Author Archives: Kimberly

Freshkills landfill, once the world’s largest dump, being transformed into park

The former Fresh Kills landfill, once the world’s largest dump, took on tragic significance after the terrorist attacks of 2001 when it became the place where World Trade Center debris was taken and searched after being searched on the site. Now, plans to turn the former landfill into a park are turning into reality, report Anisha […]

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The man in charge of the skies remembers 9/11

Benedict L. Sliney is now retired from the Air Traffic Control Systems Command where on his first day on the job there as  national operations manager, he closed down national air space due to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, reports Karen B. Hunter of The Sandwich Enterprise.

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Protecting, helping 9/11 first responders

In light of the recent death of NY State Trooper Michael Anson from World Trade Center-related cancer, Ayla Ferrone of News10 Albany interviewed some other Albany area recovery workers and reminds them where to get help for site-related health issues. Approximately 70,000 people have registered with the World Trade Center Health Program, which monitors recovery workers, […]

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