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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.