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PACT Among Local Coalitions to Receive Federal Funds

Filed in News by on September 10, 2012 • views: 223
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: 257
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: 222
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: 194
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: 202
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: 205
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: 187
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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Opening Night of “Bully” at The Picture House to Feature Post-Screening Panel Discussion With New York State Senator Jeffrey Klein

Filed in News by on June 8, 2012 • views: 194
Opening Night of “Bully” at The Picture House to Feature Post-Screening Panel Discussion With New York State Senator Jeffrey Klein

The Panel Discussion will be moderated by Sharon Charles, and includes Senator Klein, Colonial School Principal Tonya Wilson, Siwanoy School Principal Susan Gilbert and Roseanne Martinez of the Pelham Guidance Council A separate wrap-up community discussion at the end of the week-long run will be led by Cheryl Bobe, of the Pelham Guidance Council May […]

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