Town Update- May 2024: May 2024 – An update from The Pelham Town Council Spring is here in Pelham and we would like to share an update on the many services and programs brought to you by the Town of Pelham. EMS Update: Monthly statistics from our ambulance service are posted on the Town of Pelham’s website under news and notices. Residents can also follow town Ambulance updates on instagram @townofpelhamems. Here are the April Stats for the town ambulance: Initiatives through Sustainable  Westchester On April 24th, Sustainable Westchester and the Village of Pelham Sustainability Board hosted an informational event at the Town House about the advantages of clean energy both heating and cooling in the home (such as with heat pumps and geothermal pumps). The event was well attended by the community. Please visit the Sustainable Westchester website  to learn more about  saving energy, composting, nurturing our ecosystem, and measuring our carbon footprints. There are examples of how to reduce, reuse, and recycle to conserve natural resources, protect the environment, and save money.  And speaking of recycling…save the date, the Westchester County mobile shredder will return to Pelham on Saturday, July 20th from 10am-1pm. It will be parked in the parking lot behind the townhouse. Residents can bring up to four file-sized (10”x12”x15”) boxes of confidential papers per household. Remove all large binder clips and covers.  Remember, it’s best to shred documents you’re no longer using, that contain personal identifying information such as name, address, phone number, credit card number or social security number. Such documents should be shredded before they are thrown out for recycling. Some examples are: expired credit card statements and receipts, old tax returns or any other personal documents containing your name, address or other identifying information. Pre-approved credit card applications and licenses. Recreation Are you interested in learning how to play Pickleball? Pelham Recreation is hosting “Learn to Play Pickleball” session for 4 weeks beginning Saturday, May 4th at 8am at Julianne’s playground- to register online click here  The Pelham Recreation Department runs summer clinics, camps and programming. The full day Pelham Day Camp is waiting list only, but there is still availability in tiny tots and big tots half day programs and there is still availability for weekly specialty Summer Camp registration. There are also clinics in volleyball, karate, tennis and more, please visit the Pelham recreation website for more information or call (914) 738-0153. Winter recreation basketball finished a successful season- The 4th and 5th grade girls from Colonial School  and 4th and 5th grade boys from Siwanoy school celebrated being Rec basketball champs with pizza and trophies at Daronco Townhouse on April 8th. Two Pelham boys teams and two girls teams won at the county championship played at the Westchester County Center.  Pelham Senior Citizens used the town van 54 times in March for rides to medical appointments.  Other activities in March included: cookie decorating with Pelham Together, line dancing, St. Patrick’s Day luncheon hosted by the Civics, pizza day, field trip to Westchester Culinary Arts program for lunch, arts and crafts, exercise /yoga class and cards. For more information on senior programs and to reserve the senior van for medical appointments, please call the Pelham Senior Advocate Carolyn Veith at 914-738-5004. Two AED/CPR training classes took place – one in March and one in April. The Town hopes to extend more classes to community members in the near future.   The Pelham Together teen advisory board went to Albany to participate in Mental Health Matters Day.  They met with Assemblywoman Paulin and Senator Fernandez to discuss mental health issues.  They will follow up with a wellness pitch to present to the school and the recreation department and attempt to obtain pilot funding.  The Rec department and Pelham Together are working on a child abuse and neglect identification program to present to summer camp directors. Pelham Together has an $8,000 grant for entrepreneurial programs including the Pelicones truck. There was a Pelham Together program on April 17 about connectedness and belonging.  The Library The month of May is busy at the Pelham Public Library- Battle of the Books is back! For adults there is a virtual talk from Minidoka National Historic Site, demystifying Medicare and tips on energy saving at home. The whole family can visit museums, join us for stories and dances from Colombia, and explore our AAPI month resource list. For all this and more, please see their calendar of events Did you know?  Residents can drop off single use batteries and gently used eyeglasses at the library and they will be recycled.  Tuesdays are Digitizing Days at the library: Our Time-Warp Tuesdays have started. This new program for digitizing photos has been a great success. Bring in your family photos and our librarians will assist you with scanning them to a USB drive using our new high-speed scanner. Appointments are required for a 45-minute session. To learn all of the details and to register, please click here The library recently received a $1,200 grant for Latino poetry and plans to have two programs – one in late September and another in early October 2024 in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage month. Save the date: This is an off year for Novel Night, so the Friends of the Pelham Library will be hosting a “Booktember” fundraiser on the library lawn on September 28. More details will be available soon. There are many more activities scheduled- for more information please go to the library website– there are book clubs, crafts, sewing classes and English as a second language classes. You can also call the library at (914) 738-1234. Town Courts Information regarding court hours of operation and contact information for court clerks can be found on the Town Court webpage: https://townofpelham.com/courts/  

Primary Election to be held on Tuesday, June 28, 2022

 

Westchester County registered voters are eligible to cast an early voting ballot. Registered voters will be able to cast their ballot at any of the 23 designated early voting locations listed below.

Westchester County’s Election Inspectors will now use Electronic Poll Books and Ballot-on-Demand systems to facilitate Early Voting. There will be nine days of early voting before each election.

June 28, 2022 Primary Election New Early Voting Hours

  • Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 19, 2022 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.
  • Monday, June 20, 2022 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 21, 2022 from noon until 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 22, 2022 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 23, 2022 from noon until 8 p.m.
  • Friday, June 24, 2022 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 25, 2022 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 26, 2022 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Westchester County Early Voting Centers

  • Eastchester Public Library, 11 Oakridge Place, Eastchester, NY 10709
  • Dobbs Ferry Village Hall, 112 Main Street, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
  • Greenburgh Town Hall, 177 Hillside Avenue, White Plains, NY 10607
  • St. Gregory The Great Church, 215 Halstead Avenue, Harrison, NY 10528
  • Mamaroneck Town Center, 740 W. Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck, NY 10543
  • Mt. Kisco Municipal Building, 104 Main Street, Mt. Kisco, NY 10549 (New Location)
  • Mt. Pleasant Community Center, 125 Lozza Drive, Valhalla, NY 10595
  • Joseph G. Caputo Community Center, 95 Broadway, Ossining, NY 10562
  • Pound Ridge Town House, 179 Westchester Avenue, Pound Ridge, NY 10576
  • Rye Brook Firehouse, 940 King Street, Rye Brook, NY 10573
  • Somers Town House, 335 Route 202, Somers, NY 10589
  • Jefferson Village Annex, 3500 Hill Boulevard, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
  • Yorktown Cultural Center, 1974 Commerce Street, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
  • Doles Center, 250 S. 6th Avenue, Mt. Vernon, NY 10550
  • Mt. Vernon City Hall, 1 Roosevelt Square, Mt. Vernon, NY 10550
  • New Rochelle City Hall Annex – 90 Beaufort Place, 90 Beaufort Place, New Rochelle, NY 10801
  • New Rochelle United Methodist Church, 1200 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10804
  • Peekskill Nutrition Center – Neighborhood Center, 4 Nelson Avenue, Peekskill, NY 10566
  • Peekskill Lincoln Depot Museum, 10 S. Water Street, Peekskill, NY 10566
  • Westchester County Board of Elections, 25 Quarropas Street, White Plains, NY 10601
  • Grinton I. Will Library, 1500 Central Park Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10710
  • Nodine Hill Community Center, 140 Fillmore Street, Yonkers, NY 10701
  • Riverfront Library, One Larkin Center, Yonkers, NY 10701

Frequently Asked Questions for 2022 Primary Election
For the 2022 Primary Election, you can vote in person before Election Day.

What is Early Voting?
Westchester County registered voters can vote in-person before Election Day at any of the 23 early voting centers.

Who can vote early?
All Westchester County registered voters can vote early.

When can I vote early?
Early Voting period will be from Saturday, June 18, 2022 through Sunday, June 26, 2022. The complete schedule is listed above.

Where can I vote early?
You can vote at any of the designated Early Voting sites throughout the County. These Early Voting centers are listed above.

How will I vote during early voting?
Voting during early voting is the same as voting on Election Day. When you get to the early voting center, you will check in to vote, receive your ballot and vote as any other election.

There will be instructions available at the early voting centers to familiarize you with the ballot. There will also be a notice to voter and bill of rights. You may ask an election inspector to explain how to vote, or if you need any assistance.

If you vote during the early voting period, you are not eligible to vote on Election Day.

When will early voting results be posted?
Early voting votes will be canvassed and reported after 9 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28, 2022.

Can I still vote by absentee ballot?
Yes, if you are out of your home county, or if you live in New York City, are outside of the five boroughs, or if you are permanently or temporarily disabled, ill or are the primary care giver for one or more people who are ill or physically disabled, or a resident of a Veterans Hospital, or detained in jail awaiting Grand Jury action or incarcerated for an offense other than a felony you may apply for an absentee ballot.

Also due to the COVID pandemic, you can use Temporary Illness as a reason to apply for an absentee ballot.

How can I find out more about Early Voting?
You can contact our office at (914) 995-5700 or the State Board of Elections at (518) 474-1953 or the New York State Board of Elections website.