Pelham Examiner

Dismay at Examiner’s coverage of ‘The Pelham Laundry’ exhibit; ‘substantive article about the installation’ needed

September 25, 2020

To the editor: I am writing to you today to express my dismay at your recent coverage—or lack thereof—of "The Pelham Laundry" exhibit. Your June 23 article on "The Pelham Laundry" focused primarily on the controversy surrounding...

Pelham Together chief: After parties, ‘we have to come from a place of caring, for all teens, whether they’re in the woods or not’

September 16, 2020

To the editor: The Covid-19 pandemic continues to ravage our country. Even though case counts, hospitalizations and deaths are down in our area, the stress and trauma caused by fear and uncertainty remain. We saw evidence of...

PMHS senior questions leadership of Superintendent Champ

September 11, 2020

To the editor: My name is Nathaniel Bloom and I am entering my senior year of high school at Pelham Memorial High School. Ever since reading Sunny Holcomb’s “Queries why ‘so many’ staff departures since Champ became superintendent” letter to the editor, I have become incre...

Responds to Manor officials on police: Still no timeline for plan or community input; ‘racist policing’ since 2015

August 21, 2020

To the editor: My name is Justin O’Beirne. I have been a resident of Pelham Manor my entire life and as of June 2020, I am also an alumnus of Pelham Memorial High School. I am disheartened that I must write this letter about...

Manor officials say state-ordered police review is underway; Examiner faulted for publishing letter

August 20, 2020

To the editor: We were surprised that the Pelham Examiner published a letter to the editor with such glaring inaccuracies. Police Chief Jeff Carpenter, who assumed his leadership position in 2015 under this administration, ...

Manor Republican saddened mayor refuses to comply with Cuomo order on review of racism in local police

August 19, 2020

To the editor: My name is Stephen Tahbaz, and I am a Pelham Memorial High School graduate from the class of 2020. I write today as a resident of Pelham Manor with great concern for how my elected officials are currently governing...

Manor residents seek places on village police reform panels, demand timetable from mayor for review process

August 18, 2020

To the editor: Recent events have made us more aware than ever of the magnitude of racial inequalities in our country. We know that every town, including Pelham Manor, is not immune to systematic racial bias. And like every...

Fixing Con Ed takes getting involved: ‘The power that needs to be turned on is ours’

August 10, 2020

To the editor: The Con Ed outages are awful, frustrating, damaging, dangerous, and if not preventable, certainly far worse than necessary. Blaming Con Ed, or local politicians, as many people are loudly doing, is understandable....

Queries why ‘so many’ staff departures since Champ became superintendent

July 30, 2020

To the editor: I am trying to understand why so many very fine principals and educators are leaving our school district to go to other school districts over the past two years. Since Dr. Cheryl Champ came on board, it seems...

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,...

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