Archive of News (2001)

News stories by year:

As Grief Sets In, More Seek Help

Patricia Donovan-Duff was preparing for work on Sept. 11 when, on television, she saw the planes hit the World Trade Center. Continue reading

Your Home; Cleaning Dust From Air Ducts

Responsible homeowners are generally diligent about cleaning their homes and apartments to eliminate dust and dirt from floors and furniture. And good property managers are equally attuned to similar conditions in lobbies and hallways of buildings they manage. Continue reading

Workers and Residents Are Safe, Officials Say

Environmental and health officials sought to assure a City Council committee yesterday that there were no indications of serious long-term health risks to workers or residents at or near ground zero, amid growing concerns to the contrary. Continue reading

Environmental and health officials sought to assure a City Council committee yesterday that there were no indications of serious long-term health risks to workers or residents at or near ground zero, amid growing concerns to the contrary.

Environmental and health officials sought to assure a City Council committee yesterday that there were no indications of serious long-term health risks to workers or residents at or near ground zero, amid growing concerns to the contrary. Continue reading

In America; Hungry and Jobless

“Our members,” said John Turchiano, ”have never been in this position before.” Mr. Turchiano is a spokesman for the Hotel and Restaurant Workers union in New York City. On Monday four tractor-trailer trucks from the group Feed the Children pulled up outside the union’s health center in Elmhurst, Queens. Continue reading

A NATION CHALLENGED: THE SITE; Citing Safety, City Will Cut Work Force For Recovery

City officials have ordered the Police and Fire Departments to reduce the number of officers and firefighters recovering remains at ground zero, a decision announced amid new concerns about polluted air at the site. Continue reading

Citing Safety, City Will Cut Work Force For Recovery

City officials have ordered the Police and Fire Departments to reduce the number of officers and firefighters recovering remains at ground zero, a decision announced amid new concerns about polluted air at the site. Continue reading

In America; Hungry and Jobless

”Our members,” said John Turchiano, ”have never been in this position before.” Mr. Turchiano is a spokesman for the Hotel and Restaurant Workers union in New York City. On Monday four tractor-trailer trucks from the group Feed the Children pulled up outside the union’s health center in Elmhurst, Queens. Nearly 500 union members and their families lined up for canned goods, baby food, toothpaste and other items that might be helpful for families suddenly thrown into an economic crisis. Continue reading

Sept. 11 Exacts an Economic Toll From the Hospitals of New York

Minutes after the second plane hit the World Trade Center, hospitals in Manhattan activated their disaster plans: They canceled elective surgery, discharged stable patients and closed walk-in clinics, emptying their beds to await the thousands of expected casualties. Continue reading

Sept. 11 Exacts an Economic Toll From the Hospitals of New York

Minutes after the second plane hit the World Trade Center, hospitals in Manhattan activated their disaster plans: They canceled elective surgery, discharged stable patients and closed walk-in clinics, emptying their beds to await the thousands of expected casualties. Continue reading