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.
Starting October 29, the monument will be getting a $27.25 million makeover.
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.
The unidentified 29-year-old man stripped down to swim trunks and dove into the water from a Liberty State Park footpath.
It would be an alternative to driving into Manhattan as well as an alternative to the PATH train.
The NYPD wasn’t initially consulted, so a plan to reconfigure and speed up the security screening process for the Statue of Liberty is now up in the air.