Allentown, Pennsylvania

What is Allentown, Pennsylvania known for?


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Pennsylvania in blue with Area Codes 610 484 in red '''Area codes 610 and 484''' are telephone area codes which serve the eastern and southeastern regions of Pennsylvania. The area includes the cities of Allentown (Allentown, Pennsylvania), Bethlehem (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania), and Reading (Reading, Pennsylvania), along with much of the Delaware Valley (including parts of West Philadelphia), including most of the Philadelphia Main Line. Created in anticipation of Exhaust


recording songs

death_date Born in Allentown (Allentown, Pennsylvania), Pennsylvania, Richman grew up recording songs using piano and guitar on a multi-track tape player.


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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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international debut for the Women's National Team (United States women's national field hockey team) in 1994. She was a member of the American team that competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. On February 10, 2008 for World Xtreme Wrestling (WXW) in Allentown, Pennsylvania, she took on WXW Women's Champion Kacee Carlisle. On July 19, 2009 Martinez returned to WXW C4 in Allentown and won a 20-person Battle Royal at WXW C4's Flagship show Sportsfest, earning


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and coming showgirl Peggy Sawyer in the long-running, Tony Award-winning Broadway (Broadway theatre) musical ''42nd Street (42nd Street (musical))'', released in 1980, and its associated Academy Award-nominated movie (42nd Street (film)). When Sawyer expresses her desire to leave Broadway to return to Allentown, the show's director and entire cast successfully dissuade her by singing the famed musical number "The Lullaby of Broadway." * Allentown is mentioned twice in the 1970 Frank Sinatra song "The Train," which appears as the first song on his album Watertown (Watertown (album))''. * Allentown was the film location for much of James Neilson (James Neilson (director))'s film ''Where Angels Go, Trouble Follows'', released in 1969. * ''Hiding The Bell'', a 1968 historical fiction novel by Ruth Nulton Moore, chronicles the events surrounding the hiding of the Liberty Bell in Allentown in 1777. Hiding The Bell by Ruth Nulton Moore Westminster Press, 1968 * Allentown was the subject of the 1963 Irving Gordon song "Allentown Jail", which was subsequently recorded by several other artists, including The Kingston Trio, The Lettermen, The Seekers and Jo Stafford. * In the 1960 musical ''Bye Bye Birdie (Bye Bye Birdie (musical))'', character Rosie Alvarez is from Allentown. In the song "Spanish Rose," she sings: "I'm just a Spanish Tamale according to Mae Right off the boat from the tropics, far, far away Which is kinda funny, since where I come from is Allentown, PA." * Allentown is mentioned in the 1957 book, ''On the Road'', by Jack Kerouac. * Allentown was the home town of the fictional Detective Arthur Dietrich (Steve Landesberg) in the television program Barney Miller (1975-1982). Sister cities and twin cities


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-A Clearwater Threshers, to maintain his five-day pitching schedule. He returned to the Phillies and started against the New York Mets on July 23, but did not factor in a decision until his second game back against

the Washington Nationals on July 29, where he won his fourth game of the year. Myers pitched strongly through the second half of the season, posting a 7–2 record and a 1.80 ERA heading into the final month


wrestling school

20 business media 20tribune.html accessdate 2008-05-22 History The promotion grew out with the Wrestle Factory, which was founded as a wrestling school in Allentown, Pennsylvania by Mike Quackenbush and "Reckless Youth" Tom Carter (Reckless Youth) on January 7, 2002. After five months, the school started Chikara. The first class included UltraMantis (UltraMantis Black), Mr. ZERO, Dragonfly, Hallowicked, and Icarus (wrestler) Ichabod Slayne


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full-time cinema exclusively showing art, independent and foreign films and a theater school that has been served the Valley’s youth for more than 50 years. Landmarks and popular locations The city of '''Allentown, Pennsylvania''' was established in 1762 and is one of the oldest


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and centers, serve as the final daily fixed routes. In the evening, LANTA operates the Starlight service made of seven fixed routes which service center city Allentown (Allentown, Pennsylvania), the Lehigh Valley Mall and Palmer Park Mall, Whitehall (Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania), and Emmaus (Emmaus, Pennsylvania). There is also the Night Owl service that runs late-night from center city Allentown to the Lehigh Valley Hospital. Metro also operates the Silverline Express which


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on July 23, 2013. The arena is expected to be completed in 2014news breaking mc-allentown-arena-pa-hanover-votes-20120522,0,4264460.story Hanover rejects Allentown's arena settlement offer news breaking mc-allentown-arena-pa-bethlehem-township-votes-20120521,0,3511132.story Bethlehem Township officials reject arena deal and will be the home for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Allentown has been

was also angered that Paterno released statements on his own rather than through the university. Kennedy, Sam; McGill, Andrew.news breaking mc-penn-state-trustees-turnaround-20111110,0,3236661.story Trustee: Media frenzy forced board's hand. ''The Morning Call'', 2011-11-10. This was confirmed in a statement issued by board chairman Steve Garban and vice chairman John Surma on January 12, 2012; which said that the board felt Paterno "could

, 2011 Later, a member of the board told ''The Morning Call'' of Allentown (Allentown, Pennsylvania) that the board was very angry about his statement of unconditional support for Curley and Schultz. Kennedy, Sam; McGill, Andrew.news breaking mc-penn-state-trustees-turnaround-20111110,0,3236661.story Trustee: Media frenzy forced board's hand. ''The Morning Call'', 2011-11-10. Although he is no longer president, Spanier

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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