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House Fire in Whitpain Township Claims Life

May 4, 2017

6abc is reporting that an overnight house fire in Whitpain Township has claimed the life of a man in his mid-50’s. From 6abc: The blaze broke out at 2:15 a.m. Thursday at a home in the unit block of Township Line Road, near Butler Pike…Fire officials say the blaze appears to have started in the master bedroom. Fatal fire overnight […]

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Mother’s Day Specials at Vida & Comida

May 4, 2017

We reported a couple of weeks ago on Vida & Comida, one of Ambler’s newest restaurants. They let us know they are having some specials on Mother’s Day and they sound delicious. Special appetizers Mother’s Day Sunday include Lobster Salad in a bed of Boston Lettuce and Micro Greens in a light citrus mayonnaise, Shrimp and Calamari Salad with shrimp […]

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Recycling Day in Upper Dublin

May 4, 2017

On Saturday, May 6th, from 9 am to 12 ppm, Upper Dublin Township is offering residents of the township a chance to recycle unwanted or obsolete electronics. The list of accepted items includes: Laptops, Peripherals, Typewriters, Microwaves ($10 charge), Cameras, Cell Phones, Calculators, TV’s ($30 charge), Computers, Mice, Small Appliances, Keyboards, Printers, Air Conditioners ($10 charge), Computer Monitors ($30 charge) […]

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Night & Day Dance Presentation

May 3, 2017

On Tuesday, May 9th, beginning at 6:30 pm, it’s Tea and Scones at the Ambler branch of the Wissahickon Valley Public Library. After refreshments, a ballroom and swing dance performance and stories about each dance will be presented by Donna Reinhart and Steve Pollack. RSVP at 215-646-1072 or e-mail ahall@wvpl.org.

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The Ambler Symphony Presents A Century of Broadway

May 3, 2017

On Friday, May 19th, at 7:30 pm, the Ambler Symphony is presenting A Century of Broadway at the Wissahickon High School Auditorium. From the Ambler Symphony: “We’ll be playing music from some of the great Broadway shows of the last 100 years, ranging from Victor Herbert and Sigmund Romberg to Lerner and Loewe, Rogers and Hammerstein, and Andrew Lloyd-Webber. Guests […]

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Cave of Forgotten Dreams in 3D

May 3, 2017

On Wednesday, May 10th, at 7:30 pm, the Ambler Theater is presenting Cave of Forgotten Dreams in 3D. The film will include an introduction by Michener Art Museum Curatorial Fellow, Kelsey Halliday Johnson. From the Ambler Theater: “An incredible 3D documentary that was meant to be seen on the big screen. Famed filmmaker Werner Herzog is given exclusive access to […]

 
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Cutting the Cable Cord: A Practical Guide

May 3, 2017

On May 24th, the Upper Dublin Public Library is offering a talk by Kay Klocko, the Head of Reference at UDPL about cutting the cable cord. From UDPL: Are you tired of paying a lot of money for cable tv? Come and learn how to cut the cable and still get many of your favorite programs & movies for less […]

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Longwood Gardens Community Read – Rosie Revere, Engineer

May 3, 2017

On Tuesday, May 9th, from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm, children can enjoy a read-along with the book, Rosie Revere, Engineer at the Upper Dublin Library. As part of the Longwood Gardens Community Read program, after the read children will be able to build and decorate their own pint-sized parachute. There is no registration required but space is limited. The […]

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Trax Restaurant and Cafe’ and Ambler Farmers’ Market Offer Composting Program

May 2, 2017

As we have already reported, Saturday, May 6th, is the opening day of the Ambler Farmers’ Market. Also on that day the Market, in partnership with Trax Restaurant and Cafe’, is beginning a community composting program open to Ambler residents. From the Ambler Farmers’ Market: “Steve [Chef Steve Waxman of Trax]has a nice compost pile in the back of Trax […]

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2017 Wissahickon Birdathon

May 1, 2017

On Friday, May 12th and Saturday, May 13th, the Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association is inviting birders to their 23rd Annual Wissahickon Birdathon. All ages and skill levels are welcome to join. Birders will be split into teams for a friendly competition to see who can identify the most bird species in the two-day period, using a checklist to keep track. […]