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August 17, 2017

Borough President James Oddo will host a dedication ceremony for Staten Island's First Responders Memorial on Sunday, Oct. 1, at 2 p.m. "I invite all Staten Islanders to join us at the ceremony, which will honor these heroes in a dignified way," said Oddo. Sitting atop the railing along the St.

August 16, 2017

A 25-ton, bronze sphere damaged by the collapsing World Trade Center is finally being returned to a spot overlooking the rebuilt site. Workers on Wednesday began hoisting sections of the Koenig (KOO'-neeg) Sphere into its permanent home at the new Liberty Park overlooking the 9/11 memorial.

August 15, 2017

Bri Ramkumar worked at the world trade center for 17 years. When the planes hit she thought the world was coming to an end. Ramkumar escaped one of the towers with minor physical injuries but suffered major mental wounds.

August 11, 2017

Grenfell campaigners say donations are not reaching survivors fast enough as it was revealed less than 15 per cent of the £18.9 million raised in the wake of the disaster has been distributed.

August 3, 2017

There is a common misconception among many 9/11 survivors that the 9/11 Zadroga Health & Compensation Act was established to provide health care and compensation only for first responders. That is not true.

July 23, 2017

Visiting New York City with my wife Laura and our granddaughter Maya was full of adventure, discovery and fun. We went to celebrate Maya's graduation from high school. We visited iconic landmarks and took in a Broadway musical.

July 17, 2017

First responders and survivors of the September 11 terrorist attack in New York City are suffering from an increased long-term risk of asthma, other respiratory diseases and heart attacks nearly 16 years after the tragic event.

July 17, 2017

Survivors of the 9/11 terror attack on the World Trade Center who were exposed to the dust cloud or sustained physical injuries may be at an increased long-term risk of asthma, heart attack and other respiratory diseases, a study has found.

July 13, 2017

When a second plane hit the South Tower at downtown Manhattan’s World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, Chris O’Connor was already on the scene.

July 6, 2017

MesotheliomaHelp has reported numerous times on the long-term health effects many Americans face from the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack in New York City. Now, a world renowned mesothelioma expert reports that millions may have a serious health issue as a result of the toxic dust fallout.

June 23, 2017

A recent epidemiological study showed a high incidence of sarcoidosis among firefighters and emergency medical service (EMS) workers who took part in recovery and rescue efforts following the 9/11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center (WTC) in New York that claimed the lives of almost 3,000

June 22, 2017

The state Senate unanimously approved new legislation that is being hailed as major step forward for New York police officers who developed 9/11-related illnesses.

June 21, 2017

Michael Arad, the designer of the 9/11 Memorial, will oversee the creation of a memorial in remembrance of the nine victims of the June 2015 shooting massacre at AME Emanuel Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

June 12, 2017

A museum that tells the stories of the victims of the 9/11 terror attacks will reopen Tuesday in a new space, a little farther from the World Trade Center memorial but with triple the exhibition space of the temporary quarters it occupied for a decade.

June 10, 2017

Jim Kreindler was in his law firm’s offices in New York’s midtown when the attackers struck on 9/11.

June 9, 2017

While the federal Zadroga Act covers illnesses suffered by first responders who toiled at the World Trade center site after 9/11, some are hoping to close a loophole surrounding the issue in New York State.

June 3, 2017

The death toll from the September 11 terror attack could soar into the millions as a result of the toxic dust that blanketed New York City when the Twin Towers collapsed.

June 2, 2017

Thousands of people lined the streets of New York City today to honor an American hero. Ray Pfeifer was hailed for his heroism both on and off the job, remembered with laughter and tears at his funeral today.

May 30, 2017

A permanent dedication at the 9/11 Memorial to recognize the rescue and recovery at Ground Zero is being planned and developed, 9/11 Memorial & Museum Board Chairman Michael R. Bloomberg, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and board member Jon Stewart announced Tuesday.

May 28, 2017

The Flight 93 Memorial in Somerset County is a powerful place to be. On Sunday, many visitors had the chance to hear from family members of two of the victims on that flight. It's a part of the inaugural Flight 93 Speaker Series, which started Saturday.

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