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Kenneth J. Hall  The Daily News Online

Kenneth J. Hall, 63 of Perry, passed away on Wednesday Jan. 23, 2019 in a farming accident in Groveland. He was born in Beacon, N.Y. on Dec. 5, 1955 a son ...



Mold remediation underway at Beacon High School  Poughkeepsie Journal

Add another Dutchess County school district to the list of those dealing with mold issues after a wet and humid summer.



Newport Folk Festival to present Mavis Staples & Friends in NYC, LA and Nashville  What'sUpNewp

Newport Folk Festival announced this morning that they are pleased to present three celebratory shows commemorating the 80th birthday of Mavis Staples.



A Shadow System Feeds Segregation in New York City Schools  The New York Times

No other city in the country screens students for as many schools as New York — a startling fact all but lost in the furor that has erupted over Mayor Bill de ...



Corrections Sergeant Enters Plea In Killing Of Ex-Wife  Mid Hudson Valley, NY Patch

Corrections Sgt. Enters Plea In Killing Ex-Wife - Mid Hudson Valley, NY - DeGelormo and Alexander married in 2008, but divorced in 2017.



John Paul Yaccarine, Jr.  Nevada Appeal

May 31, 1920 – January 27, 2019John P. Yaccarine, Jr., 98, of San Jose, CA passed away peacefully in Carson City, NV on January 27, 2019 with his loving.



Beacon hires 2 new principals, extends school chief's contract  Poughkeepsie Journal

The Beacon City School District has filled its two open principal spots and extended its contract with Superintendent Matt Landahl.



Beacon schools open Thursday after non-credible threat  Poughkeepsie Journal

Schools in the Beacon district are open Thursday after police conducted an "intensive" sweep of all six buildings Wednesday night and gave the district "an all ...



Beacon's Torres, Cleveland Indians' 1st-round pick, ready for baseball career  Poughkeepsie Journal

Beacon High School pitcher Lenny Torres was selected in this year's MLB player draft.



Beacon district seeks 2 new principals after resignations  Poughkeepsie Journal

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



Beacon Public Schools celebrate Farm to School Month by getting kids excited about veggies  Poughkeepsie Journal

The Beacon Farm to School team works to get kids excited about *fresh*, local food and to offer more locally sourced items in the cafeteria.



Beacon City School District voters pass budget, school bus proposition  Poughkeepsie Journal

Nearly 24 hours after polls closed Tuesday night, the Beacon City School DIstrict announced voters had approved its $70 million budget and a proposition to ...



'Smooth sailing' or 'left behind': The student voices in a charged debate over NYC's high school admissions  Chalkbeat New York

At the same time Monday night that Manhattan parents were protesting proposed changes to how a few New York City high schools choose their students, ...



Akinwunmi, Beacon Prom queen, valedictorian takes aim at state track and field meet  Poughkeepsie Journal

The Beacon High School senior will compete in the high jump and long jump at the state track meet, after accumulating several honors.



Beacon's Lenny Torres awaiting MLB draft destiny tonight  Poughkeepsie Journal

Torres, a senior pitcher on Beacon High School's baseball team, is expected to be picked in the MLB draft either Monday or Tuesday.



Furor after New York school holds minute's silence for Gaza victims  Haaretz

A New York school's decision to hold a minute's silence for the 62 Palestinian protesters who were killed by Israeli soldiers on the Gaza Strip border last Monday ...



Jewish groups call 'moment of silence' at New York public school 'reprehensible'  JNS.org

Honoring the memory of terrorists who seek to destroy Israel, which is the United States' sole democratic ally in the Middle East, is reprehensible, and smacks of ...



Torres, Beacon win big in opener as scouts watch  Poughkeepsie Journal

Lenny Torres, a major league draft prospect, shined before a group of scouts and helped Beacon win big in its season opener.



Alumna response to the Beacon School's moment of silence for Gaza  Mondoweiss

On Tuesday, May 15th, students at the Beacon School in New York announced a moment of silence for Palestinians killed in Gaza. Some Zionist parents of ...



Teen Who Fell From Tribeca Fire Escape Was An Aspiring Actress  Patch.com

Aspiring Actress Died In Fall From Fire Escape - Tribeca-FiDi, NY - The 15-year-old who plummeted to her death Sunday was an aspiring actress who went to ...



Section 1's golden arms: Beacon's Torres, Greeley's Neeck on MLB radar  Poughkeepsie Journal

Torres is one of two pitchers from Section 1 who throw in the mid-90s and are garnering attention from scouts heading into the 2018 baseball season.



Find out what your New York City school spends per student  Chalkbeat New York

The New York City education department on Friday released a report detailing per-student funding at every public school across the district, data that shows ...



Beacon's Lenny Torres strikes out three in pro debut  Poughkeepsie Journal

On Monday, Lenny Torres of Beacon pitched his first professional game since being drafted by the Cleveland Indians last month.



Jewish parents outraged after NY school holds moment of silence for Gaza dead  The Times of Israel

Unclear if tribute announced over loudspeaker by student was approved by principal; parents say they don't understand why school waded into conflict.



Father's Day gift: Beacon's Torres to sign MLB contract as Dad continues to live dream  Poughkeepsie Journal

In Lenny Torres Jr., the Senior has seen the manifestation of his second chance after a troubled youth.



New York’s Schools Chancellor Is Talking About Integration. Can He Make It Happen?  The New York Times

Richard Carranza is eager to talk about segregation. New York's new schools chancellor wants to talk about how the nation's largest school system is clustering ...



The 50 Upstate NY school districts that pay teachers the most, ranked for 2018  NewYorkUpstate.com

School districts across Upstate New York vary widely in teacher compensation. According to Indeed.com, the average teacher salary in the state is $52,537, ...



Ex-Husband Arrested in Killing of Beacon Woman  Highlands Current

Allegedly stabbed victim to death before fleeing. By Chip Rowe. New York State Police arrested the ex-husband of a Beacon woman for allegedly stabbing her ...



Teen Who Fell To Death Was The Brightest Of Stars: Friends  Patch.com

Teen Who Fell To Death Was "Brightest Of Stars" - Tribeca-FiDi, NY - Those who knew Imogen Roche left flowers and messages for the late 15-year-old outside ...



If Carranza wants to take on screening in New York City, here are 5 things he could do  Chalkbeat New York

Tracking is pervasive in New York City from kindergarten through high school, with 28 percent of all schools sorting students based on grades, test scores and ...



School bullying of another kind: Political correctness fuels nastiness at Beacon High School - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

"You say that in front of people of color,” a fellow student challenged my daughter in the high school cafeteria.



MLB Draft: Josiah Gray and Lenny Torres both intend to sign pro contracts  The Journal News | LoHud.com

Lenny Torres was selected No. 41 by the Cleveland Indians in the 2018 MLB Draft and Josiah Gray was taken by the Cincinnati Reds with pick No. 72.



Educators' salaries rise 11% in New York over five years  Poughkeepsie Journal

Educator salaries in New York rose 11 percent over the past five years, but the total number of employees in its schools fell slightly over the same period, new ...



'I didn't realize that an A in Harlem was not the same as an A in a majority-white high school': One student's discovery  Chalkbeat New York

A new group called Teens Take Charge recently hosted an open-mic event featuring the voices of high school students from across the city. Here's what they ...



Get to know the 2018 MLB Draft class from the Lower Hudson Valley  The Journal News | LoHud.com

The 2018 Major League Baseball Draft has concluded, and in many respects, it was a banner year for the Lower Hudson Valley. Nine players with ties to the ...



Experienced Beacon starting strong with offensive balance  Poughkeepsie Journal

The Beacon High School boys soccer team is off to a quick start this season, sparked by a number of offensive scorers.



Arlington High School graduates celebrate next step in life  Poughkeepsie Journal

Arlington High School celebrated its 829 candidates for graduation at Dutchess Stadium in Fishkill Saturday afternoon.



Services For Slain Wappinger Woman Announced  Mid Hudson Valley, NY Patch

Services For Slain Wappinger Woman Announced - Mid Hudson Valley, NY - State police said Timothy Alexander stabbed Terrie Lee DeGelormo, his ex-wife, ...



Beacon's Elijah Hughes transfers to Syracuse  Poughkeepsie Journal

Former Beacon High School basketball player Elijah Hughes is transferring from East Carolina University to Syracuse.



Beacon names Giametta new athletic director, Cunningham expected to be named at FDR  Poughkeepsie Journal

John Giametta was named Beacon High School's new athletic director Monday, while Tom Cunningham is expected to be named Franklin D. Roosevelt's new ...



'Education not deportation': Hundreds of NYC students walk out of class, march to Trump Tower in protest  Chalkbeat Colorado

Leaving biology, English, and calculus behind, hundreds of New York City high school students walked out of class and into the pouring rain, marching to Trump ...



Beacon High School chemistry teacher mishandled volatile chemicals, creating fireball that burned student: pro  New York Daily News

A careless New York City chemistry teacher recklessly handled a jug of combustible chemicals near an open flame, creating a fireball that “melted” a student's ...



NYC students are taking the lead in the fight to end legally segregated schools  Mic

The Teens Take Charge organization wants schools to focus more on equity than on rewarding and punishing high and low achievers.



Cleveland Indians sign RHP Lenny Torres Jr., their third choice in the June draft  cleveland.com

The Indians signed right-handers Lenny Torres Jr., and Cody Morris on Tuesday. They took Torres with their third pick in the draft and Morris in the seventh ...



Science teacher behind disastrous experiment that burned students gets job teaching educators with big raise -  New York Daily News

A former Upper West Side science teacher who torched two kids with a fireball during a dim-witted experiment has landed a plum job instructing educators — on ...



New York City Students Share Plan to Fight for School Integration  Long Island Report

Posted by LIR staff on Monday, April 23, 2018 ·. Teens Take Charge Founders Nelson Luna and Whitney Stephenson opened their event “We Regret to Inform ...



Promotion 'outrageous' for teacher who set kid on fire, critics say - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

City educators, parents and students were sickened Thursday to hear an Upper West Side teacher found a pot of cash and a cushy job at the end of a rainbow ...



Voters OK school projects in Beacon, Red Hook, Spackenkill  Poughkeepsie Journal

Voters in three local school districts overwhelmingly approved millions of dollars in capital project spending during special elections on Tuesday.



NYC Has the Most Segregated Schools in the Country. How Do We Fix That?  Observer

Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to change the admissions process for specialized high schools reignited the debate on how to integrate New York City's public school ...



National School Walkouts In Manhattan: What You Need To Know  New York City, NY Patch

National School Walkouts In Manhattan - New York City, NY - See where students will protest Wednesday morning in Manhattan.



Jeff Tweedy & Pete Seeger @ Beacon High School – pics  Brooklyn Vegan

Hudson River Sloop Clearwater's sold out Spring Splash benefit concert on Saturday night at Beacon High School, Beacon, NY, was a big success, raising tens ...



For local high school graduates, college, military in future  Poughkeepsie Journal

Many of the thousands of students in 16 local Dutchess and Ulster districts to graduate high school this year will head to college, trends show.



Girls basketball: Irvington's depth, defense too much for Highland in regional semifinal  The Journal News | LoHud.com

Irvington defeated Section 9 champion Highland in the Class B state regional semifinals Tuesday, 56-34, at Beacon High School.



VIDEO: Pitcher Lenny Torres "Serves It Up" Before Signing MLB Contract  Hudson Valley News Network

BEACON – He's been clocked at 96-97 MPH at his most recent outing, but in these last few days before embarking on his new career with the Cleveland Indians ...



More Students With Disabilities Admitted to 'Screened' High Schools  WNYC

High school match letters go out to New York City students on March 4. Among the results: an increasing number ...



Beacon, N.Y.: Quaint City Rediscovered  New York Times

A small city hugging the Hudson in southwestern Dutchess County is catching the attention of budget-minded New Yorkers.



These 854 schools stand to benefit from New York City's $125M funding boost  Chalkbeat New York

The new money won't be shared equally among the city's schools.



Chemistry Lab Fire Injures 2 at a Manhattan High School  New York Times

A teacher's chemistry experiment exploded during a demonstration at Beacon High School in Manhattan on Thursday, creating a fireball that burned two 10th ...



24 Mid-Hudson Valley Students Named 2018 Merit Semifinalists  Mid Hudson Valley, NY Patch

HV Students Named 2018 Merit Semifinalists - Mid Hudson Valley, NY - The seniors are in the running for prestigious national scholarships. See who is from ...



The top 40 public high schools in NYC  New York Post

Admission to these selective schools is not based on entrance exams like the SHSAT, but mostly on middle-school grades, state exam scores, attendance and...



19 Years After Columbine, Students Again Say ‘Enough’ on Gun Violence  The New York Times

Young marchers, many not yet born when the Colorado shooting took place, turned out for the third time in two months to protest school shootings.



Air quality, fire safety concerns plague Poughkeepsie schools  Poughkeepsie Journal

Air quality investigations this year revealed mold growth in parts of Poughkeepsie Middle School, Morse, Clinton and Warring elementary schools.



Engagements: Yolanda McDonald & William Cooper  Poughkeepsie Journal

Engagements: Yolanda McDonald & William Cooper; Ms. Chicketa Smith, of Bronx, NY, is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter Yolanda ...



Beacon students showcase their art in library exhibit  Poughkeepsie Journal

The artwork of students from the Beacon City School District will be showcased at the Howland Public Library starting Saturday.



Dear Chancellor: Your messages to Richard Carranza, as he becomes New York City's schools chief  Chalkbeat New York

More than 120 parents, teachers, students, school administrators, and others told us what Carranza needs to know. Here's some of what you had to say.



How we ranked the top New York City high schools  New York Daily News

Schools were first screened based on how well students performed on state tests.



Local graduation rate flat in 2017  Poughkeepsie Journal

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



Netflix documentary on school integration spotlights New York City but troubles some activists  Chalkbeat Colorado

With a film crew rolling, Hebh Jamal boarded the subway before dawn to start her commute to Beacon High School in Manhattan's Theater District -- a ride that ...



FDNY issues 8 violations to Beacon High School after lab fire - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

FDNY officials cited Beacon High School in Manhattan for eight safety violations after two students were scorched in a botched science experiment.



Tardy, Hassett win Beach to Beacon High School Mile  Press Herald

CAPE ELIZABETH — Tia Tardy wasn't sure what to expect from the inaugural Beach to Beacon High School Mile. “I had no idea,” said the soon-to-be senior at ...



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 ...



Beacon to resolve civil rights complaint with former board president  Poughkeepsie Journal

The Beacon City School District will resolve a federal civil rights complaint filed by its former board president, on behalf of her son, whom she says was ...



Arlington boys soccer to forfeit two wins after ineligible player discovered  Poughkeepsie Journal

The Arlington High School boys soccer team will forfeit its two wins to open the season after reporting an ineligible player.



New York Citys Best High Schools: U.S. News And World Report Rankings For 2017  Patch.com

New York City's Best High Schools: 2017 Rankings - New York City, NY - The definitive annual list of America's best high public high schools is out for this year.



DOE Approves New School for Beacon HS Building After Numerous Delays  DNAinfo

UPPER WEST SIDE — After numerous delays, the Department of Education has officially committed to creating a new school inside an Upper West Side high ...



Rayvon Grey Bio  LSUSports.net

Career Record. Events: Long Jump (IN: 25-2, OUT: 25-5 ½), Triple Jump (IN: 48-7 ¼, OUT: 47-8). 2018 All-American (outdoor long jump). 2018 OUTDOOR ...



Even an Expert's Resolve Is Tested by the City's High School Admissions Process  New York Times

The high school admissions process is frustrating and exhausting even for a parent thoroughly familiar with the system.



Beacon Settles Civil Right Complaint With Ex-School Board President  Southwest Dutchess Daily Voice

BEACON, N.Y. -- A federal civil rights complaint filed against the Beacon City School District by a former district president is expected to soon be settled, ...



City of Beacon candidates  Poughkeepsie Journal

City of Beacon candidates. Office sought: Mayor Length of term: Four years. Annual salary for the office: $25,000. Name: Randy J. Casale (incumbent) Age: 64



PRESS KIT: Story Ideas for Media re: 2018 TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race  Wolfe News Wire

Story Ideas for Media updated Aug 2 - Matt Llano & Alia Gray out of elite field w/ injuries; 113 is the correct number of legacy runners entered Topics: Race ...



Boy sues NYC over HS chemistry experiment burn  New York Post

The family of a 16-year-old boy who was severely burned when a high school ​chemistry experiment went horribly haywire is suing the city for $27 million over...



How some low-income students discovered the unwritten rules of high school admissions  Chalkbeat Colorado

A program called Breakthrough New York helps fill in gaps.



Basketball: Complete NYSPHSAA tournament schedule for boys and girls  The Journal News | LoHud.com

See the complete state tournament schedule for Section 1 boys and girls basketball teams.



Students awarded scholarships from Salisbury Bank  Torrington Register Citizen

LAKEVILLE — Salisbury Bank recently named the recipients of its 2018 annual Scholarship Program. Salisbury Bank created its Annual Scholarship Program in ...



Beacon High School mourns after senior 2nd baseman John Fernando dies from fall in Forest Hills - NY Daily New  New York Daily News

Beacon High School is mourning the loss of senior second baseman John Fernando, who died at Jamaica Hospital on Friday night after falling six stories from a ...



VIDEO: Mystery remains in Beacon shooting  Poughkeepsie Journal

Suspect was a 38-year-old man from West Simsbury.



Beacon's Rayvon Grey breaks Beamon's state long jump mark, wins title  Poughkeepsie Journal

Phenomenal. Beacon High School senior Rayvon Grey has earned any superlative his coach Jim Henry could possibly dole out. On Friday, the track and field ...



National School Walkouts in NYC: What You Need To Know  New York City, NY Patch

National School Walkouts in NYC: What To Know - New York City, NY - Students at dozens of schools will join a nationwide protest against gun violence on ...



Mold: How to prevent it, how to remove it  Poughkeepsie Journal

Dealing with a stubborn mold, according to local removal specialists, has become an increasingly common problem for local residents recently.



4 Brooklyn High Schools Rank in NYs Top 100: Report  Patch.com

Williamsburg-Greenpoint, NY - Of the top 100 public high schools in New York, only four are in Brooklyn, according to new rankings released by Niche.com.



The Problem With ‘Ed-Opt’ Schools  The Atlantic

How one promising strategy to integrate New York City's campuses only wound up with the lowest performers.



Students Walk Out Of NYC Schools To Protest Trump: The Future 'Will Be Up To Us'  Gothamist

When 17-year-old Bronx high school student Hebh Jamal decided to organize a city-wide student walkout to protest President Donald Trump's policies last week ...



The top 40 public schools that don't require the SHSAT test  New York Post

How we ranked them: The New York Post's Top 40 includes all schools that don't use the SHSAT test for enrollment. We also broke out Arts and Career schools.



Rayvon Gray hits No. 3 all-time indoor long jump at New Balance Nationals  USA TODAY High School Sports

Beacon (N.Y.) High track star Rayvon Grey earned a national championship in the long jump, setting a New York State record and hitting the No. 3 all-time high ...



Peter Pan Flies High at Beacon HS  Hudson Valley News Network

BEACON – The Beacon Players present PETER PAN in the beloved 1954 musical adaptation of J. M. Barrie's 1904 play, with music by Mark “Moose” Charlap, ...



In High School Darkrooms, Shedding Light on a Vintage Craft  The New York Times

Sudani Ausby, a junior at the High School of Fashion Industries in Chelsea, squinted as she emerged from the darkroom holding a freshly printed 8-by-10 ...



Communist Teacher Blamed for Improper Cuba Trip  New York Times

A teacher told his principal that he was leading the student trip because he needed to see Fidel Castro one more time before he died.



Boys basketball: Section 1 final four scoreboard  The Journal News | LoHud.com

See all the results and follow lohud.com's coverage from Section 1's boys basketball semifinals and championships at the County Center and Pace.



Teen with fear of large crowds asking for school reassignment  New York Post

A Brooklyn girl with a debilitating fear of large crowds is asking a judge to let her enroll in a small Upper West Side high school. The student, a 14-year-old...



U.S. News & World Report ranks New York City's top 50 high schools for 2016 - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

A breakdown of the highest rated high schools New York City has to offer in 2016.



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