Pelham Examiner

State will subsidize impartial study on whether merging Pelham’s villages will cut taxes

March 26, 2019

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To the editor: David Joachim’s paper entitled “After Loss of the Tax Break, Should the Pelhams Merge?” was posted on December 10, 2018. Most of the comments on Facebook, and there were hundreds, boiled down to the que...

Democratic winners in village election thank volunteers, voters and Republican candidates

March 20, 2019

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To the editor, Before the dust settles on another invigorating election, we’d like to express our deepest gratitude for choosing us to serve on the Village of Pelham Board of Trustees for the next few years. Thank you...

Republican candidates and campaign team congratulate Democrats

March 20, 2019

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To the editor: The Republican candidates and campaign team would like to congratulate our Democratic opponents on their victory. We wish them the best of luck in carrying out the duties of the offices to which they were elected. Mike...

Volpe wrong in ‘baseless attacks’ on Pelham Preservation & Garden Society

March 20, 2019

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To the editor: It is troubling that Michael Volpe used his letter to the editor, dated March 14, as a forum in which to level baseless attacks on Pelham Preservation & Garden Society (PPGS), including that the PPGS acted...

Republican candidates explain how new developments can increase taxes

March 18, 2019

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To the editor: The following is in response to a flyer the Pelham Village Party/Republican team handed out yesterday. We have received many questions about how Mr. Gallagher’s claim that new development has the possibility...

Apartment projects backed by Democrats ‘will increase our overall tax burden’

March 18, 2019

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To the editor, The election in the Village of Pelham on March 19 is critical for the future of Pelham and our schools. Regina and I are lifelong Democrats. The seriousness of local issues takes precedence over party affiliation....

Spira-Cohen backed for trustee by 12 residents citing her commitment to sustainability

March 17, 2019

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To the editor: We are writing to thoroughly and enthusiastically endorse Ariel Spira-Cohen for village trustee. Ariel is smart, thoughtful and committed to this village and its long-term health and sustainability. Ariel’s...

Pelham needs to broaden tax base, replace municipal facilities, reinvigorate its downtown

March 17, 2019

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To the editor, Some of us are feeling angry about the Village of Pelham redevelopment plans. I get it. Trust me. I’ve been irate also. Here’s my theory on what’s happening under the surface. We’re going through the...

Former Mayor Scinta says facts and conclusion in letter on Marbury Corners need correction

March 17, 2019

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To the editor, The letter appearing in your paper “Looking Back at Marbury” is factually wrong and, based on this, reaches an incorrect conclusion. The New York Times article that the author references, “Dispute Over Housing Project Unsettles Village Politics, has nothing at all to do with Marbury Corners; the article was ab...

Mayor Volpe and Trustee Potocki oppose moving village elections to November

March 16, 2019

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To the editor, On March 19, there will be a referendum on the ballot to change our village elections from their traditional March date to November. We ask you to vote against the referendum.  Historically, village elections have...

Trustee Eldahry backs proposition to move Village of Pelham elections to November

March 15, 2019

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To the editor, On March 19, when you go to the polls to cast your vote, I urge you to vote yes for Proposition 1, concerning whether to change the date of the annual general village election to November. Currently, the annual...

Look back at Marbury: Positive change ‘often initially met with concern’

March 15, 2019

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To the editor: Almost twenty years ago today, discussion of proposed new development in Pelham had reached such an angry pitch that the New York Times wrote about it. https://www.nytimes.com/2000/03/20/nyregion/dispute-over-housing-project-unsettles-village-politics.html Neighb...

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