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Ellis Island

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  • New York: In the footsteps of Titanic survivors

    New York: In the footsteps of Titanic survivors
    NEW YORK — As you may have heard, the Titanic never reached New York. But about 700 of its passengers and crew did get here on the night of April 18, 1912, three days after the sinking. In fact, their arrival drew a crowd of thousands to the...
  • Go away with Katie Barberi

    Go away with Katie Barberi
    Born in Mexico and raised in the United States, actress-singer Katie Barberi fondly recalls a childhood where her family moved to dozens of cities in both countries to accommodate her parents' careers. "I loved it," says Barberi, 40. "I'm sure my love...
  • In The Arts

      SaltFineArt is partnering with Growers First, a nonprofit dedicated to providing resources to growers and farmers in developing countries, during its Amazing Steals Live Auction on June 4. Latin contemporary artists will be on display, such as...
  • Trump, Palin Have Dinner Date On Broadway

    Trump, Palin Have Dinner Date On Broadway
    It is said that politics makes for strange bedfellows, but even more interesting dinner mates. Presidential wanabe Sarah Palin and Presidential dropout Donald Trump created a media frenzy in Manhattan as they got together for dinner, not at one of the...
  • As bus tour continues, Sarah Palin checks in with Fox News execs

    As bus tour continues, Sarah Palin checks in with Fox News execs
    After visiting Ellis Island in New York on Wednesday, Sarah Palin swung by the midtown Manhattan headquarters of Fox News, where she met with senior executives, including network chief Roger Ailes. It's unclear whether network officials pressed Palin...
  • Palin's 'One Nation' Tour Bus Vandalized In New York

    Palin's 'One Nation' Tour Bus Vandalized In New York
    Fresh off her Times Square pizza summit with Donald Trump, Sarah Palin carried on with her tour of the Big Apple Wednesday, paying visits to such treasured landmarks like Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty. Although Palin was greeted with hand shakes...
  • Best 'theme' for the Inner Harbor: the water

    Best 'theme' for the Inner Harbor: the water
    Jim Rouse's "festival market place" concept for the Inner Harbor, with retail pavilions and entertainment venues, brought with it the retail industry's pattern of re-branding and call for entertaining with ever new "attractions." This put the harbor...
  • Chris Giftos' Gift For Entertaining

    Chris Giftos' Gift For Entertaining
    If you're feeling a bit stressed about your holiday entertaining plans, listening to Chris Giftos talk about his experiences should calm you. There was the time that then-First Lady Hillary Clinton was coming for a dinner at the Metropolitan Museum of...
  • Burb's Eye View: Helping people work through change

    Everyone at the Joslyn Adult Center knows the gentleman who shows up on Tuesday afternoons as Barney, or Mr. Meskin. Not everyone knows what he's doing there. He sets up in a little space and waits for his group to arrive. They just need a few chairs and...
  • Titanic Week: 13 Things You Didn't Know About the Titanic

    Titanic Week: 13 Things You Didn't Know About the Titanic
    For the 100th anniversary of the Titanic sinking, "Reader's Digest" compiled surprising bits of trivia and Titanic facts you've never heard of. David Noonan, National Affairs Editor of "Reader's Digest" will be here with a few of the facts. David also...
  • Getting a ducky start to the new year

    The illuminated duck will drop over Havre de Grace, Saturday, Dec. 31, with fireworks on the Havre de Grace Middle School grounds on Lewis Lane. Thank you Susquehanna Hose Company volunteers for continuing this tradition in Havre de Grace. Happy New Year...