Fred Mogul

Reporter, WNYC News

Fred Mogul appears in the following:

Treating STD's From the Classroom

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

A new city pilot program to test for and treat Chlamydia and gonorrhea at five Brooklyn and Bronx high schools found high rates of the sexually transmitted diseases. WNYC’s Fred Mogul has more.

Researchers tested 11-hundred students in neighborhoods where chlamydia and gonorrhea are known to ...


Cuomo Beats Green by 20 Points in AG Race

Wednesday, September 13, 2006

The closest state-wide primary turned out not to be very close. Andrew Cuomo defeated Mark Green by 20 points to win the Democratic nomination for Attorney General. WNYC’s Fred Mogul reports.


Attorney General Race Closest and Most Contentious

Tuesday, September 12, 2006

The closest and most contentious statewide contest is the race for Attorney General. Two long-time candidates for higher office, Andrew Cuomo and Mark Green, are the front-runners, with Sean Patrick Maloney also in the race.

Cuomo and Green have been vying not just to succeed Eliot ...


One Composer Drawn to Church After 9/11

Saturday, September 09, 2006

In the days after September 11th, many people went to church, synagogue and other places of worship for the first time in years, drawn by a quest for peace and meaning and community. Composer Eve Beglarian was one of them, and the experience sent her ...


9/11 Health Chief Offers Sympathy But Unclear on Aid

Friday, September 08, 2006

Hundreds of angry Lower Manhattan residents and others gathered last night to talk about their health problems with experts, officials and politicians.

REPORTER: The crowd filled up St. Paul’s Chapel, where recovery and cleanup workers rested from toiling a block away at the World Trade Center ...


Federal 9/11 Health Chief to Speak at Town Hall Meeting

Thursday, September 07, 2006

The federal government’s chief coordinator of 9/11 health programs, faces what promises to be a feisty “town hall meeting” tonight. His visit comes on the heels of a Mount Sinai study that says 7 out of 10 rescuers have health problems that stem from the ...


Bloomberg Wants Feds to Resume 9/11 Victims Fund

Wednesday, September 06, 2006

New York City is stepping up its screening and treatment of those exposed to the toxins kicked up by the World Trade Center's destruction. Mayor Bloomberg says he wants the federal government to open its coffers, too.

Bloomberg is calling on Washington to resume the Victims ...


September 11th Remembered at Events Around the City

Tuesday, September 05, 2006

September 11th is next week, but Fifth Anniversary commemorations are already getting underway. WNYC’s Fred Mogul has more.

A three-day conference begins today at Pace University, two blocks from the World Trade Center Site. Political observers David Gergen, William Kristol and Doris Kearns Goodwin will speak, ...


Second Firefighter Dies Following Bronx Fire

Monday, August 28, 2006

A second firefighter has died, following a three-alarm blaze yesterday at a Bronx discount store. WNYC’s Fred Mogul has more.

Lt. Howard Carpluk, a 20-year veteran of the FDNY, was pronounced dead today at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx. He had been in critical condition, after ...


Lead Poisoning Cases Continue Downward Trend

Thursday, August 24, 2006

The number of city children between the ages of 6 months and 6 years who were poisoned by lead dropped last year, continuing a long-term trend.

There was a 17 percent decline last year, bringing the drop in lead poisoning down to 2,600 cases. A decade ...


New 9/11 Tapes Show Responders' Confusion, Humanity

Thursday, August 17, 2006

After months of editing, the city released more than 20 hours of dispatcher tapes from September 11. The recordings provide more details about how emergency responders reacted to the World Trade Center attacks. WNYC’s Fred Mogul has more.

Most of the 1600 calls are from firefighters ...


Delays at Area Airports Follow Disrupted Terror Plot

Friday, August 11, 2006

Area airports have been having their ups and downs, since the alleged plot was announced – due to both canceled flights and federal rule-changes for luggage.

REPORTER: After initial confusion about what could and could not be carried onto planes, average delays by mid-day were around thirty to forty minutes at ...


Rare Tropic Giant to Bloom (and Smell) in Brooklyn

Friday, August 11, 2006

New York has not seen one of the world’s largest – and smelliest – plants bloom since 1939. The Brooklyn Botanic Garden says this is the year -- and this is the week -- for its specimen, which is sitting in the main conservatory, waiting ...


Heat Wave Death Toll Reaches 24

Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Two more people were killed by last week's heat wave than previously thought.

Yesterday, the city's Medical Examiner attributed the deaths of two Queens men to overheating. One man was age 45, the other 72, and both died on Friday. So far, 24 people are believed ...


Catching Rays: Scientist Seeks to Cool Sweltering Playgrounds

Tuesday, August 01, 2006

You don’t need to be a climate scientist to know that the summer sun can turn the city into an asphalt sauna. WNYC's Fred Mogul reports on one researcher, who's studying how heat gathers on tree-less, open playgrounds – and what the city can do ...


Bellevue Lockup: Detainees fight TB -- and other ills, too

Thursday, July 20, 2006

Despite a big drop in recent years, tuberculosis is still a major public health challenge. The Health Department annually provides free drugs to hundreds of patients with the highly contagious lung disease. Health officials also get court orders to lock up about a dozen people ...


City Releases Flu Plan

Tuesday, July 11, 2006

The city's new disaster plan for pandemic flu is winning praise from experts, but they still have some concerns for how health officials might address a worst-case scenario. WNYC's Fred Mogul has more.

There has not been a flu pandemic in almost 40 years, but the ...


Supporters Rally in Wake of Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Friday, July 07, 2006

Supporters of gay marriage rallied last night at the site of the historic Stonewall riots in Greenwich Village. The protest came after the state high court ruled that the New York constitution does not give same-sex couples the right to marry. WNYC’s Fred Mogul has ...


Gay Marriage Supporters Focus on Legislature

Friday, July 07, 2006

Now that New York's high court has rebuffed efforts to legalize gay marriage, supporters of the law-change are directing their attention from the judiciary to the state legislature and elsewhere. WNYC's Fred Mogul has more.

Elected officials -- and political candidates -- are cautiously staking out ...


Cause of Sickness in 9/11 Workers Still in Dispute

Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Legislators are writing laws, litigants are suing, scientists are researching -- all over what happened to the health of workers and others in the aftermath of the World Trade Center attacks. Thousands of people have been getting sick, and some are dying. But if injury, ...