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Drug Take Back Set For April 26

Tue, Apr 15th, 2014

The Police Department and Giant will partner to take back old prescription drugs on April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the food store.

A table will be set up inside the store, 1760 DeKalb Pike, for Police to accept out-of-date and unneeded controlled, non-controlled and over-the-counter medications of any kind. The drug take back is an anonymous program and all drugs will be collected and no questions asked. Needles will not be accepted.

The collection is part of the DEA's Drug Take Back program. The DEA initiated this program to keep drugs out of the water system and landfills. In October, Police collected 125 pounds of unwanted drugs. Giant will have a pharmacist available to answer questions.

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Tree Giveaway April 27

Fri, Apr 11th, 2014

For the 20th consecutive year, the Shade Tree Commission will be distributing bare-root and potted trees (up to three per household) to Township homeowners.

This year's program is scheduled for April 27, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Township Building. This is a one-day event and will continue until the supply of 400 trees has been distributed. The program will take place rain or shine!

Trees will be given to residents on a first come - first serve basis. There is a limit of one group of trees per address or household. There is no pre-registration for this program but homeowners will be asked to present identification indicating Whitpain resident status. Please do not designate others to pick up trees for you. You must be present to participate in this program. No exceptions!

This year's selections may include the following shrubs and trees:
Oak Leaf Hydrangea (containerized)
Kousa Dogwood (balled)
Prairifire Crabapple (bare-root)
Japanise Red Maple (containerized)
Locust (bare-root)
Red Delicious apple (balled)

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Blue Bell Rotary's Pancake Breakfast to Benefit SARS

Sat, Mar 1st, 2014

The Blue Bell Rotary will be flipping pancakes and cooking up other breakfast goodies at a Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, April 27 at Prophecy Creek Park.

All procceds from the breakfast benefit the Second Alarmers Rescue Squad. Tickets are $8 and $5 for children 10 and under. Tickets are available at the Township Building. The breakfast runs from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Come out and enjoy breakfast with family and neighbors while supporting a great cause.

Click here for more information.

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Playground Equipment Improvement

Wed, Apr 16th, 2014

The younger children's portion of the playground at Wentz Run Park will be closed and fenced beginning on Monday, April 21. This closure will last for a few weeks while new playground equipment is being installed. The equipment being replaced is approximately 20 years old and has been in place since the park opened. The swings and equipment for older children will remain open during this upgrade.

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North Wales Road Closure at Bridge Crossing

Fri, Apr 11th, 2014

As part of the ongoing Turnpike Widening Project, North Wales Road will be completely closed at the Turnpike Bridge crossing near Skippack Pike from April 14 at 7:00 pm until June 16. This closure applies to all vehicular and pedestrian traffic. Detours will be posted in the area. During the closure all residents living south of the bridge crossing on North Wales Road will continue to have access to their properties by traveling northbound on North Wales Road from Township Line Road (south).

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Events Calendar

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Thursday - April 24, 2014
Earth Day at Prophecy Creek Park
Saturday - April 26, 2014
Montgomery County Household Hazardous Waste
Sunday - April 27, 2014
Blue Bell Roatary Pancake Breakfast
Sunday - April 27, 2014
Arbor Day Beautification Program
Friday - May 02, 2014
Big Rig Round-Up at Wentz Run Park