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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: 330
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: 358
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: 286
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: 295
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: 570
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: 384
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: 1927
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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Drop the Devices and Talk: Family Dinner Time Tips from PACT and Moms of Pelham

Filed in News, Parents by on June 12, 2015 • views: 403
Drop the Devices and Talk: Family Dinner Time Tips from PACT and Moms of Pelham

By now, PACT knows Pelham parents have gotten the message: that making family meal time a habit is a simple way to connect with your family and also make it less the likely that your children will use alcohol or drugs as they get older. In honor of the last Family Time of the school […]

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The Next Family Time Is Wednesday, June 10!

Filed in Family Time, News, Parents by on June 4, 2015 • views: 257
The Next Family Time Is Wednesday, June 10!

Wednesday, June 10, is the last Family Time: Connections Count of the year. Make it count! … And remember all summer long that when families share regular meals together, kids are less likely to smoke, drink and use illegal drugs. Have a great summer!

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HOPP (Heart of Pelham PACT) Award

Filed in Community/PACT, Parents, Youth by on May 12, 2015 • views: 0
HOPP (Heart of Pelham PACT) Award

  We can all agree that the teenagers in Pelham are amazing! They are smart, kind, passionate, talented, involved in the community, and so much more! The Heart of Pelham PACT (HOPP) Award is a chance to honor the youth in our community for achievements and qualities that go beyond academics or athletics, including COMPASSION, […]

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Red Carpet Night at Family Time, Friday, May 1!

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, Family Time, News by on April 27, 2015 0 Comments • views: 279
Red Carpet Night at Family Time, Friday, May 1!

PACT and The Picture House are rolling out the red carpet to celebrate the next Family Time: Connections Count on Friday, May 1, with a special screening of “Cinderella”! The event begins at 6:30 p.m. with individual, group and family photos on The Picture House’s own red carpet; the movie begins at 7 p.m. No […]

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