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Entries for August 2014

  • Homepage, Mayor's Office, Community and Economic Development

    "Rise Together Allentown" PPL Center & Allentown Arts Park Celebration Scheduled

    August 27 2014
    Members of the public can get their first view of the brand new PPL Center and be entertained by the city’s arts community at the “Rise Together Allentown” PPL Center Open House and Arts Park Celebration on Saturday, September 13 beginning at 1pm.
  • Homepage, Public Works, Streets

    Temporary Closings of 8th St Bridge

    August 26 2014
    The contractor at the Eighth Street Bridge rehabilitation project will implement a daytime detour on Wednesday, September 24 from 9am to 3pm for bridge deck placements.
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    Marine Band Appearing September 21

    August 25 2014
    The Marine Band is scheduled to perform in concert at Allentown’s West Park on Sunday, September 21 at 3pm. This has been rescheduled from the last anticipated date of Wednesday, September 17 at 7pm.
  • Homepage, Public Works

    15th Street Bridge Sidewalks

    August 21 2014
    The pedestrian sidewalks on the 15th Street bridge in the city of Allentown are open to the public!
  • Homepage, Public Works, Streets

    Street Paving in Arena Zone

    August 20 2014
    The streets surrounding the Arena Project will be closed for paving. A list of streets effected follows:
  • Homepage, Parks & Recreation

    Jordan Pool Closed for 2014 Season

    August 20 2014
    Due to a significant leak in the swimming pool, Jordan Park pool is closed for the season. Staff found the pool half-empty this morning and discovered a large leak. Rather than restoring water levels and chemistry for a re-opening just prior to closing f...
  • Homepage, Police

    Gun Buyback Scheduled for August 23

    August 07 2014
    Residents of the City of Allentown can turn-in their unwanted firearms and get a gift card in return. The city will conduct a Gun Buyback Program on Saturday, August 23 from 10am-2pm at The Armory at 15th & Allen streets.
  • Homepage, Police

    Text 911 Expands to Four Major Carriers

    August 01 2014
    The City of Allentown has successfully completed its TEXT to 9-1-1 deployment for all major wireless carriers.
  • Commemorative Brick Pick-up Scheduled

    August 01 2014
    Donors of some 1100 commemorative bricks retrieved from the arena block at the northwest corner of Seventh & Hamilton streets in Allentown can be reclaimed during two opportunities in August.