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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...

Reaching new heights

By Melissa YerkovWire Executive EditorIt was initiated to make fitness more accessible.But it has evolved into something much bigger.Hometown Trainers was created in 2004 as a way to make exercise more convenient. The concept is simple:...

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...

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...

The heart of the game

By Megan BadgerWire Managing EditorFor a place that was opening in just a few days, there was still a lot of work to be done.If you had walked into the Newtown Athletic Complex’s Sports Training Facility last...
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