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Watch Ed Sheeran Play ‘Sing’ from #EdonEllis

Hey #Sheerios: Couldn’t join us for #EdOnEllis? Watch Ed Sheeran play ‘Sing’ from the concert, and check out the best moments from the night here.

06/17/2014

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Best Historic Vacations In The US

The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

Ellis Island reopens to the public, Oct. 28, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Ellis Island Reopens One Year After Superstorm Sandy’s Floods

The halls and buildings of the Ellis Island Immigration Museum reopened to the public Monday morning, almost exactly a year after the storm.

10/28/2013

The Ellis Island Immigration Museum is set to reopen Oct. 28, 2013 for the first time since superstorm Sandy hit. (credit: National Park Service)

Grand Reopening Coming For Ellis Island Museum

A grand reopening was planned for Monday for the historic Ellis Island, one day short of a year after it was damaged by Superstorm Sandy.

10/27/2013

The Ellis Island Immigration Museum is set to reopen Oct. 28, 2013 for the first time since superstorm Sandy hit. (credit: National Park Service)

Ellis Island To Reopen To The Public On Monday

Sandy brought water levels as high as 8 feet to the iconic former U.S. immigration entry point.

10/24/2013

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Tracing N.Y. Roots: A Historical Guide To Liberty Island

So many of us in the U.S. trace our beginnings to Ellis Island and much of New York was built by immigrant groups who arrived from 1892 to 1954.

07/08/2013

Boats pass the Statue of Liberty on May 14, 2013.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Months After Sandy, Statue Of Liberty To Finally Reopen July 4

The storm flooded most of Liberty Island in New York Harbor. Lady Liberty herself was spared, but the surrounding grounds took a beating.

07/01/2013

The Statue of Liberty - Dec. 13, 2012 (credit: Ginny Kosola / WCBS 880)

Officials Call Off Plans To Move Security Screening For Statue Of Liberty

In a statement announced late Monday afternoon. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said that the federal government will not go forward with plans to screen visitors once they arrive at Liberty and Ellis islands.

06/03/2013

The Statue of Liberty - Dec. 13, 2012 (credit: Ginny Kosola / WCBS 880)

New Security Plans In Place For Lady Liberty’s July 4 Opening

The statue has been closed since Sandy struck the region on Oct. 29, damaging much of the island’s infrastructure. The statue itself is on higher ground and was not damaged.

05/09/2013

Ellis Island is seen from Liberty State Park - Jersey City, NJ - Oct 11, 2009 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Ellis Island Not Expected To Reopen This Year

The collection of artifacts at the Ellis Island museum was unharmed by superstorm Sandy, but had to be moved because it wasn’t possible to maintain the climate-controlled environment necessary for preservation.

03/24/2013

Statue Of Liberty (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images Entertainment)

Schumer To Obama: Statue Of Liberty Has Been Closed To The Public Long Enough

Is Uncle Sam shortchanging Lady Liberty? Three months after Superstorm Sandy, the government won’t say when the statue will reopen. On Monday night there was a demand for a timetable.

02/04/2013

The Statue of Liberty - Dec. 13, 2012 (credit: Ginny Kosola / WCBS 880)

Interior Secretary Tours Sandy Damage At Statue Of Liberty

Liberty Island was part of the close-up tour by the Secretary of the Interior Thursday, but it won’t be getting any tourists in the near future.

12/13/2012

A sailboat sails past the Statue of Liberty on October 31, 2012. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Statue Of Liberty, Ellis Island Will Not Reopen To Visitors In 2012

Superstorm Sandy is to thank for the extended closing of two of New York’s most popular tourist attractions.

11/21/2012

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Police Conducting Controlled Explosions On Ellis Island; Residents Should Not Be Alarmed

Officials are detonating damaged explosives on Ellis Island Friday afternoon.

11/02/2012

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Tickets To Visit Statue Of Liberty’s Crown Now Available

A year after it was closed for renovations, visitors will once again be able to take in the views from the crown of the Statue of Liberty.

10/01/2012

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