On Thursday, November 2, an Ambler Borough candidate forum was held. The eight Borough Council candidates running for five council seats in the general election were present. Three candidates in Ward 1, incumbent Nancy Deininger (D) , Robert Lagreca (R) and Erin McKenna Endicott (D), will compete for 2 seats. Ward 2 will have Bill Thornton (R), Glynnis Siskind (D) and Sara Hertz (D) fighting for 2 seats. And in Ward 3 , Nellie DiPietro (D) and Salvatore Boccuti (R) go head to head for one seat.
The two candidates running for Tax Collector were also represented; incumbent Bernadette Dougherty, recorded a video that was presented, because she was away with family, and newcomer Jennifer Stomsky was in attendance.
Debbie Greenstein, running for a seat on the school board was also in attendance, she is the only candidate, out of the eight running, that is an Ambler Borough resident.
The Question and Answer portion of the evening was limited to Borough residents only, and some of the main themes included: sanctuary ordinance, parking, storm water management, and the possibility of Council meetings being televised and archived. For more detailed information on the Ambler Borough Council Candidates, please refer to our article published on October 28th.