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Board of education appoints new assistant superintendent, polls 5-2 in favor of most restrictive cell phone policy proposed

Board of education appoints new assistant superintendent, polls 5-2 in favor of most restrictive cell phone policy proposed

By Charlotte Cohn, Assistant Managing Editor
June 25, 2024

Somers Central School District administrator Claire Comerford was appointed assistant superintendent of teaching and learning by the Pelham Board of Education in an unanimous vote June 18. Superintendent...

Isaac Lief’s graduation speech: Live your life like the main character of your favorite movie

Isaac Lief’s graduation speech: ‘Live your life like the main character of your favorite movie’

By Isaac Lief
June 25, 2024

“Cinema is a mirror by which we often see ourselves,” said Oscar-winning filmmaker Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu. He’s absolutely right. Consider your favorite movies. For me, they’re inspirational...

Congratulations Class of 2024! Complete list of graduates of Pelham Memorial High School

Congratulations Class of 2024! Complete list of graduates of Pelham Memorial High School

By Pelham Examiner Editors
June 24, 2024

Congratulations to the Class of 2024 of Pelham Memorial High School! The graduates stepped up to receive their diplomas Saturday morning under the white tent on Franklin Field. We wish each of them the...

School board to hold special meeting Wednesday to consider naming new executive director for HR and leadership

School board to hold special meeting Wednesday to consider naming new executive director for HR and leadership

June 24, 2024

Editor's note: This press release was provided by the Pelham Union Free School District. The Pelham Examiner publishes press releases in the form received as a service to the community. The Board of...

Building for sale sign posted on Pelham Bakery door.

Snapshot: Pelham Bakery storefront is for sale

By Gillian Ho, Deputy Managing Editor
June 22, 2024

The Village of Pelham is seeking to install an underground reservoir and a pump station in the area of the tennis courts at Juliannes Playground. (Source: Google Maps)

Eminent domain hearing: Seven oppose, one backs Village of Pelham plan for Julianne’s park; school district, Pelham Manor reps speak

By Gillian Ho and Ava Paolucci
June 22, 2024

During a public hearing required under state eminent domain law, the Village of Pelham Board of Trustees heard Tuesday from seven community members opposed to condemning parts of the school district's...

Kate Douglass wins the Olympic qualifier in the 100m freestyle. (NBC Sports)

Pelham’s Kate Douglass qualifies for Paris Summer Olympics

By Gillian Ho, Deputy Managing Editor
June 21, 2024

Pelham's Kate Douglass is going back to the Olympics. Douglass will be swimming in the Paris games this summer after qualifying in the 100m freestyle, 4x100m freestyle relay and 200m breaststroke during...

Siwanoy Elementary School is one of three schools dismissing early due to the heat wave. (Pelham Examiner file photo)

Heatwave: Three Pelham elementary schools without AC to dismiss early Thursday and Friday

By Kiran Schwaderer, Managing Editor
June 19, 2024

With excessive heat forecast for the rest of this week, students at Colonial, Prospect Hill and Siwanoy elementary schools will be released at noon on Thursday and Friday because all three buildings are...

Blueprint of the outdoor classroom. (Courtesy of Nicole Giglio)

Prospect Hill plans outdoor classroom that will offer hands-on learning about nature and Planet Earth

By Gillian Ho, Deputy Managing Editor
June 19, 2024

A committee at Prospect Hill Elementary School is working on creating an outdoor classroom on the campus. After completing the project, three elementary schools in the district will have such outdoor learning...

Sprain Ridge Pool. (Pelham Examiner file photo)

County opens two beaches and two pools this week so residents can cool off during heatwave

June 19, 2024

Editor's note: This press release was provided by Westchester County. The Pelham Examiner publishes press releases in the form received as a service to the community.  (Ardsley, NY) –  Due to the...

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