This year’s ‘Great Allentown Fair’ has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

By a mere 55 votes, Enid Santiago lost her bid for the Democratic nomination from the 22nd district on June 2 to incumbent Peter Schweyer Santiago is claiming of voter fraud and suppression in Allentown..

Three years ago, state lawmakers made it legal for Pennsylvanians to buy bottle rockets, Roman candles and other types of fireworks. Now, some are trying to roll back the change.

Organizers of Allentown’s Puerto Rican Parade and Festival say crowd concerns and new restrictions led them to cancel the July 26 event. But for organizers, the decision was a no-brainer.

This week members of the Allentown school community gathered to discuss police presence in schools. Police help provide security at schools, but many in attendance said they want a contract between the district and the department terminated.


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