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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 $110,000 which is roughly $71/per square foot. More Allentown information.

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50 min ago | The Morning Call

A honey of a brew: Pair opens Allentown's first meadery

Colony Meadery produces more than 20 flavors of brew made from honey, from light and crisp to bold and spicy.

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2 hrs ago | NJ.com

Dad who allegedly drove drunk with kids on Father's Day sues police department

An Allentown man who accused of driving drunk with his two young children in the car on Father's Day is now trying to sue the Allentown Police Department .

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6 hrs ago | WFMZ

Chemical scare in Northampton prompts tips for safe recycling

A chemical scare at a plant in Northampton County has prompted a waste management facility to remind everyone about the do's and don'ts of recycling.

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9 hrs ago | NJ.com

Trial begins for man accused of shipping pot to wife's Allentown business

Trial began this morning for a Lower Saucon Township man accused of shipping high-grade marijuana and hashish to his wife's business in Allentown , first with UPS and then with FedEx.

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12 hrs ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown

Talkin' trash: garbage collection nights changing in Allentown

Starting on August 10th, the current trash collection zones in the city on a Sunday/Wednesday schedule will be switched to a Tuesday/Friday schedule.

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15 hrs ago | NJ.com

Embattled Allentown bar feels 'harassed' by Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board

Pitcher's Sports Bar & Grille, 570 Union Blvd. in Allentown, has received 11 citations from the Liquor Control Board over the past 10 years.

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18 hrs ago | The Morning Call

A visionary program

Averi Heffelfinger, 6, of Nazareth, jumps up and down in excitement after volunteer Jesse Long of Allentown tells her how many pins she knocked down on the camp's bowling trip to Jordan Lanes.

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20 hrs ago | NJ.com

Cops: Man wanted in high-speed chase after shoplifting flees again, hits cruiser

An Allentown man who in May led police on a high-speed chase after stealing clothes from Macy's tried to flee from police again on Saturday, but crashed after hitting a cruiser, Allentown police said.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

NJ.com

Pregnant woman injured after boyfriend speeds off as she tries get out of car, police say

Allentown police say a pregnant woman who repeatedly asked to be let out of her boyfriend's car during an argument was injured when he sped off as she tried to get out.

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WFMZ

Residents rally to save Green Pond farm from development

"Save Green Pond" is the rallying cry from people who live in one part of Northampton County, now that a developer wants to build hundreds of homes near a popular marsh area.

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WFMZ

Santa Valentin jailed for stealing $20,000

Fifty-one-year-old Santa Marta Valentin has been arrested for stealing $20,000 from E-Z Cash in Allentown.

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The Morning Call

Hit blues-rocker celebrating 40 years to play Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown

A hard-playing blues-rocker marking 40 years in the business and who recently headlined Bethlehem's Musikfest festival will return to the Lehigh Valley to play a far more intimate venue.

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NJ.com

Allentown man recounts terrifying close-call with Route 22 wrong-way driver

Ryan Koester had a close encounter with a wrong-way driver in the left lane on Route 22 in South Whitehall Township on July 26, 2014.

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SFGate

Bryn Mawr to drop SAT requirement for admission

Bryn Mawr College , the small private women's school on the Main Line, last week joined a growing number of schools around the country that no longer require the SAT or other standardized test scores for admission.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

WFMZ-TV Allentown

69 News Week In Review

It's time to take a look back at the stories making headlines this week in the 69 News Week In Review.

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Statecollege.com

Summer Academy at Penn State Helps Prepare Blind Students for College

Madeline Link, a junior in high school from Allentown, feels the rope ladder that leads to the high-ropes course at Stone Valley Vertical Adventures on Sunday.

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Daily Kos

A brief update on my wife

Recently I have received a number of direct communications inquiring about my wife Leaves on the Current and how she is doing in living with her cancer.

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The CPA Technology Advisor

Feds Charge Pennsylvania Woman with Embezzling $562K

Felicia Anne Straub knew that her boss suspected someone was embezzling from the Whitehall Township repo business where she worked as an office manager.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Morning Call

Orchestra accompanies 'Heaven and Earth' exhibit

'Justice and Peace Embracing,' ca. 1700, an oil on canvas by Antonio Balestra, is on display in 'Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Paintings from Glasgow Museums' at the Allentown Art Museum.

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The Morning Call

Fresh local produce finds new home in Hellertown

"Buy fresh, buy local" isn't just a mantra, it's a movement - with an ever-growing number of people wanting to not only eat healthier, but also support neighborhood businesses.

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