Pelham Examiner

Lucy Edmunds, Assistant Managing Editor

Lucy Edmunds is a junior at Pelham Memorial High School. Aside from her contributions to the Examiner, she is the photography editor for the Pel Mel. She is a member of the SUNY Maritime High School Sailing team and the founder and president of PMHS Mental Health Awareness Club. In her free time, she enjoys playing the ukulele, spending time with her dog and volunteering at a local animal rescue.

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Village of Pelham police blotter: Nov. 23-Dec. 6

Village of Pelham police blotter: Nov. 23-Dec. 6

December 8, 2020

Nov. 23 5:05 p.m. -- An officer was dispatched to a residence on Young Ave. on a report of a larceny in the past. Upon arrival the officer spoke with the complaining party who stated her son’s bicycle...

Village of Pelham police blotter: Oct. 23-Nov. 8

Village of Pelham police blotter: Oct. 23-Nov. 8

November 10, 2020

Oct. 26 4:38 p.m. -- A Second Ave. resident called headquarters to report a possible fraud for her aunt. The reporting party stated that her aunt's computer froze, and shortly after she received a phone...

Village of Pelham police blotter: Oct. 9-24

Village of Pelham police blotter: Oct. 9-24

October 27, 2020

Oct. 9 1:30 a.m. -- While observing traffic on Lincoln Ave. an officer observed a vehicle with heavy damage to its front dragging its bumper. The officer conducted a traffic stop on Lincoln Ave. in Mount...

Village of Pelham police blotter: Sept. 20-Oct. 4

Village of Pelham police blotter: Sept. 20-Oct. 4

October 7, 2020

Sept. 22 8:56 a.m. -- An officer was dispatched to a location on Loring Ave. and Boulevard on a report of an antisemitic sticker on a stop sign. The officer observed that the sticker seemed to have been...

Village of Pelham police blotter: Sept. 1-10

Village of Pelham police blotter: Sept. 1-10

September 16, 2020

Sept. 1 12:29 p.m. -- An officer on patrol observed graffiti that appeared to spell out riot in white paint on the side of the Dunkin Donuts on Lincoln Ave.. The officer got in contact with the manager...

Village of Pelham police blotter: Aug 15 - 31

Village of Pelham police blotter: Aug 15 – 31

September 2, 2020

Aug. 15 12:25 a.m. -- While on patrol, parked at the Mobil Gas Station at Lincoln Ave and First Ave., a uniformed officer observed a motorized dirt bike headed East on Lincoln Ave, with no headlights...

Village of Pelham police blotter: Aug. 2-16

Village of Pelham police blotter: Aug. 2-16

August 19, 2020

Aug. 2 3:52 a.m. -- Three sealed boxes (appeared as Amazon, Pottery Barn Kids, and Ascent Protein) containing unknown property along with a glass pipe thought to contain remnants of crack cocaine were...

Village of Pelham police blotter: July 18-31

Village of Pelham police blotter: July 18-31

August 4, 2020

July 19 5:36 p.m. -- A complaint was received from a resident on Boulevard and Colonial Ave. stating that there was a group of teenagers gathered in the middle of the street with spray paint in their...

Village of Pelham police blotter: July 4-18

Village of Pelham police blotter: July 4-18

July 24, 2020

July 4 12:40 p.m. -- A party entered headquarters to report an identity theft. The party stated that they received a notice by mail stating that an unknown party had filed a claim with the NYS Department...

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

Pelham mayor to set police reform steering panel; board reacts to PWP charge cops racially profile

June 30, 2020

The Village of Pelham is forming a steering committee to work on a plan for modernizing police strategies and programs as ordered of all law enforcement departments in the state by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on...

Village of Pelham mayor speaks on ‘beautiful’ vigil for George Floyd, also comments on placement of cell tower

June 16, 2020

Mayor Chance Mullen read a statement made by the Village of Pelham Police Department regarding the death of George Floyd. The full statement can be found on Facebook. Mullen also commented on the views...

Village of Pelham mayor explains Gov. Cuomo's four-step plan for economic reopening

Village of Pelham mayor explains Gov. Cuomo’s four-step plan for economic reopening

May 19, 2020

The Village of Pelham Board of Trustees met remotely last Tuesday to discuss Governor Andrew Cuomo's plan to reopen the economy and hear from the village's insurance broker. Mayor Chance Mullen stated...

Village Board of Trustees adopts 2020-21 budget, stays within tax cap with 2.61% spending increase

May 8, 2020

The Village of Pelham Board of Trustees adopted the 2020-21 budget at special meeting April 30. The village stayed under the state tax cap with a 2.61% increase in spending, after cutting the rise from...

garbage cans

Pelham village board keeps budget under tax cap by cutting garbage pickups, freezing spending

May 4, 2020

The Village of Pelham Board of Trustees passed a budget under the state tax cap by cutting garbage pickups to weekly from from twice-a-week starting June 1 and freezing other spending. This trash collection...

Pelham village board reviews proposed budget following cuts

April 20, 2020

Pelham Mayor Chance Mullen and the board of trustees reviewed Tuesday budget figures during a virtual meeting held under the rules in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's executive order. Most items in the budget have...

Pelham trustees hear from county executive; village first responders and DeCicco and Sons praised

March 30, 2020

Pelham Mayor Chance Mullen and Deputy Mayor Pete Potocki met at village hall Tuesday to conduct the board of trustees meeting virtually, with other members on by conference call. “In the time of crisis,...

Village of Pelham police blotter: March 3-10

Village of Pelham police blotter: March 3-10

March 13, 2020

March 3 3:46 p.m. -- A resident in the area of Third Ave. and Sixth St. reported a suspicious person in the area. The reporting party stated that she saw a white male approximately in his 30s dressed...

Village of Pelham police blotter: Feb. 22-29

Village of Pelham police blotter: Feb. 22-29

March 3, 2020

Feb. 23 3:07 a.m. -- While on patrol of the Sixth Ave. parking lot, an officer was alerted by the car's license plate reader that a vehicle, legally parked, was a scofflaw with five open tickets totalling...

Village of Pelham police blotter: Feb. 18-22

Village of Pelham police blotter: Feb. 18-22

February 24, 2020

Feb. 18 11:26 a.m. -- The department received a complaint advising that an individual was observed climbing through a window of a Fourth Avenue residence. The complaining party reported that the individual...

Village of Pelham police blotter: Feb. 3-10

Village of Pelham police blotter: Feb. 3-10

February 13, 2020

Feb. 3 4:49 p.m. -- The Pelham Memorial High School assistant principal advised an officer that a staff member had observed graffiti in the boy’s restroom on the second floor near the Franklin Place...

Pelham Manor police blotter: Jan. 2-9

Pelham Manor police blotter: Jan. 2-9

January 13, 2020

Jan. 3 12:39 p.m. -- An officer was dispatched to BJ's Wholesale Club in the Pelham Manor Shopping Center on report of a possible larceny. Upon arrival the officer spoke with a BJ’s employee who stated...

Village of Pelham police blotter: Dec. 20-23

Village of Pelham police blotter: Dec. 20-23

January 7, 2020

Dec. 20 12:30 p.m. -- An officer was dispatched to Pelham Memorial High School on Colonial Ave on a report of suspicious circumstances. Upon arrival the officer spoke with one of the school’s security...

Village of Pelham police blotter: Nov. 1-8

Village of Pelham police blotter: Nov. 1-8

November 13, 2019

Nov. 1 6:19 p.m. -- The department received a call headquarters stating there was a sleeping dog on her porch at incident location. Patrol units were dispatched to the area to retrieve the dog. Upon...

Pelham Manor police blotter: Oct. 17-24

Pelham Manor police blotter: Oct. 17-24

November 4, 2019

Oct. 17 2:34 p.m. -- While on a traffic stop, an officer observed a party operating a vehicle making a right turn southbound onto Wolfs Lane from Colonial Avenue. The vehicle then struck a village...

Village of Pelham police blotter: Oct. 10-16

Village of Pelham police blotter: Oct. 10-16

October 24, 2019

Oct. 10 8:33 a.m. -- An officer was dispatched to a location on First Street on a report of a larceny from the past. Upon arrival, the officer spoke to the victim who stated that when she got her vehicle...

Pelham Manor police blotter: Oct. 3-10

Pelham Manor police blotter: Oct. 3-10

October 17, 2019

Oct. 3 8:20 a.m. -- A caller, residing on Manor Lane, stated that someone broke into his car overnight. Officers were assigned to the case. The reporting party advised that the car was unlocked at the...

Village of Pelham police blotter: Sept. 20-27

Village of Pelham police blotter: Sept. 20-27

October 3, 2019

Sept. 20 5:02 p.m. -- A minor motor-vehicle accident was reported at a location on Fifth Ave. Units were dispatched, and arrived on the scene to report that there was no damage to either vehicle, and...

Pelham Manor police blotter: Sept. 5-12

Pelham Manor police blotter: Sept. 5-12

September 25, 2019

Sept. 5 6:17 a.m.  -- The department received a call from a resident on Rockledge Drive complaining of a loud noise coming from the construction sight on Pelham Country Club property. An officer was...

Village of Pelham police blotter: Aug. 25-31

Village of Pelham police blotter: Aug. 25-31

September 6, 2019

Aug. 25 3:12 a.m. -- A resident reported a noise complaint for loud music coming from the rear parking lot of an establishment on Fifth Avenue. Officers were dispatched and observed a vehicle from...

Pelham Manor police blotter: Aug. 15-22

Pelham Manor police blotter: Aug. 15-22

September 4, 2019

Aug. 15 10:06 a.m. -- A male party turned himself into the Pelham Manor Police Department on a bench warrant issued by the town of Pelham court judge. The man was searched and his property was secured...

Village of Pelham police blotter: Aug. 11-14

Village of Pelham police blotter: Aug. 11-14

August 22, 2019

Aug. 11 5:30 p.m. --The department received a call from a party who stated that she saw a man walking down First Street and Highbrook Ave with no shirt on, seemingly out of it. Units were dispatched...

Pelham Manor police blotter: June 28-31

Pelham Manor police blotter: June 28-31

August 12, 2019

June 28: 3:19 a.m. - The department received a call reporting vehicles racing on the Hutch Parkway in an unknown direction. An officer was dispatched, and reported as canvass of the area with negative...

Village of Pelham police blotter: July 19-26

Village of Pelham police blotter: July 19-26

August 2, 2019

Saturday, July 26 4:33 a.m. -- Police were advised of a suspicious vehicle that was parked and occupied in the area of lot 10. Units were dispatched and advised that all was in order.  Friday,...

Village of Pelham police blotter: June 9-13

Village of Pelham police blotter: June 9-13

June 26, 2019

Monday, June 10 5:27 a.m. -- Received a report of a suspicious person in his car on Fourth Avenue. The vehicle was partially blocking the roadway. As officers approached the car, they believed that...

Village of Pelham Manor police blotter: June 9-13

Village of Pelham Manor police blotter: June 9-13

June 25, 2019

Sunday, June 9 1:38 a.m. -- Noise complaints were received from Francis Street; a party stated that there was loud music playing. Upon further investigation, it was found to be coming from a Mount Vernon...

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