Five Things: Town Board Meeting, New Pelham Patch Editor

Five things to know for Monday, Aug. 15

1.    Pelham Town Board Meeting

The Pelham Town Board will hold its regular meeting Monday night.  The meeting takes place at 7 p.m. on 34 Fifth Avenue, 2nd  floor.


2.    New Pelham Patch Editor

The new editor for Pelham Patch starts today! Rasheed Oluwa, a former reporter for the Poughkeepsie Journal and a longtime Patch contributor, will be managing the site. Rasheed is a great reporter who is excited to be covering Pelham. We know all our readers will welcome him with open arms. Feel free to send him any news tips and story ideas: Rasheed.Oluwa@patch.com.


3.    Dispatches: The Changing American Dream

Patch is launching “Dispatches: The Changing American Dream,” a new initiative that will cover how The Great Recession is affecting our country and residents’ perceptions of the American Dream. Whether a decades-old business in Pelham is considering closing or local parents have had to take out a second mortgage just to afford their home and send their children to college, we want to capture all these stories and more. Check the site at 12 p.m. for more details about this initiative and how you can contribute.

4.    Patch Picks, Hudson Valley Events

If you’re looking for things to do in the Hudson Valley this week, check out our Top 10 video and list of the region’s events. You can also browse Pelham Patch’s events calendar for more things to do.


5.    Pelham Summer Concert Series

There are only four concerts left in the town’s summer concert series. If you're looking for something to do tonight, head over to


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