Allentown, Pennsylvania

What is Allentown, Pennsylvania known for?


quot band

19th Street Experience newspaper The Morning Call postscript "Band City USA", . "1967: Allentown named Band City-U.S.A" "Peanut City", ref name "peanut city">


talent featuring

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 season, the Phillies ended their affiliation with the Red Barons and signed a player development contract with the '''Ottawa Lynx''' in anticipation of that team's move to Allentown (Allentown, Pennsylvania)'s new Coca-Cola Park


business played

, York (York, Pennsylvania) Performances and aftermath The show debuted at the Lyric Theatre (Allentown Symphony Hall) in Allentown, Pennsylvania before opening in nearby Philadelphia in May 1923. It opened at the Casino Theatre (New York, New


term leadership

http: www.macktrucks.com default.aspx?pageid 2601 title Mack Plans Restructuring to Increase Competitiveness, Secure Long-Term Leadership Position date August 14, 2008 website News Releases 2008 publisher Mack Trucks accessdate November 7, 2008 It was expected that the move would result in the loss of approximately 600 jobs.


single game

a single game in June; he went nearly a month without notching a single victory. On July 1, Myers agreed to be optioned down to the minors to address his mechanical issues and focus on pitching. It was reported that he would make at least three starts for the Phillies' Triple-A affiliate, the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, in Allentown, Pennsylvania.


numerous buildings

Some schools, such as Roberto Clemente High School in Chicago, Illinois the Roberto Clemente Charter School in Allentown, Pennsylvania and Roberto Clemente Academy in Detroit, Michigan

. Campus Muhlenberg's current campus is located in a residential neighborhood in Allentown's West End. The campus includes numerous buildings with distinctive red doors in traditional European Protestant style. The Library Building, now the Haas College Center, was built between 1926 and 1929. The Miller Tower, the distinctive dome and tower which sits on top of the Haas College Center, was inspired by Oxford University's Christopher Wren


wrestling independent

was renamed the CZW Chikara Wrestle Factory and became operated by Quackenbush, Hero and Jorge "Skayde" Rivera. In February 2005, the SuperFriends made it to the finals of Chikara's three day, thirty-two team tournament, the Tag World Grand Prix. Late in the match, Hero turned (turn (professional wrestling)) on Quackenbush and formed an alliance with Claudio Castagnoli and Arik Cannon. He later referred to the trio as "The Kings of Wrestling (Kings of Wrestling (independent circuit))".


amp religious

is the Cathedral Church of Saint Catharine of Siena (Cathedral of Saint Catharine of Siena), located in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The diocese has a Catholic population of 273,599 as of 2006, approximately 23.5% of the total population; it maintains 104 parishes, 48 Catholic elementary schools (Catholic school), eight Catholic high schools and two Catholic colleges, as well as 291 priests (Active & Retired & Religious). In 1986, Robert Raskin (President of Raskin Sports


show event

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


musical activities

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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