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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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28 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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WFMZ

Local African natives worry about families back home & Ebola

Our area's growing West African community is fighting back against the deadly Ebola virus, now responsible for more than 1,500 deaths in the region.

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The Morning Call

Police: Drug-using couple break into South Whitehall home, fall asleep outside

South Whitehall police charged a couple with trespassing in a home Wednesday and then falling asleep outside after using drugs.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Art Daily

Italian masters exhibition ends in September at Allentown Art Museum

A traveling exhibition of master paintings by some of the greatest names in European art ends its East Coast summer residency at the Allentown Art Museum on Sunday, September 7. Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums features works by Italian Renaissance and Baroque masters such as Giovanni Bellini, Sandro ... (more)

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NJ.com

Man stabbed multiple times in Allentown, suspect in custody, police say

Allentown police found a 21-year-old city man near 12th and Turner streets with seven to eight stab wounds early this morning, said police Capt.

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WFMZ-TV Allentown

Fire-filled act performed at Allentown Fair

A new, high-flying act is being staged at the Allentown Fair, and it just may be the hottest show in town.

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The Morning Call

Trifecta goes counter-culture in new downtown Allentown office digs

The office space at Trifecta Technologies in downtown Allentown eschews the typical corporate work environment as a way to attract high-tech talent The office space at Trifecta Technologies in downtown Allentown eschews the typical corporate work environment as a way to attract high-tech talent The first thing you notice when you walk off the ... (more)

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NJ.com

Drunken man sucker punches Allentown cop during pat down, police say

An Allentown man is in jail today after allegedly punching a city police officer in the head as the officer conducted a pat down search, police said.

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NJ.com

Allentown's Eighth Street bridge closed to all traffic Wednesday, PennDOT says

A rendering of what the suicide-prevention fence planned for the Eighth Street Bridge in Allentown may look like.

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NJ.com

Allentown man breaks into ex-girlfriend's Bethlehem home while...

An Allentown man broke into his ex-girlfriend's Bethlehem home Wednesday morning, stole her cellphone and told her he'd return it if she gave him their child, according to court records.

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NJ.com

2008 Allentown rape, robbery case 'mired' in legal battle over DNA results

It's been six years since two men robbed two teens in Allentown and raped one of the victims behind a house.

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NJ.com

The Great Allentown Fair 2014: Festival part of food vendors' family legacies

For many of the vendors at The Great Allentown Fair , the annual summer festival has been a part of their family's legacy, their childhood and their life.

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Onward State

Creamery Ice Cream Heads To Bethlehem

Since October 2013, Penn State Berkey Creamery ice cream has been served in two of Bethlehem's finest restaurants, both located inside of the Historic Hotel Bethlehem .

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WFMZ-TV Allentown

Bethlehem City Council community development committee gives nod to Lehigh Valley Railway

Bethlehem City Council Community Development Committee members Wednesday evening unanimously passed a motion to recommend to city council to enact legislation for the creation of a railway authority in the Lehigh Valley.

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