Ambridge Borough Council Honors Retired Crossing Guard

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Retired crossing guard Mary Ann Rapp was honored by Ambridge Borough Council upon her retirement after 18 years service at last night’s meeting.  According to Beaver County Radio News Correspondent Sandy Giordano, Council president Mike Mikulich presented her with a plaque  thanking her .. he said that she protected thousands of kids on Duss  Avenue  during her tenure.Mrs. Jula said she misses the kids . Council is submitting a request for a grant  to the local government academy  to9 fund an intern to develop and implement a Business Investment Strategy  plan to develop and promote the downtown and historic district, the borough would pay 1/2 the cost, borough manager Joe Kauer said. Council is also seeking a Beaver County CDBG grant for $124,120 for storm water  outfall, and an application for $43,602.50 for 6th St. and Melrose Ave. , the area is located across from St. Peter and  Paul Church, Kauer said where a  blighted building  was located. Borough manager Kauer said 14 streets are listed for repaving  in the borough this year.  It was also announced PennDOT they plan to repave Route 65 Ohio River Blvd. that includes replacing traffic signals,