Sherwood Island State Park

Sherwood Island State Park in Westport (file / credit: Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection)

One Tank Trips: Sherwood Island State Park In Westport

WCBS 880 is beginning a weekly series – One Tank Trips – focusing on destinations you can get to by car and in one day. We’ll have a new installment every Wednesday through October.

05/01/2013

A man stands in front of the Empty Sky memorial in Liberty State Park, NJ on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

9/11 Observances Held Around The Tri-State Area

Events and memorials were held around the Tri-State area Tuesday to mark the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11th terror attacks.

09/11/2012

President Barack Obama (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images); Harvey Weinstein (credit: ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama’s Connecticut Visit Leads To Beach Closures, Annoyed Residents

There was a Secret Service surprise Monday for beach-goers in Connecticut. They were denied access to the surf and sand, all because of a presidential visit later in the evening.

08/06/2012

Connecticut 9/11 Memorial Site at Sherwood Island State Park - Westport, CT - Sep 6, 2003 (credit: Friends of Sherwood Island State Park)

5th Graders Attend 9/11 Memorial Service In Westport

Teaching 5th graders about the 9/11 terror strike takes the creativity of a teacher like Brian Howard.

09/09/2011

Then Connecticut Gov. John Rowland (file / credit: Bob Falcetti/Getty Images)

WCBS 880 9/11 Series: Former Gov. John Rowland Visits Conn. 9/11 Memorial

In the days after 9/11, Rowland says it became clear to him that making himself available to the families of victims was key to his role as governor.

09/01/2011