Some 17 years after he served at Ground Zero after the September 11 attacks, retired NYPD officer Anthony Hanlon died October 21, joining the increasing ranks of public servants who have succumbed to 9/11-related cancer. Hanlon, who grew up in Merrick, died a day before his 50th birthday of multiple myeloma, said his brother, Ted Hanlon of Amityville. He had been eager to help after the attacks in New York City that leveled both World Trade Center towers, said friends and family. He performed search and rescue duties. More.
Anthony Hanlon, retired NYPD officer, dies from 9/11-related illness at 49