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Rendering of the LG building rising above the tree line of the Palisades (credit: Scenic Hudson via Protect the Palisades)

Former N.J. Governors Join Fight To Save Palisades From LG Headquarters

When Michele Byers, head of the New Jersey Conservation Foundation, asked four governors to implore LG Electronics not to build a tower that would soar above the tree line in Englewood Cliffs and mar the vista, they didn’t even blink.

06/07/2013

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

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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

Alexander Hamilton (credit: AP Photo)

Alexander Hamilton Home And Memorial Reopens In Harlem

After fighting in the American Revolution and helping to create the federal government, Hamilton built the house in 1802 on what was then a country estate. He lived there for two years before being killed in a duel with Aaron Burr.

09/17/2011

The Statue of Liberty (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

In Honor Of 125th Anniversary, You Can Vote On New Lady Liberty Logo

The National Parks Service and New Jersey City University worked together to create 10 possible logos to be used in commemoration of the Statue of Liberty’s 125th anniversary.

07/04/2011

The Statue of Liberty is seen from Liberty State Park - Jersey City, NJ - Jun 19, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Federal Government Shutdown Would Mean Closure Of Statue Of Liberty

The federally run Statue Of Liberty could be shut down this weekend along with the government if Congress fails to agree on a budget.

04/06/2011

The Statue of Liberty is seen from Liberty State Park - Jersey City, NJ - Jun 19, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

New Statue Of Liberty Security Plan Still Undecided

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.

02/18/2011