Pelham Examiner

Amina Pucci, Staff Reporter

Amina Pucci is a senior at Pelham Memorial High School. She started her journalism career writing for the Pel Mel, the PMHS school newspaper. In addition to reporting for the examiner, she is part of the science research program and plays the flute in the PMHS Band. She is the co-Vice President of Pelham's Red Cross Club and is a member of the Medical Career Club and Italian Club.

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Cristina Chianese honored as woman of distinction by State Sen. Biaggi

Cristina Chianese honored as woman of distinction by State Sen. Biaggi

September 27, 2022

Cristina Chianese, president of the Pelham Chamber of Commerce, was honored as a woman of distinction by State Sen. Alessandra Biaggi. Each of New York State's 63 state senators nominates a woman of...

Stranger Things volume 2 is epic ending to shows fourth season

‘Stranger Things’ volume 2 is epic ending to show’s fourth season

August 5, 2022

Editor's note: This review contains spoilers for season 4, volume 2 of "Stranger Things." Read the review of volume 1 here. This year, the Duffer Brothers (the directors of "Stranger Things") decided...

Morning Glory Markets takes over management of Pelham Market

Morning Glory Markets takes over management of Pelham Market

June 14, 2022

The Pelham Market, which is set to run Sundays through Thanksgiving, is no longer operated by the Pelham Chamber of Commerce. Effective as of the first market on May 29, Morning Glory Markets is in...

Senior Garrett Jenkins celebrates a win.

Foto Feature: PMHS Olympics renamed after late superintendent Dr. Charles Wilson

June 13, 2022

The annual Olympics were held Friday at Pelham Memorial High School after the event was renamed by the student association to the Charlie Wilson Olympics in memory of the late Dr. Charles Wilson, who worked...

Foto Feature: Pelham Togethers Summerfest returns with music, games, art in Gazebo Park and along Wolfs Lane

Foto Feature: Pelham Together’s Summerfest returns with music, games, art in Gazebo Park and along Wolfs Lane

June 8, 2022

Pelham Together held its annual Summerfest on Sunday, offering live music from teen groups playing at the Gazebo and activities along Wolfs Lane Park. Face painting, tie dying, volleyball, a dog parade...

Café Latino opens its doors in place of GoGreek on Fifth Avenue

Café Latino opens its doors in place of GoGreek on Fifth Avenue

June 2, 2022

Café Latino opened at 108 Fifth Ave. in the former location of GoGreek, which closed its doors in April. Café Latino, owned by Maria and Jose Mercado, is a Spanish, Dominican and Mexican fusion restaurant. The...

Juniors Leila Brady and Quincy Stern pose for pre-prom photos.

Foto Feature: Juniors pack PMHS gym for ‘Great Gatsby’-themed prom

April 25, 2022

The PMHS junior class hosted their prom Friday night, the first junior prom since 2019. The class voted on the theme "Great Gatsby" after reading the novel in their English classes earlier in the year....

The outdoor area dining at Cantina Lobos.

Criticism from business leaders as Village of Pelham restaurants must end outdoor dining next week

November 24, 2021

After pressure from restaurant owners and the Pelham Chamber of Commerce, the original deadline to end outdoor dining on Oct. 31 was pushed back to next Tuesday by the Village of Pelham Board of Trustees....

Across Pelham, leaders and volunteers work to support families, businesses after destruction of Ida

Across Pelham, leaders and volunteers work to support families, businesses after destruction of Ida

September 9, 2021

Elected officials, employees of both Pelham villages and nonprofits are furiously at work aiding residents and business owners whose homes and premises were devastated by the flash flooding, record rainfall...

Luca: Heartwarming Pixar film centered around simple theme of acceptance

‘Luca:’ Heartwarming Pixar film centered around simple theme of acceptance

July 6, 2021

Before watching "Luca" I thought to myself, I probably won't tear up over a Pixar film again. But after watching this bittersweet heartwarming movie about a boy who is trying to live out his dreams, I...

Company of Working

Sock ‘n’ Buskin’s ‘Working’ gets creative, using movie format while trying to preserve community

April 28, 2021

Pelham Memorial High School's Sock 'n' Buskin is working hard to produce their annual spring musical, which this year is “Working.” Last year, the spring show, “How to Succeed in Business Without...

Village of Pelham police vehicles parked next to Town Hall, which houses the department.

Village of Pelham Police Department seeks members of ‘underrepresented groups’ for next civil service exams

March 25, 2021

The Village of Pelham Police Department is attempting to take steps towards police reform by seeking members from underrepresented groups as the village prepares to ratify its racial action plan. This...

The website of the Pel Mel, the student newspaper of Pelham Memorial High School.

PMHS student newspaper, yearbook publishing during pandemic, despite loss of in-person collaboration

February 5, 2021

 At Pelham Memorial High School, the virus has affected every part of student life from sports to clubs to symposiums to theater. The Pel Mel, the PMHS school newspaper, and the yearbook are two extracurricular...

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