Pelham Manor Police announced that officers arrested Rick J. Scocozza,55 of the Bronx while he was attempting to burglarize a house on Jackson Avenue about 7:00pm last evening (August 22) while the home was occupied.
Pelham Art Center will presents its highly popular "Faculty Exhibition" opening tonight, Thursday, August 22 through September 7, 2019. An opening reception will be held from 6:00-8:00 pm and is free and open to the public.
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Cheryl Champ, in an email to parents on August 16, said the Pelham School District and other districts have had some student data accessed by unauthorized means.
Pelham Art Center is now taking registrations for its fall semester that begins September 23. To register, call Pelham Art Center at (914 738-2525x111 or visit the Art Center at 155 Fifth Avenue. Online registration is open at www.pelhamartcenter.org
Westchester County Legislator Terry Clements, who represents Pelham and Pelham Manor and parts of New Rochelle, spoke at the August 14 meeting of the Rotary Club of the Pelhams.
The Tuckahoe Police Department today announced the arrest of a 47-year-old male from Mount Pleasant and Great Neck on charges of criminal possession of a large cache of weapons including assault rifles and ammunition.
WXY Architecture and Urban Design consultants conclude that if all new and proposed downtown Pelham apartment developments are fully leased they will add 29 students and "are expected to have little or no effect on school capacity" in Pelham School District general education classrooms through the 2022-23 school-year.
Senior Cinema at The Picture House returns next Tuesday, August 20th at 2:30 p.m. with a free screening of the new documentary "Pavarotti" directed by Ron Howard.
The Pelham Art Center Gallery Concert Series continues this Sunday afternoon with a chamber music concert performed by Andrew Pak, Annaliesa Place and Diego Garcia.
In honor of Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Toni Morrison, The Picture House will show the documentary "Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am" in the Screening Room through next Friday, August 16.
With the assisance of a New York State $25,000 grant to Pelham Together facilitated by Assemblywoman Amy Paulin, Pelham Together sponsored an expanded summer internship program for teens in Pelham.
A Prayer Vigil will be held at Christ Church in Pelham tonight, Monday, August 5, from 7pm - 9pm to remember the lives lost to gun violence and to pray that God will make us instruments of peace.
PMHS 2019 graduate Charlotte Edmunds was honored as the Rotary Club of the Pelhams latest scholarship winner at the club's luncheon recently. She was presented with the first installment of a $10,000 scholarship.
Pelham Art Center's public art exhibition at Wolfs Lane Park and the Art Center Courtyard on Fifth Avenue consistsof site-specific installations by artists Melissa Maddonni Haims and Niki Lederer.
A service trip coordinated by Huguenot Memorial Church sent 16 kids from Pelham, 1 from Boston, and 3 adult chaperones to Puerto Rico on July 15 to help rebuild the Community Center in Mariana.
SOOP Theare Company's Summer Studio Theatre production of "Spring Awakening" performances are the end of next week—August 2, 3 at 8pm and August 3, 4 at 2pm.
SOOP Theatre Company received National Youth Arts awards for its production of "Thoroughly Modern Millie" as well as numerous nominations.
Rotary Club of the Pelhams held Installation ceremonies on July 17 with Rotary District Governon Mahbub Ahmad presiding. The new President is Marty Ketels, who will be serving his second term as president.
The PMHS Sock'n'Buskin Theater Group earned seven awards from National Youth Arts for the productions of "Brighton Beach Memoirs" and "Mamma Mia!". Including the Pelham Middle School production of "Bye, Bye Birdie," Pelham theatre students had 24 additional nominations.
On three days last week, there were 40 truckloads of rock removed a day from the site of the construction of the new Hutchinson School, Assistant Superintendent of Schools for Business James Hricay told the Pelham Board of Education at its meeting Monday, July 15.
The National Weather Service has issued a weather alert for a heat wave through the weekend. Friday and Saturday max heat indices of 100-105 F are expected in our area. The heat and humidity causes potential hazards and may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure. Extreme heat can cause illness and death among our at-risk population who cannot stay cool. Seniors, infants, and those with chronic health problems or mental health conditions are at an increased risk from the heat. Please remember to stay hydrated and check on vulnerable family, friends and neighbors to make sure they stay safe and cool.
The Pelham Board of Education’s annual reorganization meeting will be held at 7 pm tonight, Monday, July 15 in the Pelham Middle School Library with the swearing-in of recently elected trustees Leah Tahbaz, John Brice and Vincent Mazzaro as well as the election of its president and vice president.
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Cheryl Champ’s year end report focused on six goals identified by the Board of Education at the beginning of the year which relate to the four pillars of the Strategic Plan, development of the budget, implementation of the bond and creation of a new Strategic Plan.
Retiring Trustee Peter Liaskos was recognized by the Pelham Board of Education at its end of the school year meeting on June 25.
The Picture House will host an advance screening of the new, deeply personal documentary, "David Crosby: Remember My Name" (R; 95 mins) this Sunday, July 14th at 7:30 p.m.
The 24th annual bike ride “Cycle for Sight” will be held this Saturday, July 13, starting and ending in Pelham Manor at the parking lot of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church at the corner of Boston Post Road and Fowler Avenue. Registration for the ride begins at 8:15am, and the ride starts at 9:15am. After the ride, there will be a post-ride picnic for riders and their families.
Here is American Legion Pelham Post #50's Reply to recent Facebook comments on items in the Historical Cabinet in the Daronco Town House:
An advance screening of "The Farewell" (PG; 98 mins)is planned at The Picture House tonight, Tuesday, July 9th at 7:30 p.m. The film was nominated and won multiple awards at film festivals in the U.S. and abroad.
Pelham Together announces that PMHS sophomores Caleb Persanis, Sophia Shulzhenko and Margot Wies are the recipients of the June 2019 Heart of Pelham (HOP) Award. Pelham Middle School 8th-grader, Kirsten Agbenyega, and 7th-grader Erik Fontanella are recipients of HOP Jr. Awards.
The Gabriella Boyd Memorial Foundation will hold its first Annual Gala on Saturday July 20th at 6pm at Juliano's Catering Hall in New Rochelle.The deadline for ticket reservations is Monday, July 8.
At the PMHS graduation ceremony held on Saturday, June 29, the 2019 PMHS Memorial Tablet awards were presented to Charlotte Edmunds and Kevin Coleman, recognizing them as the top male and female students of the graduating class for their scholarship, character and service.