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November 13, 2019

On This Day in 1954
On this day in 1954, Ellis Island closed as an immigration entry point. After 1924 the famous island in Jersey City instead served as a detention and deportation center until 1954. Albert Einstein was among the millions of immigrants that were processed prior to the 1954 closure. After World War 2, Germans soldiers were imprisoned there as well as those on the left deemed hostile during the McCarthy period. Today Ellis Island houses an immigration museum. The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island were closed after damage by Hurricane Sandy. The storm hit a day after the Statue of Liberty reopened. It had just completed a year-long renovation.
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Deputy Sheriffs Back at the Table with Anne Arundel County
Posted On: Apr 02, 2012

Feb. 27, 2012 | With their contract expiring at the end of June, Local 355 deputy sheriffs are meeting with Anne Arundel County to hammer out a new collective bargaining agreement. Among the Union's issues are pension and health insurance coverage and costs. Pictured minutes before talks began today for their sixth session since December are (L-R) steward Jimmy Walker, Business Agents Charles Marshall and Dan Taylor, and steward Dave Belisle.


 
 
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