News & Updates


October 10, 2001 -- New York Times -- Counselors Waylaid by Outsized Task
Catherine Masterson arrived at the armory on Lexington Avenue and 26th Street in New York at 6 a.m. that first Saturday after the terrorist attacks and spent the next 14 1/2 hours counseling grief-stricken families of the victims. Continue reading

October 6, 2001 -- New York TImes -- A NATION CHALLENGED: BATTERY PARK CITY; E.P.A. Says Air Is Safe, But Public Is Doubtful
The Environmental Protection Agency has tested the air in Lower Manhattan more than 1,000 times and has concluded that it does not show dangerous levels of contamination. Continue reading

October 6, 2001 -- New York TImes -- E.P.A. Says Air Is Safe, But Public Is Doubtful
The Environmental Protection Agency has tested the air in Lower Manhattan more than 1,000 times and has concluded that it does not show dangerous levels of contamination. Continue reading

October 5, 2001 -- New York Times -- Levy Tries to Calm Fears About Air Quality Near Ruins
Trying to relieve parents' environmental concerns about schools near the World Trade Center, Schools Chancellor Harold O. Levy said yesterday that he would move his office to one of the schools, Stuyvesant High School, when it reopened to students on Tuesday. Continue reading

October 5, 2001 -- New York Times -- Trade-Off by Environmentalists on Rebuilding; Looser Rules for Manhattan Are Backed to Avoid a Bigger Threat: Sprawl
Corporate leaders and politicians who argue that New York City must rebuild Lower Manhattan as quickly as possible -- even if it means sidestepping or streamlining some environmental protection rules -- are getting support for their position from what might seem an unlikely quarter: environmentalists. Continue reading

October 5, 2001 -- New York Times -- Trade-Off by Environmentalists on Rebuilding; Looser Rules for Manhattan Are Backed to Avoid a Bigger Threat: Sprawl
Corporate leaders and politicians who argue that New York City must rebuild Lower Manhattan as quickly as possible -- even if it means sidestepping or streamlining some environmental protection rules -- are getting support for their position from what might seem an unlikely quarter: environmentalists. Continue reading

October 5, 2001 -- New York Times -- Levy Tries to Calm Fears About Air Quality Near Ruins
Trying to relieve parents' environmental concerns about schools near the World Trade Center, Schools Chancellor Harold O. Levy said yesterday that he would move his office to one of the schools, Stuyvesant High School, when it reopened to students on Tuesday. Continue reading

October 3, 2001 -- New York Times -- Schools Struggle, Delicately, to Balance the Normal With the Surreal
In Brooklyn, several young schoolchildren falsely claimed that their fathers had died in the World Trade Center attack in a muddled attempt to identify with classmates who actually had lost parents. Continue reading

October 3, 2001 -- New York Times -- Schools Struggle, Delicately, to Balance the Normal With the Surreal
In Brooklyn, several young schoolchildren falsely claimed that their fathers had died in the World Trade Center attack in a muddled attempt to identify with classmates who actually had lost parents. Continue reading

October 2, 2001 -- New York Times -- Victims’ Families Promised Some Health Coverage
Thousands of people are in danger of losing their health insurance in the aftermath of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, according to consumer advocates and health care agencies. Continue reading