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US Immigration Landmark Ellis Island to Reopen, a Year after Sandy

Ellis Island, the patch of land in New York Harbor where millions of immigrants first touched U.S. soil, will partially reopen to the public on Monday, a year after it was submerged by Superstorm Sandy's floodwaters.   The storm destroyed the island's electrical, communication, water and sewage systems, but otherwise left its historic buildings largely undamaged, the National Park Service said.   Repairs are ongoing, but from Monday morning visitors will be able to see its ...

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