News & Updates


September 11, 2017 -- Washington Examiner -- Why people are still getting sick 16 years after the 9/11 attacks
Esther Regelson lived two blocks south of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.

September 11, 2017 -- Newsweek -- 9/11 Children: Scientists Find Toxins in Their Baby Teeth
On September 11, 2001, Lucie Lagodich was just 11 months old but already able to sit up.

September 11, 2017 -- Healthline -- Children Who Survived September 11 Attacks May Face Heart Risks
Researchers examined people who were children when they lived through 2001 World Trade Center attacks in New York.

September 11, 2017 -- CNN -- 9/11 dust tied to heart risk in children, study says
When two hijacked passenger planes crashed into the World Trade Center towers on September 11, 2001, a massive cloud of dust swept across the New York skyline.

September 11, 2017 -- Lohud -- Harrison officer dies from 9/11-related cancer
A retired Harrison police officer who responded to Ground Zero following the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attack died on Saturday — just two days before the 16th anniversary of the attacks.

September 11, 2017 -- NY Daily News -- New 9/11 monument: A moral imperative
We write on behalf of the thousands who are sick from the toxins released on 9/11.

September 11, 2017 -- ABC -- 9/11: Mental health of first responders in focus on 16th anniversary of terror attack
It has been 16 years since the September 11 terror attacks in the United States, but for the first responders who survived it feels like yesterday.

September 11, 2017 -- NY Daily News -- Honor their sacrifice: Put a prominent monument to ill and dead first responders on the 9/11 memorial plaza
A city that has just again recited the names of 9/11 dead still shamefully lacks a proper physical monument at Ground Zero to the thousands of heroes who rushed to The Pile in the hours and days after the attacks.

September 11, 2017 -- NPR -- Sept. 11 First Responder Fights On Behalf Of Others Who Rushed To Help
Following the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, first responders rushed to ground zero in Manhattan, where they braved dangerous conditions to rescue people buried in the rubble, retrieve the remains of the dead and clear the debris.

September 10, 2017 -- LA Times -- 9/11 responders who became ill from toxic exposure now have a monument to their heroism
Commemorations for the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks began in New York late last week as they have for multiple years, with twin beams of light piercing the night sky, a tribute to those lost in the World … Continue reading