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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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  • Allentown District’s listing on the National Register of Historic Places to be dedicated on Thursday April 12, 2012, 2:00 p.m. at 18 Plymouth Avenue, Buffalo

    By on July 16, 2014

    On April 12, a formal ceremony will take place for One Allentown: an historic achievement for the Buffalo preservation community. Julian W. Adams, New York State Historic Preservation Office Community Liaison and Investment Tax Credit Program Coordinator, will lead the observance with remarks to dedicate the newly enhanced Allentown Historic District and the presentation of an Allentown National Register certificate.

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    Free Workshop, June 26, 2013

    By on July 16, 2014

    Commercial – 3-5pm Homeowner – 6:30-8pm You may be eligible for a New York State tax credit program if your historic home or business is located in the new Elmwood Historic District (WEST) or in any of the following districts: Allentown, Cobblestone, Delaware, Hamlin Park, Joseph Ellicott, Main Street (500 Block), Market Square, Theatre, University Park and West Village. These

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