Ellis Island expands its story of US immigration history

...YORK - Not all of the stories at Ellis Island's immigration museum are about...of a new exhibition next month, Ellis Island is telling stories of immigrants...at immigration to America pre-Ellis Island, the museum is taking on a broader...

Boston Marathon opens new 'front door' on Boylston Street

...click, you could look up your dad," Peveto said.Said B.A.A. spokesman Jack Fleming: "This will be our Ellis Island.""When someone participates in the Boston Marathon, they feel like they are added to the honor roll. It's almost...


...the Columbus Day contest.Students in grades 5-8 were asked to write essays imagining they were traveling through Ellis Island in 1892 and describe their experience in a letter.High schoolers were asked to express their thoughts and feelings as members...

Arthur Maier

...Illinois, November 10, 1919, to Francis S. and Elsa (Becker) Maier, who were recent German immigrants through Ellis Island. Mr. Maier served in the United States Army Air Corps in WWII, where he was a medic in the China-Burma-India...

Immigration: Good fences still make for good neighbors

...the 19th and early 20th centuries, when nearly every peaceful and healthy immigrant who passed through ports such as Ellis Island got accepted into the U.S. virtually bureaucracy-free. The Bracero program was eventually done in by advances...

Playoffs return to Pittsburgh as Pirates face Reds in wild-card game

...factor," he said, "and the lessons we've learned."Lessons hard won on a roster that is baseball's version of Ellis Island, a mixture of veterans looking to revive their careers and an exciting young core that includes MVP candidate Andrew McCutchen...

Do Good: Joni Vanover, Guild of Sacred Heart

...Vanover was instrumental in bringing the Lost Mural of Ellis Island to Savannah Rapids Pavilion.Muralist Andrew Sabori...learned that he had recreated Richard Laning's mural on Ellis Island, which was destroyed by a storm in the mid-1950s...

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Series features talk about sculpture

...exhibit is titled The Soul of the Horse.NEXT UP at the Aiken Center for the Arts : A short-term showing of the WPA Ellis Island Mural recreated by artist Andrew Sabori and students from the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy in Las Vegas...

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Baseball is postcard pastime

...Amelia, Matt and Heather) spent time with family in Wisconsin.Denise Hamilton, of Aiken, sends a card showing Ellis Island in New York and says "Interesting to think of how many people who moved to Augusta passed through these halls...

Copy of Ellis Island art will tell of immigrants

...Augusta artist Andrew Sabori went to Ellis Island in 2003 to find his ancestors and...Edward Laning painted a mural at Ellis Island, in the New York area, celebrating...possible.The reproduction, called Ellis Island: The Lost Mural , will be shown...