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Entries for April 2014

  • Public Works, Streets

    Eighth Street Bridge Rehab to Begin May 5

    April 28 2014
    PennDOT’s more than two-year rehabilitation project on the Albertus L. Meyers Bridge, more commonly known as the Eighth Street Bridge in Allentown, is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 5. The southbound travel lane will be closed and detoured while a sing...
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    City Site of PA Society Annual Meeting

    April 25 2014
    More than 500 persons have made reservations to attend the Pennsylvania Society’s 116th Annual Meeting and Luncheon in Allentown today.
  • Homepage, Parks & Recreation

    Trexler Park Resurfacing Rescheduled

    April 25 2014
    The closing of Allentown’s Trexler Park for a pavement resurfacing project beginning on Tuesday, April 29 is being rescheduled due to the inclement weather forecast. The work is now scheduled for Thursday, May 1 and Friday, May 2.
  • Time for Great Allentown Cleanup

    April 24 2014
    Approximately 500 community volunteers are expected to participate in Mayor Ed Pawlowski’s 8TH Annual Great Allentown Cleanups. To date, 13 community groups, businesses and schools have scheduled clean-up activities.
  • Homepage, Fire, Health, Police, EMS Paramedics, Public Safety

    City Hosting Preparedness Event

    April 24 2014
    Get prepared! That's the object of a hands-on public event on Wednesday, April 30 from 3pm-to-7pm at Mack South Fire Station at 1902 Lehigh Street.
  • Mayor Pawlowski Honors Volunteers

    April 22 2014
    April is National Volunteer Month. Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski marked the occasion last Thursday evening with a ceremony in City Council Chambers to honor 12 persons with a Mayor’s Service Award.
  • Allentown Earns 36th Tree City USA Designation

    April 22 2014
    Allentown is a Tree City USA for the 36th consecutive year! The recognition comes from the non-profit Arbor Day Foundation.
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    Text to 9-1-1 Unveiled in Allentown

    April 17 2014
    The City of Allentown is partnering with Telecommunications Systems Inc. (TSC) and Verizon Wireless to become one of less than (100) 9-1-1 Centers in the country to utilize technology to provide an interim solution for short message service (SMS) text mes...
  • Mini-Grants Awarded to Community Groups

    April 15 2014
    The City of Allentown is awarding mini-grants totaling nearly $7,000 to nine community groups to revitalize city blocks. Mayor Ed Pawlowski made the award announcement at a news conference this afternoon in City Council Chambers attended by representative...
  • Crews Pouring the Ice Floor at PPL Center

    April 11 2014
    Crews began pouring the arena floor this morning at PPL Center at Seventh & Hamilton streets in Downtown Allentown!
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