Bristol Times

Keeping score

By Megan BadgerWire Managing EditorWhen it comes to choosing a college, there are dozens of factors to consider.In an effort to simplify the process, the government has created a tool that aims to increase transparency in...

One man’s mission

By Megan BadgerWire Managing EditorEach day, people deal with loss.But for children, it’s not easy to face tragedy without proper guidance.Dr. David Schonfeld has been providing that support to children around the world for 25 years. Schonfeld...

A cinema classic

By Melissa YerkovWire Executive EditorIt’s had many different names, has been owned by a variety of proprietors and underwent countless renovations. But even after 100 years of evolution, one thing has remained the same.The Hiway Theater...

Discrimination investigation focuses on school closure

By Megan BadgerWire Managing EditorThe Wissahickon School District is under fire for allegedly discriminating against its Hispanic population in Ambler. The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights is investigating discrimination surrounding the recent school...

Star power

By Megan BadgerWire Managing EditorSince he was a young child, George Reagan has been fascinated with the sky.And he’s not alone.The Bucks-Mont Astronomical Association is a group of people with a common interest: exploring the unknown. The club...

Green Dot scam continues to be a threat

By John LoftusWire Staff WriterScams never die. They just fade away for a while — but just a while.During the summer, the Midweek Wire reported con artists were targeting PECO customers with Latino surnames. In the past month and...

A solemn goodbye

By Megan BadgerWire Managing EditorIt’s the end of an era.After much deliberation between community members and school officials, Mattison Avenue Elementary School in Ambler will close its doors in June.At a Jan. 14 Wissahickon School Board meeting, members...

Experience Ambler Restaurant Week

By Megan BadgerWire Managing EditorButternut squash gnocchi … filet mignon with shiitake reduction … lobster mac ’n cheese … cherry cheesecake…Are you hungry yet?If so, your cravings are sure to be satisfied at one of the 14 restaurants participating in...

Welcome to Grandma’s

By Megan BadgerWire Managing EditorJohn Vallario has been in the restaurant business his whole life.But it wasn’t until three years ago that he found his niche.Vallario and his wife, Desiree, own Grandma’s Grotto, an Italian eatery and bakery...

Finding fun in fitness

By Megan BadgerWire Managing EditorChildhood obesity has become more prevalent than ever before. Today, approximately 17 percent of U.S. children are obese, a number that has tripled since 1980, according to the Centers for Disease Control...
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