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  • Call for Volunteers

    By on July 22, 2015

    One Symphony Circle, the fundraising arm of First Presbyterian Church, is seeking volunteers this Saturday and Sunday to help with a fundraising food stand during Garden Walk. A food stand selling hot dogs, veggie burgers, salads and bottled water will raise funds that will be dedicated to restoration of the historic tower at the E.B. Green designed First Church building. Volunteers

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  • Seeking Marketing & Communications people

    By on July 13, 2015

        Hopefully you’ve noticed that the Allentown Association has gotten more tech savvy and that we’ve increased our digital presence quite a bit in the last year or so. We’ve got this slick new website, we’re on Facebook and Twitter way more often and we’ve even gotten hip to Instagram. Our community organization is almost entirely volunteer-run, and our

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  • Allentown Neighbor-Summer 2015

    By on June 8, 2015

    Read the latest edition of the Allentown Neighbor, Allentown’s quarterly newsletter. This month: Summer events; neighborhood notes; crime & safety report; gardening on small lots; Allentown tours; nextdoor.com & more!   Click image to read/download newsletter

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  • Allen Street Closures

    By on May 26, 2015

        We’re heading into the summer season, and that means lots of events in and around Allentown. Allen St. will be closed in several locations on several days in early to mid-June, so plan accordingly.   Date            Time            Location                                   Event June 5        4-10pm         Virginia

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  • Save Buffalo CarShare

    By on May 13, 2015

    If you haven’t heard the news, Buffalo CarShare is in jeopardy because of insurance coverage issues and New York State insurance laws. They may have to cease operations on June 15th if a solution can’t be found. They are dear to us and a very important part of Allentown. Not only do they share offices with the Allentown Association, but

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  • Call for Artists: Artisan Craft Fair June 5th

    By on April 22, 2015

      On June 5th Allentown First Friday will be hosting an outdoor art & craft market and we are seeking artists and crafters to set up tables to sell their merchandise.   From 6-9 pm Allen Street between Franklin and Virginia Place will be closed to traffic and we will fill the street with tables and booths. We hope you

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  • Big Trash Day

    By on April 1, 2015

      Now that curbside snow mounds are melting, the city has announced its dates for spring bulk trash collections. April 12 for the portion of Allentown in the Ellicott Council District April 19 for the bulk of the neighborhood in the Fillmore district April 26 for the sliver in the Niagara district. Trash should go out on Sunday for collection

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  • Crime & Safety Alert

    By on January 22, 2015

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  • Allentown Association: Annual Meeting

    By on October 21, 2014

    Allentown Association Annual Meeting 2014 (Click above link for powerpoint presentation)   On Tuesday, October 28, 2014 the Annual Meeting of the Allentown Association was held at the Karpeles Manuscript Library North Hall at 7:00 PM.   Association President Jonathan White presented an overview of accomplishments from the past year followed by a report of Association finances from Treasurer Kelly

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  • Business Spotlight: Presto!

    By on September 25, 2014

    Janelle Dubenion and Lucille Altieri are the proud owners of Presto! restaurant in the heart of Allentown. Both gained a wealth of knowledge and experience working for various cafes & restaurants throughout Buffalo over the past 20 years. Inspired by the need for more healthy eating options in a sea of chicken wings and pork fried rice, they developed an

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