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Pelham teachers, staff: ‘In the hour of our greatest need… you found a way to give us more’

May 5, 2021

To the editor: In March of 2020, Pelham's teachers, staff and administrators set out on a path that had never been traveled before. Through the early days of the pandemic, when we held our breath, afraid...

Rowe misunderstands approach and goals of racial equity audit; his fears misplaced

May 4, 2021

To the editor: As an educator, I have some concerns with how Ian Rowe characterized the equity audit in his recent interview with the Pelham Examiner. In my coursework at Teachers College, I read a...

207 cite Miller’s work on strategic plan, state aid in supporting her reelection to school board

May 3, 2021

To the editor: We write to urge our fellow Pelham voters to support Eileen Miller's bid for reelection to the board of education. Collectively, we have known and served with Miller on the Friends of...

125 back Young for reelection as school trustee, citing tenure on board, experience with construction projects

April 28, 2021

To the editor: As we leave behind one of the most tumultuous years in the history of the Pelham Union Free School District, it’s crucial to move forward with experience and expertise on the board...

Bridges of Pelham endorses Powers for school trustee because of work in schools, deep commitment to public education

April 22, 2021

To the editor: An effective and inspiring member of the board of education should demonstrate leadership, empathy, knowledge, creativity and a passion to serve. As proven by her tireless volunteerism...

100-plus support Owen-Michaane for school board: District will benefit from his medical expertise

April 22, 2021

To the editor: We the undersigned 100-plus Pelham residents strongly endorse Dr. Michael Owen-Michaane for the Pelham Board of Education and ask our neighbors to join us in voting for Owen-Michaane...

Check trustee candidate Rowe’s conservative ed philosophy, dismissal of value of unions

April 18, 2021

To the editor: Rather than exchange views in the comment section of someone else's letter to the editor, I decided to write my own to express my concerns with the candidacy of Ian Rowe, who conservative...

Manor Mayor Lapey responds to criticism village officials did not attend rally against Asian hate

April 17, 2021

To the editor: Ms. Frost, thank you for taking the time to write on this important issue. The Pelham Manor Board of Trustees and administration remain committed to supporting all residents, particularly...

Disappointed with absence of Pelham Manor officials at rally to Stop Asian Hate

April 16, 2021

To the editor: We are writing to express our concern over Pelham Manor Mayor Jennifer Monachino Lapey's response to a question, asked at the April 12, 2021 Village of Pelham Manor board meeting, about...

Joey Ammirati comments on social media posts by members of his family

April 16, 2021

To the editor: As the owner and managing director of Caffe Ammi, I want to clarify and comment on social media posts members of my family wrote several months ago. To be clear, those posts were not...

Endorse Rowe for school board: Has expertise to understand challenges facing schools, commitment to educational issues

April 14, 2021

To the editor: We are writing to express our support for Ian Rowe’s candidacy to become a member of the Pelham Board of Education. Over many years, we have gotten to know Ian and his family through...

Calls on community to stand against hate after violence against Asian Americans

March 18, 2021

To the editor: On Sunday, Hutchinson Elementary School will (virtually) host its bi-annual International Day, a celebration of the many cultures that are represented by the families in the Hutchinson...

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