Articles by The Pelhams - PLUS

  • A New Definition of BYOB: “Bring Your Own Bag”

    Posted in Press on May 11, 2017 | No Comments

    A NEW DEFINITION OF BYOB: “BRING YOUR OWN BAG” (A REUSABLE BAG RATHER THAN A PLASTIC BAG) From The Pelhams – PLUS PMHS senior Megan Ploch, head of PMHS Enviro Club, created the poster below emphasizing a new definition of BYOB—Bring Your Own Bag (A Reuseable Bag, Rather Than a Plastic Bag). The PMHS Enviro […]

  • PHOTOS: Yoga Solstice Event In Pelham

    Posted in Press on June 21, 2015 | No Comments

    Ingalls Field was the home to the Second Annual Yoga Solstice Event beginning early in the morning on June 20. The beautiful 75 minutes yoga class was taught by Pelham yoga teachers Nora LeMorin, Karen Teller, Lisa Stiefvater and Freddie Wyndham. mothering Mother, a local cotton bag business, sponsored the event and each participant went […]

  • Screening Of “Plastic Paradise” On Earth Day In Pelham

    Posted in Press on May 07, 2014 | No Comments

    To celebrate Earth Day (April 22), EcoPel and The Picture House hosted a screening of the film “Plastic Paradise.” The documentary follows the movement and accumulation of plastic in oceans and seas, showing the health impact of plastic on marine life and human health. In the film, Angela Sun visits Midway Atoll where dead marine life are opened to expose stomachs filled with plastic pieces, and the beaches are covered with pieces of discarded plastic large and small. The documentary will become a staple of The Picture House’s Community Cinema Series: Movies that Matter. In the photo at right, shown left to right: Melissa Eustace, Mark Rookwood, Laura deBuys of The Picture House, Sydney MacInnis, David Brown. All with Ms. deBuys are EcoPel officers.

  • Townwide Cleanup Sponsored by EcoPel

    Posted in Press on May 03, 2014 | No Comments

    Approximately 50 people participated in a townwide cleanup on Saturday morning, April 26. Half of the volunteers were students who also earned two hours of their community service requirement for PMHS or Pelham Middle School.

  • The Pelham Forum: EcoPel Asks Village Board for Additional Recycling Pickup, Plus Curbside Pickups Only in New Sanitation Contract

    Posted in Press on February 12, 2014 | No Comments

    Environmental Coalition of the Pelhams (EcoPel) is a newly formed, nonpartisan organization concerned with ecological and economic sustainability issues in our local community. A task group of EcoPel members, all of whom are residents of Pelham Village, have studied the Village’s options for the impending renewal or turnover of its sanitation contract. We have participated […]

  • EcoPel Working to Encourage More Recycling

    Posted in Press on February 05, 2014 | No Comments

    The Environmental Coalition of the Pelhams (EcoPel), a not-for profit, nonpartisan local organization founded last December by Pelham residents, announced its slate of initiatives for 2014, including its participation in the Village of Pelham’s discussions regarding a new garbage and trash contract. EcoPel would like to see more recycling and less waste, which would result […]

  • Environmental Coalition in Pelham Meeting Oct. 22

    Posted in Press on October 09, 2013 | No Comments

    A group called Environmental Coalition of the Pelhams (EcoPel) founded by David Brown, Melissa Eustace, Karen Gardner, Ed Hotchkiss and Sydney MacInnis will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 8:00pm at the Daronco Town House, 25 Fifth Avenue. A plan of action will be developed at the meeting and all residents are invited to attend. […]