Allentown, Pennsylvania

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?res 9901E0D7133CF936A25755C0A9649C8B63 title Lead Levels At School Are Linked To Sept. 11 first Anemona last Hartocollis date 2002-06-15 publisher New York Times accessdate 2007-11-02 earned an A.B. (Bachelor of Arts) from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania (1964), an LL.B. from Columbia Law School in New York City (1967), and an LL.M. from Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago, Illinois (1968). He was the head coach of the Allentown, Pennsylvania-based Pennsylvania ValleyDawgs of the United States Basketball League until they folded. - '''W07DC-D''' 7 Allentown (Allentown, Pennsylvania) Bethlehem (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) (Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) market) near South Mountain in Mountainville section of Allentown - Transcontinent was merged into the Taft Television and Radio Company (Taft Broadcasting) in 1964. When Taft bought WIBF-TV in Philadelphia and changed the calls to WTAF-TV in 1969 (now WTXF-TV), it sought a waiver to keep both stations. WNEP's Grade B signal reaches the Lehigh Valley, which is part of the Philadelphia market. WNEP has also operated an outlying transmitter on channel 7 in Allentown (Allentown, Pennsylvania) for many years. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) normally did not allow one company to own two stations with overlapping coverage areas. While it initially granted the waiver, it reversed itself four years later (in 1973) and forced Taft to sell WNEP. The final season thumb right 325px The Phantoms face off during their 13th and final season at the Spectrum. (2008-09). (File:Phantoms last season at the Spectrum.jpg) Due to the impending demolition of the Wachovia Spectrum, originally scheduled for February 4, 2009, it was announced that Comcast Spectacor reached an agreement to sell the Phantoms to the Brooks Group of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania). The new ownership has expressed an interest in eventually moving the Phantoms to Allentown, Pennsylvania conditioned on the construction of a new multi-purpose arena there. Until a permanent new home is ready for the club, it will operate temporarily in Glens Falls, New York, the former home of the AHL Adirondack Red Wings. ''Hockey owner hopes for success: Officials and Brooks Group work on lease for upcoming season'' ''Glens Falls PostStar'' April 10, 2009 Comcast Spectacor continued to operate the team through the conclusion of the 2008-09 AHL season. From the Lehigh Gap, the river flows southeast to Allentown (Allentown, Pennsylvania), where it is joined by Little Lehigh Creek, then northeast past Bethlehem (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania), where it joins the Delaware River in Easton (Easton, Pennsylvania), along Pennsylvania's border with New Jersey. Despite an increase in talent featuring many future major leaguers such as Chase Utley, Ryan Howard, Shane Victorino, and Cole Hamels, attendance began to decline through the middle part of the decade. Following the


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Batts profile accessdate 2009-03-27 publisher Online World of Wrestling Cast selection and rehearsals begin amidst fierce competition, with not a few "casting couch" innuendos flying around. Innocent newcomer Peggy Sawyer (Ruby Keeler), who arrives in New York from her home in Allentown, Pennsylvania, is duped until two chorines, Lorraine Fleming (Una Merkel) and Ann "Anytime Annie" Lowell (Ginger Rogers), take her in tow. Lorraine has an "

appearance at WWE's ECW (ECW (WWE)) house show event on August 21, 2006 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, defeating Balls Mahoney. Holly made his ECW television debut the next night, August 22, appearing in a promo with Paul Heyman, and later


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), 2 Trucks, 1 Haz-Mat. Unit, 1 Technical Rescue Unit, 1 Fireboat, 1 Dive Trailer, 1 Bomb Squad Unit, 1 Fire Investigation Unit, and numerous other special (including 4 specialized search and rescue teams: Haz-Mat. Team, Water Rescue, Technical Rescue, and Bomb Squad), support, and 3 Reserve Engines. Education Primary and secondary education


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store. He was unsuccessful. He then opened a grocery store, the Mandarin Super Market, a very successful business (featured in the video tape, "History of Jacksonville" a PBS publication, narrated by Dick Stratton). It was his principal means of business until his death. "Joe" often referred to the people of Mandarin with love and adoration as "his people", and, they were for the duration of his life and thereafter. ''Florida Times Union'', January 12, 1977. Joseph and his wife Betty had two children, Charles (deceased) and Pamela. ''Florida Times Union'', January 12, 1977. Pennsylvania *Allentown (Allentown, Pennsylvania) (Lehigh Valley International Airport) :''Distinguish from the De Morgan Medal awarded by the London Mathematical Society.'' The '''Morgan Prize''' (actually Frank and Brennie Morgan Prize for Outstanding Research in Mathematics by an Undergraduate Student) is an annual award given to an undergraduate student in the US, Canada, or Mexico who demonstrates superior mathematics research. The $1,000 award, endowed by Mrs. Frank Morgan of Allentown, Pennsylvania, was founded in 1995. The award is made jointly by the American Mathematical Society, the Mathematical Association of America, and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.


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to Allentown to track down the distributor of an alien autopsy tape, but they find him murdered. * The 1990 dark comedy film, ''I Love You to Death'', directed by Lawrence Kasdan, is based on an attempted murder that happened in 1984 in Allentown. thumb right 200px Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom's (File:Dorney Park Steel Force Thunderhawk.jpg) Steel Force and Thunderhawk (Thunderhawk (Dorney Park)) roller coasters, just outside Allentown

it opened. The ride's success led to the construction of Steel Force at Dorney Park (Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom) in Allentown, Pennsylvania in 1997 and Mamba (Mamba (roller coaster)) at Worlds of Fun in Kansas City, Missouri the next year. '''''I Love You to Death''''' is a 1990 American dark comedy film (dark comedy) directed by Lawrence Kasdan. It is loosely based on an attempted murder that happened in 1984, in Allentown, Pennsylvania, where


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; Arts and entertainment File:PA-LEHIGH-ALLENTOWNARTMUSEUM.jpg 200px thumb

, former professional football player, Arizona Cardinals In popular culture Allentown's reputation as a rugged blue collar (Blue-collar worker) city has led to many references to the city in popular culture: * Allentown is mentioned in the 2011 movie ''The Hangover Part II'' when Ed Helms sings a modified cover of Billy Joel's song "Allentown (Allentown (song))." * Allentown


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Victorian homes. Allentown also has loft apartments (loft) in converted mills and historic brick manufacturing buildings and modern and historic high-rise apartment buildings. . It is 23 stories high and is located at the northwest corner of 9th and Hamilton Street. A Lehigh Valley icon, this Art Deco tower can be seen from places throughout the Lehigh Valley and in clear weather, the tower can


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. The city's J. Birney Crum Stadium annually plays host to the Drum Corps International Eastern Classic, which brings together the top junior drum and bugle corps (drum and bugle corps (modern)) in the world for a two-day event. thumb left Nineteenth Street Theater (File:19th street theater Allentown PA.jpg) in Allentown. The city houses a collection of public sculptures, including the DaVinci Horse, located on 5th Street. This sculpture is one of three in the world


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of Northwest Pennsylvania Community College by September 2009. Besides accreditation issues, officials must resolve whether to use local four-year educational institutions or to build a separate site in Summit Township for community college classes. We're All Positive About This: County Hopes to Have Community College in September 2009, by Kevin Flowers, Erie Times-News, pp 1B, 2B, January 18, 2008 '''Scranton''' is a city in the northeastern part of (Northeastern Pennsylvania) Pennsylvania, United States. It is the county seat of Lackawanna County (Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania)

Allentown, Pennsylvania

leader_title4 Senate (Pennsylvania Senate) leader_name4 Pat Browne (R (United States Republican Party)) leader_title5 State Representative (Pennsylvania House of Representatives) leader_name5 Jennifer Mann (D (United States Democratic Party)) leader_title6 U.S. Congress (Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district) leader_name6 Charlie Dent (R (United States Republican Party)) government_type Mayor-Council (Mayor-council government) established_title Settled established_date 1751 established_title2 Founded established_date2 1762 established_title3 Incorporated (Municipal Corporation) established_date3 March 12, 1867 founder William Allen (William Allen (loyalist)) named_for William Allen (William Allen (loyalist)) area_magnitude unit_pref Imperial area_total_sq_mi 18.0 area_total_km2 46.5 area_land_sq_mi 17.8 area_land_km2 45.9 area_water_sq_mi 0.2 area_water_km2 0.6 area_urban_sq_mi 289.50 area_urban_km2 749.79 area_metro_sq_mi 730.0 area_metro_km2 1174.82 population_as_of 2013 (United States Census Bureau) population_footnotes population_total 118,577 (US: 224th (List of United States cities by population)) population_density_km2 2571.5 population_density_sq_mi 6631.0 population_metro 827,048 (US: 68th (List of Metropolitan Statistical Areas)) population_density_metro_sq_mi 1117.8 population_urban 664,651 (US: 61st (List of United States urban areas)) population_density_urban_sq_mi 1991.0 population_blank1_title population_blank1 population_blank2_title Demonym population_blank2 Allentonian timezone EST (North American Eastern Time Zone) utc_offset -5 timezone_DST EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) utc_offset_DST -4 postal_code_type ZIP codes postal_code 18101, 18102, 18103, 18104, 18105, 18106, 18109, 18175, 18195 area_code 610 (Area code 610), 484 (Area code 484), 835 (Area code 835) coordinates_display inline,title coordinates_type region:US_type:city latd 40 latm 36 lats 06 latNS N longd 75 longm 28 longs 38 longEW W elevation_m 103 elevation_ft 338 elevation_max_ft 440 elevation_min_ft 255 blank_name FIPS code (Federal Information Processing Standard) blank_info 42-02000 blank1_name GNIS (Geographic Names Information System) feature ID blank1_info 1202899 blank2_name Primary Airport blank2_info Lehigh Valley International Airport- ABE (Major International) blank3_name Secondary Airport blank3_info Allentown Queen City Municipal Airport- XLL (Minor) website http: www.allentownpa.gov footnotes

'''Allentown''' (Pennsylvania Dutch (Pennsylvania German language): ''Allenschteddel'') is a city located in Lehigh County (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania), Pennsylvania, United States. It is Pennsylvania's third most populous city, after Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, and the 224th largest city in the United States (List of United States cities by population). As of the 2010 census (2010 United States Census), the city had a total population of 118,032 and is currently the fastest growing city in Pennsylvania. In 2012, the city celebrated the 250th anniversary of its founding in 1762. Allentown Semiquincentennial.

Located on the Lehigh River, Allentown is the largest of three adjacent cities that make up a region of eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey known as the Lehigh Valley. Allentown is west of New York City, the nation's largest city.

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