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    Hammel Named Firefighter of the Year

    October 12 2020
    Allentown firefighter Jonathon Hammel is being honored as the 2020 Allentown Fire Fighter of the Year.
  • Homepage, Parks & Recreation

    Golf Course Superintendent Honored

    October 08 2020
    Allentown Municipal Golf Course Superintendent Chris Reverie has been named a Grassroots Ambassador Leadership Award winner from the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA).
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    False Arrest Lawsuit Dismissed

    October 07 2020
    A 17-count civil rights lawsuit filed against the city of Allentown, the Allentown Police Department and four police officers has been dismissed on summary judgement by U.S. District Judge Joseph F. Leeson, Jr.
  • Homepage, Community and Economic Development

    DCED Garners Awards

    October 05 2020
    Representatives of the Allentown Department of Community & Economic Development and the city Health Bureau may have lost out on a trip to the governor’s mansion, but they now have the hardware from two Governor’s Awards for Local Government Excellence...
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    Firehouse Fridays Resume

    October 01 2020
    Children age 18 and under can pick-up a free meal at the Hibernia Fire Station every Friday from 3:00pm to 4:00pm beginning October 2. 
  • Homepage, Police

    APD Joins National ABLE Project

    September 30 2020
    The Allentown Police Department has been accepted into the Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement (ABLE) Project, Georgetown University Law Center’s national training and support initiative for U.S. law enforcement agencies committed to building a cultu...
  • Homepage, Community and Economic Development

    Feds Award City $5.7 Million

    September 25 2020
    The City of Allentown is being awarded $5.7 million from the federal government to reduce lead paint hazards in city homes.
  • Homepage, Community and Economic Development

    Halloween Parade Cancelled; Trick or Treat on October 30

    September 11 2020
    The 2020 Allentown Halloween Parade scheduled for Sunday, October 11 is cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic but Trick-or-Treat will be held in the city as scheduled.
  • Homepage, Public Works, Water Resources

    City & LCA Reach Tentative Settlement

    July 10 2020
    Negotiators for the City of Allentown and the Lehigh County Authority (LCA) have reached a tentative settlement ending years of disputes and litigation and solidifying their partnership on the concession lease of Allentown's water and sewer utility system...
  • Homepage, Parks & Recreation

    City Offers 7 Outdoor Pickleball Courts

    July 07 2020
    The City of Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation has striped seven tennis courts to turn them into multi-use tennis/pickleball courts. 
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