Allentown's new public works director began as seasonal summer season rent 26 years in the past

Allentown's new public works director began as seasonal summer season rent 26 years in the past

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Allentown Metropolis Council held a particular affirmation listening to Wednesday to rent Mark Shahda as director of public works, efficient instantly. Shahda will earn an annual wage of $107,290. Shahda started working for the town as a seasonal summer season rent in 1996 earlier than accepting a full-time place as a upkeep employee. After…

Metropolis Heart COO expects Sports activities & Social to assist with Allentown's revitalization

Metropolis Heart COO expects Sports activities & Social to assist with Allentown's revitalization

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Sports activities & Social is formally open in downtown Allentown. “We love every little thing about Metropolis Heart, we love every little thing about Allentown. The growth of our model from what we do at Xfinity Dwell in Philadelphia. So many individuals know us from there, so we couldn’t be extra thrilled,”…

Head of nonprofit faraway from Allentown's 'Council of Youth' after video seems to indicate him utilizing racial slur

Head of nonprofit faraway from Allentown's 'Council of Youth' after video seems to indicate him utilizing racial slur

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Some Allentown residents have been outraged after a video surfaced on Fb. The ten-second video seems to indicate Oscar Ortiz, on the time a member of Allentown’s Council of Youth, utilizing a racial slur. Ortiz is the chief working officer of the Ortiz Ark Basis. It is a non-profit that hyperlinks households…

Allentown's Neighborhood Music Faculty's existence threatened by condo proposal, chief says

Allentown's Neighborhood Music Faculty's existence threatened by condo proposal, chief says

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Constructing residences for senior residents in Allentown normally seems like a good suggestion, however not when it places a metropolis establishment in danger, the pinnacle of a music college stated Tuesday. Allentown’s Neighborhood Music Faculty at 1544 W. Hamilton St. would face an “existential menace” if 49 age-55-and-over residences go up subsequent…

Allentown's Accountable Contractor Ordinance despatched again to metropolis council for revisions; critics say it might improve taxes

Allentown's Accountable Contractor Ordinance despatched again to metropolis council for revisions; critics say it might improve taxes

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Though Allentown’s “Accountable Contractor Ordinance” handed metropolis council 4 to three, it is nonetheless not legislation fairly but, after being despatched again for revisions by Mayor Matt Tuerk. “We want to see laws that’s good for our staff right here in Allentown,” Tuerk mentioned. Tuerk helps the laws however says amendments had…