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November 23, 2015

Calling it a "shameful" situation, several members of Congress, along with local elected officials and leaders of the State Police and fire unions, gathered Monday at the Fire Headquarters on Irvington Avenue to call for permanent reauthorization of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation

November 22, 2015

New Jersey state Senator Raymond Lesniak will stand up with Elizabeth Mayor Chris Bollwage and US Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker, the NJ State Firefighters’ Mutual Benevolent Association (FMBA), and the NJ State Policeman’s Benevolent Association (PBA) to support the James Zadroga 9/11

November 22, 2015

Long Island residents, who are also 9/11 first responders, showed their support Sunday for victims of recent terror attacks. The first responders gathered at the 9/11 Responders Remembered Park in Nesconset to honor the victims of the attacks in Paris and Mali.

November 20, 2015

Former Deputy Mayor John Zuccotti, whose namesake park was briefly taken over by Occupy Wall Street protesters in 2011, has died. He was 78.

November 19, 2015

The headlines this week are reminding psychologists of the anxiety and fear that followed the Sept. 11 attacks. Suicide bombers and shootings in Paris. Attacks in Beirut and Nigeria. Threatening videos and public officials holding news conferences. Diverted planes. Suspicious packages.

November 17, 2015

Sen. Marco Rubio has signed on to back reauthorizing the Zadroga Act, making him the first top-tier Republican White House candidate to throw his support behind the bipartisan legislation to help 9/11 survivors.

November 17, 2015

President François Hollande has used a highly-unusual address to both French parliaments to call on Russia and America to “unite our forces” in a coalition to destroy Isil, three days after Islamists killed 129 in France's worst ever terror attacks.

November 16, 2015

She was a miracle worker to dozens of lower Manhattan residents who fled their homes without their pets after the 9/11 attacks. But now Diane DiGiacomo, who rescued countless cats and dogs from apartments in the shadow of Ground Zero, is in need of a miracle herself.

November 16, 2015

Follow the latest updates in the wave of Paris terror attacks: The official death toll is at least 129 people, with 352 injured. *ISIS has claimed responsibility for the Nov. 13 coordinated assault that spanned six locations and involved at least seven terror suspects.

November 16, 2015

A vigil honoring the victims of the attacks in Paris, and the first responders who came to their aid, will be staged Monday afternoon at the 9/11 memorial site in New York.

November 14, 2015

The American writer David Sedaris was living in Paris with his partner Hugh Hamrick when four airliners were hijacked over the eastern U.S. on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.

November 13, 2015

The outpouring began almost immediately as the French capital was overwhelmed by terror and confusion. The attacks gripped the world late Friday night and into the early hours of Saturday.

November 11, 2015

Members of the New York Congressional Delegation are continuing their push for a full reauthorization of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.

November 10, 2015

Jan Scruggs knew as a young Army infantryman returning from Vietnam that his fellow veterans and his entire country needed a place to go to heal.

November 10, 2015

Workers are putting the final touches on the 9/11 Memorial in Cos Cob, a job that stretched into a longer-than expected process. Nearly 500 people came to the dedication of the monument paying tribute to the 33 victims of the terrorist attacks from Greenwich on the anniversary date.

November 9, 2015

Twenty-four local leaders from around the country, including Mayor Bill de Blasio, have created a bipartisan coalition in support of reauthorizing the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act as a permanent measure. On Nov. 9, the coalition sent a letter to new U.S.

November 7, 2015

A Brooklyn-born New York City Police Department lieutenant who worked at Ground Zero for four months died after a 16-month battle with lung cancer she contracted while working at the 9/11 site. Marci Simms of Kensington 'succumbed to her illness' on Thursday at her home on Long Island.

November 6, 2015

Theresa Giammona spoke to her husband, Vincent Giammona, twice on the morning of September 11, 2001. The first was a call to plan the day. It was Vinny’s 40th birthday.

November 6, 2015

Brendon Stackpole is following in the footsteps of his father Timothy, a firefighter who nearly died battling a house fire. One day after he returned to the job, September 11th happened, and Tim was one of the victims. Now his son steps into his boots.

November 3, 2015

Scott Resnik, president and chief of Bellmore-Merrick Emergency Medical Services, remembers the taste of the dust. “There was a metallic component,” he said. “There was a starchy component.” The dust, he said, was inescapable. “It was always there,” said the 42-year-old father of three.


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