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Update: Union Station K9 Summer

On July 10th, Summer, the Union Station Amtrak Police Department K9 in the running for an American Humane Hero Dog Award, and her handler Sgt. Micah Jones were featured on WJLA ABC7 News. Also, on July 2, 2018, Summer was included in a 24/7 Wall Street list of the 25 most heroic dogs in the United […]

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Independence Day Observed at Union Station

USRC would like to wish everyone a safe and happy 4th of July. (Photo Credit: Gavin Derleth, USRC Intern)

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NOTICE: June 25th Special Event in Union Station

Due to a private event, the Main Hall and West Hall will be closed to the public at 12:00 pm on Monday, June 25, 2018. Additionally, the East Hall will be closed all day on the 25th. All spaces and retailers affected by the closures will reopen and resume regular operations on Tuesday, June 26th. […]

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Educational Human Trafficking Exhibit at Union Station

From June 5th to 14th, there was an informative human trafficking exhibit in the Main Hall of Union Station. USRC would like to thank Kay Chernush and her team for displaying the Artworks for Freedom exhibit to raise awareness of people visiting the station. We would also like to extend our gratitude to Mick McKeown, Director of the DHS […]

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Performances at Union Station – April, May, and June 2018

There were some wonderful, free school concerts in Union Station in April, May, and June 2018. The Haddon Township High School (NJ) choir sang beautifully in the station’s West Carriage Porch on April 20, 2018. On May 30th, the Bismarck High School (ND) band gave a riveting performance in the Main Hall. A choir from […]

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Artworks for Freedom Human Trafficking Exhibit – June 5 to 14, 2018

From June 5th to 14th, there will be a human trafficking exhibit in the Main Hall of Union Station. Human trafficking is a terrible crime that happens in the United States and all around the world and USRC looks forward to raising awareness through Kay Chernush‘s Artworks for Freedom exhibit. On June 6th at 12:00 […]

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Memorial Day American Flag Display at Union Station

On Monday, May 28th, Mitch Mendler, a fire fighter/paramedic, brought a large American flag to the Main Hall of Union Station. He called on passersby to help him unfurl and hold out the flag for ten minutes. Thanks very much to everyone who participated. Mr. Mendler has dedicated much of his life to commemorating the […]

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Memorial Day American Flag Display

On Monday, May 28th at 10:00 am, Mitch Mendler, who is a fire fighter/paramedic, will be bringing a large American flag to the Main Hall of Union Station. He will be joined by some Boy and Girl Scouts and will also call on passersby to help him unfurl and hold out the flag for ten […]

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Union Station Amtrak Police Department K9 Summer Through to Round 2 of the Hero Dog Awards

USRC is pleased to announce that Summer, the Union Station Amtrak Police Department K9 up for a Hero Dog Award, has made it through to the second round of voting. American Humane will be hosting the eighth annual Hero Dog Awards in Beverly Hills on September 29, 2018. One of the nominees is Summer, a 7-year-old female Labrador who was […]

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NOTICE: May 18th Special Event in Union Station

Due to a private event, the Main Hall and West Hall will be closed to the public at 5:00 pm on Friday, May 18, 2018. Additionally, on the 18th, the Food Court will close at 6:00 pm and the East Hall will be closed all day. All spaces and retailers affected by the closures will […]

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