Archive of News (2001)

News stories by year:

Clamor Grows For Fiscal Aid To Hospitals

Amid a growing sense of desperation about the finances of hospitals in New York City, the state’s political leaders, hospital chiefs and leaders of the powerful hospital workers’ union met yesterday and agreed to step up the pressure on Congress and the White House for increased federal aid. Continue reading

Clamor Grows For Fiscal Aid To Hospitals

Amid a growing sense of desperation about the finances of hospitals in New York City, the state’s political leaders, hospital chiefs and leaders of the powerful hospital workers’ union met yesterday and agreed to step up the pressure on Congress and the White House for increased federal aid. Continue reading

Parents in TriBeCa Cast Votes On When to Reopen P.S. 234

Parents at one of the elementary schools closest to the smoldering ruins of the World Trade Center are voting to decide how soon to move their children back to the school, now that emergency workers are no longer using it. Continue reading

Parents in TriBeCa Cast Votes On When to Reopen P.S. 234

Parents at one of the elementary schools closest to the smoldering ruins of the World Trade Center are voting to decide how soon to move their children back to the school, now that emergency workers are no longer using it. Continue reading

Disaster Gives The Uninsured Wider Access To Medicaid

In a city of lines, some of the longest are now for health insurance. By 6 a.m. in Brooklyn, they form outside the Bushwick Medicaid office. And at the Boerum Hill center, they sometimes snake around the block. At Bellevue Hospital Center in Manhattan, they stretch down the hall. Continue reading

Disaster Gives The Uninsured Wider Access To Medicaid

In a city of lines, some of the longest are now for health insurance. By 6 a.m. in Brooklyn, they form outside the Bushwick Medicaid office. And at the Boerum Hill center, they sometimes snake around the block. At Bellevue Hospital Center in Manhattan, they stretch down the hall. Continue reading

Treatment Can Ease Lingering Trauma of Sept. 11

On Monday afternoons, Josefina Mendez now does something she has never done before: She goes to see a psychotherapist. Normally buoyant and filled with energy, Ms. Mendez, who worked as a security guard at the World Trade Center, has been disabled by the horrors she experienced on Sept. 11. Continue reading

Treatment Can Ease Lingering Trauma of Sept. 11

On Monday afternoons, Josefina Mendez now does something she has never done before: She goes to see a psychotherapist. Normally buoyant and filled with energy, Ms. Mendez, who worked as a security guard at the World Trade Center, has been disabled by the horrors she experienced on Sept. 11. Continue reading

[RECOVERY]; Mending a Psyche

Early in the morning on Sept. 18, a woman waited anxiously in a small counseling center at the Port Authority’s Journal Square branch, her head in her lap, her arms crossing her chest. Catching sight of her, a therapist assumed the woman was a stranger, one of the hundreds of Port Authority employees who had shown up for one-on-one help since they’d fled Tower 1 on Sept. 11. Continue reading

[RECOVERY]; Mending a Psyche

Early in the morning on Sept. 18, a woman waited anxiously in a small counseling center at the Port Authority’s Journal Square branch, her head in her lap, her arms crossing her chest. Catching sight of her, a therapist assumed the woman was a stranger, one of the hundreds of Port Authority employees who had shown up for one-on-one help since they’d fled Tower 1 on Sept. 11. But when the woman looked up, the therapist was shocked. “Our eyes locked,” she says. “I recognized her and she recognized me.” Continue reading