am to 11:00am for a crane to set up and lift HVAC units at 24 N. 10th Street.
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    AHB Participating in Get Help Now Week

    December 07 2018
    The Allentown Health Bureau will offer naloxone for a limited time on Thursday, December 13 as part of Stop Overdoses in PA: Get Help Now Week.
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