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  • Allen West Festival: A Look Back at 20 Years

    By on May 24, 2018

    Allen West Festival: A Look Back at 20 Years The 2018 Allen West Festival on June 9-10 marks a milestone – its 20th year as an annual celebration of Buffalo-area artisans and businesses.  Conceived from the start as a complementary event to the Allentown Art Festival, Allen West is produced by the Allentown Association and represents its largest fundraiser for

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  • Crime & Safety Committee Update for Summer 2018

    By on May 24, 2018

    Changes Coming to Public Safety Leadership; Allentown Continues to be a Hotspot for Nightlife and Crime -reported by the The Crime and Safety Awareness Committee We congratulate our friend, Deputy Commissioner Joseph Gramaglia, who was recently appointed to this new leadership position in the Buffalo Policy Department after serving two years as Chief of B District. He will be greatly

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  • Capital Campaign and BNMC Grant to Fund Restoration Work at 61 College

    By on May 24, 2018

    Thanks to the generosity of Association members, friends and a Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus-sponsored Spark grant, the next phase of restoration of the Association headquarters at 61 College St. will take place this summer.  Years of neglect and lack of maintenance have caused significant rot and other damage to the clapboard siding, eaves and other elements of the north side

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  • Allentown Association receives BNMC Spark Micro-grant

    By on April 6, 2018

    The Allentown Association applied for and was granted $1,500 towards restoration work on our historic 61 College Street building. Here’s more about the BNMC Spark micro-grant program: “The BNMC has selected 17 organizations out of more than 60 applicants to receive a total of $36,500 in its first annual BNMC Spark micro-grant program! Local community members and organizations were invited

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  • Bulk Trash Day

    By on April 5, 2018

    Now that curbside snow mounds are melting, the city has announced its dates for spring bulk trash collections. April 8 for the portion of Allentown in the Ellicott Council District April 15 for the bulk of the neighborhood in the Fillmore Council District April 22 for the sliver in the Niagara Council District. For entire City of Buffalo Bulk Trash

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  • Annual Spring Dinner – April 24, 2018

    By on March 16, 2018

    ANNUAL SPRING DINNER Tuesday, April 24, 2018 6PM Hamlin House, 432 Franklin Street Buffet Dinner and Basket Raffle Tickets $30 It seems as if spring has come a little late in the City of Buffalo. While the winter weather may drag on, we will celebrate the changing of the seasons with the Allentown Association Annual Spring Dinner. The event will

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  • Allentown Neighbor Newsletter

    By on March 2, 2018

    In this issue…census data shows shifting Allentown demographics, property reassessment and it’s effect on the neighborhood, new directors added to Association Board, grant funds for Allen Street improvements, Vision for Allentown survey results, new businesses in Allentown, springtime events,  and much, much more!

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  • Allen Street Improvement Project: Public Meeting

    By on February 15, 2018

    BUFFALO NIAGARA MEDICAL CAMPUS – ALLEN ST. EXTENSION PUBLIC MEETING #6 Open House February 21, 6 – 8 PM D’Youville College Center, Blue Lounge 329 Porter Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14201 The City of Buffalo Department of Public Works, Parks and Streets have announced that Public Meeting #6 will be held to present the final design for the Buffalo Niagara Medical

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  • Town Hall Meeting: The Impact of Property Reassessment

    By on January 30, 2018

    A Town Hall Meeting
    To Discuss the Impact of Reassessment
    Monday, February 12, 2018
    First Presbyterian Church, One Symphony Circle
    6:30 PM

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  • A Vision for the Future of Allentown

    By on January 9, 2018

    The Allentown Association is taking a hard look at what defines the neighborhood of Allentown. We want to hear from you.

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