Pelham Examiner

PMHS senior furious at parent concern over golf-course booze party while adults ignore George Floyd memorial, racism

June 19, 2020

To the editor: I am a graduating senior at Pelham Memorial High School. Every night for more than two weeks, there has been a peaceful vigil in Pelham to honor and remember George Floyd, a man who was lynched by four police...

162 Pelhamites endorse Bowman in Democratic Congressional primary as ‘bold, progressive fighter’

June 19, 2020

To the editor: Jamaal Bowman is the bold, progressive fighter that Pelham needs in Congress. That’s why we urge you to join us in voting for him in the Democratic primary on June 23. We are confident that his lived experience...

59 in Pelham back Fink in Democratic Congressional primary for ‘new thinking and fresh approaches’

June 16, 2020

To the editor: If ever there was a time when doing what we’ve always done is not what we should strive to do, now is that time. If ever there was a time when our society desperately needs new thinking and fresh approaches,...

Mimi Rocah for DA in Democratic primary to lead office through structural change needed

June 16, 2020

To the editor: One of the most important things we can do to institute lasting change is vote. I am writing to share my support for Mimi Rocah for Westchester County District Attorney. With her dedication to oversight and transparency,...

52 endorse Engel in Democratic Congressional primary for effectiveness, seniority, high ratings

June 10, 2020

To the editor: If you’re a Democrat, Rep. Eliot Engel of New York’s District 16 has earned your support. He’s been repeatedly rated as one of the ten most effective House members in his party. His seniority h...

SOOP Theatre thanks area businesses for backing playbill even though ‘Oz’ had to be cancelled

June 6, 2020

To the editor: My name is Paul Romanello, and I am the artistic director of SOOP Theatre Company here in town. While I am aware that there are many more pressing issues on everyone's mind, I would like to change direction slightly...

Mimi Rocah for Westchester DA to bring criminal justice reform

June 3, 2020

To the editor: I am writing to support Mimi Rocah for Westchester district attorney. Watching the news, we can all see that our world is surrounded with egregious examples of why we need criminal justice reform. I’m speaking...

Pelham urged to unite for children, approve school budget

June 2, 2020

To the editor: We urge Pelham to come together for our children and approve the proposed school budget. The proposed budget balances the priorities of this community. It maintains current programming and class size. It ensures...

School lunch standards from 2010 need to be updated due to food preservatives

May 28, 2020

To the editor: I am an eighth grade student in the Pelham Middle School and am writing to inform the community about the need to urge our representatives to update the school lunch standards The last time standards were...

Endorses Rocah for Westchester DA, citing experience as prosecutor

May 27, 2020

To the editor: I am writing to express my support for Mimi Rocah for Westchester County district attorney. A seasoned federal prosecutor with 16 years of experience as a U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York,...

Help medical workers: Prepare health care proxy, DNR forms now

March 25, 2020

To the editor: As a medical social worker, it occurred to me that there’s a way we can all help to reduce the ongoing burden on our health care workers right now, and all it entails is filling out some paperwork. One of my...

Endorses Democrats Burke, Curtin and Kagan, who will make Pelham better

November 1, 2019

To the editor: We are very fortunate to have so many talented and dedicated people in the Town of Pelham who have served, are serving, and are putting themselves forward to serve our community. Thank you to all our official...

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