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Allentown designated runner-friendly community
Carrollton, Georgia; Cleveland, Tennessee; Georgetown, Texas and Mesa, Arizona are the other four cities to earn the designation.
Allentown adding housing inspectors , clerk
The ordinance provides for the hiring of two housing inspectors, each budgeted at annual salaries of $50,560 ,and one clerk, who will be paid $44,045 annually.
Fire in center city Allentown quickly contained
69 NewsALLENTOWN, Pa. - A fire in center city Allentown Wednesday morning was quickly brought under control.The call came in shortly after 9 a.m. for a fire in a third-floor apartment in the 600 block of Hamilton Street. Firefighters arrived to find heavy smoke on the building's third floor, accordi
Allentown neighborhoods improving , but still struggling in NIZ shadow
Pastor Bob Stevens should be happy. More people are coming to his Zion’s Reformed United Church of Christ. Increasing numbers of visitors also are dropping by the church museum memorializing the safe hiding of the Liberty Bell. In the literal shadow of Allentown’s newest, high-tech office building,.
Lehigh County Coroner seeks Allentown man 's next of kin
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - The Lehigh County Coroner is seeking relatives of Allentown man Franics J. Biszek, who was pronounced dead Friday morning at his residence.
Authorities looking for family of 80-year-old who died in Allentown
Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding family members of an 80-year-oldAllentownman who died Friday morning at his home.The Lehigh County Coroner's Office says in a news release that Francis J. Biszek was pronounced dead at 11:41 a.m. The release says he died of natural causes."Anyo
2 hospitalized after ` shooting incident ' in Allentown
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Two people were taken to local hospitals after a shooting incident in Allentown.It happened around 11 p.m. Thursday in the 500 block of Tilghman Street, where a heavy police presence could be seen.Investigators said they also found evidence in the 900 block of Liberty Street.Police
Diocese of Allentown Bishop responds to report on abuse allegations
In a press release issued today, the Diocese announced that more than 80,000 households across the Diocese of Allentown will soon be receiving a letter from Bishop Alfred Schlert regarding the status of the report.