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‘Mean Girls’ is enjoyable remake of 2004 Broadway adaption though lacks punch of original

By Matt Michailoff, Assistant Managing Editor
February 21, 2024

With a movie as iconic as the 2004 "Mean Girls," there was no doubt that a remake would face criticism. With a 2.2 out of 5 rating on Google Reviews and a wave of criticism on social media, the new movie...

Max Halvorson and Will Russello of 7th Avenue Band

Pelham Together’s WinterFest warms winter day with good music and food

By Ciara Lynch and Sean Lynch
February 10, 2024

Groups of performers, cooks and community members came together Feb. 3 at Daronco Town House to celebrate the talent of Pelham's citizens of all ages during Pelham Together's WinterFest. Fourteen...

Payday 3 drops key features, making it big disappointment after previous edition

Payday 3 drops key features, making it big disappointment after previous edition

By Cristian Rodriguez, Staff Reporter
February 7, 2024

Payday 3 was developed by Starbreeze Studios and published by Deep Silver on Sept. 21. It is a first-person shooter game and the sequel is Payday 2. Payday 2 has been out for over a decade and has...

Pelham Music Festival, in 21st year, offered opportunities for young musicians to gain recognition

Pelham Music Festival, in 21st year, offered opportunities for young musicians to gain recognition

By Jade D’Amore, Staff Reporter
February 5, 2024

When it comes to exposing the community of Pelham to young musical talent, the Pelham Music Festival never ceases to deliver. On Jan. 20, the annual music festival was hosted at the Pelham Country Club....

At six, their first song was a banger. Persistence carries Sade Jacobs to top of YoungArts award.

At six, their first song was ‘a banger.’ Persistence carries Sade Jacobs to top of YoungArts award.

By Julia Findikyan, Contributing Editor
January 17, 2024

Sade Jacobs wrote their first song at the age of six. It was titled "Fantasy." "It was a banger," said Jacobs. "I don’t remember most of it, but I do remember the chorus, which is surprising." "My...

A girl learns from a little bird her worst-day-ever wasnt really so bad in Pelhamite Grimaldis book for children

A girl learns from a little bird her worst-day-ever wasn’t really so bad in Pelhamite Grimaldi’s book for children

By Kate Gristina, Assistant Managing Editor
January 12, 2024

Everyone has one day they think is their worst ever. Gabrielle Grimaldi's book, "Lina's Very Best Worst Day Ever: A Bird's Eye View," goes through Lina's own version of that. Except her encounter with...

The Color Purple hits theaters as inspirational tale of one woman against world

‘The Color Purple’ hits theaters as inspirational tale of one woman against world

By Claire Landy, Staff Reporter
January 10, 2024

"The Color Purple" directed by Marcus Gardley and Blitz Bazawule, follows the tragic existence of Miss Celie (Fantasia Barrino) through her struggles and successes. In the heart of the film, Miss Celie...

Prequel ‘Wonka’ takes filmgoers on whimsical journey through candy man’s early career

By Charlotte Cohn, Assistant Managing Editor
January 8, 2024

The latest iteration of the story of Willy Wonka premiered in theaters last month simply as "Wonka," offering more whimsy than the previous film incarnations. The musical invites its viewers to travel...

Our reviewer’s top five albums of 2023: What are your favorites from this year?

By Phoebe Schwarz, Deputy Managing Editor
December 22, 2023

It was a great year for music. New artists rose to fame, old artists released new albums and both continued to break barriers. Trending albums and artists this year came from different genres of music,...

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Our critic’s top five Christmas movies: Are yours on the list?

By Sandra Chalissery, Staff Reporter
December 21, 2023

Some of us wait all year for this magical time. The hot chocolate, the fluffy snow, the festive lights—and the wonderful movies. It is inspiring how inspired directors get when making movies for the...

Ridley Scotts Napoleon fails to properly capture iconic historical figure

Ridley Scott’s ‘Napoleon’ fails to properly capture iconic historical figure

By Ciara Lynch, Staff Reporter
December 19, 2023

Ridley Scott's film "Napoleon" premiered on November 22, 2023. The movie, starring Joaquin Phoenix and directed by Ridley Scott, showcases both the success of Napoleon's career as a general and the relationships...

Foto Feature: Winter Wonderland makes its festive return to Pelham for third year

Foto Feature: Winter Wonderland makes its festive return to Pelham for third year

By Nate Reynoso, Staff Reporter
December 12, 2023

Winter Wonderland returned to Pelham for a third year Nov. 25 under the auspices of the Pelham Chamber of Commerce, which curated a day downtown for people of all ages to celebrate the holidays. The...

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