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Entries for April 2013

  • Elementary Students Earn Fire Truck Ride

    April 29 2013
    The City of Allentown along with the Allentown Fire Department in partnership with the Allentown School District is rewarding the hard work of some elementary school students with a ride to school in a fire engine.
  • City Launches Public-Private Facade Improvement Partnership

    April 29 2013
    The City of Allentown today launched a public-private partnership that will enhance the appearance of buildings and spur investment within city districts adjacent to its Neighborhood Improvement Zone.
  • Water and Sewer Concession Lease Approved

    April 26 2013
    Allentown City Council has approved a 50-year concession lease of the city’s Water and Sewer Utility System to the Lehigh County Authority.
  • Linden to be Closed for Water Main Replacement

    April 22 2013
    A contractor for the City of Allentown will begin work to replace a water main at the intersection of N. Hall Street & Linden Street on Friday, April 26, 2013.
  • Allentown Participates in Drug Take Back Day

    April 22 2013
    It’s time to clean out the medicine cabinet and get rid of potentially dangerous controlled substances by bringing them to the National Drug Take Back on Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 10am – 2pm.
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    Former Mill to Be Demolished

    April 19 2013
    The multi-story set of buildings at 332-348 Front and W. Gordon streets (a.k.a. Ribbon Works) that were built to house the old Weilbacher Silk Mill business in the city of Allentown will be demolished by the city for safety reasons.
  • Registration Open for Park Fitness Programs

    April 17 2013
    The City of Allentown’s Department of Parks and Recreation is accepting registration for several fitness programs running in Allentown’s beautiful park system this spring, summer and fall.
  • Pawlowski Receives Award for Excellence

    April 16 2013
    Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski has been honored with the 2013 Governor’s Award for Local Government Excellence.
  • Great Allentown Cleanups Scheduled

    April 12 2013
    Approximately 750 community volunteers are expected to participate in Mayor Ed Pawlowski’s 7TH Annual Great Allentown Cleanups from Saturday, April 20 through Saturday, May 11.
  • Pawlowski Announces 19th Street Facade Program

    April 09 2013
    The City of Allentown is committing an initial $50,000 to complete façade projects for any buildings that front along 19th Street from Liberty Street to Tilghman Street.
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