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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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2 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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4 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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NJ.com

Allentown unveils new portable skate park today

The idea of an Allentown skate park has been discussed on and off informally for years, but those talks always stalled among questions of costs and where it could be built.

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NJ.com

TURKEYS and TROPHIES: Easton Assassin belts out a killer of a song

If you're ever down on your luck and struggling, you'd be fortunate to cross paths with someone like Clinton Township Patrolman Andrew McCluskey.

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WFMZ-TV Allentown

Sunrise Chefs: Julie Intrepido-Kmetz & Heidi Givler

This your cooking skills are great? Consider registering for the culinary contests at the Allentown Fair.

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The Morning Call

Allentown Fair seeking blue ribbon contest entries

With more than 1,200 categories for adults and 135 for youth, the fair has endless opportunities for people to be recognized for their creativity.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Supporters flood Allentown streets for Gaza rally

The Israeli military announced Friday a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire will start in Gaza Saturday.

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WFMZ-TV Allentown

Member of Achuar Tribe visits Allentown on a mission

A member of a remote tribe from the Amazon rain forest in Ecuador has come to the Lehigh Valley to share a very important message.

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