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Boys & Girls Club Plans Location in Whitpain

Thu, Oct 8th, 2015

At last night's West Ambler Revitalization townhall meeting, plans were introduced to build the new Wissahickon Valley Boys & Girls Club in the heart of West Ambler Village. The proposed clubhouse is to be located at 350 Railroad Avenue. It will be built entirely with private funds and charitable donations.

"We have been searching for just the right site for several years now, so we can significantly expand the current programs," said Whitpain Township Chairman Fred Conner. "With the teamwork of all of the partner organizations and the generosity of our donors, this project will help thousands of kids every year to reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens."

Township officials also updated residents on progress to date on the West Ambler Revitalization Plan which includes continuing to make safe walking and traffic connections to and from the new clubhouse. Please click here to learn more about the project.

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Trails & Tails 5k On October 18

Tue, Oct 6th, 2015

The second annual Trails & Tails 5k is October 18 at Prophecy Creek Park.

The race and One Mile Fun Walk begin at 9 a.m. The race fee is $20 for pre-registrants and $30 for day of registration. Race proceeds benefit the Township's Master Trail Development Program and the Paws To Play Dog Park. The race is presented by Cubby's Canine Castle and Marc Jonas, Esq.

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Leaf Collection Begins October 14

Tue, Oct 6th, 2015

It is officially fall, which means leaves will soon be changing colors and then falling on to lawns and yards. That means it will soon be time for leaf collection.

The first pickup of the season will be Wednesday, October 14. Just like last year, leaves will be collected throughout the entire Township on the fourth Wednesday of each month with an additional collection on the second Wednesday of October, November, December, January and April.

Upcoming collection dates are:

October 14

October 28

The entire Township will be collected on these dates. Inclement weather will not change the schedule. If your pickup is missed, please call the Township at 610-277-2400 on the day of collection.

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Fall Road Resurfacing Scheduled For This Week

Mon, Oct 5th, 2015

Late this week, the Township plans to resurface the following roadways:

- Jolly Road from Route 202 to Arch Street Road
- Cathcart Road from Morris Road to Township Line Road North

All work will be done between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Flaggers will direct traffic and one lane will be passable at most times.

All road resurfacing work is weather dependent.

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Thank You Community Festival Sponsors & Volunteers

Thu, Oct 1st, 2015

The Township thanks all of the sponsors and volunteers who made the Community Festival possible. Special thanks goes to our lead sponsors, Genisys Credit Union, Baird / The Foley Hillsley Group, and Montgomery County Community College's Lively Arts Series.

The Township also thanks Montgomery County Community College for partnering on this special event for the community.

"For the first time in a few years, we had cooperation from Mother Nature," said Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation Mike Richino.

"It was a great to see so many members of our community enjoying our family-friendly event and the nice autumn weather."

Please click here for a complete listing of sponsors.

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Events Calendar

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Saturday - October 10, 2015
Drive-In Movie - Jurassic World
Tuesday - October 13, 2015
Planning Commission
Thursday - October 15, 2015
Zoning Hearing Board
Sunday - October 18, 2015
Trails & Tails 5k
Sunday - October 18, 2015
Montgomery County Household Hazardous Waste Event