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Letters to the Editor

Cites many reasons Pelham schools should move now to full-time learning in person

February 20, 2021

To the editor: More than 500 Pelham parents want their children to return to full-time, in-person learning as soon as possible. In our parent group dedicated to advocating for our children’s right...

Calls on Manor candidates to commit to referendum to move village elections to November

February 16, 2021

To the editor: This is an open letter to Pelham Manor Mayor Jennifer Monachino Lapey and trustees A. Michelle DeLillo and Joseph Senerchia, and candidates Ramsey McGrory, Andrea Ziegelman and Lance...

Clarifying on food scrapping: Manor officials worked on project for three years, earlier proposal too costly

February 13, 2021

To the editor: While I appreciate the passion that comes to many village issues, I would like to clarify for your readers the process involved in bringing forward a program like food scrapping from...

Manor board wants credit for food-scrap recycling after fighting hard against it since 2017

February 12, 2021

To the editor: How much credit should we give a local government for finally offering a service that it fought so hard against? The Village of Pelham Manor is attempting to answer that question this...

Pelham Manor GOP incumbents will make these inaccurate claims ‘like clockwork’ during campaign

February 8, 2021

To the editor: We have lived in Pelham a long time: 57 years (Peggy) and 56 years (Lou). Village elections here are annual, which means between us we have lived through 113 local elections. This year,...

Concerned with ‘divisive conclusions’ in Pelham school district’s racial equity audit

February 3, 2021

To the editor: As a parent with my wife raising two school-age children in Pelham, I was very interested in the results of the equity audit recently commissioned by Pelham Union Free School District....

Can’t get questions answered at Village of Pelham’s first public meeting on police reform, is then ignored

February 1, 2021

To the editor: I participated in the first Village of Pelham forum on policing about a month ago. I wanted the three questions I posed in my letter to the editor answered. The forum started eight minutes...

Cuomo, legislature’s Democrats use law attached to budget to crush small parties

January 8, 2021

To the editor: As we enter a New Year, the hope for a brighter future for ourselves, our loved ones and all New Yorkers are with us, as we say goodbye to a difficult 2020. New Yorkers will face many...

Former president of PMHS club draws attention to holiday gift-card drive

December 21, 2020

To the editor:  As the former president of the Do Something Club, I wanted to write this letter to inform you all about the wonderful fundraiser that is going on. The Do Something Club fundraises for...

PMHS club collecting to donate gift cards to ten families in need

December 14, 2020

To the editor: I am a sophomore at Pelham Memorial High School and the treasurer of the Do Something Club. We participate in several community service activities such as the polar plunge and selling...

Letter from NY detectives’ union deepened divide in community, made it harder for students to speak up

November 20, 2020

To the editor: Regarding the recent controversy, I write to express my support for Pelham Superintendent Dr. Cheryl Champ’s decision to ban apparel involving political speech. As a student who has...

Residents write of deep concern over divisive rhetoric, call for return to values of Pelham Strong

November 16, 2020

To the editor: We write to express deep concern for the rising level of divisive rhetoric in our community that sadly reflects the divisions that exist on a national level. In the midst of a national...

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