As part of Ambridge's residential demolition program funded by the County's Community Development Office, seven vacant, condemned and blighted structures are being demolished this year in the Borough. Work started today, as pictured, at 1802 North Walnut Street.
Fryer Excavating will also be demolishing in the next couple of weeks:
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The annual Harmony Township Firehouse Chili Cook off will be held on Oct. 14. There are a few spots open to enter the contest.
All proceeds from the event will go toward the purchase and repair of equipment for the Harmony Twp. VFD.
Want to Enter?
Call Hazel at (724) 417-4551
Cost to compete $10
Sat., Oct. 14th , Noon to 4pm
Harmony Township VFD, 2400 Beaver Road, Ambridge
The Ambridge Area School District has re-opened the school libraries. At State Street, Economy and Highland Elementary Schools, the libraries will be open for weekly circulation of books. All students will have access to library reading materials and will be able to check books out each week. At the high school, computer stations are being added and a projector and screen are available for student use. The space is being customized for individuals, small groups or classes to engage with resource materials and technology. Additional planning to improve the space will include high school students and teachers.
The Junior High is finalizing a new Media Center that will be completed in early October. This Media Center includes 30 new computers, an interactive board and student work stations. The room has fresh, colorful paint, carpeting, and all new furniture. We are delighted to be able to provide these very important resources and working spaces for our students!
In May, Ambridge Area School District had the football field turf replaced at Moe Rubenstein Stadium. The turf was originally laid down in 2004.
Ambridge Regional Chamber of Commerce and Borough of Ambridge teamed up with local churches to bring a community festival together that was affordable for churches to participate and families to enjoy .
The two day event started on Friday with a four church tour that included historic churches Good Samaritan Roman Catholic Church, Holy Ghost Orthodox Church, St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church, and United Presbyterian Church of Ambridge. On Saturday, the day kicked off with with a the church congregations parading down Merchant street ending at PJ Caul Park, where many churches and organizations will sold their own homemade ethnic foods and treats and children activities.
Photos by Alan Freed Photography / Ambridge Connection
Ambridge Firefighters Local 1863 welcomed over 200 bikers that participated in the 16th Annual Beaver County POW/ MIA Run.
The run started at the Rochester VFW Post 128 went over 50 miles which included a route through Ambridge, shared a VFW representative. The route ended back at Rochester VFW for an evening of food, music, and dancing.
Bikers did not have to pay a registration fee to participate. The flyer reads " No registration fee! --They've already paid the price."
Video by Dan Caul, Ambridge Fire Department / Ambridge Connection