In 2020, the Pelham Board of Education must seek new bids for construction of the new Hutchinson School after the initial bids came in over budget. The Board is identifying various modifications to the building specifications to assist with lowering costs to complete the Hutchinson project within the budget approved by voters in the bond issue. Some items taken out of the proposal may have to be put in future regular budgets.
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Recently a magazine labeled Pelham as one of the most haunted places in New York. Town of Pelham Historian Blake Bell certainly agrees and he has collected those Pelham ghost stories in a book to be published next summer.
The Manor Club will host an evening program of music entitled " "From the Romantic Period to Ragtime and Jazz Styles!”" with Dan Spitzer on clarinet and Cynthia Peterson on piano on Monday, January 27 at 7:30pm.
The Manor Club will host its second annual Preschool Open House on Thursday, January 16 at 7:30pm with representatives of the schools offering information to parents, realtors and members of the community. Admission is free. Light refreshments will be served.
The Village of Pelham, Town of Pelham, Pelham Police Department, Pelham Fire Department and Pelham Department of Public Works have partnered with Nixle to implement its Community Notification System to alert residents in real-time for local emergencies and relevant community advisories.
Pelham Art Center 50th Anniversary Exhibition opens Friday, January 24th with a reception from 6:00-8:00PM
Start the New Year with a Watch Night Service to ring out the old and pray in our hopes for a better and more God-aware New Year on New Year's Eve at the Community Church of the Pelhams. The service will run from 8pm till about 9:45 pm.
The PMHS he Choral Concert on December 18, conducted by Maria Abeshouse. The Chamber Chorus opened with “Come Again” (John Dowland) as one of its four selections. Performances by the Concert Chorus included a Holiday Medley and a song to honor teacher Tom Roksvold who passed away last summer titled “Precious Gifts” written teacher Eric Katz. The AcaPelicans, a student led group, sang “Cantique de Jean Racine” (Gabriel Faure) and Isaac Blackburn soloed on piano with “Angel Medley.” The concert concluded with PMHS graduates joining in to sing “Hallelujah from Messiah.”
The December 19 PMHS Band Concert, directed by Andrew Van Bochove, began with the jazz band performing “Ginger Bread Boy” (Jimmy Heath) as one of its four songs, which also included “When the Saints Go Marchin’ In.” The Concert band then took the stage for four selections including “A Day at the Zoo” (James Curnow) and “Sleigh Ride” (Leroy Anderson), which featured several alums returning to perform with the band.
Pelham Superintendent of Schools Dr. Cheryl Champ and Pelham Art Center Executive Director Charlotte Mouquin were inducted as members of the Rotary Club of the Pelhams on Dec. 18.
The community energy was incredible and all the children had fun. It was great to see Pelham come together on our common values.
The case of Danny Manich, 60, of Pelham on two charges involving obscene sexual performance of a child after an undercover investigation by the District Attorney’s Office Investigations Division High Technology Crime Bureau is scheduled for Feb. 18, 2020.
The Pelham Board of Education on Wednesday night accepted the retirements of Pelham Memorial High School Principal Jeannine Clark and Siwanoy School Principal Susan Gilbert effective at the end of this school year.
Pelham Rotary Charities Fund is donating $15,000 from the Pelham 2019 Tastings fundraiser to a Gift of Life program to provide life saving heart surgeries to 25 Lebanese children and 22 Syria refugee children.
The Pelham Civic Association is appealing for donations to its "Help a Child, Change a Life" program to assist Pelham students who come from economically challenged households to gain access to learning tools, skill development experiences and social support services.
The Board of Education will meet at 8:15 pm on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 in PMHS Alumni Hall on the ground floor of Pelham Memorial High School. Prior to the public meeting, the Board is expected to meet in Executive Session at 7 pm in the Superintendent's Conference Room in the Central Office, 18 Franklin Place, Pelham, NY 10803.
Huguenot Memorial Church’s annual charitable Christmas tree sale and Christmas market took place on December 7, and raised a record number in proceeds this year.
In an effort to crack down on package thefts from the front of homes, Pelham Manor Police today (Dec. 12) sent out a Nixle alert asking residents to call 738-1000 if they see suspicious vehicles or persons in their neighborhoods.
The 2020 Pelham Music Festival takes place on January 25, 2020, at the Pelham Country Club featuring local instrumentalists, vocalists, soloists, and ensembles, aged 8-18, playing any style of music including original compositions. It is a unique opportunity for young musicians to perform in front of family, friends, and community, in a supportive and nurturing environment. Watching and celebrating your friends’ performances is another reason people return to the Festival year after year.
The Pelham Manor Police Department offers an alert service to residents so that messages can be received via e-mail on a computer or smartphone.
Caroline Spana, a junior at Pelham Memorial High School and a member of Pelham Girl Scout Troop 2792 since kindergarten, has earned both the Girl Scout Bronze and Silver Awards and has recently completed her Gold Award service project.
Pelham Board of Education President Jessica DeDomenico announced at the Board's meeting last week that Glover Field's football field will not be named for Anthony Senerchia Jr., but a plaque will be erected to honor him and a ceremony will be planned for the spring.
Celebrate the season with live music at "A Not so Silent Night"—The Picture House’s second annual holiday concert this Saturday, December 14th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 4:30 p.m.)
PMHS seniors Vedika Basavata and Grace Liberatore were recognized as Marilyn Stiefvater Scholars of the Month by the Rotary Club of the Pelhams for December on Dec. 4.
The Pelham Jewish Center welcomes all to attend our Hanukkah Celebration on Sunday, December 15th, from 4-6pm at the PJC.
The Pelham Manor Volunteer Fire Company participated in the Fire Department's annual inspection and dinner on Friday, December 6, 2019. Each of the volunteer company's active members received a pin from Fire Chief Joseph Ruggiero in recognition of satisfactory response to box calls during 2019. Larry Dany was recognized by Chief Ruggiero as the top responder.
The Pelham Board of Education voted at its meeting on Wednesday, December 4 to seek new bids for construction of the new Hutchinson School after the initial bids came in over budget.
Bring one dozen homemade cookies or one dozen holiday decorated cookies from a fancy bakery and join The Manor Club Holiday Cookie Exchange on Friday, Dec. 13. Drop in between 3:30pm and 6:00pm and exchange your cookies for a selection of other cookies.
Christ Church, the Episcopal Church in Pelham, will offer A Festival of Lessons and Christmas Carols and the blessing of its new Jack Hennigan Memorial Pipe Organ this Sunday, December 8 at 5:00 pm.
The Picture House's improv performance group, The Pelicants, will perform live at Rockwells on Monday, December 9th at 7:00 p.m.
The Pelham Village Fire Department is collecting new, unwrapped toys for Maria Fareri Children's Hospital and will host Santa at 10:00am on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 10:00am at fire headquarters, 219 Fifth Avenue.
Pelham Art Center's annual Artisan Boutique now open through January 4th is a hip local alternative to commercial holiday shopping, with presents for all ages at all price points.
Congratulations to the 106 PMHS juniors and seniors who were inducted into the Knight and Lamp chapter of the National Honor Society on November 26.