Allentown at 250 and 251: New Years Reflections On Our Work Together This Year and Beyond

New Years Eve marks the beginning of Allentown's 250th birthday celebration, a year-long observance for which I'm very excited. Over the past few weeks, I've been thinking about the progress we're all hoping to make in 2012 and the work being put in motion now that will make the Allentown of 2013 a healthier, more … Continue reading Allentown at 250 and 251: New Years Reflections On Our Work Together This Year and Beyond

Allentown Holding Public Meetings on Arena Plan

From The Morning Call: Allentown to hold three public meetings on arena project, Question-and-answer sessions with planners are set for Nov. 29, 30 and Dec. 1. November 12, 2011|By Devon Lash and Matt Assad, Of The Morning Call After months during which Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski and city officials have been criticized for planning perhaps … Continue reading Allentown Holding Public Meetings on Arena Plan

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Phantoms

The Daily Cocca is proud to welcome Eric Sylvester back to our guest-blogger chair.  Because all signs point to a proposed minor league hockey arena in downtown Allentown becoming the new home of the former Philadelphia Phantoms, I asked for Eric's take on the team.  Eric's my go-to hockey guy, and with good reason. Eric … Continue reading How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Phantoms