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Welcome to the Neighborhood Ambler Yards!

September 29, 2015

  What you see above is only the tip of the iceberg in a redevelopment effort at the campus located at 300 Brookside Ave. in Lower Gwynedd Township. Most recently owned by BASF and now Ambler Yards, the multi-million dollar renovation will utilize the historic buildings of the original industrial use site and convert them to shared work spaces as well […]

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Ambler Symphony Orchestra To Play At Kimmel Center – Yellow River Cantata

September 29, 2015

On Saturday, October 3rd at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, the Ambler Symphony Orchestra will perform the Yellow River Cantata, along with a 300 member Choir. From WRTI: The Yellow River Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, including some Chinese instruments, was composed in the late 1960’s during China’s Cultural Revolution. It tells the story of the Yellow River, also known […]

What’s Going On At The Library?

September 29, 2015

Around Ambler, libraries abound. Each one has their own little charm AND each one usually has something cool going on other than taking out books (although what could be cooler than that?). Here are some of the awesome events, classes, clubs and meetings coming up at our area libraries. For the Kiddies: Story Time With Miss Michelle – Wissahickon Valley Public Library […]

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Ambler Tweets of the Week

September 28, 2015

Some of the more interesting and engaging Tweets from Ambler from the past week… The Zakrzewski twins of Ambler wear makeshift #pope hats while waiting in line. #gettingcloser #PopeInPhilly pic.twitter.com/Uha10akiW3— Chloe Elmer (@ChloeElmer_BCCT) September 27, 2015 Sun 10/4 @ 7 pm @pppeggyking & @AllStarJazzTrio @act2playhouse in Ambler PA. Don't miss this! https://t.co/t60Yer8iXy pic.twitter.com/jM4EU86lkz— Peggy King (@pppeggyking) September 25, 2015 'Goldman' […]

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Pope Weekend’s Actual Ridership Totals For Fort Washington Released

September 28, 2015

SEPTA released ridership totals during this past weekend’s Papal visit to Philadelphia, and while weekend boards at the Ft. Washington train station dwarfed usual Popeless weekends, far fewer riders than the 10,000 anticipated took the train into Philadelphia. Almost exactly half that amount, to be exact. Graphic courtesy of NBC10 and SEPTA.

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Ambler Tweets of the Week

September 16, 2015

Here are some of the more interesting Twitter posts about Ambler from the past week… Mayor’s Memo: Ambler Events 9/14-20 GarlicFest @TempleAmbler, LaBoheme & 3rdMan @amblertheater, @philamuseum… http://t.co/mc8iWB27pp — Jeanne Sorg (@MayorJeanne) September 13, 2015 Watching @templewsoccer vs Binghamton (@ Temple University – Ambler Campus in Ambler, PA) https://t.co/wsA9L8nTkA pic.twitter.com/kQmiGVcQDm — Larry Dougherty (@Ldoc32) September 13, 2015 Tix now available […]

 
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Ambler Farmers’ Market Presents – Second Annual Apple Festival

September 14, 2015

  In order to celebrate Fall’s most prolific fruit, the Ambler Farmers’ Market is proud to present our Second Annual Apple Festival, this Saturday, September 19th. There will be an Apple Tasting, Apple Dishes from Trax Restaurant and Café, Apple Activities for the Kids and an Apple Confection Contest for patrons with some great prizes for the top three winners. […]

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J.P. Moscaro & Sons Awarded Contract

September 11, 2015

J.P. Mascaro & Sons has been awarded a 5-year contract to serve Ambler Borough, Montgomery County. Beginning on October 1, the contract covers collection of waste, recyclables and yard waste for all residents at a cost of $1.5 million. Here is the full press release: Local solid waste and recycling company, J.P. Mascaro & Sons has been awarded a 5-year contract to […]

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Ambler Food Co-op Community Event

September 11, 2015

The Ambler Food Co-op is holding a community event this coming Sunday, September 13th. Located in the parking lot at 217 E. Butler Ave, the Ambler Food Co-op’s Cookbook Swap and Fall Fling will include a cookbook swap (of course) as well as activities for the children including Kid’s Yoga and Hula Hooping. The event is free and open to all.

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This Week on Ambler Instagram

September 9, 2015

Each week we want to post some of the more “interesting” Ambler Instagram posts from the preceding week. Do your best to make this list but don’t do anything dirty…or at least don’t post it here!     You can’t fake personality, passion or purpose. @scdooley8 #Ambler #friendslikefamily A photo posted by @stro215 on Sep 7, 2015 at 3:43pm PDT […]