Liberty State Park

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

(credit: Governors Island)

Thousands Take To Governors Island, Liberty State Park For City Of Water Day Festival

25,000 people were expected to attend the 5th Annual City of Water Day Festival throughout Saturday, according to spokesperson Roland Lewis.

07/14/2012

The space shuttle Enterprise on a barge on the Hudson River on June 6, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Space Shuttle Enterprise Makes Final Trip To The Intrepid

The shuttle left Jersey City on a barge Wednesday and began traveling up the Hudson River. It passed by the Statue of Liberty and the World Trade Center site and is scheduled to be lifted onto the flight deck of the Intrepid shortly.

06/06/2012

Franklin Inn - Franklin Township, NJ (credit: Preservation New Jersey)

Preservation New Jersey Lists State’s Most Endangered Historic Places

Some of New Jersey’s historic sites are on the verge of withering away. So a group has come up with a list to draw attention to them, WCBS 880’s Levon Putney reported.

05/17/2012

Space shuttle Enterprise, mounted atop a 747 shuttle carrier aircraft, lands at John F. Kennedy International Airport April 27, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives In New York City

Hundreds of onlookers armed with cameras gathered on rooftops and piers to catch a glimpse of the Enterprise, which was airlifted on the back of a 747, as it arrived in the New York City Friday morning.

04/27/2012

Flying men over the Brooklyn Bridge (credit: YouTube)

‘Human’ Flying Machines Buzz New York City

Have you recently thought you saw people flying over you around New York City? Well, you did, sort of.

02/03/2012

Storm Damage In Closter, New Jersey (credit: CBS 2)

Closter, NJ Residents Blaming New York Utility For Power Woes

Some residents in Closter are accusing their power company of a snow job.

11/02/2011

A devasted area is seen prior to the sixth month anniversary of the March 11 earthquake and massive tsunami on September 10, 2011 in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan.  (Photo by Athit Perawongmetha/Getty Images)

NJ Couple To Hold 5K Run To Raise Money For Japan Quake, Tsunami Victims

A north Jersey couple with ties to Japan have put together a benefit 5K run on Sunday at Liberty State Park in Jersey City to raise money to help Japan’s recovery efforts.

10/29/2011

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

Thousands Dedicate ‘Empty Sky’ Memorial For NJ 9/11 Victims

Designed by architects Jessica Jamroz and Frederic Schwarz, the memorial’s towers are sunk into a berm and divided by a granite walkway that faces on a line to the World Trade Center site across the Hudson River.

09/10/2011

MetLife Stadium is seen from Chopper 880 - East Rutherford, NJ - Sep 8, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

NJ Homeland Security Chief: Security Beefed Up For Jets-Cowboys Game, Other 9/11 Events In Garden State

New Jersey Homeland Security chief Charlie McKenna told Gov. Chris Christie’s cabinet that the Garden State could be an attractive alternative for terrorists unable to strike heavily patrolled landmarks in New York.

09/10/2011

Empty Sky 9/11 memorial

‘Empty Sky’ 9/11 Memorial Set To Open In Liberty State Park

A gleaming new 9/11 memorial for the Garden State opens this weekend. CBS 2’s Dave Carlin got the first tour of a project that is finally done after weathering legal challenges and the economic downturn.

09/07/2011

The Statue of Liberty as seen from the air over New York City (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Statue Of Liberty To Close For Yearlong Renovations To Make Interior Safer, More Accessible

Starting October 29, the monument will be getting a $27.25 million makeover.

08/11/2011

Cleanup of Liberty State Park - Jersey City, NJ - Jul 21, 2011 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

Clean Shores Program Tackling Trash At Liberty State Park

Old 2x4s, tree branches, gas cans, soda cans and water bottles. It’s all being picked up by a detail of about a dozen prison inmates along the Liberty State Park shoreline over the next couple weeks.

07/21/2011

Statue Of Liberty (credit: Getty Images)

Police Rescue Swimmer ‘On Mission From God’ In New York Harbor

The unidentified 29-year-old man stripped down to swim trunks and dove into the water from a Liberty State Park footpath.

06/06/2011

People board the ferry "Miss New Jersey" at Liberty State Park - Jersey City, NJ - Oct 11, 2009 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

9/11 Memorial Could Mean More Ferry Traffic In Jersey City

It would be an alternative to driving into Manhattan as well as an alternative to the PATH train.

02/25/2011

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