News & Updates

February 8, 2018 -- Spectrum -- Former students near Ground Zero speak out about their 9/11-related illnesses
Former students who attended Stuyvesant High School during the September 11th attacks are speaking out about the sicknesses they’ve developed.

February 8, 2018 -- WABC -- Former Stuyvesant High School students raise awareness of 9/11 health rights
Former high school students are speaking out about 9/11 related illnesses.

February 8, 2018 -- CBS NY -- Former Stuyvesant High School Students With 9/11-Related Illnesses Urge Others To Get Help
Former students of a Lower Manhattan high school suffering from 9/11 related illnesses are coming forward to help others who might also be sick.

February 8, 2018 -- NY Daily News -- More Stuyvesant High School grads who got sick after 9/11 join Zadroga Act campaign
Shoshana Dornhelm, 31, was a sophomore at the elite high school when the twin towers were attacked — and fifteen years later, she was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and went through six rounds of chemotherapy.

February 8, 2018 -- WABC -- Stuyvesant grads who got sick after 9/11 urging others near World Trade Center to get checked
Two health care forums are being held at Stuyvesant High School and are open to anyone who lived, worked or went to school around the World Trade Center on 9/11 and the weeks and months that followed.

February 8, 2018 -- WNBC -- Stuyvesant High School Grads Who Fell Ill After 9/11 Urge Former Classmates to Get Screened
Lila Nordstrom was a happy, healthy senior at Stuyvesant High School in lower Manhattan in 2001, even after the 9/11 attacks that filled the school’s Battery Park neighborhood with dust and debris.

February 7, 2018 -- NY Post -- Ex-high schoolers sickened by 9/11 toxins urge others to get screened
It’s one test that might even scare a Stuyvesant HS graduate.

February 5, 2018 -- Irish Echo -- Death of 9/11 hero Lt. Edward Meehan
The death has taken place of FDNY Lieutenant Edward Meehan, who had been battling cancer stemming from his rescue work at the World Trade Center in the days and weeks after 9/11.

January 10, 2018 -- Luxora Leader -- FDNY hero Joseph Stach Jr. of Valley Cottage remembered: Editorial
FDNY Lt. (Ret.) Joseph Stach Jr., cited for bravery so many times as a firefighter, known as a friend in his community and a hero to his family and to us all, has died.

January 10, 2018 -- NY TImes -- Dr. James Melius, Advocate for Workers’ Health, Dies at 69
Dr. James Melius, an international expert on workplace medicine who advised the sponsors of a federal law that authorized billions of dollars for the medical care of first responders and others after the World Trade Center attacks in 2001…