Ambridge Area School Board has hired a new interim assistant high school principal.
Last weekend, Ambridge musical students were able to participate in a three hour master dance class taught by Jeff Shade.
Flags will remain at half staff until sunset on November 19.
A group involved in the Ambridge Area High School musical "Chicago" are hoping the show will go on, despite being told to scrap plans for that performance.
UPDATE 2:09 p.m.
A message from AMBRIDGE AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
Students will be dismissed at the regularly scheduled times all after school activities have been canceled.
***Here is the latest alert on the fire in Leetsdale:
**Here is the latest alert on the fire in Leetsdale:
LEETSDALE | ALLEGHENY | 5TH ALARM FIRE | 180 LEETSDALE INDUSTRIAL DR | U/D MULTI COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS NOW INVOLVED. ENTIRE AREA EVAC. RIVER RESCUE TO ASSIST. SEVERAL MINOR INJ TO FF |
***A message from AMBRIDGE AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
The Ambridge Area School District has been notified by the 911 dispatch center at noon today regarding the Leetsdale Industrial Park Fire. All Ambridge schools are to shelter in place.
If that directive changes we will be notified by the 911 Center. Rhodes Transit is on stand-by. We are hopeful of dismissing at the regularly scheduled times.
Image is from from Ambridge High School
Smoke is not coming from Ambridge but from a close by community.
The fire is located at Weatherford/Lubrizol chemical in Leetsdale Industrial Park according to Ambridge New Hope Community church Pastor Rick Thornhill.
Thornhill spoke with a police at the industrial park and was told "They can't even put out the fire because of the chemicals.
CityReach Church located in Baden will hold a Free to the public Thanksgiving dinner on Sunday.
A 39-year-old male with a vision impairment was airlifted by STAT MedEvac in Ambridge on Sunday night.
According to police, the man fell down the steps and was unconscious with labored breathing.