Pelham Examiner

Georgia Russello, Contributing Editor

Georgia Russello is a junior at Pelham Memorial High School. In addition to writing for the Examiner, she is a member of the Science Research program, plays tennis and is in the high school Student Association. She has written for the Colonial Times and is excited to return to journalism.

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

Residents ask about police and schools during Village of Pelham’s third public forum on reform

February 26, 2021

The third public forum on police reform in the Village of Pelham Thursday covered issues involving the school district, including residency checks and officer patrols in schools, with Superintendent Dr....

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

Village police chief details new body-cam technology, misconduct-inquiry process at second public forum

February 12, 2021

Village of Pelham Police Chief Jason Pallett detailed forthcoming body-cam technology and the process for an officer-misconduct investigation Thursday at the village’s second of three public forums addressing...

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

Pelham mayor promises to research ending nightly Boulevard closure at first public forum on police reform

February 4, 2021

Village of Pelham Mayor Chance Mullen said Tuesday he would “assign someone to research” the options for ending the nighttime closure of Boulevard. He spoke during the first of three public forums...

NYS restaurant fund offers $5,000 grants to assist businesses with Covid-19 disruptions

NYS restaurant fund offers $5,000 grants to assist businesses with Covid-19 disruptions

January 20, 2021

The Raising the NYS Bar Restaurant Recovery Fund is offering eligible businesses the opportunity to apply for up to $5,000 reimbursable grants to aid with Covid-19 related disruptions.  In a statement...

Champ discusses school reopening at Manor Club virtual event

Champ discusses school reopening at Manor Club virtual event

October 13, 2020

On Thursday's Manor Club meeting, Superintendent of Schools Cheryl Champ spoke about the process behind reopening Pelham schools.  The meeting was open to the public, and was moderated by Maggie Klein....

Veronica Stern works to move on from final 20 in 'Give My Regards' national talent search

Veronica Stern works to move on from final 20 in ‘Give My Regards’ national talent search

September 25, 2020

Veronica Stern, a Pelham native and senior at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, is one of 20 contestants selected to continue in the "Give My Regards…"  national talent...

Former UN ambassador tells Rotarians about brokering peace in Sierra Leone

September 11, 2020

Former United Nation Ambassador Francis Okelo described his work brokering a peace in war-torn Sierra Leone during Wednesday’s meeting of the Rotary Club of the Pelhams.  Okelo has been a New Rochelle...

PMHS students raise money to increase accessibility to Pelham sports

PMHS students raise money to increase accessibility to Pelham sports

August 28, 2020

PMHS students Madison and Benjy Schneider are raising money to make Pelham sports more accessible through the creation of a new initiative, Athletes Helping Athletes.  The students drew inspiration...

PMHS senior launches new effort to diversify classroom libraries

PMHS senior launches new effort to diversify classroom libraries

August 21, 2020

Sophia Leung, a Pelham Memorial High School senior, is hoping to diversify classroom libraries by asking families to purchase or donate books that feature diverse storylines and story elements. During...

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New Rochelle Councilwoman Lopez-Hanratty tells Pelham Rotary about her community work

August 20, 2020

The Rotary Club of the Pelhams heard New Rochelle Councilwoman Martha Lopez-Hanratty, a county advisor and highly active member in Westchester's immigrant community, speak at their Wednesday meeting. Lopez...

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