HEADLINES: Kingston fire, students back in classroom after shootings in Newburgh, Poughkeepsie

Here are some stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley.

News 12 Staff

Nov 22, 2021, 12:09 PM

Updated 975 days ago


Here are some stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley.
Two people were seriously hurt after flames broke out at the Brigham Senior Housing complex in Kingston Sunday. The call for help came just after 9 p.m. By the time fire crews arrived at the scene, they say heavy smoke could be seen billowing from one of the buildings. No word on what caused this fire.
Students will return to class at Newburgh Free Academy today after a shooting forced the district to shut down three campuses. The incident happened last Wednesday, sending four teens to the hospital. As a result - classes were canceled Thursday and Friday. There is still no word on a suspect or motive.    
And ninth and 10th graders at Poughkeepsie High School also returning to school today, but only for a few hours each. This is part of a phased reopening, and it comes after shots were fired near the building last week. Juniors and seniors returned to class this past Friday. All students are expected to return for the full school day tomorrow. New safety protocols are already in place, including additional police presence, new alarms, and new safety monitors in training.

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