Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale Says Audit of Ambridge Area School District Finds Costly Retirement Benefits for Administrators
The 13th annual "Mr. Ambridge Pageant" was staged at the high school auditorium this evening. The tongue-in-cheek talent competition was a senior project presented by Adalyn Kowal, raising more than $1,600 for the Gladney Family Association, a charity that promotes adoptions.
Junior George Kontoulis was named Mr. Ambridge, with fellow classmate Ante Cvitkovic being named first runner up and Mr. Congeniality. Other participants included seniors Timothy Bruce and Quintin Dewitt, and juniors Anthony DeMarco, Tommy Holcomb, Ryan Mikush, Josh Peters and Corey Shaffer.
Photos by Alan Freed Photography / Ambridge Connection
The Ambridge High School boys basketball team has a big game Tuesday night against New Castle. It turns out to be a matchup between two teams in the state rankings.
Ambridge is in the cityofbasketballlove.com Class 4A state rankings for the first time this season. The Bridgers (8-2) are No. 10 this week while New Castle is No. 5.
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The Ambridge Area School District is exploring the concept of creating a middle school for sixth, seventh and eighth graders in the District. Superintendent Dr. Jo Welter will be presenting the idea to parents at each of the three elementary schools and gathering input from those in attendance.
In a press release to Ambridge Connection, the district shared it is important to note that the middle school concept is still in the development stages; gathering input from the community is a crucial stage in development and the opportunity to dialogue with parents is greatly appreciated.
Informational sessions will occur on the following dates and times:
• State Street Elementary School – 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 (Cafeteria)
• Economy Elementary School – 9 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 (Music Room)
• Highland Elementary School – 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 (Cafeteria)
Parents are permitted to attend any of the three sessions in accordance to what works best with their schedules.
Tentative Intermittent Closures / Restrictions of Ambridge - Aliquippa Bridge is scheduled for Tuesday, January 9th, between the hours of 8 AM and 6 PM for repairs to the Ambridge Water Authority pipeline. Ambridge Police will be on location during these hours to assist with traffic.
Congratulations to the newly elected officer of The Economy Fire Department who took their oath of duties on Tuesday, Jan. 2.
Chief - Ted Brickner
Asst. Chief - Steven Joy
Captain - Tim Vignere
Rescue Capt - Nicholas Paugh
Lieutenant - Chris Jackson
Lieutenant - Ryan Pearce
President - Bob Sivewright
Vice President - Dave Lewandowski
Secretary - Haven Kelly
Treasurer - Travis Cavanaugh
Written by: Steven Joy
Ambridge and Hopewell Police are looking for a man who according to police, stole a truck from Ambridge early New Year's day and robbed a convenience store in Hopewell.
The suspect has a star tattoo and tattoo writing on the back of his hands.
Anyone with any information about this individual , please call Ambridge or Hopewell police.