Liberty Island

NYPD officers Dianna Balioni Peter Jessnik came to the rescue for a man apparently suffering a stroke on a barge in New York Harbor. (Credit: NYPD)

2 Officers Rescue Man Apparently Having Stroke On Barge In New York Harbor

Two NYPD officers came to the rescue for a man who was showing symptoms of a stroke aboard a tanker barge near the Statue of Liberty this week.

10/31/2014

Ellis Island reopens to the public, Oct. 28, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Ellis Island Reopens One Year After Superstorm Sandy’s Floods

The halls and buildings of the Ellis Island Immigration Museum reopened to the public Monday morning, almost exactly a year after the storm.

10/28/2013

Statue of Liberty reopens

Statue Of Liberty Reopens, Ending Wait For Tourists

Lady Liberty reopened Sunday, a relief to many tourists who had their hearts set on visiting the statue while they were in New York.

10/13/2013

The Miss New Jersey struck a dock at Liberty Island. (credit: CBS 2)

3 Hurt As Liberty Island Ferry Makes Hard Landing

The ferry, which was taking passengers to the Statue of Liberty, was carrying hundred of passengers when it struck the dock.

08/27/2013

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Tracing N.Y. Roots: A Historical Guide To Liberty Island

So many of us in the U.S. trace our beginnings to Ellis Island and much of New York was built by immigrant groups who arrived from 1892 to 1954.

07/08/2013

The Statue of Liberty - Dec. 13, 2012 (credit: Ginny Kosola / WCBS 880)

New Security Plans In Place For Lady Liberty’s July 4 Opening

The statue has been closed since Sandy struck the region on Oct. 29, damaging much of the island’s infrastructure. The statue itself is on higher ground and was not damaged.

05/09/2013

Ellis Island is seen from Liberty State Park - Jersey City, NJ - Oct 11, 2009 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Ellis Island Not Expected To Reopen This Year

The collection of artifacts at the Ellis Island museum was unharmed by superstorm Sandy, but had to be moved because it wasn’t possible to maintain the climate-controlled environment necessary for preservation.

03/24/2013

Statue of Liberty (file/credit: Hamish Blair/Getty Images)

Feds Announce Statue Of Liberty To Reopen In Time For July 4 Holiday

Visitors will once again be welcomed to the Statue of Liberty by July 4, 2013, following the completion of repairs needed after superstorm Sandy, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced.

03/19/2013

Statue Of Liberty (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images Entertainment)

Schumer To Obama: Statue Of Liberty Has Been Closed To The Public Long Enough

Is Uncle Sam shortchanging Lady Liberty? Three months after Superstorm Sandy, the government won’t say when the statue will reopen. On Monday night there was a demand for a timetable.

02/04/2013

The Statue of Liberty - Dec. 13, 2012 (credit: Ginny Kosola / WCBS 880)

Interior Secretary Tours Sandy Damage At Statue Of Liberty

Liberty Island was part of the close-up tour by the Secretary of the Interior Thursday, but it won’t be getting any tourists in the near future.

12/13/2012

Statue Of Liberty

Statue Of Liberty Stands Sad And Lonely Amid Destruction

The Statue of Liberty survived Sandy unscathed, but the island she lives on was so severely ravaged that it remains unsafe for visitors more than a month later.

12/04/2012

Coast Guard Boat Off Liberty Island (file / credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Major Repairs Still Needed On Liberty Island After Sandy

The Statue of Liberty survived Superstorm Sandy without any damage, but such was not the case for Liberty Island.

12/01/2012

A sailboat sails past the Statue of Liberty on October 31, 2012. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Statue Of Liberty, Ellis Island Will Not Reopen To Visitors In 2012

Superstorm Sandy is to thank for the extended closing of two of New York’s most popular tourist attractions.

11/21/2012

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Statue Of Liberty’s Crown To Reopen After Year Of Renovations

The $30 million renovation project included replacing the stairs to the crown and making them less steep.

10/25/2012

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Tickets To Visit Statue Of Liberty’s Crown Now Available

A year after it was closed for renovations, visitors will once again be able to take in the views from the crown of the Statue of Liberty.

10/01/2012

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