Pelham Examiner

Former Democratic mayor of Pelham backs Republican slate for town offices

October 25, 2019

To the editor: The political atmosphere in our country seems to be at a new low. No matter which side of a question you may be on, someone else hates you. No matter where you stand, if you post an opinion on social media you...

Pelham Mayor Mullen endorses Democrats for town council and judge because elections are ‘about the future’

October 24, 2019

To the editor: The retirement of Town Supervisor Peter DiPaola, whose long and successful service to our community will be remembered fondly by many of our residents, naturally creates a period of transition for our town government....

Supervisor DiPaola responds to ‘utterly false’ assertions on Facebook about town failing state IT audit

October 24, 2019

To the editor: The Pelham Town Board has read an erroneous posting published in several places on social media that merits substantial corrections. As for the assertion the town “failed (a) N.Y. State Information Technology...

Former four-term Pelham Town Council member outlines what the board does

October 14, 2019

To the editor: As you may know, I stood for election four times and served on the town board for 16 years. Recently, a friend asked me to explain the town’s responsibilities. Since I have read a number of misimpressions comi...

Supervisor DiPaola refutes correspondent’s ‘election season’ charge town board is not transparent: ‘Our door is always open’

October 11, 2019

To the editor: I have read the recent letter to the editor of the Pelham Examiner regarding meetings of the town board. Because the work of the town board is so different from what the author of that letter seems to understand,...

History of Town of Pelham holiday tree

October 11, 2019

To the editor: Here are the origins of the tree and the history of the lighting of the Pelham holiday tree. The tree was originally planted on town property by Marci Drago. In the mid 1960s, he owned an electrical company...

Pelham Town Council meetings under attended because of ‘lack of transparency’

October 9, 2019

To the editor: The Pelham Examiner recently published an article on the upcoming monthly Pelham Town Council meeting on Monday where the elected officials on the council shared a “state of the town address.” The timing ...

‘Better balance between commercial and residential interests’ for mixed-use developments

September 30, 2019

To the editor: First, I’d like to reiterate my support of redevelopment in the Village of Pelham. These efforts are critical for ensuring a vibrant Pelham community. This letter is to clarify a point I made during publi...

Call to legislators for fair process on placement of cell tower, more time for comment

August 2, 2019

To the editor: This letter was originally sent to State Sen. Alessandra Biaggi and Assemblywoman Amy Paulin. Thank you both for your ongoing efforts and support of Pelham and Pelham Manor. Your combined leadership at the...

She was first crush at Hutchinson, but he moved and lost track; they’re reunited decades later

July 22, 2019

To the editor: A year ago, at the age of 51, I was reunited with Maria Petti-Rozycki, a girl I was in grade school with at Hutchinson School. I was her first crush, but I moved away. Oddly enough, and truthfully, I often wondered...

American Legion Post responds to online comments on Nazi items on display in cabinet in Daronco Town House

July 10, 2019

To the editor: The American Legion, Pelham Post No. 50 recently learned a Pelham-based Facebook page contained suggestions the historical cabinet in the Daronco Town House Guild Room includes World War II items that somehow...

Calls on Pelham Manor board of trustees to make Pelham safer for pedestrians

June 25, 2019

To the editor: Mayor Jennifer Monachino-Lapey and the Village of Pelham Manor Board of Trustees were kind enough to let me read this during public comments. They’re aware that I’m sharing this with you as well. ...

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