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  • Business Spotlight: Dempsey & Dempsey

    By on January 12, 2016

    “Big enough to help, small enough to care”   Dempsey and Dempsey is a local law firm providing plaintiff’s personal injury civil litigation services. They have been in operation for 40 years, 35 of which have been in Allentown. Currently they are in a beautiful building on Franklin St. near North St.     We asked Catherine Dempsey, Esq.–Trial Attorney

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  • Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Allentown!

    By on December 28, 2015

      With so many great restaurants and bars in one place, Allentown is a great destination for the perfect New Year’s Eve celebration. Head down for dinner, stay for drinks, and ring in 2016 in the heart of the city! Check out what’s happening on New Year’s Eve in Allentown.   DINNER Café 59 62 Allen St. 883-1880 allenst.cafe59.com Café

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  • Allentown Neighbor Newsletter

    By on December 2, 2015

    In this issue: Goals for the new year, big news for historic properties, Executive Director Andrew Eisenhardt embarks on 10th year with Allentown Association, a slate of new businesses and more…   (Click image to read/download)

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  • Elmwood Village Charter School Fundraiser

    By on October 9, 2015

    Our neighbors at the Elmwood Charter School are holding their annual fundraising benefit, An Evening at Days Park, on Saturday, October 17, 7 – 11 p.m. Join them for a night of music, art, beer and food tastings from the local community, all centered around a silent auction. Your contribution will greatly enhance the quality of education at the Elmwood Charter School. Get

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  • Allentown Literary Ghost Walks

    By on October 2, 2015

    Have you ever wondered about some of the spooky places or creepy events of historic Allentown? Would you dare to spend an October evening walking at twilight through a neighborhood whose streets were once the scene of a bloody War of 1812 battlefield filled with dead bodies? Join Explore Buffalo on one of two different 2-hour tours through Allentown and hear

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  • Allentown Neighbor- Fall 2015

    By on September 18, 2015

    Read the latest edition of the Allentown Neighbor, Allentown’s quarterly newsletter. This month: Board urges 2 a.m. bar closing, Annual Meeting October 13th, Fall Festival October 3rd, Association’s opposition to Uniland’s demolition of Nazareth Nursing home, Two amazing residences for sale, Medina Sandstone revisited, Neighborhood upswing with apartment renovations, and Calendar of Events. Click image to read/download newsletter

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  • Allentown Neighborhood Yard Sale(s)

    By on August 13, 2015

      Spend your Saturday perusing over 20 yard and porch sales throughout the entire neighborhood from 10am to 4pm! Books, house wares, furniture, that awesome vintage jacket you’ve been looking for. All kinds of once and future-loved items. It’s all there. You’re bound to find something good. LOCATIONS *1 Symphony Circle/1st Presbyterian Church – Multi-Family Sale *125 Edward/St. Mary’s Sq.

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  • Power Outage update

    By on July 29, 2015

    The scheduled outage that was set for Thursday, July 30, will most likely not occur as scheduled. It will tentatively be rescheduled for Friday or early next week due to manpower issues.   National Grid needs to make upgrades to the lines servicing the west side. Included in this work is electrical service to new buildings on the D’Youville College

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  • Allentown Neighbor: Special Edition

    By on July 29, 2015

      A Special Edition of our local newsletter has just been published. It will be available in print throughout the neighborhood, but you can read it first here. Some highlights from the newsletter include: the destruction of the Allentown Association office (& historic files) Allentown Assoc. history Allentown Walking Tours Upcoming events a call for you to become a member

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  • Night Out Picnic

    By on July 28, 2015

    Join us for a picnic! The Allentown Association and Kleinhans Community Association are co-hosting a night out on the lawn at Kleinhans Music Hall. Meet your neighbors and enjoy a hot dog.   If you’re interested in helping out, we need: Tables for food (6) Coolers (4) Serving utensils Extra chairs Bring a dish to pass if you are able Help

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