The NEW CASTLE (PA) NEWS reports today that it has confirmed the engagement of Ben Roethlisberger to, “Lawrence County (PA) native Ashley Harlan, a 2004 graduate of Laurel High School.”
Sources have confirmed that Roethlisberger is engaged to Ashley Harlan, a 2004 graduate of Laurel High School whose family home is on Devils Elbow Road in Hickory Township.
Word of the engagement, which is said to have occurred over the Christmas holiday, leaked out both locally and nationally over the past few days and, while Roethlisberger said following yesterday’s practice that he would not discuss his personal life, the proverbial cat appears to be out of the bag.
Harlan also attended St. Francis (PA) College where she played softball between 2005-07. She now works as a physician’s assistant and still lives at home with her parents in the Newcastle area.
Sally Kalson and Karen Kane of the PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE went to the Harlan family home for additional confirmation. Read more…