Realty Pelham 315 5th Ave, Pelham, NY10803 This real estate company specializes mainly inPelham (including Pelham and Pelham Manor) and New Rochelle…More properties, but can help with any property. The website has some very relevant information for prospective clients regarding these two towns. There is also a search function linked to a multi-listing system to assist in the search for a home.
Before the first Dutch settlers arrived, this area was home to the Siwanoy Indians, who sold about 9,200 acres…More (today's Pelham, New Rochelle and part of the Bronx) to William Pell in 1654. The State Legislature incorporated the Town of Pelham on March 7, 1788 and the Village of Pelham was incorporated into the town in 1896.
Today, the verdant parks and local Fifth Avenue shops give the Village of Pelham the quaint suburban feel, yet its proximity to Manhattan (just 29 minutes to Grand Central Station via MetroNorth's New Haven line), grants residents in need of a big-city-fix easy access to bustling Manhattan.
The Village's day-to-day government operations take place at Village Hall on Sparks Place where the building inspector, clerks, treasurers, section-eight HUD workers and governments officials all work. The Board of Trustees convenes here twice a month, while the architecture and zoning boards get together monthly.
The Village of Pelham shares its school system with the Village of Pelham Manor. Students have four options for public elementary schools that feed directly to the Pelham Middle School and Pelham Memorial High School.
Pelham Town Hall 34 5th Ave, Pelham, NY10803 Pelham Town Hall houses ten government departments: the town clerk, receiver of taxes, assessor, courts (includes…More parking and moving violations), town engineer, buildings, senior advocate, historian, controller and bookkeeper. Four councilors and a supervisor work at Town Hall, along with one town board member (deputy supervisor), assistant to the supervisor and the comptroller. Five board members are elected to four-year terms and discuss all issues that come before the board. Each member is assigned a responsibility covering all services and events.
Town of Pelham 34 5th St, Pelham, NY10803 Pelham is the oldest town in Westchester County. It was first inhabited by Siwanoy Indians until Thomas Pell signed a…More treaty in 1654 to buy today's town of Pelham, the Bronx and the land along Long Island Sound (north to the Rye border). The state legislature incorporated the town of Pelham on March 7, 1788. Two villages were incorporated within the town -- the village of Pelham Manor in 1891 and the village of Pelham in 1896. Today, about 12,000 residents live in the 1.2-square-mile town. It is just a 29-minute Metro North train ride from New York City. It is now home to commuters who often say they have an easier time getting to work than Manhattanites. Pelham offers its residents great shopping on Fifth Avenue and at the Four Corners Shopping Center, and plenty of parks, from Glover Field to Ingalis Field, to get active outdoors. And there's no dearth of options when it comes to worship. Pelhamites can choose from five active churches and one synagogue. Though the two villages share a school system, each has its own government offices and police department. Edward Hotchkiss serves as the mayor of the village of Pelham and Joseph C. Hays, Jr. serves as mayor of the village of Pelham Manor.