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Fiery town-gown meeting pits residents of "Packer Ave project" area against City, University

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Tempers flared when local residents spoke out to Mayor Gordon Payrow about the urban renewal projects undertaken by the city and Lehigh University. This Brown and White article from April 29, 1966 quotes outraged citizens, who accused the university of benefitting while "the Bethlehem taxpayer is sold down the river."