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Ava Paolucci, Assistant Managing Editor

Ava is a junior at Pelham Memorial High School. She plays field hockey, lacrosse and basketball. She is super excited to be writing for the newspaper.

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Streets and homes were flooded during the June 2 storm.

Village of Pelham board hears complaints from residents on June 2 storm flooding, sets mitigation study

June 20, 2022

The Village of Pelham Board of Trustees on Tuesday heard complaints from about a dozen residents who suffered flooding during the June 2 storm. With residents present both virtually and in person, the...

Artists rendering of the proposed municipal center for the Village of Pelham.

Pelham trustees move to finalize EIS for Pelham House, muni center, downtown zone renewal

April 9, 2022

The Village of Pelham Board of Trustees worked for three hours March 29 on finalizing the draft generic environmental impact statement (GEIS) that covers the proposed Pelham House apartment complex, the...

Artist rendering of the Pelham House apartment building proposed for Fifth Avenue and Third Street, as submitted for the Feb. 15 planning board meeting.

Village of Pelham starts process for zoning changes needed by Pelham House, extend BDFZ by 5 years

March 15, 2022

The Village of Pelham Board of Trustees began the process March 8 of both making changes to the Business Development Floating Zone (BDFZ) needed by the developer of the Pelham House apartment building...

Village of Pelham Planning Board discusses citizen concerns about Pelham House apartment building

Village of Pelham Planning Board discusses citizen concerns about Pelham House apartment building

February 23, 2022

The Village of Pelham Planning Board held a discussion over Zoom Feb. 15 of the Pelham House five-story apartment building that has drawn criticism from some area residents. The roof and height...

Parking deck two, located at Third Street and Fourth Avenue, will be decommissioned because it is nearing structural failure.

Village of Pelham board reviews parking transition plan as decks two and three approach closure

February 15, 2022

Mayor Chance Mullen held a presentation Feb. 8 on the Village of Pelham's parking transition plan at a board of trustees meeting, describing a process that will require residents, merchants and commuters...

Village of Pelham board sets public hearing on law allowing state tax-cap override

Village of Pelham board sets public hearing on law allowing state tax-cap override

January 19, 2022

Correction: This story was corrected to reflect the fact the Pelham village board voted to set a public hearing on the state tax-cap override law and did not act on the law itself. The Village of Pelham...

Hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) in Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge.

Village of Pelham board votes 6-1 to ban cannabis businesses

December 20, 2021

 The Village of Pelham Board of Trustees voted 6-1 Tuesday to ban cannabis shops and lounges within the village's borders. In the state law legalizing marijuana in April, municipalities are allowed...

From left, Katie Brandler, Anna Gambone and Lily Maguire pinked out when PMHS football traveled to Rye.

PMHS club brings ‘Pink Out’ to football game, teams with businesses for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 27, 2021

Students at Pelham Memorial High School ran events to raise funds and awareness for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and teamed with the Pelham Chamber of Commerce to create a town-wide effort.  The PMHS...

Lauren Dunkelberger in new Premier Music Studio

New music studio to replace Jump Dance Center on Wolfs Lane

August 5, 2021

Wolfs Lane can look forward to gaining a new music studio this fall. Many are aware that Jump Dance Center, a long-time Pelham fixture, ceased offering lessons across a myriad of styles during the Pandemic....

Ball Chains Bill Taubner (left) and Val Taubner Jr., both Pelham Manor residents.

Pelham-owned Ball Chain Manufacturing expands with T-Shirt Works acquisition

May 20, 2021

Ball Chain Manufacturing, a Pelham-owned company based in Mount Vernon, expanded in March with the purchase of the T-Shirt Works brand, which is to become a part of the LogoTags division of Ball Chain.   The...

Scene from Finding Ohana.

‘Finding Ohana’ succeeds as an adventure exploring Hawaiian culture

April 7, 2021

"Finding Ohana", despite being previously acclaimed for its depictions of Hawaiian culture, has a strange start. As the film begins in New York City, the viewer is thrown into a "geocache" championship. ...

Pelham Memorial High School

PMHS forensics speech team wins big in fully virtual competition

December 14, 2020

Pelham Memorial High School had a solid showing at its last all-virtual forensics speech competition, with the team winning three awards in two of the seven categories it participated in.   The Emily...

Habitat for Humanity NYC to expand to Westchester County

Habitat for Humanity NYC to expand to Westchester County

November 20, 2020

New York City's branch of Habitat for Humanity announced an expansion into Westchester County in their efforts to create and preserve living spaces on Oct. 28. Habitat for Humanity New York City is...

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