Around Town

Pelham Manor Trustee Attends the Honghu Elite Association Gala

Last month, Pelham Manor Village Trustee Maurice Owen-Michaane joined Pelham Chamber of Commerce President, Cristina Chianese, and Chamber Treasurer, Rob Kirk, at the Honghu Elite Association Gala. 

Leke Negri Performs for Pelham Seniors

Leke Negri, a professional trumpet player from Albania recently moved to Pelham.

Biden Administration’s Launch of Private Refugee Sponsorship Program Strongly Supported by Hearts & Homes for Refugees

Hearts & Homes for Refugees (HHR) announces its support for Welcome Corps, a private refugee sponsorship program launched by the State Department that will allow any American citizen to directly assist and welcome refugees to their communities. 

Hearts & Homes for Refugees One of Five Recipients of $350,000 Award from Welcome.US to Support Sponsorship of Ukrainian Newcomers

Hearts & Homes for Refugees (HHR) has announced that it is a member of the newly formed New York/New Jersey Ukraine Sponsor Support Consortium recently awarded a $350,000 grant from the Welcome Fund, in partnership with GoFundMe.org.  

ConEdison Continued Upgrade of Gas Delivery System

As part of its continuing natural gas system upgrade program here in Pelham Manor, ConEdison, through its contractor, Riggs Distler & Co. Inc., is working on the gas piping along Townsend Avenue between Plymouth Street and Highland Avenue as of January 31. 

Pelham Art Center Announces New Exhibit, “Drawing the Line”

The Pelham Art Center has announced a new exhibit entitled, “Drawing the Line,” curated by Nancy Nikkal. The exhibition will take place from February 16 through April 2, with a public opening reception on February 16 from 6 to 8pm. 

The Picture House Regional Film Center Celebrates Black History Month with Screenings of Two Seminal Films

The Picture House Regional Film Center (www.thepicturehouse.org) announced that it will offer screenings of Spike Lee’s influential 1989 film, Do the Right Thing, and the critically acclaimed Till, named a Top Ten Film of 2022 by the National Board of Review. 

Gloria Spiezio 1927 - 2023

Gloria Spiezio of Pelham Manor, New York, passed into the heavenly gates to our Lord, Jesus Christ on January 13, 2023 at the age of 95. 

Songcatchers Offers Valentine’s Day Music-grams with Personalization

Need a unique idea for Valentine’s Day? Book a Music-gram with Songcatchers. For a suggested donation of $14 Songcatchers will email your personalized note along with a video of the youth choir singing your pick of one of four popular love/friendship songs to your Valentine.