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How to Train Your Dragon at Ambler Theater

March 14, 2016

On Saturday, March 19th at 10;30 am, the Ambler Theater will be presenting How to Train Your Dragon. This is a cute movie for those who haven’t already seen it. For those who have, what better time to see it again! From the Ambler Theater Website – When Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds […]

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From Soup to…Owls?

March 14, 2016

On Friday, March 18th, the Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association (WVWA) will be holding a soup dinner and a conversation all about Owls! The dinner begins at 6:30 pm and afterwards there will be a moonlight walk in search of the aforementioned owls. Here is some information from the WVWA website: Meet at WVWA Headquarters, Four Mills Barn for light supper; […]

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Free Ice Cream on March 15th

March 13, 2016

On March 15th, participating Dairy Queens will be giving away one free small vanilla cone per customer. Usually done on the first day of Spring, Dairy Queen is doing the promotion earlier this year to celebrate 75 years of Free Cone Day. As part of the promotion, Dairy Queen accepts donations for the Children’s Miracle Network. From the Patch: Barry Westrum, […]

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It’s No Accident that Ambler UPS Driver Added to Circle of Honor

March 13, 2016

An Ambler man is one of 70 drivers honored by UPS for over 25 years of deliveries with no accidents. Ambler’s own John Astler Jr. was added to the UPS Circle of Honor after accumulating 25 years of accident-free driving. From the Patch: Globally, 8,703 active UPS drivers are members of the Circle of Honor and represent more than 245,000 […]

 
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Acting Out in Ambler

March 13, 2016

Act II Playhouse in Ambler is currently enrolling for Spring acting classes for children and adults. All classes begin in April and if you enroll by March 15th, there is a $10 discount. From the Act II Website: SILLY CHARACTERS Ages 5-8 Saturdays, April 2-April 30 9 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Final performance: Saturday, April 30 at 10:30 a.m. Cost: $135 $125 […]

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Forest & Main Beer Named One of the Best on Earth

March 11, 2016

Bloomberg Business recently made a recommendation of 8 Belgian and Belgian-style saison (French for “season”) farmhouse ales that you should be drinking this Spring. Drawing from beers all over the world, Bloomberg chose Ambler’s own Forest & Main’s Hapi as one of the best! From Bloomberg: Forest & Main is releasing some of the most engaging farmhouse beers in the […]

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State to Give Over $150 Thousand to Ambler for Bridge and Road Repair

March 11, 2016

As a benefit of Pennsylvania’s transportation plan – ACT 89, Ambler will receive over $150 thousand dollars from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) for bridge and road repair. Funded by liquid fuel payments, the payment is part of a larger $445.3 million payment made on March 1st to certified municipalities across the state. From the Patch: Liquid fuels allocations are […]

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Deadbeat Parents Busted In Montgomery County

March 11, 2016

In the overnight hours on Wednesday, March 9th, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office raided the homes of 12 parasitic parents who all told owed $77,845.39 in back child support for 17 children. From the Patch: The following defendants are in custody, and are awaiting a hearing: William Bender of 5242 Wasser Rd., E. Greenville, Pa., owes $693.37 for one child. […]

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20th Annual Ambler Auto Show

March 10, 2016

On Saturday, May 14th, the 20th Annual Ambler Auto show will take place from 3 pm to 8 pm on Butler Ave. in Ambler. This year the hours are extended to give people more time to stroll around Ambler and enjoy the town. Extended hours aren’t the only great part about the event – more cars and trucks, more food and […]

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6th Annual PA Dutch Dinner to Benefit Project Learn

March 10, 2016

The Ambler Mennonite Church will be hosting its 6th Annual PA Dutch Dinner on Saturday, March 19th from 5:00 – 7:30 PM. The Dinner benefits Project Learn, a homework program run by the Wissahickon Boys and Girls Club. Those who attend can expect such Pennsylvania Dutch delicacies as Chicken Pot Pie, Cole Slaw, Chow Chow and more. Desserts and coffee […]