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At Cantina Lobos, the staff and alumni of the Pelham Examiner celebrated a print edition, state awards and the end of a difficult but successful year.

READ ME: A year in the life of the Examiner

August 8, 2021

Thirty-one staffers and alumni of the Pelham Examiner assembled July 19 at Cantina Lobos for their first get together since the pandemic began—and then some. Earlier in the day, I posted this note to...

Pelham Examiner wins awards for news, education and healthcare coverage from state press association

Pelham Examiner wins awards for news, education and healthcare coverage from state press association

May 9, 2021

The Pelham Examiner won three awards for its 2020 news, education and healthcare coverage from the New York Press Association, the 700-member professional trade group that is the largest such organization...

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

Village of Pelham police steering committee will meet behind closed doors; here’s what you’ll miss

July 25, 2020

The ten-member Village of Pelham Steering Committee on Local Policing will meet in private for at least some sessions because it is not a public body as defined by the state Open Meetings Law. On this...

36 Local Heroes

June 8, 2020

Dear readers, Of all the measures of a newspaper’s quality—awards, scoops, readership—the most important one is need. Does a town need its paper? As the drip, drip, drip of coronavirus news...

An appreciation: Lester Kravitz, newspaperman

An appreciation: Lester Kravitz, newspaperman

December 13, 2018

I had not met Lester Kravitz when I got an email from him nearly four years ago. Certainly, I knew who he was from his decades in the real estate business, time as president of the Pelham Chamber of Commerce,...

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