News & Updates


December 11, 2018 -- Fox 5 NY -- Suffolk County cop dies of 9/11-related cancer
A Long Island police detective who volunteered in Lower Manhattan in the immediate aftermath of the September 11, 2001, attacks has died.

November 29, 2018 -- WBGO -- NY Rep. Has Hope For 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund
Public health officials expect the number of people diagnosed with illnesses related to the World Trade Center attack to keep growing.

November 28, 2018 -- USA Today -- Suicide never entered his mind. Then 9/11 happened.
Cliff Bauman was plagued by guilt after the 9/11 attacks. After surviving a suicide attempt, he knew he had to seek help.

November 28, 2018 -- Newsday -- Centereach firefighter seeks record of Ground Zero work for line-of-duty leave
He blames the Centereach Fire Department for losing track of his service documentation, without which his social and financial benefits would be delayed.

November 23, 2018 -- NY Daily News -- Beloved retired FDNY EMT ‘Joey Challenger’ dies of 9/11 illness
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.

November 16, 2018 -- PoliceOne -- DHS agent dies of 9/11-related illness
Dennis P. McCarthy assisted with recovery efforts at Ground Zero

November 15, 2018 -- LI Herald -- Retired NYPD officer from Merrick dies of 9/11 illness
Anthony Hanlon dies at 49

November 14, 2018 -- NY Daily News -- 9/11 compensation crusader John Feal considering run for Congress
After years of being on the political sidelines, a leading 9/11 healthcare advocate said he was inspired by the midterm elections, and is considering…

November 12, 2018 -- Spectrum -- Meet 3 Women Who Are Comforting Families of 9/11 Illness Sufferers
Diane Pryor-Holland finds peace every time she sits at her sewing machine.

November 8, 2018 -- NY Daily News -- Ground Zero first responders who died of Sept. 11-related health conditions can now receive federal Medal of Valor
First responders who died of Ground Zero-related illnesses are eligible for a federal medal honoring Sept. 11 heroes under a new law…