Connecticut State Police regrets to announce the passing of Trooper First Class Eugene Kenneth Baron, Jr., (retired). TFC Baron died Monday, May 25, 2020, from cancer resulting from his response to the World Trade Center site following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.
On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, I was working as a paramedic in Lower Manhattan. I responded to the attacks on the World Trade Center. In dust so thick it shrouded the sun, my fellow rescue workers and I picked our way through the rubble, looking for survivors. Very few of us had masks.
It took only five months for the feds to reveal that a Saudi airman who killed three men at a Pensacola, Fla., naval base had communicated with Al Qaeda before the shooting.
Michael Hollander has prostate cancer, thymus cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, and has had a piece of his heart removed — all linked to his emergency medical response to the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
Amid the global fight against the spread of COVID-19, children may find themselves in a similar situation to what young people faced after 9/11. How do they process the sadness, anger, and confusion brought about by the large-scale tragedy?
The pandemic is bringing up many frightening feelings in people, but those experiencing some of the worst anxiety are 9/11 survivors. The issues COVID-19 brings up are similar to the trauma people experienced due to Sept. 11, South Florida psychotherapist Jennifer Tomko, LCSW says.
Members of the New York Army National Guard received high praise from New York State Lt. Gov.
The FBI inadvertently revealed one of the U.S. government’s most sensitive secrets about the Sept. 11 terror attacks: the identity of a mysterious Saudi Embassy official in Washington who agents suspected had directed crucial support to two of the al-Qaida hijackers.
As federal agencies were gathering intelligence on our adversaries and monitoring extremist groups, I was starting the 5th grade and getting to know my new classmates. While the U.S. was gearing up for a potential attack on American citizens, I was playing on the monkey bars at recess.
The coronavirus has devastated economies around the world and disrupted life in ways that were unimaginable just a few months ago. The world will never be the same. But at some point, industries will start coming back online and people will start going out again.
In early April, COVID-19 deaths in New York City surpassed those from the Sept. 11 terrorism attack on the World Trade Center. There’s a strong inclination to compare the current pandemic to 9/11, two catastrophes that challenged the American people in unprecedented ways.
Rockville Centre resident Michael J. Schnitzer never took a day off. A member of the New York City Department of Corrections’ Emergency Services Unit, Schnitzer was particularly proud of his perfect attendance record, which had even been recognized with an award.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused policymakers around the world to consider how and when surveillance tools and personal data collection should be used in the name of public health and safety.
Gastrointestinal aerodigestive disorders such as GERD and Barrett’s esophagus have been frequently reported in this population.
Among the scores of city civil servants who have died in the COVID-19 pandemic have been 9/11 World Trade Center cancer survivors like Det. Robert Cardona, who joined the NYPD in July 2001, just two months before the terrorist attacks.
John Redd, an FDNY EMT who gave first-aid instruction to panicked 911 callers waiting for an ambulance has died of complications from coronavirus, the FDNY said Tuesday. He was 63.
Retired New York Police Department (NYPD) Assistant Chief John “Jack” McManus died in the line of duty on Monday, following a battle with cancer that developed after his service at the World Trade Center terrorist attacks on Sep. 11, 2001.
Retired NYPD Sgt. Sean Cameron, who was fighting the city to get disability pension for his 9/11-related cancer, lost his battle with the disease earlier this month, his family told the Daily News. Cameron passed away from Stage 4 liver and colon cancer on Apr.
A veteran New York Police Department detective who survived cancer linked to 9/11 has died from complications of the coronavirus. Detective Robert Cardona, who has an 8-year-old son, had been with the department for 19 years.
Steve Brickman of Jamesport, a retired FDNY firefighter who spent nearly two weeks at ground zero following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, died Sunday of illness attributed to 9/11, according to the FDNY. He was 57. In 2013, Mr.