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September 18, 2017

Each year, as the anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks approaches, the country is reminded of the unprecedented losses suffered.

September 16, 2017

Sixteen years after the Sept. 11 attacks, new names are still being added to the memorial at 9/11 Responders Remembered Park in Nesconset, as the men and women who were at Ground Zero that fateful day and in the days afterward continue to die from 9/11-related illnesses.

September 9, 2017

When James Giaccone of Bayville wants to feel close to his older brother, he goes to bronze panel N-36 on the rim of the 9/11 Memorial north reflecting pool, on the footprint of the original World Trade Center’s north tower. There, he touches the engraved name of Joseph M.

September 7, 2017

Each year, as the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks approaches, the country is reminded of the unprecedented losses suffered.

September 7, 2017

Sixteen years after the collapse of the World Trade Center towers sent a "cloud" of toxic debris across Lower Manhattan, children living nearby who likely breathed in the ash and fumes are showing early signs of risk for future heart disease.

August 17, 2017

They were father and son. They were first responders on September 11, 2001, and now, their recent deaths are being tied to their heroism on that horrific day, more than 15 years later.

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 12, 2017

Technology giants like Amazon, Spotify, Reddit, Facebook, Google, Twitter, and many others are rallying today in a so-called “day of action” in support of net neutrality, five days ahead of the first deadline for comments on the US Federal Communications Commission’s planned rollback of the rules

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.


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