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industrial borough (1990 pop. 8,133), Beaver co., W Pa., on the Ohio River; inc. 1905. Founded by and named for the American Bridge Co. in 1901, it now manufactures plastics, processed food, furniture fixtures, and fabricated metal products. On the northwest edge of town are 17 restored buildings and homes from the old village of Economy, a communistic establishment founded in 1825 by members of the Harmony SocietyHarmony Society,
religious society founded by German Separatists under the leadership of George Rapp. The Harmonists (or Rappites) held property in common and subscribed to the austere doctrines of their leader, including that of celibacy.
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. The most successful of the society's communities, it thrived until 1906.
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It is an honour and privilege to be moving to Ambridge.
GoNetspeed, a fiber-optic Internet service provider, has announced it has added Beaver Falls, Economy, Conway, Beaver, Monaca and Rochester, PA, to its Pittsburgh service territory, which already includes Ambridge, the company said.
The signing session for Mr Painting's book Forever Ambridge, about the making of The Archers.
On Saturday, September 23, they will be able to visit the radio studio where Ambridge comes to life - actually in the Mailbox in Birmingham - and meet the cast.
30pm, so people can get to the theatre afterwards Actress Phyllida Law There's a golden rule in politics that no matter how bad it gets, do not be under any illusion that it can't get any worse Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson I always think that there are more strong women in Ambridge than there are in ordinary villages Actress Patricia Greene after 60 years in the cast of The Archers
I always think that there are more strong women Ambridge than there are ordinary villages" - Actress Patricia Greene after 60 years in the cast of The Archers.
Customers walking through Ambridge Do it Best know they can find what they need to complete any project.
A $17 million sewer project that is underway in Ambridge should be finished by next spring.
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Wilson, who retired in 2000 as professor of missions and director of the Stanway Institute for World Mission and Evangelism, Trinity School for Ministry, Ambridge, Pennsylvania, had previously been director of the Missions Advanced Research and Communications Center, a ministry of World Vision International, Monrovia, California.
Q by Ben Ambridge is published in paperback by Profile Books, priced PS12.
People spoke about The Archers and Ambridge - it was as popular as any TV soap in those days.