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Holiday gift guide: Pelhams shops offer their top picks

Holiday gift guide: Pelham’s shops offer their top picks

By Audrey Levenson, Business Editor
December 2, 2021

The holiday season is upon us, and after more than a year of Covid hurting many local Pelham businesses, they have put in stock wonderful gifts for the holidays. The Pelham Examiner surveyed downtown stores,...

The outdoor area dining at Cantina Lobos.

Criticism from business leaders as Village of Pelham restaurants must end outdoor dining next week

By Amina Pucci, Staff Reporter
November 24, 2021

After pressure from restaurant owners and the Pelham Chamber of Commerce, the original deadline to end outdoor dining on Oct. 31 was pushed back to next Tuesday by the Village of Pelham Board of Trustees....

Double Rainbow

Double Rainbow closes: Clay Bushong plans to reopen new business in space in early February

By Julianna Lieggi, Staff Reporter
November 16, 2021

Local ice cream shop Double Rainbow at 205 Wolfs Lane closed on Oct. 31 to be reconfigured into a new business. The move came a year after Pelham businessman Clay Bushong acquired the location. “There...

Winter Wonderland brings horse and carriage rides, Santa, caroling, holiday market to Pelham Nov. 27

Winter Wonderland brings horse and carriage rides, Santa, caroling, holiday market to Pelham Nov. 27

By Phoebe Schwarz, Staff Reporter
November 8, 2021

The Pelham Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Winter Wonderland Nov. 27 to kick off the holiday shopping season at the town's small businesses. The event will begin with Santa taking pictures from 9...

Hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) in Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge.

Cannabis shops: Village of Pelham board hears from expert about options on permitting or banning

By Georgia Russello, Managing Editor
September 28, 2021

In what must have been a historical first, the Village of Pelham board heard a presentation Sept. 14 on marijuana sales—more specifically on allowing cannabis dispensaries in the village. Jim Landau,...

The Easter Bunnys visit to Pelham was one of the marketing efforts supported by the Chamber of Commerce in the past year.

Chamber of Commerce receives $15,000 grant to support marketing campaigns

By Leila Brady, Staff Reporter
September 27, 2021

The Pelham Chamber of Commerce has received a $15,000 grant from the Westchester County Business FIRST program that will be used to support marketing programs for local businesses. The program was rolled...

Some of Hometown Athletics student-athlete coaches listed on the companys website.

Hometown Athletics again connecting kids with student-athlete coaches after NCAA restrictions lifted

By Gillian Ho, Staff Reporter
September 10, 2021

Hometown Athletics launched last year to connect student-athletes with kids for coaching and training in Westchester County, but was forced to temporarily shut down due to the controversial NCAA rules...

Hole in ground: Apartment building under construction on Fifth Avenue to be finished by late 2022

Hole in ground: Apartment building under construction on Fifth Avenue to be finished by late 2022

By Kiran Schwaderer, Staff Reporter
September 1, 2021

An apartment building under construction at 139 Fifth Ave. since the demolition of a one-story multi-store retail property at the site will be finished by the fourth quarter of the 2022, with occupancy...

STATS23 Preschool to open on Fifth Avenue in Village, accepting 6 week to 5 year olds

STATS23 Preschool to open on Fifth Avenue in Village, accepting 6 week to 5 year olds

By Audrey Levenson, Business Editor
August 18, 2021

STATS23 Preschool is expected to open at the end of September at 136 Fifth Ave., bringing another location for infant and toddler care for children from six weeks to five years old to the community,...

Lauren Dunkelberger in new Premier Music Studio

New music studio to replace Jump Dance Center on Wolfs Lane

By Ava Paolucci, Staff Reporter
August 5, 2021

Wolfs Lane can look forward to gaining a new music studio this fall. Many are aware that Jump Dance Center, a long-time Pelham fixture, ceased offering lessons across a myriad of styles during the Pandemic....

Albright, Bushong promoted at Picture House as theater seeks to expand offerings post pandemic

Albright, Bushong promoted at Picture House as theater seeks to expand offerings post pandemic

By Audrey Levenson, Business Editor
July 15, 2021

The Picture House Regional Film Center promoted Director of Education Francile Albright to deputy director, while Programming Director Clayton Bushong's role was expanded to include business development,...

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...

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