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Letters to the Editor

Flooded on Seventh Avenue: stomach pains when it rains, car destroyed, four pumps, can’t travel for more than seven days

February 20, 2024

To the editor: I have resided at 515 Seventh Avenue for 24 years. When I initially moved there, I was so happy to have a home and a great school system for my children at the time. During my 24 years...

‘We, the flood-affected residents of north Pelham and Highbrook, need your help’

February 19, 2024

To the editor: We, the flood-affected residents of north Pelham and Highbrook, need your help. Perception is reality, and opinions differ on how the flooding issues should be resolved, but I hope...

Commends school board ‘for putting our children first by voting unanimously against’ reservoirs at playground

February 16, 2024

To the editor: Julianne’s Playground is essential for the physical and mental health of our children. As a resident of Pelham for four generations, I am very concerned about the Village of Pelham’s...

They supported new Hutch and new middle school. Now call on school board to allow reservoirs at Julianne’s Playground.

February 15, 2024

To the editor: We are so lucky to live in Pelham! It’s why we’ve stayed long after our kids graduated from Pelham Memorial High School. It’s why we publicly supported building the new Hutchinson...

Longtime Fourth Avenue resident hopes school district sees importance of Julianne’s Playground reservoirs to halting flooding

February 13, 2024

To the editor: As a longtime Village of Pelham resident and homeowner on Fourth Avenue, I am acutely aware of the impact of flooding and the destructiveness that results from it. This issue has plagued...

With flooding increasing, time is now to tap state/federal funds for storm sewers

February 8, 2024

To the editor, We have lived in this amazing town for 22 years. Our home is on Highbrook Avenue, just north of Boulevard, at the low point of Pelham Heights. Many of you have probably seen me (Gib,...

‘We take care of all of us:’ School board, Pelhamites urged to support use of Julianne’s Playground for stormwater reservoirs

February 5, 2024

To the editor: I urge both the members of the board of education and my Pelham neighbors to support the desperate need of the Village of Pelham to use, and then restore to its original state, that portion...

Calls for DOT action after new bridge and apartment building cause storm flooding of Hillside and Carol Avenue homes

February 5, 2024

To the editor: The following letter was sent to officials at the New York State Department of Transportation, Westchester County and the Village of Pelham. I speak on behalf of homeowners living...

Pelham Seniors club thanks Civics for tickets to ‘Anastasia’ at White Plains Performing Arts Center

January 2, 2024

To the editor: To the Pelham Civics officers and members: Thank you for the opportunity to enjoy the dinner theater presentation of "Anastasia" at the White Plains Performing Arts Center free of charge....

Savings from consolidating Pelham’s villages and town needed to pay huge costs of storm sewer projects

November 21, 2023

To the editor: With both villages facing massive flood control costs, I thought the following letter to the mayor of Pelham Manor might be helpful. That village has never studied the benefits of consolidation....

Dismayed at state of Fifth Avenue: Why isn’t store trash picked up in morning?

November 11, 2023

To the editor: As a 50 year resident of both Pelham and Pelham Manor, I have to say I am dismayed at the state of Fifth Avenue. One of my current jobs is to pick up my grandson from his nursery school...

High schoolers sought for February Huguenot mission trip to U.S.-Mexico border; apply by Nov. 15

November 9, 2023

To the editor: On behalf of Huguenot Memorial Church, I’m writing to the Pelham Examiner to get the word out about a mission trip for high schoolers that the church is planning. It is scheduled for...

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