A Rutgers study has found a significant increase in head and neck cancers among workers and volunteers who responded to the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center (WTC), pointing to newly emerging risks that require ongoing monitoring and treatment of those who were exposed during the i
American businessman Jason Spindler survived the September 11 attacks in New York only to die this week in another act of terror. Spindler was among those killed Tuesday in a terror attack on a Kenyan hotel compound, the company he founded said Wednesday.
Somebody thought it would be a good idea to install a 9-foot-tall statue — paying tribute to Saudi Arabia and displaying its flag — near the 9/11 Memorial earlier this month, and New Yorkers are not happy.
A former city police officer who died from 9/11-related brain cancer was honored in Manhattan on Saturday.
A few days before this past September 11, 2018, one of my EMS managers came into my office prompted by a recent e-mail I’d sent out to our staff reminding them of the dress code expected for that day. He asked why we get dressed up on 9/11 every year since 2001.
On Sept. 11, 2001, New York City firefighter and longtime Long Beach resident John Moschella was living in East Atlantic Beach when he watched the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center unfold on TV.
The effort that Tony and Bob Ganga have led for the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 419 in Amagansett to construct a 9/11 memorial has been a six-year process filled with highs and low and plenty of red tape.
They survived the most horrific terror attack in our nation's history — but may not make it through another year.
Fifteen police officers died in 2018 from cancers related to the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, according to a new report. The 9/11-related deaths were part of an overall uptick in fatalities among law enforcement officers this year.
Carole Johnson was recently relaxing by herself, doing a crossword puzzle in her car, when her eyes met clue No. 93: “Erstwhile global airline.” Answer: Pan Am. The reminders are unavoidable. They come when the clock hits 2:03 p.m. and 1:03 p.m., and every holiday season.
One of the World Trade Center Health Program’s top doctors says that as Congress contemplates a reauthorization of the 9/11 Victim’s Compensation Fund, it must right a wrong baked into the original program, which is set to expire at the end of 2020 and may run out of money before that.
A first responder who battled flames on Sept. 11 in New York says toxins he inhaled then as a New York Police officer led to his early retirement after joining Richmond Police. Darin Pappeo moved to Richmond in 2003.
On the morning of September 11, 2001, eight-year-old Amy Gaines’ father, Scott, dropped her off at the school bus stop. It was supposed to be the first day of his last vacation before his retirement after 20 years as a New York City police officer.
John Mormando leaves his Times Square office a bit early each day to head downtown. The Oakland, New Jersey, resident is wrapping up radiation treatments on the heels of chemotherapy and surgery after his March diagnosis — with breast cancer.
Cliff Bauman wants to show you his life. He almost lost it. He wants to show you the fire pit in his backyard, where he and his family roast s'mores in the winter, and the patio where they eat dinners on warm Virginia nights. He pulls up photos on his phone.
A beloved FDNY emergency medical technician who was as strong as the muscle cars he adored died early Friday following a long battle with a 9/11-related illness, friends and family members said. EMT Joseph Rodriguez succumbed to lung cancer at a Melville, L.I., hospice facility Friday morning.
A Department of Homeland Security special agent died Oct. 27 from cancer he developed due to exposure to toxic substances he encountered while responding to the Sept. 11 attacks. ODMP reported Special Agent Dennis P. McCarthy, 65, helped secure the U.S.
Diane Pryor-Holland finds peace every time she sits at her sewing machine.
Between 480,000 and 507,000 people have lost their lives due to war violence in Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan since 2001, according to a new report from the Costs of War Project, based out of Brown University.
First responders who died of Ground Zero-related illnesses are eligible for a federal medal honoring September 11 heroes under a new law signed by President Trump. The law, introduced last year by Rep.