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Entries for August 2020

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    Portion of MLK Closed

    August 21 2020
    Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. will be closed from Lehigh Street to S. 10th Street until 3:00 p.m. today to repair damage caused by Little Lehigh Creek floodwaters resulting from Tropical Storm Isaias.
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    Walnut Street Reopens

    August 20 2020
    Walnut Street reopened this afternoon from Lafayette Street to St Elmo Street.
  • Homepage, Public Works

    City Participating in DEP Climate Action

    August 20 2020
    Allentown is among 21 municipalities participating in the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) second year of its Local Climate Action Program (LCAP).
  • Homepage, Public Works, Recycling & Solid Waste

    City Warns of Illegal Dumping Scams

    August 20 2020
    The Allentown Bureau of Recycling & Solid Waste is urging residents to beware of persons offering to dispose of their junk.
  • Center City Street Closures

    August 18 2020
    Infrastructure improvements will necessitate some street closings in Downtown Allentown over the next week.
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    Roca Promoted to Assistant Chief

    August 14 2020
    Allentown Police Captain Charles Roca is being promoted to Assistant Chief of Police - Operations replacing retired Assistant Chief Stephen Vangelo.
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    MLK Drive Reopened

    August 13 2020
    Martin Luther King Jr. Drive is again open to traffic.
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    LCA Settlement Approved

    August 13 2020
    Allentown City Council has approved a settlement with the Lehigh County Authority (LCA) ending years of disputes and litigation and solidifying the partnership between the city and the Authority on the concession lease of Allentown’s water and sewer utili...
  • Homepage, Parks & Recreation

    Robin Hood Bridge Closed to All Traffic

    August 11 2020
    The Robin Hood (Catalina Ave.) Bridge in the city of Allentown’s Lehigh Parkway is closed to all pedestrian, equestrian, bicycle and vehicular traffic until further notice. 
  • Homepage, Police, Recycling & Solid Waste

    Possibly Rabid Dog Quarantined

    August 10 2020
    A stray tan Pit Bull involved in a fight with a rabid skunk in the 1200 block of South Seventh Street has been located and is being quarantined at the Lehigh County Humane Society.
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