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Bob LaGravinese at his work station
Bob LaGravinese retiring from LaGravinese Jewelers 57 years after starting store
By Audrey Levenson, Staff Reporter • May 5, 2021

When Bob LaGravinese opened LaGravinese Jewelers of Pelham in 1964, he was looking for a new start. He had served in the U.S. Air Force in the Korean War and then worked for his father in a setting factory where he learned everything he could about the...

Jess Young
School board candidate Young on reopening: 'Best thing we have done is changing our strategy as we go'
By Cristina Stefanizzi, Staff Reporter • May 4, 2021

Jess Young is seeking reelection May 18 as a school trustee to continue her work on the board with capital projects and school reopening and to see future projects through. Young is in a five-person race for two seats. "I think we've done well," said...

Rowe and his family.
Rowe seeks leadership in forming district reopening plans, criticizes 'inappropriate' questions on student survey
By Cristina Stefanizzi, Staff Reporter • April 30, 2021

Ian Rowe, former CEO of Public Prep, a network of public charter elementary and middle schools, and Pelham parent, wants your vote for one of the two seats open on the Pelham Board of Education. Like most parents, Rowe has faced the demands of full-time...

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A SFR fundraiser in 2019
Attendance at high school club's refugee night hampered by Covid-19 restrictions
By Sandra Chalissery, Staff Reporter • May 5, 2021

The Pelham Memorial High School Students for Refugees Club held a Teen Refugee Fun Night in mid-March, though Covid-19 restrictions made it hard to have...

PMHS graduation ceremonies, 2019.
New York guidelines on graduation apply to Pelham
By Daniel Fredbeck, Staff Reporter • April 29, 2021

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently released a statement that indoor and outdoor ceremonies, including graduations and other events, will be allowed with...

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Newcastle Knights basketball. Credit -  Burley Sekem Apparel
PMHS graduate Jack Cork makes team of week playing in England's NBL Division I
By Jack Anderson, Staff Reporter • April 26, 2021

Jack Cork, a 2016 PMHS graduate and Haverford College basketball standout, moved to England last year to play professional ball for the Newcastle Knights...

PMHS football (File Photo)
Pelham varsity football team quarantined; season canceled
By Charlie Parent, Sports Editor • April 23, 2021

Some members of the Pelham varsity football team were exposed to Covid-19, and the team's season is over.  Pelham was slated to play Lakeland last...

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