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Region Audit Committee, Councillor Baty comment

BY VOICE STAFF Following our coverage of the accounting firm KPMG’s presentation last week at a special Pelham Town Council meeting, in which the firm offered a summary of its audits of Town finances, the…


Miss Sharon Keller

BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE In the early 1980s, an educator named Jimmy Britton heralded the arrival of the “Age of the classroom teacher.” Miss Sharon Keller, who died last week at 58, began teaching…


Mayor Augustyn, in his own words

BY VOICE STAFF On Monday afternoon, November 6, about three hours before Marvin Junkin resigned from Pelham Town Council, the Voice invited Mayor Augustyn to an interview at Peter Piper’s restaurant in Fonthill. Present were…


ANALYSIS: Nov. 29: Questions answered, questions raised

BY VOICE STAFF Last week’s presentation by the auditing firm KPMG answered some questions about Pelham’s finances while simultaneously raising others. As of this week, here’s what we know and what we don’t. For easier…


COLUMN SIX: Stuck in the future

It’s a brave new world, for some BY COLIN BREZICKI Special to the VOICE If you don’t know where you’re going, any road can take you there. I was thinking of Alice down the rabbit…


Glory, Glory

Performances of Handel’s Messiah coming December 2 and 3 BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE David Braun was standing in front of Choralis Camerata, the choir which he conducts, trying to get the singers to better…


Pelham rider wins a first at Winter Fair

Rachel Jaeger successful in “Royal” debut BY VOICE STAFF Competing in her first ever Royal Agricultural Winter Fair earlier this month, Pelham’s Rachel Jaeger finished first in the Adult Amateur 18-35 State Class event. Jaeger,…



Writing their own future, one prescription at a time

Glen Sisak and Zenia Winnicki left Shoppers and haven’t looked back BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE A few weeks ago, one of the new Family Health Pharmacy’s regular customers, Bill, came in with a gift…


The road to $59 million

Former councillor says debt is hidden; Town says financial statements are accurate. Both could be right. BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE Since former Councillor Marvin Junkin’s resignation, the Town of Pelham has repeatedly asserted that…