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Byline: Michael Rappaport
Jun. 30--Under one name or another, General Electric has been operating in the city of Ontario since World War I.
From the 1920s until after World War II, its Hotpoint Iron plant was the biggest single employer in town.
As of today, though, GE will disappear from the scene in Ontario save for a 19-employee test cell. GE's Engine Services plant, which has been part of the scene at Ontario International Airport since the 1950s, will close its doors for the last time.
"Everything is already pretty well closed up," said Deb Case, a spokeswoman for GE Transportation. "Our employees have been gone since Monday and we …