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A CCTV image of a sanitary sewer conduit running through a Pelham Manor storm drainage pipe under Glover Field. The partial obstruction causes the Wolfs Lane area to flood during big storms.

Following budget adoption, Village of Pelham Manor provides update on renovating stormwater sewers

April 10, 2024

Editor's note: This update was provided by Village of Pelham Manor Trustee Maurice Owen-Michaane. The Pelham Examiner provides updates in the form received as a service to the community. As there...

Heavy wind and rain causes power outages, downed tree; county issues warning on storm

Heavy wind and rain causes power outages, downed tree; county issues warning on storm

By Matt Michailoff, Assistant Managing Editor
April 4, 2024

A heavy wind and rain storm persisted throughout the area Wednesday and into Thursday, causing power outages, flooding and at least one downed tree on Washington Avenue. As of midday Thursday, 2.55...

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 Julianne's Playground to the village, School Board...

Trustee Jackie De Angelis, far right, talks about Juliannes Park during the school board meeting.

School board votes to explore transfer of Julianne’s Playground to Village of Pelham for ‘consideration’

By Annika Halvorson, Staff Reporter
March 6, 2024

The Pelham Board of Education voted unanimously Wednesday to authorize the district "to explore a transfer" of Julianne's Playground to the Village of Pelham "for consideration," after several board members...

Trustee Will Treves discusses the boards unanimous decision to not grant the easement for the sewer project. (Source: Pelham Union Free School District video feed)

Village of Pelham denied easement by school board for Julianne’s Playground; use of eminent domain ‘an option’

By Pelham Examiner Editors
February 24, 2024

The Village of Pelham will not get an easement from the school district to build underground stormwater reservoirs and install pumps at Julianne's Playground. School Board President Dr. Michael Owen-Michaane...

The stormwater reservoirs would be constructed under the blacktop and tennis courts (right) at Juliannes Playground. (Courtesy Google Maps)

Mullen: Easement remains right plan for Julianne’s park, but school district lawyer threatens to end all talks. Village of Pelham explores eminent domain.

February 24, 2024

This letter to Village of Pelham residents from Mayor Chance Mullen was published Tuesday on the village's website. Dear neighbors, I write to share an update on the village’s flood mitigation efforts. As...

The damage done: Letter writer provides images of destruction wrought by flooding on Seventh Avenue by two September storms

The damage done: Letter writer provides images of destruction wrought by flooding on Seventh Avenue by two September storms

February 24, 2024

In a letter to the editor Tuesday on the need to overhaul the Village of Pelham's storm sewers, Thelma Bowling offered to let any readers see pictures she has of the damage done by flooding in and around...

Pelham Manor reps talk with Army Corps of Engineers, DEC about Hutch River flooding, plan more talks

Pelham Manor reps talk with Army Corps of Engineers, DEC about Hutch River flooding, plan more talks

February 16, 2024

Editor's note: This press release was provided by the Village of Pelham Manor. The Pelham Examiner publishes press releases in the form received as a service to the community Village of Pelham Manor...

From left, Board Vice President Ian Rowe, President Dr. Michael Owen-Michaane and Superintendent Dr. Cheryl Champ.

Pelham school board continues to review Village of Pelham request to build stormwater reservoirs under Julianne’s Playground

By Annika Halvorson, Staff Reporter
February 6, 2024

The Pelham Board of Education continues to review the Village of Pelham's request to build underground water reservoirs and above ground pumps at Julianne's Playground, including exploring legal issues...

Save the Sound seeks public comment on Hutch River Watershed Plan; public meeting set for Feb. 7

Save the Sound seeks public comment on Hutch River Watershed Plan; public meeting set for Feb. 7

January 26, 2024

Editor's note: This press release was provided by Save the Sound. The Pelham Examiner publishes press releases in the form received as a service to the community. The Draft Hutchinson River Watershed...

Village of Pelham Mayor Chance Mullen presented the storm-sewer project to the school board.

Village of Pelham mayor’s pitch for Julianne’s Playground flood reservoirs draws skeptical questions from school board

By Annika Halvorson, Staff Reporter
January 22, 2024

Village of Pelham Mayor Chance Mullen faced skepticism Wednesday from some school trustees after presenting the village's proposed deal for the use of district-owned Julianne's Playground for reservoirs...

Village of Pelham mayor to speak at school board meeting about request to build stormwater reservoirs under Juliannes Playground

Village of Pelham mayor to speak at school board meeting about request to build stormwater reservoirs under Julianne’s Playground

January 15, 2024

Editor's note: This press release was provided by the Pelham Union Free School District. The Pelham Examiner publishes press releases in the form received as a service to the community. The Board of Education...

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