Stories tagged: Ellis Island
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 6:37 p.m.
Geysers yes, Ellis Island no: Some U.S. parks open, some not
Visitors could still ride snowmobiles and ski into Yellowstone National Park on Saturday to marvel at the geysers and buffalo herds, despite the federal government shutdown.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 3:42 p.m.
Signs of government shutdown spotty but symbolic
Symbols of American promise became emblems of American dysfunction on Saturday when a dispute in Congress over spending and immigration forced scores of federal government agencies and outposts to close …
Tue., Oct. 29, 2013
Ellis Island museum reopens after Superstorm Sandy’s floods
NEW YORK – 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 …
Thu., May 31, 2012
Education Notes: Northwest Christian wins national K-8 chess title
The Northwest Christian Schools chess team channeled its inner Bobby Fisher and won the K-8 Under-1,000 trophy at the National Chess Championship in San Diego in April. The chess team …