News & Updates


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…

November 8, 2018 -- WTNH -- A marine veteran and 9/11 responder needs your help this Veterans Day weekend
Family man Don Pritchard served proudly as a Marine – and was on ground zero on 9/11.

November 8, 2018 -- timesunion -- Photos: Colonie dedicates refurbished park to fallen trooper
A newly refurbished town park was dedicated Thursday to honor the legacy of a state trooper who died from a Sept. 11-related illness.

November 7, 2018 -- Chief -- WTC ‘Survivors’ Have Tougher Rules on Aid
Affect Health Coverage, Pensions

November 2, 2018 -- Newsday -- Joseph L. Pidoto, 51, former NYPD detective known for his kindness, dies
The officer from Mount Sinai, who was assigned to the 104th Precinct in Ridgewood, Queens, was dispatched to work in downtown Manhattan in the days and weeks following…