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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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  • “Senator on Your Street”

    By on July 27, 2015

    NY State Senator Tim Kennedy is having a neighborhood meet and greet for Allentown/Elmwood on Tuesday, July 28 from 6:00-7:30 PM.   It will be held at the Richmond-Summer Senior Center, 337 Summer St.   Allentown residents and patrons are encourage to attend and take the time to show the Senator how engaged the residents of Allentown are. This is

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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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