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A Night With Gerry Timlin at Act II Playhouse

March 21, 2016

On Saturday, April 9th at 8 p.m., enjoy traditional Irish Music with Gerry Timlin at the Act II Playhouse in Ambler. From the Act II Website: Born in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, Gerry developed an early interest in traditional Irish music and in folk music. From the beginning, Gerry displayed a musical talent, winning several singing competitions in Northern Ireland […]

 
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Be a Victim of Circumstance and Attend the Stoogeum Open House!

March 21, 2016

Three Stooges fans SPREAD OUT and rejoice! The world’s first and largest Three Stooges Museum, Ambler’s own Stoogeum, will be holding two open houses this Spring – Friday, March 25th, from 10 am to 3 pm and Friday, April 1, from 10 am to 5 pm. Usually only open Thursdays and by appointment, you do not need an appointment for these […]

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Possible Snow Totals For the Weekend

March 19, 2016

Believe it or not, the first day of Spring has snow in the forecast. The National Weather Service has released potential snow totals for the weekend and although Friday was in the 60’s, Saturday night into Sunday and during the day on Sunday we can expect 2 to 4 inches of snow. Here is the forecast, courtesy of the Lower Gwynedd-Ambler-Whitpain […]

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How Did Your Rep Vote On Medical Marijuana?

March 19, 2016

On Wednesday, March 16th, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted to approve a bill to legalize Medical Marijuana, 143 – 43. Originally cosponsored by State Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) and State Sen. Mike Folmer (R-Lebanon) and approved last year by the State Senate, Pennsylvania will become the 23rd state in the United State to approve Medical Marijuana as Governor Wolf has already […]

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Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt Saturday

March 17, 2016

This Saturday, March 19th at 10 am, the Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt begins! The hunt will take place at Ambler Borough Park. From the Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt Event Page: This longstanding annual event takes place at Ambler Boro Park, located on Hendricks Street at Valley Brook Rd   Children will hunt in the following age groups: Toddlers up to […]

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Wissahickon Teachers Ranked 13th in the State

March 17, 2016

Niche.com, an ISP that “provid(es) reviews and insight from everyday experts”, has released its 2016 Districts with the Best Teachers rankings and the Wissahickon School District ranks 13th in the state. Some of the factors considered in calculating the rankings include: Parent/Student Surveys on Teachers, Average Teacher Salary and Teacher Absenteeism. For a full list of factors considered and methodology utilized, click here From […]

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State Rep. Mary Jo Daley Hosting Town Hall In Ambler

March 17, 2016

On Thursday, March 24th, State Representative Mary Jo Daley (D-Montgomery) will be hosting a Town Hall meeting at Ambler Borough Hall. The meeting will begin at 7 pm and will last until 9 pm. Items on the agenda include an update on the 2015-16 budget as well as the budget hearings for the 2016-17 fiscal year. Gerrymandering will also be discussed. […]

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Texas Hold ‘Em in Ambler

March 16, 2016

On April 2nd at 6 pm, Ambler Borough Hall will be the location of the TREEmendous Ambler Tournament – a Texas Hold ‘Em event! Presented by the Ambler EAC, the proceeds of the tourney will help underwrite the purchase of the Edgewoods Preserve – a small woodland area along the Rose Valley Creek on Edgewood Drive. From the TREEmendous Eventbrite: Pre-registration […]

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Celebrate Passover at Cantina Feliz

March 16, 2016

Cantina Feliz in Ft. Washington is offering a Passover menu for the 6th year this coming April. The four course tasting menu that puts a “Mexican spin on Passover” begins on April 22nd and will be available through April 28th. COURSE 1: KING SALMON TOSTADA mango, jicama, pineapple, malanga chip COURSE 2: MATZO BALL SOUP red chile, avocado, chicken COURSE […]

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Ft. Washington Full Service Restaurant Available For Lease

March 15, 2016

A new full service restaurant adjacent to the Holiday Inn at 432 Pennsylvania Avenue in Fort Washington is currently on the market for lease. This Holiday Inn recently reopened in January after a 10 month,12 million dollar makeover. Link