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Luft describes how absentee and early mail ballots were handled in Pelham Manor election
March 21, 2024

Pelham Manor Village Manager and Village Clerk Lindsey Luft submitted this letter to village residents...

Supports Pringle and Cardwell for Manor board after current trustees fail to face challenge of flooding
March 18, 2024

To the editor: I am writing to express my enthusiastic support for Kate Pringle and Mark Cardwell in...

Responds to Manor Dems: Lower home values result of bordering Bronx, Mt. Vernon; sources of most flood waters are outside Pelham
March 18, 2024

To the editor: I grew up in the former Village of North Pelham. My dad was a village trustee there,...

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PMS Principal Lynn Sabia and PMHS Principal Mark Berkowitz.
Administrator shuffle: PMHS principal will depart; PMS principal takes medical leave; district interims to step in
By Oliver Lavallee, Assistant Managing Editor • April 11, 2024

Pelham Memorial High School Principal Mark Berkowitz is leaving at the end of the school year to pursue another position, while Pelham Middle School Principal Lynn Sabia is taking temporary medical leave beginning this month. In announcing the moves...

The Solar Eclipse: A highlight in 2024 and a focal point on April 8
The Solar Eclipse: A highlight in 2024 and a focal point on April 8
By Phoebe Schwarz, Deputy Managing Editor • April 9, 2024

A total solar eclipse — nicknamed the Great North American Eclipse for its long path over North America — was visible in the sky on April 8 over parts of Mexico, 15 U.S. states and eastern Canada. For the second time, in the past decade, we could...

Siwanoy first grader struck by car after chasing ball into street
Siwanoy first grader struck by car after chasing ball into street
By Charlotte Cohn, Assistant Managing Editor • April 5, 2024

A first grader from Siwanoy Elementary School was struck by a car Friday morning after he ran into the street near Iden Avenue to retrieve a ball, said Principal Farid Johnson in an email to parents. Johnson said the student was with his family receiving...

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PMS Principal Lynn Sabia and PMHS Principal Mark Berkowitz.
Administrator shuffle: PMHS principal will depart; PMS principal takes medical leave; district interims to step in
By Oliver Lavallee, Assistant Managing Editor • April 11, 2024

Pelham Memorial High School Principal Mark Berkowitz is leaving at the end of the school year to pursue another position, while Pelham Middle School Principal...

Athletic Director Joe Toombs III presents to the school board.
Three school board members negotiating with Village of Pelham over possible transfer of Julianne's Playground
By Annika Halvorson, Staff Reporter • March 26, 2024

School Trustees Sidney Burke, Will Treves and Jackie De Angelis have entered into negotiations with the Village of Pelham over the possible transfer of...

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Michaels will reopen in the Post Road Plaza. (Photo courtesy Levin Management Corp. website)
Michaels to return to Pelham Manor in Post Road Plaza location three months after closing nearby store
March 29, 2024

Michaels will reopen in Pelham Manor in the Post Road Plaza only three months after shuttering its store across the street, according to a press release...

Speakers on Women in the Workforce panel hosted by PMHS club stress need for mentors to build careers
Speakers on 'Women in the Workforce' panel hosted by PMHS club stress need for mentors to build careers
By Charlotte Cohn, Assistant Managing Editor • March 13, 2024

Finding mentors is critical if women are to have success in their careers, according to several speakers on a "Women in the Workforce" panel held by a...

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Pelham Rec seventh/eighth and fifth grade girls basketball teams go to finals at County Center All Star Championship
Pelham Rec seventh/eighth and fifth grade girls basketball teams go to finals at County Center All Star Championship
April 12, 2024

The Pelham Recreation seventh/eighth grade and fifth grade girls basketball teams both made it to the finals at the County Center All Star Championship. After...

Champions: Pelham Rec eighth and sixth grade boys basketball teams win county titles
Champions: Pelham Rec eighth and sixth grade boys basketball teams win county titles
April 10, 2024

Editor's note: This write up was provided by the Pelham Recreation Department.  Pelham Recreation boys basketball teams captured two Westchester...

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Pelham Examiner seeks part-time development director to help build sustainable local newspaper
Pelham Examiner seeks part-time development director to help build sustainable local newspaper

Dear Pelham Community: We are looking to fill the new part-time role of development director supporting the Hudson Valley Local News Lab Inc., publisher...

Pelham teacher and artist Emlyn Taveras sees her work featured in The Female Gaze exhibition
Pelham teacher and artist Emlyn Taveras sees her work featured in 'The Female Gaze' exhibition
By Henna Wei, Staff Reporter • April 12, 2024

Emlyn Taveras, an artist and art teacher at Hutchinson and Siwanoy schools, is having two of her pieces displayed through April 26 as part of the exhibition...

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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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