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.
Pelhams PLUS, this news website, closes today (Dec. 31, 2019) after a 4-1/2 year run following the 23 years The Pelham Weekly was published for the people of the Town of Pelham.
In 2020, the Village of Pelham Manor Board of Trustees may get a final proposal for an E-Commerce building to be located half in the Bronx and half in Pelham Manor in the shopping center anchored by Fairway Market.
In 2020, The Village of Pelham Board of Trustees is expected to announce results of its negotiations with Pelham House LLC on a proposed rental apartment/retail/public parking project between Fifth and Fourth Avenues involving the purchase of the Village owned Fire House, parking lots, and property where Village Hall is located. As part of the project, the developer would build a municipal facilities center housing the fire department, police department (now in rented space in Town Hall) and Village offices. The center would be located where the former Capital One Bank was located on Fifth Avenue and would have rental apartment units and parking where Village Hall is now located on Sparks Avenue.
Here are some local websites where you can make your donations or track their fundraisers: pelhamtogether.org - pelhameducationfoundation.net - Jlpelham.org - pelhamchildrenscenter.org - thedannyfund.org - thepicturehouse.org - pelhamartcenter.org - pelhamrotary.com - pelhamlibrary.org - projectcommunitycares.org - bartowpellmansionmuseum.org - pelhamcivics.org - heartsandhomesforrefugees.org - countyharvest.org - pelhampreservarionsociety.com
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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
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.
Bravo to the Sock’n’Buskin cast of “Almost, Maine,” which delighted crowds all weekend long in the PMHS Auditorium.
The Pelham Interfaith Council invites the community to join with their neighbors in experiencing the joy of an interfaith worship service at the time of Thanksgiving this Sunday, November 24, at 2pm at the Pelham Jewish Center.
Tickets are on-sale for the award-winning PMHS Sock’n’Buskin theater group’s production of “Almost, Maine” with performances this Friday, November 22, Saturday, November 23 and Sunday, November 24 in the high school auditorium.
"The Golden Girls" with Sophia joining a convent brought raucous laughter in yet another amateur theatrical production to The Manor Club Theatre with local talent in starring roles. Day and evening performances were on October 28th.
Pelham Girl Scouts delivered Goody Bags to Veterans during the weekend and will complete the project today, Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
At the 15th annual Pelham Rotary Tastings fundraiser, well over 100 lower Westchester residents sampled the delights of nearly 20 nearby restaurants. They also tasted the wines presented by Blue Dog Wines & Spirits (Andy Johnson, owner). and honored retiring Town of Pelham Supervisor Peter Di Paola.
Photos by Liz Farrell from SOOP's CHICAGO High School Edition from CAST A -performances last weekend.
The Pelham Children's Center Pumpkin Festival will be held this year today, Saturday, October 12 at the Daronco Town House Lawn from 9:00am - 1:00pm with games, food, raffles, crafts for the kids, music with Zev, a petting zoo and pony rides.
Seniors Catherine Taubner, Peri Zale, Grace Aronson, Lance Brady, Morgan Sample, and Grace Liberatore, junior Jane Dunbar, sophomore Amaya Goulbourne and Eileen Mazzaro were named PMHS Athletes of the Week.
Suspended draped figurative elements, floating hijabs, disembodied shoes, reaching hands, overflowing suitcases and sound recordings of immigrant stories greet visitors in the entrance gallery of Pelham Art Center's new exhibit, IN/FLUX/
Hearts & Homes for Refugees convened refugees, supporters and friends from across the Westchester Refugee Initiative (WRI) for a family-friendly picnic on Sunday, Sept. 15.
The Pelham Chamber of Commerce's second annual Wolfs Walk street festival was held on Saturday, September 7th from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. The event featured live music, artisanal food and drink, a highly curated selection of artists, artisans, crafters, and retailers as well as a selection of non-profit organizations.
The Town of Pelham, in conjunction with the Fire and Police Departments of Pelham and Pelham Manor, along with Pelham Post #50 of the American Legion, held ts Annual Remembrance Ceremonies of the 9/11 terrorist attacks today, Wednesday, September 11 at 8:30 AM at the Pelham 9/11 Memorial on Harmon Avenue.
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.
Eauipment for construction of the new Hutchinson School has arrived on site. Some work is due to begin later this week and fa full schedule of work begins next week.
The Pelham Art Center hosted its first annual Community Art Day on Sunday, June 2nd with art festivities in its courtyard, gallery, studios and media lab.
The Manor Club Gala on May 18, 2019 featured vocalists Jackie DiMaggio and Christopher Macchio, well known Pelham Gazebo concert headliners. Money raised from tickets and sponsors benefited operations and major repairs needed for the 100-year-old historic club building.
Pelham Town Supervisor Peter DiPaolaw as this year's Grand Marshal of the Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 27. The keynote speaker at the post parade ceremony was Bob Shepherd, a Pelham resident and a veteran of nearly twenty years service with the 22nd SAS Regiment and currently a media commentator.
Here are phoos from the Pelham Middle School spring concerts of the band orchestra and chorus which were held on May 8, May 9, and May 15 respectively.
The 2019-20 Pelham School Budget was approved by voters overwhelmingly— with the unofficial election results of Yes: 1,008 and No: 230
Today, Tuesday, May 21, Pelham voters will have the opportunity to cast their ballots on the proposed 2019-20 school budget and select three candidates to serve on the Board of Education.
Seniors Violet Massie-Vereker, Kieran Gilchrist and Nora Tahbaz, juniors Jack Golden, Aiden Bennett, and Charlotte Howard, and sophomores Haley Wall, Brett Bober, Luca Rivera, Caroline Veteri and Catie Woods were named PMHS Athletes of the Week.