John Lewis

Civil Rights Leader Is Bard Commencement Speaker

May 27, 2017

Georgia Congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis will deliver the commencement address Saturday afternoon at Bard College.

Congressman John Lewis

The Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams announced today that Congressman John Lewis will be the keynote speaker for the school’s commencement in May. 

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NEWBURGH – Police late Thursday released the names of the three victims who were shot and killed in Newburgh early Wednesday.

The victims were identified as Pamela Jenkins, 52, of 98 South William Street, and John Lewis, 43, and Henry Blue, 52.  They lived elsewhere in the city.

Police said the second and third floor apartments at 98 South William are vacant.

City detectives, investigators from the State Police and the Orange County District Attorney’s Office are continuing to investigate the case.

No arrests have been made.