Liberty State Park

Citizens and the Mayor of Jersey City are concerned about the future of Liberty State Park. (Credit: CBS2)

Liberty State Park Projects Subject To Agency Approval Under New Bill

Any plans to commercially develop Liberty State Park would be subject to approval by New Jersey’s chief environmental official under new legislation in the Assembly.

03/17/2015

Officials speak before the start of Walk to Remember 5K honoring 2014's fallen officers nationwide at Liberty State Park (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Hundreds Honor Fallen Law Enforcement Officers At Walk To Remember 5K

The 5K walk at Liberty State Park raised money for the family of Jersey City Police Det. Melvin Santiago, who was fatally shot on July 13.

01/17/2015

Citizens and the Mayor of Jersey City are concerned about the future of Liberty State Park. (Credit: CBS2)

Pending Legislation Sparks Concerns Over Future Of Liberty State Park

A citizen group and the mayor of Jersey City are worried that Liberty State Park is under threat by developers.

01/02/2015

A closed area at Liberty State Park - March 18, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Officials: Mother, Child Rescued From Sinkhole In Liberty State Park

A young child and her mother were rescued from a sinkhole in Liberty State Park Saturday, officials said.

11/22/2014

People remember victims of 9/11 at the Empty Sky Memorial at Liberty State Park on Sept. 7, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

New Jersey 9/11 Victims Remembered At Empty Sky Memorial

The 749 New Jersey residents killed on 9/11 were remembered Sunday during a ceremony at the Empty Sky Memorial in Liberty State Park.

09/07/2014

Fireworks in Jersey City on Fourth of July, 2014 (Credit: Veronica Posse/Facebook)

Spectators Surprised At Liberty State Park Fireworks Display

It was like a fireworks ambush as thousands of people looking out toward the Statue of Liberty were suddenly surprised by fireworks much closer.

07/04/2014

People watch fireworks light up the sky over New York City on July 4, 2013 in Weehawken, New Jersey. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Communities Across Tri-State Ready For Fourth Of July Celebrations

Communities across the Tri-State area are getting ready for July Fourth festivities, but the threat of wet weather has forced some to alter their plans.

07/03/2014

A view of the the  Statue of Liberty, as Liberty Island opens to the public on July 4, 2013 for the first time since Superstorm Sandy. (Photo: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Governors Island To Reopen, Statue Of Liberty To Begin Summer Hours, On Memorial Day Weekend

Governors Island will reopen, and summer operating hours will begin at the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, on Memorial Day Weekend.

05/01/2014

Panorama of New York Harbor at dawn as seen from Chopper 880, April 10, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

New Jersey Researchers Examine Whale Found Dead In New York Harbor

Representatives from the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine, N.J. were in Jersey City on Wednesday, conducting a necropsy on the finback that weighs 55 to 60 tons.

04/16/2014

Super Bowl XLVIII preps at MetLife Stadium as seen from Chopper 880, Jan. 17, 2014 (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Super Bowl Week Kicks Off As Area Gears Up For Big Game

The area will be jam-packed this week with events, games and concerts offering a full Super Bowl experience free of charge.

01/27/2014

"Empty Sky" memorial in Liberty State Park, Jersey City, NJ. (file/credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

NJ 9/11 Widow Disappointed By Canceled Ceremony

New Jersey 9/11 Memorial Foundation chairman Rick Cahill said the event had to be canceled because the damage to the park from superstorm Sandy didn’t get fixed in time. Cahill said there also wasn’t enough interest in the ceremony this year.

09/09/2013

Jersey City Mayor's Office (credit: Steve Scott / WCBS 880)

Eye On Politics: One-On-One With Jersey City’s New Mayor – Steve Fulop

In Jersey City, the new mayor – Steve Fulop – can usually be found hard at work behind his desk well before 8 a.m.

07/22/2013

Jersey City Immigration Reform Rally

Crowd Of Thousands Gathers In Jersey City To Call For Immigration Reform

A few thousand people gathered in Liberty State Park in Jersey City Saturday to push for reforms in immigration policy.

04/06/2013

A closed area at Liberty State Park - March 18, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Sandy Cleanup Means Job Opportunities At N.J. State Parks

Cleanup from superstorm Sandy at New Jersey state parks has provided a boost in job opportunties for those looking for work.

03/18/2013

9/11 memorial on Monday night to mark the 11th anniversary of the attacks. (credit: CBS 2)

Loved Ones Of 9/11 Victims Mark Anniversary At Liberty State Park

Once again, people came together in what was the shadow of the World Trade Center towers, destroyed 11 years ago along with so many lives.

09/10/2012

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