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Entries for August 2016

  • Homepage, Parks & Recreation

    Allentown Goes Red 5K Scheduled

    August 31 2016
    The Allentown Department of Parks & Recreation and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter are teaming-up next month for the Allentown Goes Red 5K & Fitness Festival.
  • Homepage, Streets

    Street Reopening Eases MLK Traffic

    August 30 2016
    The contractor for the Eighth Street Bridge rehabilitation project in the city of Allentown will temporarily reopen Harrison Street while Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive is closed for bridge repairs.
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    Temporary Closure of 8th St Bridge

    August 30 2016
    The contractor will detour northbound traffic on the Eighth Street Bridge from 9am to 3pm on Tuesday, August 30 and Wednesday, August 31.
  • Homepage, Parks & Recreation

    Jordan Pool Hours Adjusted

    August 29 2016
    The city of Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation is revising the hours of operation for Jordan Pool for the remainder of the season.
  • Homepage, Streets

    4th Street Paving Scheduled

    August 26 2016
    Weather permitting, 4th Street in the city of Allentown from Hamilton Street to Walnut Street will be closed to traffic on Monday, August 29.
  • Homepage, Streets

    Sixth Street Lane Closure Scheduled

    August 25 2016
    Sixth Street from Walnut Street to Hamilton Street will be reduced to one lane of traffic from Monday, August 29 to Wednesday, August 31 to allow for utility disconnects for the new Tower 6 Project.
  • Homepage, Community and Economic Development

    Branding Initiative Needs Public Participation

    August 19 2016
    The city of Allentown is partnering with North Star Destination Strategies to develop a community “Brand” for marketing the city to visitors, residents and businesses in the year 2017 and beyond. 
  • Homepage, Parks & Recreation

    Pool Closings & Doggie Dip Schedule

    August 18 2016
    The city of Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation is revising its end of the season pool closing and doggie dip program schedule.This change in schedule is due to staffing shortages that leave city facilities inadequately staffed to properly and sa...
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    Summer Concerts Rescheduled

    August 16 2016
    The city of Allentown has rescheduled three events from the Department of Parks & Recreation 2016 Summer Concert Series that had to be postponed due to inclement weather.
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    "Spectre" Rescheduled for August 20

    August 16 2016
    The city of Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation’s Movies in the Park series showing of “Spectre” has been rescheduled for Saturday, August 20 at West Park.
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