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City of Poughkeepsie shooting victim identified  Poughkeepsie Journal

Seven people have been shot in the City of Poughkeepsie in a series of five incidents police believe to be unrelated.

Murder arrest follows shooting in city: police  Poughkeepsie Journal

A 25-year-old City of Poughkeepsie man was charged with second-degree murder, a felony, in the shooting of an acquaintance who was found Monday morning ...

Poughkeepsie man charged with murder  Poughkeepsie Journal

Terry Cherry faces a felony charge of second-degree murder.

GRADUATION PROBE: 9 Poughkeepsie High School students improperly graduated  Poughkeepsie Journal

Nine Poughkeepsie High School students who were granted diplomas last year were improperly graduated, according to state and local authorities.

Suspended Poughkeepsie High School principal seeks damages from district  Poughkeepsie Journal

A suspended Poughkeepsie High School principal is seeking damages from the Poughkeepsie City School District, claiming the district violated her privacy and ...

Poughkeepsie teacher resigns after backlash over syllabus some found offensive

Poughkeepsie, N.Y. - A Poughkeepsie High School teacher resigned after handing out a syllabus that some found offensive. The teacher, Cesar Olivares, ...

Poughkeepsie schools to be closed again Thursday as officials investigate  Poughkeepsie Journal

Schools in the Poughkeepsie City School District are closed again Thursday, following a school shooting threat at Poughkeepsie High School seen on social ...

Future of Poughkeepsie's E-TECH program questioned  Poughkeepsie Journal

Questions remain about the future of a grant-funded program designed to prepare Poughkeepsie students for tech and engineering jobs.

Poughkeepsie High School principal suspended  Poughkeepsie Journal

The school board voted to bring disciplinary charges against Poughkeepsie High School Principal Phee Simpson at a special meeting Monday.

Lawyer to school board: Bring back Poughkeepsie principal  Poughkeepsie Journal

A lawyer for the Poughkeepsie school district privately told the board that suspended high school Principal Phee Simpson should be reinstated.

Poughkeepsie's E-TECH won't accept new students this fall  Poughkeepsie Journal

A grant-funded program designed to prepare Poughkeepsie teens for tech and engineering jobs will not be accepting new students next school year.

Poughkeepsie school chief resigns  Poughkeepsie Journal

The Poughkeepsie City School District board accepted the resignation of Superintendent Nicole Williams.

Dutchess schools roiled by threats  Poughkeepsie Journal

Amid the growing number of threats, Dutchess County school officials and law enforcement are dealing with is a number of arrests.

Lawsuit claims Poughkeepsie City School District superintendent harmed district  Poughkeepsie Journal

The complaint alleges that Poughkeepsie Superintendent Nicole Williams harmed the district with "numerous acts of misconduct and incompetence."

Cody Moffett tabbed as new Poughkeepsie basketball coach  Poughkeepsie Journal

Cody Moffett will take over as coach of the Poughkeepsie High School boys basketball team.

Poughkeepsie High School: Fights between students, parents lead to lockdown  Poughkeepsie Journal

Poughkeepsie High School went into a lockdown Tuesday morning after a fight first broke out among students and later between parents, according to city police ...

Dutchess County veterans celebrated in 'Year of the Veteran' parade  Poughkeepsie Journal

Many veterans from around Dutchess County were celebrated on Sunday at the "Year of the Veteran Parade" in the city of Poughkeepsie.

Poughkeepsie teen who reported Snapchat threat charged with making threat: Police  Poughkeepsie Journal

A 17-year-old Poughkeepsie High School student who reported to city police a Snapchat threat made against the school on Feb. 27 with a list of student names ...

BUYOUT: $433,000 for ex-Poughkeepsie school chief  Poughkeepsie Journal

The Poughkeepsie City School District will pay former Superintendent Nicole Williams more than $433000 to resign.

Poughkeepsie man shot early Sunday morning  Poughkeepsie Journal

A 30-year-old City of Poughkeepsie man was transported to a local hospital with gunshot wounds following an early Sunday morning shooting, according to city ...

NY Crime Stoppers offering $2,500 reward to find Poughkeepsie shooting suspects  Poughkeepsie Journal

Tips leading to the conviction of individuals involved in the four recent City of Poughkeepsie shootings could be rewarded with up to $2500.

Poughkeepsie school board: attendance policy must be followed  Poughkeepsie Journal

Probe into questionable Poughkeepsie graduations prompted board to issue memo, reminding staff that district's attendance policy must be enforced.

'Stay' denied in Poughkeepsie school chief's second appeal  Poughkeepsie Journal

The state Education commissioner denied the Poughkeepsie school chief's request for a "stay" of the board's graduation investigation.

Local graduation rate flat in 2017  Poughkeepsie Journal

Dutchess County's overall high school graduation rate stayed flat in 2017.

Administrative changes in Poughkeepsie come amid graduation probe  Poughkeepsie Journal

A series of administrative changes in the Poughkeepsie district have come amid a probe of improper or questionable high school graduations.

Poughkeepsie woman, killed in bus crash, was 'just amazing'  Poughkeepsie Journal

A Poughkeepsie teen was identified as the victim in the fatal collision involving a Red Hook school district bus Monday morning.

Police: No apparent ties in 4 shooting incidents in Poughkeepsie  Poughkeepsie Journal

The investigation into four shootings in the City of Poughkeepsie over that past nine days has found no apparent ties between incidents, according to city police ...

More than 7,000 rally for gun regulation at March For Our Lives Hudson Valley  Poughkeepsie Journal

More than 7000 people came out Saturday in conjunction with the national movement.

17-year-old arrested, accused of making Poughkeepsie school threat  Spectrum News

The Poughkeepsie City School District was closed for several days at the end of February due to a threat on social media.

Five people shot in the City of Poughkeepsie within five days  Poughkeepsie Journal

Three people were shot Thursday night within the area of Mansion Street and Winnikee Avenue, according to city police.

School board to file lawsuit against Poughkeepsie superintendent  Poughkeepsie Journal

The superintendent will also be asked to forfeit her "compensation during the period of her disloyalty to the board."

Upward Bound struggling since Poughkeepsie High School office removed, staff says  Poughkeepsie Journal

Since its office was removed from Poughkeepsie High School, Upward Bound has been unable to effectively deliver services to students during the day, ...

Students rally to raise awareness of gun violence, safety concerns  Poughkeepsie Journal

Students around the mid-Hudson Valley held events this morning to raise awareness about gun violence and the need for greater safety on campuses.

Poughkeepsie school chief moves toward lawsuit  Poughkeepsie Journal

Poughkeepsie Superintendent Nicole Williams has taken the first step toward suing the district and school board for breach of contract and emotional distress.

John Jay's class of 2018, principal, on to next chapters  Poughkeepsie Journal

Loved ones packed the Mid-Hudson Civic Center Friday night to celebrate with John Jay's class of 2018.

Poughkeepsie shooting victim dies: police  Poughkeepsie Journal

The man found with a gunshot wound to the chest on the westbound arterial was identified as Jaquain Johnson.

Poughkeepsie High School graduation candidates  Poughkeepsie Journal

The following students are candidates for graduation from Poughkeepsie High School. Desiree Aiken,Briona Alston, Anna-Lena Alvarado, Daisy ...

Student stopped from bringing gun into Poughkeepsie High School  Poughkeepsie Journal

The 16-year-old has been charged with second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a felony.

Poughkeepsie football seeks consistency, success under new coach Nigel Whitaker  Poughkeepsie Journal

The Poughkeepsie High School football team is back this year with a new coach, playing back in Section 1.

Poughkeepsie school locked down after students fight, then parents brawl  The Daily Freeman

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. >> Poughkeepsie High School had to be placed in lockdown after a fight broke out among students and another brawl erupted when ...

Hold the Date list of upcoming events  Poughkeepsie Journal

Advance-notice calendar of the area's upcoming shows, festivals, galas and fundraisers.

Plan your Poughkeepsie Summer with Joan Jett, Mountain Jam and Golf Tournaments  Poughkeepsie Journal

Plan ahead for Poughkeepsie's biggest summer of concerts and festivals.

Teacher turnover rates drop, but concern remains in some local districts  Poughkeepsie Journal

The average rate of teacher turnover has dropped steadily across 16 local school districts, but rates vary from district to district.

Poughkeepsie's E-TECH puts students on track for college, careers  Poughkeepsie Journal

E-TECH seeks to prepare at-risk high schoolers for careers in technology or engineering.

Poughkeepsie saddened over shooting of high school student  Poughkeepsie Journal

An 18-year-old was shot on Talmadge Street early Wednesday morning, according to Detective Lt. Matt Clark of the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department.

Gang investigation: Arraignment Wednesday, Hamilton arrested on murder charge  Poughkeepsie Journal

Davonte Hamilton was arrested and arraigned on charges that include racketeering conspiracy and murder in aid of racketeering activity.

Poughkeepsie HS basketball player dies in crossfire hours after all-star game  WABC-TV

A star high school basketball athlete was gunned down just hours after winning a big game in Dutchess County Wednesday night, and now his heartbroken ...

Beacon district seeks 2 new principals after resignations  Poughkeepsie Journal

The Beacon City School District is looking for two new principals after recent resignations.

Poughkeepsie inspired by Marvin Lunsford's tragedy and recovery  Poughkeepsie Journal

Months after being shot in the neck, Marvin Lunsford has returned to the sidelines of Poughkeepsie high school basketball games.

New AD Hodge looks to build stability at Poughkeepsie  Poughkeepsie Journal

Christian Hodge Sr., Poughkeepsie High School's new athletic director, is looking to build the school's sports programs.

Siena College, Poughkeepsie high school students take aim at cyberbullying  Spectrum News

The program uses peer-to-peer conversations to teach students to not be bystanders to cyberbullying, but to be "upstanders," calling out their peers who partake ...

Mystery Surrounds Poughkeepsie HS Fight Between Parents, Students  Southwest Dutchess Daily Voice

DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Many questions remain unanswered after a fight reportedly broke out among students and later parents at Poughkeepsie High ...

Emerald Ash Borer: City tries to save trees from infestation, plans felling 50  Poughkeepsie Journal

From a distance, the cluster of five ash trees outside Poughkeepsie High School on Forbus Street appear to be standing strong, towering with cascading green ...

Crime in City of Poughkeepsie on decline following gang arrests, police say; investigations ongoing  Poughkeepsie Journal

The impact two warring street gangs had on the city of Poughkeepsie was evident in 2012, said Dutchess County Assistant District Attorney Anthony Parisi.

MLK Breakfast: CBS anchorman Maurice DuBois puts spotlight on immigrant experience  Poughkeepsie Journal

In his keynote speech at the Catharine Street Community Center's 27th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Friday, DuBois emphasized the vital role ...

Upward Bound office to be removed from Poughkeepsie High School  Poughkeepsie Journal

Tempers erupted at a Poughkeepsie school board meeting when the board majority voted to remove an Upward Bound office from the high school.

Armed police to guard New Rochelle High School for rest of semester amid violence spike  PIX11 New York

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. — Amid a spike in violence that left a student dead, armed officers are now patrolling troubled New Rochelle High School. The armed ...

Relyea out at Poughkeepsie after concussion controversy  Poughkeepsie Journal

The Poughkeepsie High School football team will again be in search of a head coach after Matt Relyea's departure following allegations he allowed a teen to ...

Parents want Poughkeepsie alternative school closed  Poughkeepsie Journal

Parents and family members have joined together with a mission in the City of Poughkeepsie: Close the alternative school and return their children to their ...

Greg Diamond, Spackenkill coach, Wappingers teacher, dies  Poughkeepsie Journal

Greg Diamond, the JV boys basketball coach at Spackenkill High School and a math teacher in Wappingers, died suddenly this weekend.

Hodge tabbed as Poughkeepsie athletic director  Poughkeepsie Journal

Christian Hodge Sr. was appointed Poughkeepsie High School's permanent athletic director at Wednesday's Board of Education meeting.

Caval Haylett killing: Arrests made, including rival gang associates  Poughkeepsie Journal

More than two dozen people have been charged in a range of crimes, including the killing of Caval Haylett Jr.

State pays 'surprise' visit to Poughkeepsie alternative school  Poughkeepsie Journal

The state Education Department made a "surprise" visit to the Poughkeepsie City School District's alternative school on Wednesday, said the acting principal ...

Gang investigation: Two involved in takedown plead guilty  Poughkeepsie Journal

Two more men arrested last year as part of a federal takedown of warring gangs in the City of Poughkeepsie entered guilty pleas and will be sentenced later this ...

Same faces, new places: principals switch leadership roles  Poughkeepsie Journal

In Dutchess and Ulster counties, 16 local school districts employ 85 principals, 15 of whom are new to the roles.

Poughkeepsie 17-story apartment building ordered evacuated after fire  The Daily Freeman

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. >> Following a Monday night electrical fire in the basement of the Rip Van Winkle Apartments on Rinaldi Boulevard, city officials ordered ...

Coates Named Liberty Partnership Program Director  Hudson Valley News Network

Ralph Coates, most recently the program coordinator and center director for Marist College's Upward Bound program, has been named director of SUNY ...

High school sweethearts forever: 6 Dutchess couples  Poughkeepsie Journal

Admit it: Even after all these years, your high school sweetheart still holds a special place in your heart. Hey, we get it. After all, these heartthrobs guide you ...

Laffin out as Poughkeepsie basketball coach  Poughkeepsie Journal

Brian Laffin will not return as the head boys basketball coach at Poughkeepsie High School next season, athletic director Bob Murphy confirmed on Tuesday.

Poughkeepsie High School Basketball Standout Shot  Hudson Valley News Network

POUGHKEEPSIE – A Poughkeepsie High School student was shot early Wednesday morning in the city of Poughkeepsie. The victim has been identified as ...

Mountaineers keeping things simple  Times Herald-Record

POUGHKEEPSIE — Head coach Dave Alterio knows the Hudson Valley Mountaineers face an uphill climb, fittingly, in their debut season in the Empire Football ...

Ed Palladino, longtime news and sports journalist at Freeman, dies at 84  The Daily Freeman

KINGSTON, N.Y. — Ed Palladino, a fixture for decades in the news and sports departments of the Daily Freeman and in the area sports community at large, has ...

Jobs cuts coming to GlobalFoundries' East Fishkill plant  Poughkeepsie Journal

GlobalFoundries plans to cuts an estimated 5 percent of jobs in East Fishkill plant.

2017 Year in Review  Poughkeepsie Journal

Aretha Franklin performs at the Bardavon 1869 Opera House Gala in Poughkeepsie March 12, 2017. Tania Savayan/ Poughkeepsie Journal. JUMP Corey ...

Regents Exam Cheating Scandal Hits Poughkeepsie City School District  CBS Local

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — There's another scandal brewing in New York State. This one involves allegations of cheating on Regents exams.

After fanfare, inside the Bronx classroom of New York's Teacher of the Year  Chalkbeat New York

Twelfth graders at the International Community High School in the South Bronx were pumped when they watched their social studies teacher, Alhassan Susso, ...

Cheerleaders show grit at invitational, defying stereotypes  Poughkeepsie Journal

Despite a devastating injury, the show went on at the John Jay Cheer Invitational on Saturday.

'Shark Tank' star donates $10K to City of Poughkeepsie school district  Poughkeepsie Journal

NEW WINDSOR - On ABC's "Shark Tank," entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to investors in hopes of getting funding.

Combating childhood obesity: Local kids get running  Poughkeepsie Journal

The headlines and news reports fire off like warning flares to parents: “Child obesity remains a public health crisis". "America's youth are less healthy than their ...

Engineer railroad lover rebuilds Poughkeepsie’s past - in miniature  Poughkeepsie Journal

Model train enthusiast David Todd Magill has recreated the former New Haven Railroad line from the late '50s in the basement of his Selkirk home.

Three ways NY is making it easier to be a teacher  Poughkeepsie Journal

Facing a looming teacher shortage, the state Education Department plans to loosen regulations and make it easier to enter the profession.

Poughkeepsie school district to hold another special meeting  Poughkeepsie Journal

The Poughkeepsie City School District board will hold a special meeting Friday morning, a day before terms end for two long-time members and two ...

Tom Mullins 'enjoyed my time' with Poughkeepsie basketball players  Poughkeepsie Journal

Tom Mullins will not appeal his dismissal as an unpaid volunteer assistant coach for the Poughkeepsie High School boys basketball team, almost a month after ...

Investigation ongoing in shooting of 18-year-old in City of Poughkeepsie  Poughkeepsie Journal

An 18-year-old City of Poughkeepsie man was shot early Saturday morning.

Poughkeepsie Teacher Charged With Selling Oxycodone Near School  CBS Local

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Hudson Valley substitute teacher stood charged Wednesday with selling oxycodone just steps from the ...

English Teacher Stabs Other Teacher With Screwdriver 16 Times: Cops  NBC New York

A high school English teacher is accused of violently stabbing a fellow teacher with a screwdriver on Thursday after a disagreement over a meeting, sending her ...

Ken Barger to appeal firing from Poughkeepsie  Poughkeepsie Journal

Former Poughkeepsie High School football coach Ken Barger, on leave as a special education teacher, has been fired.

Where have the substitute teachers gone?  Poughkeepsie Journal

In what's become a nationwide trend, officials in some local school districts -- including Wappingers, the Arlington Central School District and the Poughkeepsie ...

Crowd turns out to remember Poughkeepsie sailor killed in U.S. Navy destroyer collision  The Daily Freeman

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. >> More than 1000 persons turned out Tuesday to the Mid-Hudson Civic Center to commemorate the life of Corey Ingram, a U.S. Navy ...

Knights No Match for Hungry Tigers in Home Opener Win  The Examiner News

After amassing 436 total offensive yards to open the season with a 57-20 win against Poughkeepsie High School in Poughkeepsie last week. The Tigers ...

WCBS-TV anchor Maurice DuBois to speak at Martin Luther King breakfast in Poughkeepsie  The Daily Freeman

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. >> Award-winning TV journalist Maurice DuBois will deliver the keynote address at the 27th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast on ...

Poughkeepsie girls lightweight quad makes a splash  Poughkeepsie Journal

Poughkeepsie High School girls lightweight quad crew won a state championship and took second in a national tournament.

Beacon's Grey soared above 2016 Journal Boys Track and Field All-Stars  Poughkeepsie Journal

ATHLETE OF THE YEAR. Rayvon Grey. School: Beacon. Grade: 12. Events: Long jump, triple jump. Vital stats: The Bulldog standout had yet another standout ...

Town police investigate shooting at Route 9 hotel  Poughkeepsie Journal

One victim suffered injuries that were not life threatening.

Here's the quickest way to get a teaching job in NY  Poughkeepsie Journal

ALBANY — New York is facing a teaching shortage as older teachers retire and fewer college graduates are going into the profession.

Launch Party to Celebrate Student Artists, Coloring Book Project  Hudson Valley News Network

Color My Future! A Career Exploration Coloring Book” was designed to educate, inspire, and engage children on in-demand occupations within New York.

Stabbing victim remembered as a dedicated father, valued employee  Poughkeepsie Journal

Cheri and Benny Bamonte were extremely close with Nakia Bruton. “He was like a second son to me,” Cheri Bamonte said Friday. “He called us mom and dad.”.

Dutchess County Baseball Hall of Fame to induct new class in November  Poughkeepsie Journal

The Dutchess County Baseball Hall of Fame's 2017 class of inductees includes five former players, a pair of umpires and an area organization.

Students Do Science At 16th Annual Day in the Life of the Hudson  Nyack, NY Patch

Kids Go For Annual Day in the Life of the Hudson - Nyack-Piermont, NY - There were thousands of kids from schools up and down the Hudson Valley.

Voters Guide: Dutchess County Legislature  Poughkeepsie Journal

Below are the candidates for the Dutchess County Legislature. Office sought: District 1. Name: Giancarlo Llaverias. Age: 26. Occupation: Medical Student/ ...

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