Pelham Examiner

Pelham Examiner

Pelham Examiner

Shannon Winston, Staff Reporter

Shannon is a junior at Pelham Memorial High School. She has written for the Pelham Examiner for the past year. She loves playing field hockey, lacrosse, sailing, and running indoor track. She enjoys engaging with her community through service and writing about town events in the Pelham Examiner.

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Siwanoy Serves initiative reconnects elementary students with community following pandemic

Siwanoy Serves initiative reconnects elementary students with community following pandemic

By Shannon Winston, Staff Reporter
May 6, 2024

Last school year, the site-based council at Siwanoy Elementary School found that a gap between the students and the school's community had been created by the Covid-19 pandemic. To improve the community...

PMHS sophomore Ava Karame, already in USA development mix, becomes first girl picked for varsity ice hockey in six years

PMHS sophomore Ava Karame, already in USA development mix, becomes first girl picked for varsity ice hockey in six years

By Shannon Winston, Staff Reporter
January 3, 2024

Without a doubt, no PMHS team gets more attention than varsity ice hockey—and for good reason. The Pelicans won the state championship in 2017 and 2022 and have collected 12 Section 1 D2 titles. That...

Winter sports preview: PMHS boys swimming looks for repeat of last seasons success

Winter sports preview: PMHS boys swimming looks for repeat of last season’s success

By Shannon Winston, Staff Reporter
November 28, 2023

Boys swimming and diving at PMHS hopes to make a splash this season with a strong returning lineup and the chance to dominate at several competitive events. Last winter, the team championed the sectional...

Clayton Bushong, Pelhams impresario, brings his vision to top job at Picture House

Clayton Bushong, Pelham’s impresario, brings his vision to top job at Picture House

By Shannon Winston, Staff Reporter
November 13, 2023

With more than a decade working in a range of roles at the Picture House Regional Film Center, Clayton Bushong is bringing his artistic vision to the top position after becoming executive director...

Pelham Public Library (file photo)

Pelham residents celebrate places and spaces that make the town special

By Shannon Winston, Staff Reporter
October 6, 2023

"Celebrate Pelham!" The motto of the Pelham Civic Association truly captures the experiences you can have in Pelham, according to residents. The little town is a mighty community with much to offer,...

Pelham varsity baseball team helps coach Daniel.

Athletes Helping Athletes brings sports to disabled Pelham youth

By Shannon Winston, Staff Reporter
June 30, 2023

When then eight-year-old Madison Schneider saw her friend Daniel unable to play Pelham sports due to his disability, she immediately saw how unfair it was. The two are only six months apart and grew up...

Pelham residents talk about businesses they wish would take over empty storefronts

Pelham residents talk about businesses they wish would take over empty storefronts

By Shannon Winston, Staff Writer
March 27, 2023

With change in the air at the start of the spring season, members of the Pelham community passing by the town's commercial strips see many empty storefronts available for rent, including the former location...

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