Pelham Examiner

Joe Solimine Sr. endorses Pelham Republicans in village election, cites strong credentials

March 14, 2019

To the editor, On Tuesday, March 19, there will be a village election for mayor and three trustees. This year the community will have a choice, which is a good thing, thanks to our neighbors who are willing to run and serve. I...

GOP candidates ‘highly concerned about the future’ of Pelham, list facts they say not rebutted at candidate forum

March 14, 2019

To the editor: In a letter to the editor of The Pelhams, Mayor Michael Volpe stated that “we have not seen a rigorous, honest debate about the pros and cons of real substantive issues—development, taxes, business failures,...

Mayor Volpe says GOP platform appears ‘to be distorting facts in a desperate attempt to win political office’

March 14, 2019

To the editor: With sadness, I have read the recent political literature disseminated in our community. The “Common Sense Pelham” platform is a direct attack on the hard work and forward progress of the last six yea...

127 back Pelham Democrats for election because village ‘requires care and nurturing to stay vital’

March 13, 2019

To the editor, It’s possible that we all moved to Pelham for different reasons, and yet our desires are similar in lots of ways. We were looking for somewhere safe for ourselves and our families. We wanted great schools, pro...

Chance Mullen endorsed for mayor, helped residents with Metro-North track issue

March 11, 2019

We endorse Chance Mullen for mayor of Village of Pelham. A few years ago, when Metro-North installed new switches on the outbound side of the station, we began hearing a loud banging as each set of train wheels hit the switches....

First-term trustee backs Pelham Democratic slate for proven track record of leadership

March 11, 2019

To the editor, On Tuesday March 19, I ask that you cast your vote for the slate of candidates with a proven track record of leading and bettering our village. That slate consists of Democratic candidates: Chance Mullen for...

Pelham project approvals move at ‘snail’s pace,’ while ‘carefully considered, sustainable development is the key’

March 8, 2019

To the editor: As a member of the Village of Pelham's Architectural Review Board, as well as the owner of an architectural firm that’s worked on tens of millions of square feet of property improvements and new developments...

Mayoral candidate Chance Mullen ‘passionate about doing what’s best for Pelham’

March 8, 2019

To the editor: I’ve been on a lot of boards over the years. When I rejoined the village board for the second time almost two years ago, I didn’t know Chance personally. But having worked with him and seen his work up close,...

Lisa Hill-Ries endorsed for Pelham trustee because of community service, love of village

March 8, 2019

To the editor: I’m writing this letter today to endorse Lisa Hill-Ries for Pelham village trustee. I met Lisa in early 2014 when she moved across the street from us. We very quickly became great friends, and I learned...

Trustee candidate Carpenter writes ‘preservation has to coexist with progress’

March 7, 2019

To the editor: Since declaring my candidacy for village trustee, I have been asked how I can support new development downtown while also supporting the Pelham Preservation and Garden Society, where I am currently on the board o...

Deputy Mayor Kagan backs Pelham Democratic slate, cites progress made by current trustees and advisory boards

March 6, 2019

To the editor: I urge my neighbors to join me in voting for Chance Mullen for mayor, and Ariel Spira-Cohen, Mike Carpenter and Lisa Hill-Ries for Pelham Board of Trustees on March 19. I am proud to support the work Chance and...

Ripoll endorsed for Pelham mayor as natural leader who understands issues

March 6, 2019

To the editor:  I have known Candice Ripoll since we served together on Project Community, the PTA, the Council of PTAs, Girl Scouts, Pelham Junior League and travel lacrosse. Even though I live in the manor,...

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