Pelham Examiner

Charlotte Howard, Senior Editor

Charlotte is a senior at Pelham Memorial High School. She found her passion for writing, design and reporting from the Colonial Times and the yearbook committee. She is excited to be back and writing for the Pelham Examiner. Charlotte does the triple jump and sprints for winter and spring track, is a captain of the Westchester Special Olympics Polar Plunge, and created a website called Charlotte Cares, which raises money for a NGO in Ghana to build compost toilets.

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Foto Feature: WinterFest brings Pelham together while apart

January 11, 2021

Under the auspices of Pelham Together and the Pelham Chamber of Commerce, WinterFest offered the chance to hear musicians Saturday in front of houses and businesses, with holiday lights blazing and treats...

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PMHS seniors, dreams deferred, dreams denied: 'The more I stayed positive, the more negative things happened'

PMHS seniors, dreams deferred, dreams denied: ‘The more I stayed positive, the more negative things happened’

June 27, 2020

The sweet release of pressure from classes, parents, the college process and the search for perfection. Finally, in second semester with spring approaching, the Class of 2020 could exhale. This was the...

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Downtown: Aroma of food. Tinkle of glasses and hum of conversation. Welcome to phase two

June 8, 2020

Along Pelham’s 5th Avenue sidewalk, the tangy aroma of Thai food. Or it's the creamy smell of alfredo sauce or the spice of fajitas. Tinkling utensils. Laughter and the hum of conversation. That...

Pelham List website provides opportunities to support local businesses in crucial time

Pelham List website provides opportunities to support local businesses in crucial time

March 20, 2020

With all of the chaos and stress in the world, support for Pelham businesses will be critical to their future. A group of people have put together a directory of who's open when. "Just because we’re...

Foto Feature: PMS and PMHS faculty run the pacer test to fundraise for Roksvold Children Education Fund

Foto Feature: PMS and PMHS faculty run the pacer test to fundraise for Roksvold Children Education Fund

March 5, 2020

Pelham Memorial High School and Pelham Middle School faculty took part in a charity running of the pacer test on Wednesday in the PMHS gym. The pacer test, a timed run, raised funds for scholarships...

PMHS student-faculty basketball game brings students and staff together for a good cause

PMHS student-faculty basketball game brings students and staff together for a good cause

March 2, 2020

The Pelham Memorial High School boys' and girls' varsity basketball teams went head to head against faculty from the high school on Thursday in the Pelham Middle School gym.  This student-faculty...

Courageous, caring generation corrupted not by tech but crushed by parental pressure for endgame

Courageous, caring generation corrupted not by tech but crushed by parental pressure for endgame

February 24, 2020

I am Gen Z. I am caring, compassionate and passionate, according to an article in Huffington Post. But at the same time, I also overwork myself and am overly involved in activities and sports. When...

Maggie Solimine sings during Meridian Risk Management's party at its downtown location.

[Photo] Snapshot: Meridian Risk Management hosts holiday party for clients, staff, friends, neighbors at Wolfs Lane heaquarters

December 13, 2019

Maggie Solimine sings during Meridian Risk Management's party at its downtown location.

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Oak Ridge Hauling awarded contract as Village of Pelham’s new trash company

November 27, 2019

Oak Ridge Hauling LLC was awarded the contract for garbage and recycling collection in the Village of Pelham by a unanimous vote Monday of the village board of trustees. Oak Ridge will begin pick ups on...

Maria Comerford signing letter of intent

PMHS senior Maria Comerford signs letter of intent to play NCAA Division I lacrosse at Holy Cross

November 22, 2019

A stellar student, athlete, and friend, PMHS senior Maria Comerford does it all. Recently, Comerford signed her National Letter of Intent to play Division 1 lacrosse at College of the Holy Cross for...

Pelham's legislative leaders to take questions Wednesday during town hall co-moderated by Pelham Examiner, Pelham PLUS

Pelham’s legislative leaders to take questions Wednesday during town hall co-moderated by Pelham Examiner, Pelham PLUS

November 20, 2019

Pelham's state, county, town and village leaders will take questions from citizens during a town hall Wednesday moderated by editors from the Pelham Examiner and Pelham PLUS. The event will be held...

The Pelham Pelicans at the Polar Plunge 2018

Donate now to support Pelham Pelicans who will be freezin’ for a reason Saturday

November 15, 2019

Hundreds of New Yorkers will participate in the 11th annual Polar Plunge on Saturday to help raise money for the athletes of Special Olympics New York.  The event will take place at Glen Island Park...

Village of Pelham to begin search for new garbage company on Monday following incumbent's loss of license

Village of Pelham to begin search for new garbage company on Monday following incumbent’s loss of license

October 21, 2019

The Village of Pelham will Monday begin the search for a new trash company and has until Dec. 6 to replace incumbent Waste Services Inc., according to an email from Pelham Mayor Chance Mullen. Pelham...

Superintendent Champ and Principal Sabia discuss discovery of swastikas at PMS

Superintendent Champ and Principal Sabia discuss discovery of swastikas at PMS

October 8, 2019

Superintendent Cheryl Champ and Pelham Middle School Principal Lynn Sabia discussed Monday the recent discovery of swastikas drawn in a Pelham Middle School boys bathroom and the boys locker room. During...

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Village of Pelham garbage company’s license extended to Oct. 18

October 7, 2019

After approving an extension of services until Oct. 7, the Westchester County Solid Waste Commission has allowed Pelham trash company Waste Services Inc. to operate through Oct. 18. This follows an...

Swastikas found at Pelham Middle School were in boys bathroom and locker room

Swastikas found at Pelham Middle School were in boys bathroom and locker room

October 3, 2019

Pelham Middle School Principal Lynn Sabia told assemblies of each grade Wednesday that two swastikas were found in the boys bathroom in the seventh grade hallway and another in the boys locker room. On...

PMHS football player Nick Senerchia is up for USA Football's Heart of a Giant Award

PMHS football player Nick Senerchia is up for USA Football’s Heart of a Giant Award

October 2, 2019

Click to VOTE for Nick Senerchia! Pelham’s own Nick Senerchia is nominated for the USA’s Football’s Heart of a Giant Award presented by the Hospital for Special Surgery and the New York Giants....

Waste Services will pick up garbage in Village of Pelham through Oct. 1

Waste Services will pick up garbage in Village of Pelham through Oct. 1

September 16, 2019

Waste Services Inc. will continue to collect garbage in the Village of Pelham through Oct. 1, following a decision by the Westchester Solid Waste Commission to let the company operate under a suspended...

Garbage will be picked up Friday in Village of Pelham, says mayor; no word on next week

Garbage will be picked up Friday in Village of Pelham, says mayor; no word on next week

September 12, 2019

Trash will be collected in the Village of Pelham Friday, according to a statement emailed Thursday night by Mayor Chance Mullen. The announcement comes despite the fact Mullen said Monday the village had,...

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Waste Services allowed to pick up trash in Village of Pelham until Thursday, says Mayor Chance Mullen

September 9, 2019

Pelham garbage contractor Waste Services Inc. will be able to pick up trash in the Village of Pelham until Thursday, according to Mayor Chance Mullen. "On August 1, 2019, the Westchester Solid...

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Village of Pelham cancels contract with trash-collector Waste Services as of Monday, says company’s lawyer

September 6, 2019

The Village of Pelham has given garbage-collection contractor Waste Services Inc. notice to no longer provide service in the village as of Monday, according to John Murtagh, the attorney representing Waste...

Statehood for District of Columbia can't wait any longer

Statehood for District of Columbia can’t wait any longer

August 20, 2019

Recently, President Donald Trump has reportedly floated the idea of buying Greenland, an autonomous territory of Denmark, and making it the 51st state. What the President should be more concerned about...

Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference: A lesson to dream, dare and do

Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference: A lesson to dream, dare and do

July 16, 2019

In late June, I took a trip to Washington, D.C., and was immersed in the powerful world of journalism. In 1999, Al Neuharth, founder of USA Today, the Freedom Forum and its Newseum, created a journalism...

PMHS grad Chandler Solimine nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year award

PMHS grad Chandler Solimine nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year award

June 25, 2019

Chandler Solimine, a 2015 PMHS graduate, was one of seven women nominated to represent the New England Small College Athletic Conference as one of its nominees for NCAA Woman of the Year. The award is...

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