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Election officials count absentee ballots in the Pelham Union Free School District election after the polls closed.

Pelham voters approve $93.6 million school budget; Cohen and Gordon defeat incumbents to win board of education seats

By Pelham Examiner Editors
May 22, 2024

The Pelham school district’s proposed $93.6 million budget was approved Tuesday by voters 1,549-445. Kathryn Cohen and Darra Gordon were elected to three-year terms on the board of education, defeating...

Trustee Will Treves discusses the boards unanimous decision to not grant the easement for the sewer project. (Source: Pelham Union Free School District video feed)

Village of Pelham denied easement by school board for Julianne’s Playground; use of eminent domain ‘an option’

By Pelham Examiner Editors
February 24, 2024

The Village of Pelham will not get an easement from the school district to build underground stormwater reservoirs and install pumps at Julianne's Playground. School Board President Dr. Michael Owen-Michaane...

Eastchester Volunteer Ambulance Corps takes over emergency medical services in Town of Pelham

Eastchester Volunteer Ambulance Corps takes over emergency medical services in Town of Pelham

By Pelham Examiner Editors
January 2, 2024

The Eastchester Volunteer Ambulance Corps took over providing ambulance service in the Town of Pelham from Empress Emergency Medical Services on New Years's Day, staffing a vehicle purchased with...

Map shows where in Juliannes Playground the stormwater reservoirs would be constructed under the existing tennis courts and blacktop as well as the location of the aboveground pump station. The playground equipment is in the area roughly to left of the black dashed line. Source: Preliminary Village-wide Drainage Infrastructure Summary Report

Mayor Mullen makes second request for work session with school board on building stormwater reservoirs under Julianne’s Playground

By Pelham Examiner Editors
December 22, 2023

The Village of Pelham has for the second time requested a joint work session with the Pelham school board to discuss constructing stormwater reservoirs under the blacktop and tennis courts at school-district-owned...

Town of Pelhams new ambulance unveiled at ceremony with local and state officials; contract needed to crew it

Town of Pelham’s new ambulance unveiled at ceremony with local and state officials; contract needed to crew it

By Pelham Examiner editors
November 4, 2023

Local and state officials welcomed the Town of Pelham's new ambulance at a ceremony Wednesday morning in the public library parking lot. But before a new Pelham ambulance service can get started, the...

Congratulations Class of 2023! Complete list of graduates of Pelham Memorial High School

Congratulations Class of 2023! Complete list of graduates of Pelham Memorial High School

By Pelham Examiner Editors
June 26, 2023

Congratulations to the Class of 2023 of Pelham Memorial High School! The graduates walked up to receive their diplomas in the Pelham Middle School gymnasium on Saturday, becoming the first graduating class...

A CCTV image of a sanitary sewer conduit running through a Pelham Manor storm drainage pipe under Glover Field. The partial obstruction causes the Wolfs Lane area to flood during big storms.

Flooding problem: At least $7.9 million in needed repairs for Pelham Manor storm sewers detailed in engineering report

By Pelham Examiner Editors
June 20, 2023

The Village of Pelham Manor's stormwater sewer system needs at least $7.9 million worth of work to reduce flooding that has plagued three areas of the municipality for years, according to the Village-Wide...

Democrats offer no candidates in Pelham Manor election, criticize GOP board for lawsuits, failure to reach new labor contracts

Democrats offer no candidates in Pelham Manor election, criticize GOP board for lawsuits, failure to reach new labor contracts

By Pelham Examiner editors
February 22, 2023

The Town of Pelham Democratic Committee announced the party will not offer candidates in the Village of Pelham Manor elections, while in the same statement criticizing the all-Republican village board...

EMS car outside of Pelham Memorial High School Wednesday.

4 PMHS students sent to hospital after 3 made ill by edible marijuana taken in school bathroom

By Pelham Examiner editors
February 17, 2023

Four Pelham Memorial High School students were transported to Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital on Wednesday after at least three fell ill from consuming edible marijuana in a school bathroom, according...

College Board refuses to release PMHS PSAT scores because wrong test was given by school district

College Board refuses to release PMHS PSAT scores because wrong test was given by school district

By Pelham Examiner editors
December 14, 2022

The College Board has refused to release the PSAT scores of Pelham Memorial High School sophomores and juniors because the wrong test was administered at the school on Oct. 12, forcing administrators on...

Update: DeDomenico says its Champs job to meet with public on district budget, not school board members

Update: DeDomenico says it’s Champ’s job to meet with public on district budget, not school board members

By Pelham Examiner editors
April 27, 2022

School Board President Jessica DeDomenico said it is Superintendent Dr. Cheryl Champ's responsibility to inform the public about the district's proposed $83.7 million budget and capital reserve fund ballot...

Pelham Board of Education violates Open Meetings Law: state panel

Pelham Board of Education violates Open Meetings Law: state panel

By Pelham Examiner editors
November 18, 2021

The Pelham Board of Education regularly violates the state Open Meetings Law in two different ways, according to an advisory opinion issued by the New York State Committee on Open Government. In the...

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