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Matt Michailoff, Food Editor

Matt Michailoff is a junior at Pelham Memorial High School. He previously was a reporter for the News of Pelham as well as an editor for the Colonial Times and is thrilled to be writing for the Pelham Examiner. He is a member of both the varsity swim and golf teams. He participates in the chorus and theater programs at his school as well.

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Minions: The Rise of Gru is long-awaited film of summer

‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ is long-awaited film of summer

July 22, 2022

With 2 years of postponement and high anticipation for a back-to-normal summer, there was no doubt that "Minions: The Rise of Gru" would succeed in theaters. Crushing box office records, this movie brought...

A previous Pelham Preservation and Garden Society fundraiser.

Pelham Preservation and Garden Society hosts 21st Annual Garden Party fundraiser

June 3, 2022

The Pelham Preservation and Garden Society will host its 21st Annual Garden Party fundraiser Saturday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. The party, which is always held at places in town with beautiful green spaces...

After 2-year hiatus, Project Community hosts Color Run to raise funds for its mental health programs

After 2-year hiatus, Project Community hosts Color Run to raise funds for its mental health programs

May 18, 2022

Project Community will be hosting its sixth annual Color Run fundraiser Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in support of its mental health programs. Following a kickoff party on Saturday and a parade on the...

Chris Rella playing in the Lets Make Big Moves tournament.

PMHS senior Rella wins major Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament after low seed

April 4, 2022

Chris Rella won first place in multiple categories at the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate national tournament, Let's Make Big Moves, held from Jan. 7-9. Rella collected a total of $2,748. in the singles and...

Scarlett Kaplan

Scarlett and Evan Kaplan perform at piano and strings competition at Carnegie Hall

February 2, 2022

How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Patience, patience, patience. Siblings Scarlett and Evan Kaplan entered the American Protégé International Piano and Strings Competition by submitting video recordings...

Marlen Ramos takes over as new owner of Ralphs Fifth Avenue Haircutting

Marlen Ramos takes over as new owner of Ralph’s Fifth Avenue Haircutting

December 16, 2021

Marlen Ramos has become the new owner of Ralph’s Fifth Avenue Haircutting after being a longtime employee. Ramos has a long history of cutting hair. Born in Honduras, she would cut the hair of...

Oliver Tam, Bella Rosado, Aidan Zusin, Kirsten Agbenyega, Maddy Lyons, and Austin Kelly

Foto Feature: SOOP staged ‘Rent: School Edition’ with several sell-out performances

November 4, 2021

SOOP Theatre Company performed Rent: School Edition premiering on October 21 and running through the 24th as their Fall Star Mainstage Production. The cast, made up of high schoolers, performed...

Kate Douglass is in Pelham—visiting swim teams

Kate Douglass is in Pelham—visiting swim teams

August 8, 2021

Back from the Tokyo Olympics, Kate Douglass visited the New York Athletic Club and Pelham Country Club junior swim teams on Friday to sign autographs and take pictures with the swimmers. Douglass was...

PMHS band and choruses play first in-person concert in 17 months (with slideshow)

PMHS band and choruses play first in-person concert in 17 months (with slideshow)

June 30, 2021

The stage band and the concert and chamber choruses of Pelham Memorial High School held their first in-person concerts in over a year on June 14 and June 15, respectively.  The stage band was...

Volunteers worked on the sensory garden project led by Boy Scout Matthew Michailoff.

[Photo] New sensory garden at Pelham Public Library offers sights, smells AND sounds

June 17, 2021

Volunteers worked on the sensory garden project led by Boy Scout Matthew Michailoff.

Cast of Frozen

PMHS and PMS theater groups win 14 National Youth Arts Awards for 2019-2020 year

June 3, 2021

The Pelham Middle School Drama Club and Pelham Memorial High School's Sock ‘n’ Buskin troop garnered 28 total awards and nominations at the 2019-2020 National Youth Arts Awards Eastern Regional...

Mark Tarazi

PMHS students win multiple awards at the New York State History Day Contest

May 14, 2021

In past years, students from Pelham schools have done exceptionally well in National History Day Contests. Students work hard to perfect their projects to be sent in and judged at multiple levels of competition....

Paul Freedman

Pelham’s Paul Freedman combines interest in food and history in new book ‘Why Food Matters’

March 15, 2021

Pelham resident and historian Paul Freedman has devoted a large part of his life to studying and teaching history. His most recent work, "Why Food Matters," combines his interest in food and history into...

Rose Island emphasizes the importance of following your dreams

‘Rose Island’ emphasizes the importance of following your dreams

January 29, 2021

Everyone has a dream or some wish that they want to come true, regardless of its practicality or worth. For crazy engineer Giorgio Rosa (Elio Germano), this dream is to build his own independent island...

Good Time is a dark but high energy film

‘Good Time’ is a dark but high energy film

January 7, 2021

The most famous crime movies are known for their thrill, high energy, and excitement. “Good Time” certainly fits that description. Connie Nikas (Robert Pattinson) is a determined bank robber and criminal...

Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse provides interesting twist on classic story

‘Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse’ provides interesting twist on classic story

November 5, 2020

Miles Morales (Shameik Moore) lived the “typical life” of a 13 year old boy in modern day Brooklyn, New York. When bitten by a radioactive spider, Miles' life changes completely and he is given powers...

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