News & Updates


April 25, 2017 -- NY Daily News -- 9/11 hero who died of cancer wanted New York State lawmakers to legalize assisted suicide
A 9/11 hero’s dying wish is that others don’t suffer the same agonizing death he did.

April 25, 2017 -- SILive.com -- Petition started to name new Staten Island Ferry after 9/11 hero
A petition drive is underway to name one of the future new Staten Island ferryboats after Firefighter John G. Chipura, a Staten Islander who died in the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001.

April 17, 2017 -- CBS NY -- Dying Wish For A 9/11 First Responder
CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff reports.

April 15, 2017 -- Newsday -- Jon Stewart attends FDNY fundraiser in Wantagh
Comedian Jon Stewart attended an FDNY Family Transport Foundation fundraiser at Mulcahy’s in Wantagh on Saturday, April 15, 2017.

April 11, 2017 -- NY Daily News -- EXCLUSIVE: FDNY firefighters become gardeners to help fellow Bravest dealing with 9/11-related cancer
A cadre of kindhearted firefighters traded their hoses and axes for shovels and gardening gloves on Monday to help out a fellow Bravest battling 9/11-related cancer.

April 11, 2017 -- FiOS1 -- 9/11 hero battling cancer raising money to help sick firefighters
Retired firefighter Ray Pfeifer hopes to ‘pay it forward’ to sick members of the FDNY by funding a new transportation van for those in need

April 11, 2017 -- Newday -- Stony Brook’s WTC wellness program gets $60M federal grant
The federal government is giving more than $60 million over five years to Stony Brook University’s WTC Wellness Program, which treats people with health problems stemming from the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

April 9, 2017 -- NY Daily News -- Brooklyn cop died from 9/11-related cancer, his wife says
An NYPD cop in Brooklyn died Friday from what his family members suspect was 9/11-related cancer.

April 8, 2017 -- NY Daily News -- James Lanza, firefighter who helped save 16 World Trade Center attack victims, dies at 71 from 9/11-related illness
The city has lost another hero.

April 6, 2017 -- NY Daily News -- Disbanded NYC law firm must honor $5M pledge to 9/11 museum
A now-dissolved law firm that earned over $150 million through representation of victims of the 9/11 attacks must follow through on its pledge to donate $5 million to the National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum, a court-appointed referee has found.


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