Allentown News Archives

The Allentown School District will receive $10m to balance the budget and avoid cutting jobs and educational programs in 2018-2019, after superintendent Thomas Parker asked for assistance from state senators and representatives this year.

Roadside American, a well-known tourism attraction, is for sale and three of its employees are trying to purchase it with a 35-day crowdfunding project.

A new sports bar and restaurant is scheduled to open in Allentown this month, taking the place of the recently closed Sugar Hill Jazz House.

A new sports bar and restaurant is scheduled to open in Allentown this month, taking the place of the recently closed Sugar Hill Jazz House.

The Mayfair Festival of Arts in Allentown returns in 2018 to Cedar Crest College next month

The Mayfair Festival of Arts in Allentown returns in 2018 to Cedar Crest College next month

During April and May, the Civic Theater of Allentown will have several movies and theater productions for adults and children.

During April and May, the Civic Theater of Allentown will have several movies and theater productions for adults and children.

A new elementary school will be built in Allentown on 12th and Gordon Streets. The Allentown Planning Commission recently reviewed land development plans for the school.

A new elementary school will be built in Allentown on 12th and Gordon Streets. The Allentown Planning Commission recently reviewed land development plans for the school.

Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown has an early and diverse winter schedule planned. The hall has time honored works, world premiers, musical groups, documentaries, comedy, and new composers.

Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown has an early and diverse winter schedule planned. The hall has time honored works, world premiers, musical groups, documentaries, comedy, and new composers.

A Transformers exhibit in Allentown is the one of the largest ever of its kind, and will showcase the many vehicles from the movies in the lobby.

A Transformers exhibit in Allentown is the one of the largest ever of its kind, and will showcase the many vehicles from the movies in the lobby.

The ChristKindlMarkt in Bethlehem, about 10 miles from Allentown is scheduled to open on this month.

The ChristKindlMarkt in Bethlehem, about 10 miles from Allentown is scheduled to open on this month.

Once again, the spooky event Jack-O-Lantern Lane has come to the DaVinci Science Center in Allentown.

Once again, the spooky event Jack-O-Lantern Lane has come to the DaVinci Science Center in Allentown.

This fall, Dorney Park and Water Kingdom in Allentown will feature the Halloween Haunt for the 10th season.

This fall, Dorney Park and Water Kingdom in Allentown will feature the Halloween Haunt for the 10th season.

The Allentown, Pennsylvania region is offering a chance to attend The Great Allentown Fair at the end of the summer, and The Chile Pepper Festival nearby in Bowers in early September.

The Allentown, Pennsylvania region is offering a chance to attend The Great Allentown Fair at the end of the summer, and The Chile Pepper Festival nearby in Bowers in early September.

With a budget increase of over $300m, Allentown School Board will be able to increase teaching staff. The board announced the promotion of teaching and learning, which will be supported with the increased budget.