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NEW - July 16 - Tuesday - Volunteer to be a driver for cancer patients with Cancer Support Team. A flexible schedule is available. Visit http://www.cancersupportteam.org for details.

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NEW - July 15 - Monday - Candela Systems Corporation will begin installing new LED streetlights throughout the Village of Pelham in the coming weeks. The project is expected to net cost savings for the Village.

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NEW - July 10 - Wednesday - Pelhamites on the Dean's List: Thomas Horowitz at Binghamton University, Robert Horowitz at the College of the Holy Cross and Nicholas Ronan at Gettysburg College.

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NEW - July 5 - Friday - St. Paul's National Historic Site in Mt Vernon Talk tomorrow, Saturday, July 6 at 1 PM: Part I of a talk titled, “President Harry Truman the Atomic Bomb and the End of the War against Japan,” by Raymond H. Geselbracht, Village Historian of Bronxville and formerly a Special Assistant for the Office of the Director of the Truman Presidential Museum and Library, in Independence, Missouri.

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NEW - July 5 - Thursday - Parker Cornman of Pelham, a media and society major at Hobart College, was among seven members of the Hobart College rowing team who were among the 281 student-athletes named to the Intercollegiate Rowing Association All-Academic Team by the IRA Board of Stewards.

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NEW - July 3 - Wednesday - Pelhamites graduating from colleges and universities: Samantha Resende earned a master's of science from Springfield College; Thomas J. Munson graduated from the Fisher School of Business of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor in Science; Paula Rollins graduated from UMass with a bachelor's degree in sociology; graduating senior Helen Driesen won the Pappoutsakis Award from the University of Vermont Department of Music and Dance at UVM's College of Arts and Sciences Awards Ceremony.

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NEW - July 2 - Tuesday - Pelhamites on the Dean's List: Katie Sciales at Miami University; Nicholas Clausen at St. Lawrence University; Riley A. Munson at Kenyon College; Aimee Spencer and Robyn McPherson, both at Monroe College. Michael Smith was named to Genesee Community College's Provost's List and Christopher R. Epes Jr., Chandler M. Solimine and Thomas S. Walsh were awarded Faculty Honors at Trinity College.

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NEW - July 1- Monday - A toy drive in July: Members of the Pelham Knights of Columbus are collecting new unwrapped toys for children at Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center. OLPH parishioners can select a gift tag with wished for items at the back of Church during the weekends of July 7th and 14th and drop off the gifts by July 21st.

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NEW - June 28 - Friday - Pelhamites on the Dean's List: Joseph Michael Cucciniello at The University of Alabama; Decker Sisk at SUNY New Paltz; Riley Stevens at James Madison University; and Jake Galiani, Kelly Knapp, and Luke Persanis, all three at University of Delaware.

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NEW - June 27 - Thursday - The Village of Pelham Board of Trustees meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 9 has been rescheduled for one week later—Tuesday, July 16, 2019. The meeting will be held at 7:30 PM at Village Hall, 195 Sparks Avenue.

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NEW - June 26 - Wednesday - Today is noon dismissals for grades K-5 and the last day of classes for students. PMHS Graduation is at 10am this Saturday, June 29 on Franklin Field.

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NEW - June 24 - Monday - Members of The Picture House can get a special early bird rate of $140 per ticket if purchased now for the TPH Picnic in the Park on Saturday, Sept. 14. Tickets go on sale to the general public this Friday, June 28. Sponsorship opportunities begin at $250. For tickets, visit https://e.givesmart.com/events/dFL/

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NEW - June 21 - Friday - Mark your calendar for the Pelham Chamber of Commerce's second annual Wolfs Walk street festival on Saturday, September 7th from 4:00 - 11:00 p.m. The rate for Chamber members is $150 for a table. Contact Amy Rios (amy.rios51@gmail.com) for details.

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NEW - June 20 - Thursday - Pelhamites who are new grauduates from colleges and universities: Katherine Morrell from Lehigh Universit with a Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics degree with a major in Marketing; John Conway from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta with a Bachelor of Science in Literature, Media, and Communication; Andrew Hamlin from Union College in Schenectady; Grace Macdonald-Gagnon Graduates from Colgate University; and two from The University of Alabama: Blair Edward Carey of with a Bachelor of Science in Commerce & Business Administration. and Arianna Holly Konstantin with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication & Information Sciences.

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NEW - June 19 - Wednesday - Swim Across America’s Long Island Sound Chapter's pool swim awill be held at NYAC Travers Island in Pelham on Friday, July 12 -- 6:00 p.m. to 9 p.m. (night swim and BBQ to follow) to raise funds for cancer research. Register to swim, kayak, volunteer to help, or sponsor a swimmer at www.swimacrossamerica.org/long_island. Donations can be sent to SAA-Long Island Sound, P.O. Box 217, Larchmont, NY 10538.

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NEW - June 18 - Tuesday - Free 15-minute parking is available in the circular driveway of PMHS and along Corlies Avenue during today's Special Vote on the Pelham School District Vote on the proposed purchase of property at 314 Pelhamdale Avenue.  Polls are open until 9 PM tonight.

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NEW - June 17 - Monday - Pelhamites on the Dean's List: Quinlan Crowley at Hamilton College; Sarah Guido at Immaculata University; Claire Gilman at Bucknell University; Robert M. Dilorenzo at Wentworth Institute of Technology: William Sciales at SUNY Geneseo; and Juliana Mora and Emily Sotolongo, both at The University of Rhode Island. Keelin A. Ferguson was named to the Clemson University President's List.

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NEW - June 14 - Friday - All are invited to the Colonial School Playground on Monday, June 17, from 3-4 pm for an informal information session about the Special Vote on the acquisition of the property next door. See for yourself how the playground would be expanded with the purchase.

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NEW - June 13 - Thursday - The link for Thomas Bricker's photos at the Pelham Preservation and Garden Society fundraiser is https://photos.app.goo.gl/6ngANv7BiNZgwDf66

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NEW - June 12 - Wednesday - Registration is underway for Bartow-Pell Discovery Camp for children ages 6 to 12 in Session 1: July 15-19 and/or Session 2: July 22-26 from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. There will be indoor and outdoor activities. Cost: Session I or Session II $375 or $675 for both sessions. To register, visit https://bartowpell.z2systems.com/np/clients/bartowpell/eventRegistration.jsp?event=1588&

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NEW - June 11 - Tuesday - A Tweet n Monday from Superintendent of Schools Dr. Cheryl Champ: "There are still honest people in the world. Dropped my wallet last night at 106th and Third Ave. (the heart of Puerto Rican Festival) and and honest gentleman picked in up and returned it with EVERYTHING! Gracias, Carlos!"

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NEW - June 10 - Monday - Kate (Ashford) Carpenter investigates how effective some of the campaigns to delay phone use for kids have been in different communities. Read her article on Pelham Together's website at https://pelhamtogether.org/blog/2019/5/30/do-kid-smartphone-initiatives-work

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New - June 7 - Friday - Mark your calendar for next Wednesday, June 12: Middle School Studio in Art Expo, 6:30 pm, Rooms 051 & 052.

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NEW - June 6 - Thursday - Tickets ($125 each) are still available for the Pelham Children's Center annual Tiki Gala next weekend—on Saturday, June 15 from 7:00 - 11:00 PM at the NYAC Ballroom. For tickets visit https://pelhamchildrenscenter2.secure.force.com/default/CnP_PaaS_EVT__ExternalRegistrationPage?event_id=a28f20000037zOCAAY

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NEW - June 4 - Wednesday - Pelhamites on the Dean's List: Vershone Bowser, Brianna Klein and Anthony Rivera—all three at SUNY Oneonta; and Ruben Grand  at Tufts University.

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NEW - June 4 - Tuesday - Pelhamites graduating from colleges and universities: Nicholas Ronan from Gettysburg College with a BA degree;Anne Canning from Hamilton College with a bachelor of arts degree; and three from the University of Vermont: Matthew DeYoung with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration; Helen Driesen with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music and Sean Wines with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering.

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NEW - June 3 = Monday - Pelhamites graduating from colleges and universities: Ginamarie Mangiafridda from Wesleyan University with a BA degree in Biology and Neuroscience and Behavior; Christopher Glenn Dintrone from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science in Management; Anne Canning from Hamilton College with a bachelor of arts degree. Also, bachelor degrees were awarded by St. Lawrence University to Henry W. Brown (cum laude) who majored in economics and business in the liberal arts and John C. Lauria, who majored in economics and business in the liberal arts.

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NEW - May 31 - Friday - Pelhamites on the Dean's List: Katherine Morrell at Lehigh University; Peter Nadel  and Henry Morjikian at Bates College; and Emily G. Chandler was named to second honors on the Clark University Dean’s List.

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NEW - May 30 - Thursday - Current members of The Picture House Film Club have only today and tomorrow to sign up for the fall series of film screenings or give up their seats. A waiting list for the sold out club is being compiled at The Picture House office at 738-3161.

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NEW - May 29 - Wednesday - Pelham Village Trustee Ariel Spira-Cohen is putting together a committee of residents to study pedestrian and traffic issues. Her presentation to the Village Board meeting last night can be viewed as part of the Village Board meeting when the video is posted to the Village website (www.pelhamgov.com).

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NEW - May 28 - Tuesday - A regular meeting of the Village of Pelham Board of Trustees is scheduled to begin at 7:30pm tonight at Hall, 195 Sparks Avenue.

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NEW - May 24 - Friday - The bus stops on Lincoln Avenue at Fifth Avenue have been moved. The bus traveling on Lincoln towards Mt. Vernon now stops next to TD Bank (eliminating 2 parking places) instead of next to Pelville Coffee & Pastries; the bus traveling to New Rochelle stops next to Clipper Cafe, eliminating one parking space, instead of next to Verizon, where an additional parking space has been added. It is hoped that cars going through the intersection and making turns on to Fifth Avenue will have an easier time with these changes.

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NEW - May 23 - Thursday - Pelham Manor and Pelham police have joined police statewide in a seat belt "buckle up New York, click it or ticket" enforcement campaign that is aimed at ensuring motorists buckle up for safety through this Memorial Day weekend and up to June 2. Motorists risk being given a summons if drivers and their passengers are not using safety belts.

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NEW - May 22 - Wednesday - This year's Memorial Day Commemorationat St. Paul's Church National Historic Site in Mt. Vernon on Monday, May 27 will include  a brief recognition in the church at 11 AM, followed by a wreath laying ceremony. A guided walking tour will recall the lives and service of soldiers interred in the historic cemetery, with an emphasis on World War II veterans. The event also features music and living history presentations, and a special 2:30 PM talk by historian Paul Gettler about the presentation of World War II in American movies.

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NEW - May 21 - Tuesday - Blair Carey, a 2015 PMHS graduate, was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army during a ceremony hosted by the University of Alabama Army ROTC program in Tuscaloosa, AL on May 3. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Culverhouse College of Business at UA. He was a four-year member of the U.S. Army ROTC program and President of Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity Carey will report for training at Fort Lee in Virginia before joining the 227th Aviation Regiment in Fort Hood Texas as a logistics officer. He is the son of Heidi and Matt Carey of Pelham and the grandson of Louise Carey and the late Edward Carey of Westfield, MA, and Blair Pawlowski and the late Ursula Pawlowski of Ebensburg, PA.

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NEW - May 20 - Monday - The Village of Pelham's Sustainability Advisory Board has asked the Village Board to investigate an electric or hybrid program for Village vehicles.

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NEW - May 17 - Friday - The Bronx River Parkway is now open for Bicycle Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. from the County Center to Scarsdale Road in Yonkers.

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NEW - May 16 - Thursday - Watch the Board of Education Candidate Forum at  http://pelhampublicschoolsny.swagit.com/play/05082019-1083/#1 and see a Q&A with candidates John Brice, Vincent Mazzaro, Steven Shekane and Leah Tahbaz. The forum on May 6 was sponsored by the PTA Council.

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CORRECTION - NEW - May 15 - Wednesday - The Village of Pelham's new fire truck is expected to arrive in time for the Memorial Day Parade so its1997Seagrave (not 1977) is being offered trough a sealed bid process without an asking price. No value determination has been provided by the Village. Sealed bids are to be submitted to the Office of the Village Clerk no later than 10:00 a.m. on May 31, 2019.

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NEW - May 14 - Tuesday - Our Lady of Perpetual Help - St. Catharine's Parish is celebrating the golden (50th) wedding anniversary of these parishioners: Christine and Frank Cowan, Theresa and Frank DeMarco, Annette and Richard Jaklitsch and Patricia and Vincent Kain and the silver (25th) anniversary of these parishioners: Carmen and Stepen Hartigan, Susan and John Pachuta, Vicky and Joseph Scaglione and Patricia and Gibson Smith.

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NEW - May 14 - Tuesday - Monroe College congratulates Robyn McPherson of Pelham on being named to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XV's Academic-All Region Honors list for the Winter 2019 semester.

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NEW - May 13 - Monday - The latest rash of scam calls to your landline or cellphone come from someone saying he or she is with "Social Security’" and "there is a problem..." Hang up. The Federal Trade Commission says it has seen the number of fraudulent calls from Social Security impostors “skyrocket,” overtaking fake I.R.S. calls.

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NEW - May 10 - Friday - The Pelham Art Center will host a Gallery Concert with John Michael Hersey that is Free and open to all ages tonight, Friday, May 10 from 6:00-8:00 pm. A Pelham resident, he is a Singer/Songwriter/Actor who has released ten albums of his music including the March 2019 album "Casting Shadows."

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NEW - May 9 - Thursday - Mark your calendar for Monday, May 20 at 8:30 am for the ribbon cutting of Siwanoy School’s Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom. School District officials, PTA members and Siwanoy students will mark the official opening, and members of the community are invited to attend.

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NEW - May 8 - Wednesday - The Middle School Band Concert is tonight at 7 pm in the Courtyard (rain location is MS Gym) and the Middle School Orchestra Concert is tomorrow night (Thursday, May 9) at 7 pm in the high school auditorium. The community is invited to attend both performances.

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NEW - May 7 - Tuesday - Marianne Rendón, who grew up in New Rochelle and plays the role of one of the three women in "Charlie Says," plans to participate in the post film Q&A at the advance screening of the film tonight at The Picture House. "Charlie Says" is a biographical drama based on the life and crimes of Charles Manson and his followers. Marianne's  parents are Valerie Lemon and Bob Rendon, who are active in Huguenot Church and Pelham civic groups.

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NEW - May 6 - Monday - Pelham Art Center's exhibit of work by Sarah McKenzie, winner of the 10th Alexander Rutsch Award in Painting, opened last Friday night. The artist received a $5,000 prize and a solo exhibition at the Art Center running May 3rd-June 22nd.

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NEW - May 3 - Friday - PMHS senior Caitlin Wong was among the 2019 Regeneron Science Talent Search students honored by the Westchester County Board of Legislators at a special ceremony on Tuesday this week.

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NEW - May 2 - Wednesday - Tickets are now on sale ($125 each) for the Pelham Children's Center annual Tiki Gala to be held this year on Saturday, June 15 from 7:00 - 11:00 PM at the NYAC Ballroom. For tickets visit https://pelhamchildrenscenter2.secure.force.com/default/CnP_PaaS_EVT__ExternalRegistrationPage?event_id=a28f20000037zOCAAY

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NEW - May 1 - Wednesday - Att: Anyone with a swimming pool, ornamental pond or even bird bath: To help keep your backyards free of mosquito breeding sites, the Westchester County Department of Health will give away free minnows, along with mosquito dunks at the Westchester County Airport, 2 Loop Road, West Harrison as follows: Friday, May 3, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, May 4, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Friday, May 17, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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NEW - Tuesday - April 30 - Thrive is holding a "Ladies Night Out"  on Friday, May 10th with a 7:30pm barre class at 1415 Pelhamdale Avenue (Christ Church) followed by a first free drink ar Cantina Lobos. Call 914 355-2520 for more detils.