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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 $114,900 which is roughly $73/per square foot. More Allentown information.

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2 hrs ago | The Morning Call

PennDOT stops short of stop light at MacArthur ramp

Q: MacArthur Road at the Route 22 interchange is looking great. After all the money spent for this much-needed improvement to benefit vehicular as well as pedestrian traffic, I'm rather disappointed that the 'yield' sign remains at the end of the ramp from Route 22 west to MacArthur Road north, near the Lehigh Valley Mall.

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6 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

Last call for W-B chief paramedic

WARREN RUDA / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Sean Chandler started his paramedic career in February 1976, when he was hired by Wilkes-Barre officials to fill in during vacations.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

WFMZ

Allentown man arrested after Easton shooting

Police have nabbed an Allentown teen wanted in connection with a shooting in Easton.

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WFMZ

Crews manage house fire in Allentown

Crews on scene say they made quick work of a house fire in Allentown Saturday. The fire was reported around 5 p.m. in the 100 block of South 17th Street.

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NJ.com

Charges against Allentown police chief's son were appropriate,...

Misdemeanor charges filed against the son of Allentown police Chief Joel Fitzgerald after he allegedly pointed a gun at two Lehigh County detectives in Whitehall Township were appropriate, says Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin.

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NJ.com

Great Allentown Fair: Five tricks to win a recipe contest

If the judges could tell you one thing before you enter your favorite plate into one of The Great Allentown Fair culinary contests, it would be this: Don't get crazy.

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The Morning Call

REVIEW: Hunter Hayes at Allentown Fair is good, and real, country music

For the better part of the past decade, country music aimed at young listeners has been neither good, nor really country, and even worse when performed live.

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The Morning Call

A sculpture made of borrowed ladders will rise in Allentown Arts Park

Rise Together Allentown is a collaborative art project designed to engage community members in Allentown and throughout the Lehigh Valley.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Morning Call

Labor Day weekend fun at the Allentown Fair

Nothing like some ice cream on a hot summer day at the Allentown Fair. New attractions include the Fired Up High Dive Show and the Elephant Encounter.

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WFMZ

Allentown police chief's son arrested after allegedly pointing loaded gun at detectives

Officials say the son of Allentown Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald was arrested after he allegedly pointed a loaded gun at two Lehigh County detectives.

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WFMZ

Neighbors in Easton react to recent shooting

Easton Police say gunshots rang out early Saturday morning just two blocks from a brazen daylight shooting less than 24 hours earlier.

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NJ.com

Witness chased by attackers during Allentown stabbing, police say

A witness to an Allentown man being stabbed in the bathroom of the rooming house where he lived was chased away by the attackers, city police said.

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Examiner.com

America On Wheels celebrates 100 years of Dodge

To commemorate Dodge's 100 years of existence, America On Wheels Museum in Allentown is celebrating this milestone with a 100th Anniversary special that showcases the technological advances of the 30s and 40s, unique design in the 50s, outstanding horsepower in the 70s, which ultimately drove efficiency through the 80s and 90s.

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The Morning Call

REVIEW: Tim McGraw seems more settled, serious -- but still good -- at Allentown Fair

Tim McGraw performs Friday at the Great Allentown Fair. CHRIS KNIGHT / SPECIAL TO THE MORNING CALL So now, at 47 and after 20 years of topping the charts, McGraw seems to have started a smooth and subtle transition into legacy artist, as was obvious Friday at his concert headlining Allentown Fair's grandstand.

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The Morning Call

REVIEW: Lady Antebellum is nearly flawless at Allentown Fair: 5 reasons why

A day after Allentown Fair's grandstand crowd saw a musical act, Motley Crue, disappointingly limp away in its farewell tour, on Thursday it saw a musical act at the peak of its prowess in a near-perfect show: Lady Antebellum.

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WFMZ-TV Allentown

History's Headlines: Hopalong Cassidy visits the Lehigh Valley

The adults had "Gunsmoke," "Maverick" and "Have Gun-Will Travel" at night. But kid's TV time was Saturday morning and at weekend movie matinees.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Morning Call

Allentown's Woofstock: Let the dogs out

With Musikfest in the rear view mirror and the Allentown Fair wrapping up Monday, consider letting the dogs out for their own festival of fun this weekend.

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NJ.com

Allentown man charged with robbery after punching a man in Bethlehem, court records say

While walking home about 2:35 a.m. Nov. 22 from a Bethlehem bar, Ramon A. Benitez told police he was approached by two men who then began punching him in the face, records say.

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The Morning Call

'I tried to shoot you but the gun didn't go off,' testimony shows man told Allentown officer

Allentown officer Jason Ammary stood 10 feet from a man pointing a gun at his face and trying desperately to get it to fire.

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WFMZ

Woman arrested for snorting coke with child in car

Heather Ann Simon, who resides in the 4700 block of Yorkshire Drive in the township, was observed snorting the coke in Allentown on Aug. 16. When state police at Fogelsville went to her home to check on the welfare of the child that evening, Simon was arrested for driving under the influence, possession of drug paraphernalia and recklessly ... (more)

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