For this newspaper, the extraordinary events of the past few months have demanded headlines that take up space.
The influenza outbreak killed more than 20,000 New Yorkers and 675,000 Americans. It might have dominated the news, if not for World War I.
Families of some who perished have written pointedly about the virus in remembrances. They tell of agonizing final days. They plead for wearing of masks.
Citing the coronavirus pandemic’s economic fallout, the Connecticut daily’s parent company tells staff members they will work remotely into 2021.