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PACT Thanks Pelham and Pelham Manor Police Departments for Participation in Fifth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Filed in News by on October 19, 2012 • views: 194
PACT Thanks Pelham and Pelham Manor Police Departments for Participation in Fifth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

By Anneliese Turck The results are in. The DEA’s fifth national Prescription Drug Take-Back Day resulted in another big haul nationwide. On Saturday, September 29, Americans emptied medicine cabinets, bedside tables, and kitchen drawers of unwanted, unused and expired prescription drugs and took them to one of more than 5,000 collection sites around the country. […]

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PACT Meeting on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 on Report on Local Resources Available to Pelham’s Youth

Filed in News by on October 12, 2012 • views: 195
PACT Meeting on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 on Report on Local Resources Available to Pelham’s Youth

PACT’s five youth interns will report next Wednesday on the results from the community mapping survey conducted as part of the organization’s Youth Internship and Leadership Training Program. Community members and PACT coalition partners are invited to hear the report at the meeting at the Pelham Jewish Center next Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 7:30pm. The […]

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PACT’s First Family Time This School Year, Thursday, October 18, 2012

Filed in News by on October 12, 2012 • views: 205
PACT’s First Family Time This School Year, Thursday, October 18, 2012

This school year’s first Family Time/Eat Together – Connections Count night is next Thursday, Oct. 18. On that night, no school events are scheduled and students in Pelham elementary schools will have no homework so families can sit down together for dinner. Research shows that when families share regular meals together, kids are less likely […]

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PACT Partners With Police Departments on Drug Take-Back Day

Filed in News by on September 14, 2012 • views: 199
PACT Partners With Police Departments on Drug Take-Back Day

Unwanted and Unused Medications Can Be  Dropped Off at Village of Pelham and Pelham Manor Police Departments on National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, September 29   [PELHAM, NY] – On September 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in collaboration with Pelham PACT Coalition, the Pelham Manor and Pelham Police Departments and the Drug Enforcement […]

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Pelham PACT Coalition Launches Their New “Talk About It” Campaign

Filed in News by on September 12, 2012 • views: 202
Pelham PACT Coalition Launches Their New “Talk About It” Campaign

By Debra Geiger, RN  This fall, Pelham PACT Coalition launches their new “Talk About It” campaign in hopes of encouraging parents to talk to their children early, often and together about the dangers of underage drinking and substance abuse. Stemming from a national campaign sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) […]

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PACT Among Local Coalitions to Receive Federal Funds

Filed in News by on September 10, 2012 • views: 247
PACT Among Local Coalitions to Receive Federal Funds

Agencies receive federal grants to fight drug abuse $875G goes to 7 groups dedicated to youth, families By Marcela Rojas OSSINING — Communities That Care coordinator Alice Joselow pointed to an eye-catching mural painted in a window at the Ossining Public Library this summer as an example of the preventive work the agency does to […]

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PACT High School Interns Seek Survey Respondents

Filed in Internships, News by on August 7, 2012 • views: 280
PACT High School Interns Seek Survey Respondents

Attention all Pelham-based businesses and non-profit organizations! It’s not too late to take a survey to help Pelham PACT Coalition’s five new high school interns complete their research project. Go to this link through August 11. The survey, developed by the interns as part of PACT’s inaugural Youth Internship and Leadership Training Program, aims to […]

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PACT Launches First Summer Internship Program for High School Students

Filed in Internships, News by on July 27, 2012 • views: 248
PACT Launches First Summer Internship Program for High School Students

Pelham PACT Coalition recently announced their five selections for their inaugural PACT Youth Internship and Leadership Training Program: (left to right) Sammy Goldman, Alex Crowley, Juliana Mora, Sara Romanello, Kate Morrell. This brand new program runs July 2012 – June 2013 and is designed to provide high school students with an opportunity to gain work […]

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Back Westchester Coalition for Drug and Alcohol Free Youth Launches Alcohol Prevention Initiative

Filed in News, Parents by on July 19, 2012 • views: 208
Back Westchester Coalition for Drug and Alcohol Free Youth Launches Alcohol Prevention Initiative

By Joyce Sixsmith 19 July 2012 A postcard with a graphic showing a group of teens with alcohol in their hands and the question, “If It’s Not Your Kid Whose Kid Is It?” was sent by the Westchester Coalition for Drug and Alcohol Free Youth to parents with children in middle school and high school. […]

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PACT and WyldLife Host End of Year BBQ and Mess Fest

Filed in News, Youth by on June 20, 2012 • views: 219
PACT and WyldLife Host End of Year BBQ and Mess Fest

By Steph Raubenheimer On Friday, June 15th the clouds were all rolled back and for one rare day this spring, there was nothing but sunshine.  And ketchup, mustard, chocolate sauce and jelly.  Members of PACT Coalition joined together to bring the Pelham community a great finale for middle schoolers at the Y2Y’s End of the […]

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Senator Klein and Producer Lee Hirsch Join Panel for “Bully” Film and Discussion

Filed in News by on June 8, 2012 • views: 217
Senator Klein and Producer Lee Hirsch Join Panel for “Bully” Film and Discussion

By Alex Wolff Parents, educators, elected officials and students spanning a wide range of ages gathered for the opening night showing of “Bully” at The Picture House last Friday, June 8 which also featured a panel discussion with the film’s Producer and creator Lee Hirsch, State Senator Jeff Klein and many others. The film, which has […]

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Police Chiefs of the Pelhams Urge Parents to Take Active Role in Teen Safety this Spring

Filed in News, Parents by on June 8, 2012 • views: 199
Police Chiefs of the Pelhams Urge Parents to Take Active Role in Teen Safety this Spring

Police Chiefs Urge Parents to Take Active Role in Teen Safety this Spring We, the Police Chiefs of Pelham and Pelham Manor, call everyone’s attention to the increase in underage drinking during the spring and summer months. Nice weather, proms, graduations and the end of school are wonderful – but they also give our kids the […]

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