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By Jana Hill
Mill Creek Beacon Editor 

'I hear you ...' | Editor's Note


Last updated 9/11/2020 at 11:34am

Jana Hill

Wet hair, pregnant sister, aunt with cancer. Call my people, and get to work.

That fragmented thinking was my head, on Sept.11,2001. I was editor for the Mill Creek Enterprise, and the day the Twin Towers came down on 9-11, I recall getting ready for work, not yet aware of what was to come.

Hair still wet from a shower, my soon-to-be husband had the radio-clock on. He told me a plane had hit the Twin Towers, and that authorities suspected terrorism. I left right away, with wet hair, racing to work while calling a pregnant sister and a cancer-ridden aunt, telling them to be careful where the...

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