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    City Enters Favorite Park Contest

    June 13 2013
    A contest for America’s Favorite Park is underway and the City of Allentown is entering as one of the competitors. Coca-Cola is giving away a $100,000 recreational grant to the park that receives the most votes.
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    Allentown Boxer Finishes Second at Nationals

    June 11 2013
    The award medals are piling-up for 17-year-old Tyrone Arzeno of the Allentown Boxing Gym. The 108-pound sensation finished second in last month’s National Golden Glove Tournament of Champions in Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Homepage, Parks & Recreation, Community and Economic Development

    July 4 Celebration Expands to Street Festival

    June 06 2013
    For the first time in the history of the City of Allentown, our nation’s independence will be celebrated with a spectacular street festival, a “Star Spangled Celebration.” Allentown’s Fourth of July Festival will incorporate food and drink, music and act...
  • Homepage, Community and Economic Development

    Downtown Hosting Blues Brews & Barbecue

    June 05 2013
    Sometimes you just want more, so Allentown will celebrate its sixth annual Blues, Brews & Barbecue festival this Saturday with more barbecue than ever before!
  • Homepage, Community and Economic Development

    Main Street Programs Achieve 2013 Accreditation

    June 03 2013
    The City of Allentown’s Seventh Street Development Committee and Hamilton District Main Street Program have been designated as accredited National Main Street Programs for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the Nat...
  • Homepage, Parks & Recreation

    Allentown Readies Municipal Swimming Pools

    June 03 2013
    The City of Allentown Department of Parks & Recreation is busy getting swimming pools ready for the 2013 season. Cedar, Jordan and Irving pools will open on Saturday, June 8. Mack Pool will open on Saturday, June 15.
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    Arcelay Taking Mayor's Office to Neighbors

    May 24 2013
    City of Allentown Mayor’s Special Assistant Ismael Arcelay is extending office hours to city neighborhoods beginning Wednesday, June 5. Arcelay will entertain issues from his Mayor’s Office of Constituent Services from various locations in the city on tw...
  • Homepage, Police

    APD Commendations Awarded

    May 15 2013
    The Allentown Police Department honored more than 50 officers and members of the public at a 90 minute commendation and award presentation ceremony and memorial service today at the Scottish Rite Cathedral.
  • Homepage, Mayor's Office, Police, Public Safety

    Search Beginning for New APD Chief

    May 15 2013
    The search is beginning for the next police chief in the City of Allentown. Mayor Ed Pawlowski announced at an afternoon news conference that Robert Wasserman and his Massachusetts-based Strategic Policy Partnership would be starting the process of recrui...
  • Homepage, Community and Economic Development

    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.
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