Ellis Island

A park ranger walks through the registry room on Ellis Island in New York, Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Ellis Island museum reopens after Sandy’s floods

NEW YORK (AP) — The island that ushered millions of immigrants into the United States and became a monument to its mosaic of ancestries reopened to visitors Monday for the first time since Superstorm Sandy, […]

10/28/2013

This March 26, 2007 file photo shows the ferry building on Ellis Island, N.J.  (AP Photo/Mike Derer, File)

Key developments as Sandy anniversary approaches

(AP) – The anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, which swamped New Jersey, New York and other parts of the East Coast on Oct. 29, 2012, is fast approaching. Some developments as that date approaches: CHARITY FUNDS […]

10/24/2013

This March 26, 2007 file photo shows the ferry building on Ellis Island, N.J.  (AP Photo/Mike Derer, File)

Ellis Island museum to reopen Monday

NEW YORK (AP) — Ellis Island will reopen to the public Monday, almost a year after Superstorm Sandy’s swells reached 8 feet and badly damaged the iconic former U.S. immigration entry point. “We are delighted […]

10/24/2013

This photo provided by Guinness World Records shows 112 year-old Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez, who, according to research by Guinness World Records, is the new world's oldest man. (AP Photo/Guiness World Records)

At 112, NY man is world’s oldest; oldest woman 115

GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (AP) — A 112-year-old self-taught musician, coal miner and gin rummy aficionado from western New York is the world’s oldest man, according to Guinness World Records Ltd. Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez became the world’s […]

07/25/2013

Statue of Liberty

Tickets on sale for Lady Liberty’s July 4 opening

NEW YORK (AP) — The Statue of Liberty is reopening July 4 after Superstorm Sandy flooded the island where it stands. The statue has been closed since Sandy struck the region on Oct. 29 and […]

05/09/2013

One World Trade Center and the lower Manhattan skyline, New York City. (AP Photo)

Weather postpones trade center’s ascent to tallest

NEW YORK (AP) — One World Trade Center already is New York’s tallest building. And when the last pieces of its spire eventually rise to the roof, the 104-floor skyscraper will be just feet from becoming the highest in the Western Hemisphere.

04/29/2013

Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty to reopen by Independence Day

NEW YORK (AP) — The Statue of Liberty, closed since Superstorm Sandy damaged the island where it stands, will reopen to the public by Independence Day, officials said Tuesday.

03/19/2013

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