Katelyn Cordero, Poughkeepsie Journal

Katelyn Cordero

Poughkeepsie Journal

New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Katelyn:

Poughkeepsie's goals for 2022; see what city has planned for youth support, other areas

Poughkeepsie is emphasizing support for youth, instituting a new public safety system and has goals for 2022. → Read More

Russian invasion of Ukraine: How area schools are addressing conflict with students

Teachers across the Hudson Valley say students are coming into classrooms each day with questions, some sparked by unescapable social media imagery. → Read More

Red Hook's $27M capital project: Here's what district is asking voters to approve

District voters are being asked to approve roughly $27 million in spending for the upgrades and renovations, including a new athletics field. → Read More

Hyde Park asks voters to approve $35.7M capital project: See what improvements are planned

Hyde Park School District officials say the project will receive partial funding from the state and would not result in raising taxes. → Read More

Arlington stabbing: Poughkeepsie teen Ortiz-Ocampo faces 25-to-life in death of student

Nestor Ortiz-Ocampo was charged with second-degree murder, among other charges, in Quraan Smith's death → Read More

Voters approve Beacon capital project vote, district moves to design phase

Unofficial results of Tuesday's vote were counted on Wednesday with 513 in favor and 71 against. → Read More

Vassar receives $10 million to fund admissions and career education center

A $10 million gift from Vassar Alumna Dede Thompson Bartlett will fund a new admission and career education center. → Read More

Back-to-school giveaway: Pick up free school supplies, groceries this weekend

The event will take place on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Fireman's Exempt at 300 Mansion Street in Poughkeepsie. → Read More

SUNY New Paltz faculty call for increase in COVID safety measures

More than 300 student, staff and community members signed a petition calling for the college to adapt its COVID policies to reduce the risk for students and staff. → Read More

Back on campus: New Paltz students anxious, excited for fall as colleges seek normalcy

Despite a COVID spike and the need to mask, school officials are hopeful vaccinated populations will lead to a return to normalcy. → Read More

Marist names new president Kevin Weinman to succeed Dennis Murray, David Yellen

The announcement comes 25 months after David Yellen stepped down as president and Dennis Murray was reappointed on an interim basis. → Read More

161 years ago, Frederick Douglas spoke in Poughkeepsie. A 'Hamilton' actor will reenact it

On Aug. 1, "Hamilton's" Paul Oakley Stovall will recite Frederick Douglass' address at College Hill Park. → Read More

Jason Schetelick takes the helm at Dutchess BOCES

Jason Schetelick will take over the position on Sept. 1, following the retirement of Superintendent Richard Hooley. → Read More

Graduations return to Dutchess, but some keep replacement events, too. See what's planned:

School leaders prepare for graduations across the county amid changing regulations. → Read More

School vote: What you need to know about propositions passed in Dutchess County

Dutchess residents cast their ballots on Tuesday night approving of more that $1.09 billion in spending. → Read More

Pine Plains will have a new superintendent in 2022. Here's what he plans to do.

Brian Timm will be filling the position held by Martin Handler for nearly 8 years. → Read More

Dutchess grad rates jump following unique COVID year, outpace state

Across the county, 88.1% of all students who entered ninth grade in 2016 graduated as of August 2020, according to state Education Department data → Read More

Attack on Capitol leaves teachers, parents with difficult questions to answer from students

Across the region educators said open conversation in classes helped navigate difficult emotions from students. → Read More

Marist College delays spring semester, plans remote start

In a letter to students and staff, President Dennis Murray said the school will start of its semester Feb. 15. → Read More

Dutchess schools look to testing as next step in safety, possible state requirement

School leaders are hoping testing systems can reduce the number of asymptomatic COVID cases in their buildings. → Read More