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Supports Darra Gordon for school trustee because of her experience with budgets, strategy and facilities
May 17, 2024

To the editor: I am pleased to wholeheartedly endorse Darra Gordon for the Pelham school board. Gordon...

Reelect Owen-Michaane and Rowe to school board for their experience as trustees and to continue transparency
May 17, 2024

To the editor: When things are going well, it’s important to keep your foot on the gas. For that...

Likes three candidates seeking two school board seats but remains uncertain because of questions facing district
May 17, 2024

To the editor: Too often, choosing a political candidate feels like picking a colonoscopy prep. Lucky...

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Dr. Steven Garcia, school districts executive director for HR, to depart, becoming fifth administrator to leave in past two years
Dr. Steven Garcia, school district's executive director for HR, to depart, becoming fifth administrator to leave in past two years
By Oliver Lavallee, Assistant Managing Editor • May 24, 2024

Dr. Steven Garcia, executive director for human resources and leadership in the Pelham school district, has resigned after working in the school system for 11 years, according to an email from Superintendent Dr. Cheryl Champ. He will take a similar...

Election officials count absentee ballots in the Pelham Union Free School District election after the polls closed.
Pelham voters approve $93.6 million school budget; Cohen and Gordon defeat incumbents to win board of education seats
By Pelham Examiner Editors May 22, 2024

The Pelham school district’s proposed $93.6 million budget was approved Tuesday by voters 1,549-445. Kathryn Cohen and Darra Gordon were elected to three-year terms on the board of education, defeating incumbents Dr. Michael Owen-Michaane and Ian Rowe. The...

PUFSD seeks approval for $93.6 million budget; four candidates on ballot for two school board seats
PUFSD seeks approval for $93.6 million budget; four candidates on ballot for two school board seats
May 21, 2024

Voting in the Pelham Union Free School District election was held Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. in the Pelham Middle School gym. The school board has asked voters to approve a proposed $93.6 million budget  that boosts spending 2.88% in the year...

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Dr. Steven Garcia, school districts executive director for HR, to depart, becoming fifth administrator to leave in past two years
Dr. Steven Garcia, school district's executive director for HR, to depart, becoming fifth administrator to leave in past two years
By Oliver Lavallee, Assistant Managing Editor • May 24, 2024

Dr. Steven Garcia, executive director for human resources and leadership in the Pelham school district, has resigned after working in the school system...

Election officials count absentee ballots in the Pelham Union Free School District election after the polls closed.
Pelham voters approve $93.6 million school budget; Cohen and Gordon defeat incumbents to win board of education seats
By Pelham Examiner Editors May 22, 2024

The Pelham school district’s proposed $93.6 million budget was approved Tuesday by voters 1,549-445. Kathryn Cohen and Darra Gordon were elected to three-year...

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Marlen Ramos opens up second Ralphs Fifth Avenue Haircutting down street from original
Marlen Ramos opens up second Ralph's Fifth Avenue Haircutting down street from original
By Sandra Chalissery, Staff Reporter • May 22, 2024

Marlen Ramos owns Ralph's Fifth Avenue Haircutting at 150 Fifth Ave. At the end of February this year, she opened another barbershop under the same name...

Pelham Palace to re-start indoor dining after long period post-Covid-19 offering deliveries only
Pelham Palace to re-start indoor dining after long period post-Covid-19 offering deliveries only
By Nate Reynoso, Staff Reporter • May 3, 2024

Beginning on May 6, Pelham Palace will re-start indoor dining after closing to seated customers alongside numerous Pelham restaurants due to Covid-19 in...

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Taylor Green breaks PMHS girls lacrosse assist record, tallying 58 for career
Taylor Green breaks PMHS girls lacrosse assist record, tallying 58 for career
By Julia Findikyan, Contributing Editor • May 17, 2024

In the tenth game of the PMHS girls lacrosse season against Pleasantville, junior Taylor Green broke the school assist record set by Claudia Dodge in 2019....

Little League parade brings Pelham together; Mike Paradis remembered at ceremony
Little League parade brings Pelham together; Mike Paradis remembered at ceremony
By Ciara Lynch, Staff Reporter • April 22, 2024

Pelham Little League hosted its annual parade April 13 to ring in the new season. Every Little League team, in uniforms and carrying banners, marched their...

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Deadline: Letters to the editor on Pelham school district election must be received by noon on Friday

The deadline for letters to the editor endorsing candidates for the Pelham Board of Education or about the school district budget or ballot proposition...

Foto Feature: Pelham Childrens Theater brings 76 trombones to Pelham with staging of The Music Man
Foto Feature: Pelham Children's Theater brings 76 trombones to Pelham with staging of 'The Music Man'
By Charlotte Cohn, Assistant Managing Editor • May 20, 2024

Meredith Wilson's 'The Music Man' was staged May 10-12 by Pelham Children's Theater (PCT), which has offered fifth and sixth graders the experience of...

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Best of Westchester finalist: Vote for Pelham Examiner as Best Local Community Newspaper
Best of Westchester finalist: Vote for Pelham Examiner as Best Local Community Newspaper
February 20, 2024

For the second consecutive year, the Pelham Examiner has been named a finalist for Best Local Community Newspaper in the Best of Westchester competition....

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Time to talk with your older teens and college kids about fentanyl
Time to talk with your older teens and college kids about fentanyl
By Melissa Rona September 11, 2023

One of my childhood friends just lost his 22-year-old son to an accidental fentanyl overdose—accidental because when he took the pill, he had no...

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