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Allentown, Pennsylvania is located in Lehigh County. Zip codes in Allentown, PA include 18104, 18102, and 18103. The median home price in Allentown is $99,900 which is roughly $71/per square foot. More Allentown information.

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Richard Gere gives back to area agency

Richad Gere is known as an actor and philanthropist/activist, especially for the cause of human rights for Tibetans and fighting HIV.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Morning Call

Shopping Scout 04/19

Firewood to give: Lillian of Allentown is looking for someone, preferably a veteran, in need of firewood; she has some to give.

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NJ.com

Record Store Day 2014: Where to go to find exclusive releases and vintage vinyl

Main Street Jukebox in Stroudsburg, Pa. is one of several independent record stores celebrating Record Store Day on Saturday.

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WFMZ

Seriously injured woman freed from wrecked car near Kutztown

A woman was seriously injured when her car was hit head-on by a truck near Kutztown late Friday morning.

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NJ.com

Raid of Allentown home leads to 13 drug-related arrests, police say

Allentown police and the emergency response team made 13 arrests Thursday night following a raid on a city row home that uncovered an alleged marijuana dealing operation.

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WFMZ-TV Allentown

Allentown overcharged suburbs more than $2.1 million for sewer fees

Allentown will be repaying more than $2.1 million to surrounding municipalities that were over-charged for sewer fees by the city.

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GlobeNewswire

Quality Carriers Expands in Eastern Pennsylvania

Quality Carriers, Inc. , the leading North American bulk chemical carrier, has expanded its dry bulk presence in Eastern Pennsylvania.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Morning Call

Pop-up exhibit at Allentown Art Museum bridges gap between museum and arts community

What is a "pop-up?" It's a new term in art circles that means a quick-hit exhibition of only a few days - sometimes only a few hours - where artists can get their work seen but reduce overhead by basically popping in and out of otherwise expensive gallery space.

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Chart-topping R&B-pop singer Jason Derulo to headline Musikfest

R&B-pop singer Jason Derulo, whose song "Talk Dirty" is currently the No. 1 song at Top 40 radio, will headline Musikfest 's main Steel Stage at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 3, it was announced Thursday.

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Examiner.com

AV Expo in the Lehigh Valley

The 7th Annual Audio-Visual Technology Expo was held on Wednesday at Coca-Cola Park.

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WFMZ

No work done on housing project years after awarding of grant

The promise in 2012 was more than $1 million of public and private funds to turn seven blighted homes in Allentown's historic district into affordable housing within two years.

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WFMZ-TV Allentown

Allentown camp features former NFL players

A new camp is coming to Allentown this summer that teaches kids sports fundamentals along with character.

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The Times-Tribune

Allentown unveils 911 texting service

The Allentown 911 Center became one of only a handful of emergency dispatch units in the nation to use text messaging when a person needs help, city officials announced Thursday.

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NJ.com

Prostitutes from Maryland worked out of downtown Allentown hotel, police say

Allentown police say a trio from Maryland was running a prostitution business out of the Holiday Inn in downtown Allentown.

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The Morning Call

Emmaus' Dane DeHaan to dish on Spiderman, Green Goblin

Former Hornet Dane DeHaan, Spiderman's friend turned Green Goblin in the hotly anticipated "The Amazing Spiderman 2" coming out May 2 will join his castmates for a live Q and A session on Google+.

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Pools, parking and liquor license: long night for Allentown City Council

A controversial plan to require people to feed Allentown parking meters until 9 p.m. six days a week has been tabled until at least late May by City Council.

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Philadelphia Gay News

Rep. to introduce first-ever divorce equality bill

A Lehigh County state lawmaker plans to introduce the state's first piece of legislation to grant same-sex couples the right to divorce in Pennsylvania.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Morning Call

JCC film series continues with '50 Children'

'50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. & Mrs. Kraus' will be screened April 23 at the Allentown Jewish Community Center.

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Musikfest set to announce 8th headliner. Here's our guess at who it is.

Musikfest, the massive 10-day musical festival that takes over downtown Bethlehem every August, is saying that it will announce the eighth of its 10 headliners on Thursday morning.

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Allentown man gets up to 50 years in prison for second Emmaus bank robbery

An Allentown man already serving time in a Pennsylvania state prison for one Emmaus bank robbery was sentenced today for a second borough holdup.

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