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Download PACT’s 2014 – 15 Coalition Summary

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents by on September 21, 2015 • views: 308
Download PACT’s 2014 – 15 Coalition Summary

The PACT 2014-15 Coalition Summary is our version of an annual report — and it can be downloaded below. It’s a terrific guide to everything PACT, and its coalition partners throughout Pelham, have done in the last 12 months to fulfill PACT’s mission:  encouraging youth to make healthy, safe and substance-free choices by promoting their […]

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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Is Saturday, September 26

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents by on September 21, 2015 • views: 298
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Is Saturday, September 26

Drop off your unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs at the Pelham and Pelham Manor Police Departments, which are once again participating in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, September 26. Click on the headline above for more information.

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Pelham Take Out: Menus From Local Restaurants

Filed in Parents by on September 10, 2015 • views: 0
Pelham Take Out: Menus From Local Restaurants

Below is a listing of Pelham restaurants and shops that offer take out, with phone numbers and links, where available, to their menus. On a hectic evening, ordering out may make it easier to connect with your family over dinner.   B&B’s Fifth Avenue Pub 531 Fifth Avenue 738-8750 Bangkok City 100 Fifth Avenue 738-7070 […]

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Family Time

Filed in Family Time by on September 10, 2015 • views: 0
Family Time

Family Time: Connections Count was a six-year PACT campaign that provided a monthly reminder of the importance of connecting with your family and sharing regular meals. Family Time’s messaging is continuing as PACT moves forward with other campaigns. Family Time focused around on a monthly designated “No Homework Night” for elementary grades K-5 so that […]

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PACT Calendar

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents by on September 9, 2015 • views: 0
PACT Calendar

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The 2015 – 16 Community Calendar Is Now on Sale!

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents by on September 4, 2015 • views: 287
The 2015 – 16 Community Calendar Is Now on Sale!

PACT has taken over stewardship of the always hotly anticipated Community Calendar from The Pelham Weekly. The calendar is now available at different places throughout town, including the Bakery at Four Corners, Meridian Risk Management, and the Pelham Art Center.  On the weekend of September 12 and 13, it will also be available from 10 […]

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Download This Drug Guide for Parents

Filed in News, Parents by on September 2, 2015 • views: 284
Download This Drug Guide for Parents

As the parent of a teen, do you ever feel the need to educate yourself about illegal drugs, even though it’s a topic you’d rather not think about? Here’s a handy guide from The Partnership for Drug Free Kids, including “street” names for illegal drugs, how each is used, and how frequently teens use each. […]

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Stay Safe This Fourth of July!

Filed in Parents, Uncategorized, Youth by on June 30, 2015 • views: 236
Stay Safe This Fourth of July!

The Fourth of July is coming, which is certainly one of the highlights of the summer, if not the year. But remember to keep the Fourth safe. This quintessential American holiday is also one of the deadliest, because of drunk driving, accounting for 39 percent of all car accident fatalities between 2009 and 2013. Have […]

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Pelham Middle School Y2Y, PACT, to Host Year-End Activities

Filed in Events, News, Parents, Youth by on June 20, 2015 • views: 257
Pelham Middle School Y2Y, PACT, to Host Year-End Activities

Pelham Middle School’s Y2Y (Youth-to-Youth) Club and PACT will host two events for 7th and 8th graders during the course of next week, when school has wound down but camp hasn’t started yet. The first is on Wednesday, June 24 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Kinetic Sports Club. The second is on Thursday, June […]

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In 2015, More Pelham Students Are Substance-Free

Filed in News, Parents by on June 19, 2015 • views: 496
In 2015, More Pelham Students Are Substance-Free

Survey, conducted earlier this year and anonymously administered to Pelham students in the 8th, 10th and 12th grades, shows significant reductions in youth substance use of alcohol, cigarettes and marijuana since 2009.

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Tips on How to Keep Teens Safe During Spring Parties…

Filed in News, Parents by on June 15, 2015 • views: 328
Tips on How to Keep Teens Safe During Spring Parties…

Spring is in the air, finally. And for high schoolers — particularly juniors and seniors — it can mean end-of-year celebrations that may include alcohol. It doesn’t have to be that way, but how do you help your teens avoid it? This story, printed last year in The Boston Globe, is full of great tips […]

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Police of the Pelhams on Keeping Teens Safe

Filed in News, Parents, Youth by on June 13, 2015 • views: 1721
Police of the Pelhams on Keeping Teens Safe

(This letter appeared in The Pelham Weekly on June 12, 2015. Scroll down, to see laws that pertain to underage drinking in New York State.) We, the Police Chief of Pelham and Police Lieutenant of Pelham Manor, wish to call everyone’s attention to the increase in underage drinking during spring and summer. Nice weather, proms, […]

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