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Sam Lewis  |  September 9, 2011 6:00 AM | 1 Comment
Leading up to the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, MetroFocus spent several days exploring the streets around the World Trade Center site. We wanted to see how the events of that day still shape people’s daily experiences.
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September 8, 2011 3:58 PM | Comments
My 9/11: The teddy bear has become an unofficial symbol of 9/11.
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September 8, 2011 2:26 PM | Comments
My 9/11: New York City is a true miracle. Why? Because of the resilience of its people.
Hydraulic fracking in Burlington, PA. The Department of Environmental Conservation's most recent report on the benefits and risks of fracking in New York could pave the way for the state to issue permits. AP/Ralph Wilson.
John Farley  |  September 8, 2011 11:08 AM | Updated: September 14, 2011 6:00 AM | 74 Comments
On Sept. 13, New York State's Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner gave an exclusive interview to the Capitol Report's Susan Arbetter about hydraulic fracking in the state.VIDEO
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September 8, 2011 9:00 AM | Comments
My 9/11: My husband and I celebrated our long-planned 25th wedding anniversary in Manhattan in October 2001. At our hotel, the concierge hugged us, happy that someone had come.
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Melissa Galvez  |  September 8, 2011 6:00 AM | 7 Comments
On Thursday, teachers and administrators began the usual routines of room redecorating and meeting new students. But for several charter schools that have just opened their doors, this year is all about creating entirely new systems.
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Edwin Mohney  |  September 8, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
A graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) writes about the three sacred cows of an aspiring designer: sleep, coffee and Fashion Week.VIDEO
Angela Sheldon taking a needed respite from teaching. Sheldon is one of many teachers concerned with how to teach the events of 9/11 to a generation who can barely remember them. Photo courtesy of Angela Sheldon.
Angela Sheldon  |  September 8, 2011 6:00 AM | 2 Comments
Angela Sheldon, whose first day at Hunter College High School is Thursday, writes about how she's going to teach her seventh and 10th grade students about the events of 9/11.
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September 7, 2011 3:52 PM | Comments
My 9/11: I will forever remember the sight of Lady Liberty standing tall in the harbor, holding up her torch as the toxic smoke swirled around her.
Central Park. Flickr/JuntosWorldwide
Laura Vanderkam for City Journal  |  September 7, 2011 2:42 PM | Comments
Can the public-private model save neglected parks without rich neighbors?
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