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An aggressive dog on the loose or an unprovoked attack on an innocent pet? An Allentown woman is demanding answers after a man shot and killed her dog on Wednesday.
The College Street Gallery, a well-loved fixture of the Allentown art scene since 1997, is being evicted from the space it now occupies at the west end of Allen St. near Nietzsche's.
Chief Joel Fitzgerald said it's great to see the community working with the police department to make Allentown a safer place to live.
An Allentown man accused of hitting his terminally ill wife after she woke him up during the night reached a deal with prosecutors this week.
Children can learn speaking, movement and other performance skills, develop characters and storyline and make puppets in free theater workshops presented by Allentown Public Theatre beginning Saturday.
"We opened the Hazleton office at a client's request, to support their expansion in the area," said Chris Garner, president of Berks & Beyond.
When the new hockey arena opens in center square Allentown this September, it's going to get significantly harder to find a parking space on downtown streets especially for local residents on arena event nights.
The Color Run, one of the largest event series in the nation, will be at Cedar Creek Park in Allentown Oct. 4. "We call The Color Run the 'happiest 5K on the planet' because our events bring together friends and family in a unique, healthy, and fun environment," said Travis Snyder, founder of The Color Run.
It took five Allentown police officers to arrest a drunken city man, who later elbowed an officer in the face, according to court records.
That plan stipulates UGI will replace replace its cast iron mains within 14 years and its bare steel mains within 30 years.
Located at 732 Hamilton St. just steps from the new hockey arena , the yet-to-be-named restaurant will be part of City Center Lehigh Valley, a mixed-use development in the city's downtown, Don and Diane Saylor announced this morning.
Motley Crue kicked off its "All Bad Things Must Come to an End" final tour in Grand Rapids, Mich., last week, and the show gave a preview of what's in store for concert-goers at Allentown Fair on Aug. 27. The sold-out July 2 show at Van Andel Arena started a tour scheduled to reach 72 markets before hitting international territories in 2015.
Of all the new development and construction in recent months in downtown Allentown's center square located at Seventh and Hamilton Streets, it now comes down to whether or not city planners and officials will allow signage in the new Hamilton Street district to brighten up the night sky or not.
Dozens of kids are skipping the beach or the pool and instead doing some work for a good cause this summer.
A Tuesday afternoon crash in Allentown resulted in two blocks of Emaus Avenue being closed, and some residents left without power, according to fire officials.
The accident was reported around 11 a.m. Tuesday in the 600 block of North Seventh Street in Perkasie, on the grounds of Guth Elementary School.
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