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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 $109,900 which is roughly $70/per square foot. More Allentown information.

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People's Choice aims to please with more vendors, larger footprint

Thirty vendors have been added this year, according to assistant co-director Don Rockey, of Pine Grove Mills, creating an "inner circle" of vendors.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Police: Man shoots, kills pit bull

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.

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Art Voice

There Used to be a Gallery Here

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.

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WFMZ

Crime Watch group donates bike to Allentown police

Chief Joel Fitzgerald said it's great to see the community working with the police department to make Allentown a safer place to live.

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NJ.com

Allentown man accused of beating wife suffering from terminal cancer reaches plea deal

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.

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The Morning Call

Family Time: Free kids theater workshops on Saturdays

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.

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WFMZ

Berks-based staffing firm opens office in Hazleton

"We opened the Hazleton office at a client's request, to support their expansion in the area," said Chris Garner, president of Berks & Beyond.

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WFMZ-TV Allentown

ANIZDA hears downtown Allentown parking plan

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.

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The Morning Call

Lenape Chamber Ensemble explores electronic media in season opener

The Lenape Chamber Ensemble begins its 28th summer concert series Saturday in the auditorium of the new Life Sciences Building on the campus of Delaware Valley Community College in Doylestown.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Morning Call

Color Run comes to Allentown in October

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.

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NJ.com

Drunken Allentown man scuffles with five officers, elbows one in face, records say

It took five Allentown police officers to arrest a drunken city man, who later elbowed an officer in the face, according to court records.

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WFMZ

PUC approves UGI plan to replace gas lines sooner

That plan stipulates UGI will replace replace its cast iron mains within 14 years and its bare steel mains within 30 years.

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NJ.com

Former owners of The Shanty to open Allentown restaurant near hockey arena

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.

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The Morning Call

Motley Crue kicks off final tour; gives peek at what's in store for Allentown Fair

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.

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Examiner.com

Weather History: July 9: Record temps, storms, tropics, wind, flooding & snow

A hot blast of air in the middle of a sweltering summer pushed the mercury up to 115A at Fort Scott and Lawrence, KS.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

WFMZ

Commision reviews proposed new digital-video sign on Center Square building.

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.

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WFMZ

Maryland group gives back to Allentown

Dozens of kids are skipping the beach or the pool and instead doing some work for a good cause this summer.

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WFMZ

Two-vehicle accident closes part of Emaus Avenue in Allentown

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.

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WFMZ

2 injured in skydiving accident in Bucks County

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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NJ.com

Allentown business owner claims city lowballed her in eminent domain case because she's a woman

A rendering of the planned American Parkway Bridge in Allentown. An Allentown business owner claims the city has not offered fair market value for property that would be affected by the bridge project.

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