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Bella Caruso, Staff Reporter

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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

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...

Pelham Mayor Chance Mullen

Pelham mayor says increasing taxes above cap will put village on solid footing post-pandemic

April 13, 2021

Village of Pelham Mayor Chance Mullen said his proposed $16.2 million budget—which exceeds the tax cap—will put the village on more stable financial footing in the coming fiscal year and includes...

Mayor Jennifer Monachino Lapey won a new two-year term.

Republican incumbents sweep in Pelham Manor village elections

March 17, 2021

The three Republican incumbents swept the Village of Pelham Manor elections in balloting that saw strong voter turnout, with Mayor Jennifer Monachino Lapey and trustees Angela Michele DeLillo and Joseph...

Village hall for the Village of Pelham Manor.

As Manor Democrats hold 628 margin in registered voters, campaigns craft strategies for changing village

March 9, 2021

Registered Democrats overtook Republicans in the Village of Pelham Manor four years ago, with the Democratic Party holding a 628-voter advantage as of November, according to data from the New York State...

All three Democrats are also running on the Pelham Manor Forward party line.

Manor Democratic mayoral candidate McGrory points to gaps in village’s police reform report

February 17, 2021

The Village of Pelham Manor review of the police department missed "a lot," failing to recognize "the George Floyd murder happened" and the fact there is "inconsistent police interaction" in the village,...

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Manor Republican platform promises ‘highest level of village services’ with fiscal responsibility

February 15, 2021

The Republican Party platform for the Village of Pelham Manor elections underlines the candidates' record of "sound governance" and promises they will "continue to ensure that the village uses our tax...

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Manor Democratic platform proposes standing committees on environment, engagement and plan to revisit police reform

February 15, 2021

The Democratic Party platform in the Pelham Manor election promises the candidates will name three standing committees on environmental sustainability, community engagement and fiscal responsibility "to...

All three Democrats are also running on the Pelham Manor Forward party line.

Manor Democratic candidates oppose merger of villages, promise ‘new values’ if elected

February 10, 2021

All three Pelham Manor Democratic candidates voiced opposition to the idea of merging the Village of Pelham Manor and the Village of Pelham during their first "Meet the Candidates" Zoom session Sunday. "We...

Pelham Manor Mayor Jennifer Monachino Lapey cut the ribbon at Flour Power's grand opening.

Flour Power brings a bakery back to Four Corners with grand opening Saturday

January 19, 2021

Excitement arose in town on Saturday with the grand opening of Flour Power, a new bakery on Boston Post Road in Pelham Manor. Flour Power replaces the Bakery at Four Corners, which closed in 2018. ...

PTA, Pelham Together campaign organizes 750 student Letters of Gratitude to faculty and staff

PTA, Pelham Together campaign organizes 750 student Letters of Gratitude to faculty and staff

December 4, 2020

To brighten up the winter for the staff of the Pelham schools, the PTA Council teamed up with Pelham Together to create the Letters of Gratitude campaign. The 750 student-created cards were sent last week...

Pelham merchants aim to return to business as usual as Covid redefines customer interaction

Pelham merchants aim to return to business as usual as Covid redefines customer interaction

October 14, 2020

Pelham businesses have sought various ways to adapt to the coronavirus pandemic and serve the residents of the community. Ballet Arts Ballet Arts has always been known for their traditional, classic...

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