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Homeless Families Get Help in Ambler

April 29, 2016

The First Presbyterian Church of Ambler has raised $300,000 dollars towards assisting homeless families in need. Originally planning to renovate the Church, Church members decided that there was some more important work to be done. With the help of the Inter-Faith Housing Alliance, First Presbyterian Church raised a sufficient amount of funds to purchase a house on Forest Ave. which […]

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Welcome to Ambler – 555 Lagiola

April 28, 2016

There’s a new restaurant in town! Downtown Ambler’s newest addition to its already happening food scene is 555 Lagiola, located at 10 East Butler Pike. Serving Tapas and other Spanish delicacies, 555 Lagiola is open Monday through Saturday from 11:30 am to 10:00 pm. Their menu can be viewed here. Here is a video of their opening night, courtesy of their Facebook […]

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Ambler Election Results

April 27, 2016

Although unofficial, the Montgomery County Election Results webpage has the final voting numbers for Ambler. On the Democratic side, in the race for the Democratic Presidential Nomination, Hillary Clinton has beaten Bernie Sanders, 53.1% to 46.74%. Statewide results differ slightly by about 3%. On the Republican side, in the race for the Republican Presidential Nomination, Donald Trump took Ambler with […]

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Election Day Info for Ambler

April 25, 2016

Today is Election Day! Here is the sample ballot for Ambler. All three wards have an identical ballot. If you don’t know where you vote, click here. Voting info by Ward. Montgomery County Voter Services Information. Voter Registration Information. Montgomery County Election Results. Voting Machine Demonstration. Happy Voting!    

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Edgewood Preserve Night at Gypsy Blu

April 25, 2016

We reported a couple of weeks ago on Edgewood Preserve Night at Gypsy Blu and we wanted to remind everyone that it is happening this week on Thursday night, April 28th. For those who might not be aware, Edgewood Preserve is land identified in Ambler’s 2006 Open Space Plan as “a vulnerable natural resource with the highest priority for procuring”. The […]

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Former President Clinton in Ambler

April 22, 2016

Tomorrow, April 23rd, Former President Clinton, Mark Kelly and Gabby Giffords will be at the Wissahickon Middle School for a Montgomery County Get-Out-The-Vote event. From HillaryClinton.Com: Join Hillary for Pennsylvania, Gabby Giffords, Mark Kelly and President Clinton at a GOTV event in Ambler, PA. They will speak about Hillary’s plans as president to raise incomes for families, fight for equal […]

 
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Trail Steward Hikes – Ambler Connection

April 21, 2016

Beginning Sunday, April 24th, at 4 pm, this Spring the Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association will be offering Trail Steward Hikes exploring the trails of Ambler. The hikes will begin and end at Forest and Main in Ambler. From the WVWA website: Join Harm Scherpbier and Dan Greeley on an exploration of the Green Ribbon Trail from Ambler Borough. Hike along […]

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Special Coffee Event at Pie and Plate

April 21, 2016

On Friday, April 22nd, Jean Parry of Parry Coffee Roasters will be at Pie and Plate Cafe’ to sample her coffee and also to demonstrate pouring of coffee utilizing the proper pour-over technique. Enjoy some coffee, learn an elegant pour and grab some lunch! The event is at 11 am and lasts until 12:30 pm.

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Happy Passover from Trax Restaurant and Cafe’

April 19, 2016

In honor of the Passover holiday, Trax Restaurant and Cafe’ will be offering a Passover 4 course prixe fixe menu for only $40. The menu will be available from April 22nd through April 30th and will include some of the staples of the holiday like brisket, matzo ball soup and macaroons. The entire menu can be viewed here. You can call […]

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Ft. Washington State Park Named By Philly.Com as Wildlife Hot Spot

April 18, 2016

Philly.com recently named 5 places to explore wildlife in the Philadelphia area and Ft. Washington State Park made the cut. From Philly.Com: In the fall, you can watch the migration of 16 different kinds of birds of prey, such as hawks and eagles, from the observation deck at Fort Washington State Park (500 Bethlehem Pike, Fort Washington, Pa.).