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'Promising Young Woman' blurs the lines between right and wrong in an introspective look at sexual violence

‘Promising Young Woman’ blurs the lines between right and wrong in an introspective look at sexual violence

By Oliver Tam, Assistant Managing Editor
April 20, 2021

Warning: This review contains mild spoilers.  'He seemed like such a nice guy.' 'Well, he didn't know what he was doing.' Still, there seemed to be a connection between them. Sure, he lured her into...

'Hillbilly Elegy' is an emotional rollercoaster that gets more hate than it deserves

‘Hillbilly Elegy’ is an emotional rollercoaster that gets more hate than it deserves

By Oliver Tam, Assistant Managing Editor
April 19, 2021

Redneck. Bumpkin. Hillbilly. These derogatory terms are all synonymous with uneducated southern whites. The media has often painted these people in a less than positive light, exaggerating their lack of...

All Examiner articles on Pelham's racial reckoning available in one collection

All Examiner articles on Pelham’s racial reckoning available in one collection

April 18, 2021

Since its founding, the Pelham Examiner has covered incidents of racist and anti-semitic graffiti in schools, vigils and marches for George Floyd and to stop Asian hate, the racial equity audit in the...

The Pelham school board  met in the middle school gym Nov. 4.

Pelham school board plans Wednesday to adopt $80.3 million budget for next year, appoint Colonial principal

April 18, 2021

Editor's note: This press release was provided by the Pelham Union Free School District. The Pelham Board of Education will meet at 6:30pm on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 in the Pelham Middle School Gym,...

School tax increase lowered to 2.5%, proposed budget includes funds for Covid-19 learning issues

School tax increase lowered to 2.5%, proposed budget includes funds for Covid-19 learning issues

By Cristina Stefanizzi, Staff Reporter
April 18, 2021

The Pelham Union Free School District's 2021-22 budget would increase taxes 2.5%, a reduction from the proposed 3.31% made during Wednesday's board of education meeting. Use of an additional $550,000 from...

Pelham Education Foundation seeks donations for 25th Annual (Balloon and now) Ribbon Day

Pelham Education Foundation seeks donations for 25th Annual (Balloon and now) Ribbon Day

April 17, 2021

Editor's note: This press release was provided by the Pelham Education Foundation. Support Pelham schools, and receive a blue ribbon at your home on May 1 The Pelham Education Foundation is thrilled...

District to allow fully in-building, not in-person learning for PMHS seniors

District to allow fully in-building, not in-person learning for PMHS seniors

By Tommy Roche, Managing Editor/News
April 16, 2021

Superintendent of Pelham Schools Dr. Cheryl Champ announced that Pelham Memorial High School seniors who requested in-person learning will be allowed to attend their virtual classes from within the PMHS...

Village of Pelham's proposed $16.2 million budget draws question from one resident during public hearing

Village of Pelham’s proposed $16.2 million budget draws question from one resident during public hearing

By Bella Caruso, Staff Reporter
April 16, 2021

The Village of Pelham Board of Trustees received one question Tuesday during a public hearing on its proposed $16.2 million budget for 2021-22. “If expenses are growing at 4% per year, does that make...

Parents of PMHS seniors demand return to full-time attendance during district forum

Parents of PMHS seniors demand return to full-time attendance during district forum

By Zoe Winburn, Executive Editor
April 15, 2021

The high school administration held a forum Wednesday for seniors and their parents to discuss the new reopening plan, after many parents expressed their discontent following the announcement that high...

Four PMHS seniors win awards at Westchester science fair, sending them to international competition

Four PMHS seniors win awards at Westchester science fair, sending them to international competition

By Sara Harris, Staff Reporter
April 15, 2021

Pelham Memorial High School students won multiple awards across categories at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair (WESEF) in March, with seniors Lucia Lavallee, Brett Bober, Daniel Dusevic and...

'Raya and the Last Dragon' teaches friendship and trust in a world of destruction

‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ teaches friendship and trust in a world of destruction

By Phoebe Schwarz, Staff Reporter
April 15, 2021

What do friendship and trust mean to you? In a world on the brink of destruction, "Raya and the Last Dragon" shows us that the ties of friendship can salvage even the weakest of trust. Directed by Carlos...

AAPI Brave Space Discussion to be hosted by Pelham Public Library on April 21

AAPI Brave Space Discussion to be hosted by Pelham Public Library on April 21

April 15, 2021

Editor's note: This announcement was provided by the Town of Pelham Public Library. With the continuing rise of violence, hate and bias targeted at the Asian American Pacific Island (AAPI) community,...

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