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Key to the City given to family of heroic 9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez

Heroic 9/11 first responder Detective Luis Alvarez and his family were honored Tuesday with a Key to the City that he fought so hard protecting until his death this summer from cancer linked to the 2001 terror attacks.

NYPD cop who spent weeks digging at Ground Zero for FDNY brother killed by 9/11-related cancer 18 years later

They died in the same fight, one looking out for the other, as brothers and as heroes.

Notre Dame and Gov. Whitman’s Lingering 9/11 Legacy

Sunday’s New York Times reporting on the French government’s cover up of the serious public health dangers from the Notre Dame fire is sadly reminiscent of former New Jersey Governor and EPA Administrator…

Jon Stewart leads blitz to inform non-first responders of 9/11 health fund

Jon Stewart will be on hand to help launch a publicity blitz Monday urging hundreds of thousands of regular Joes to apply for 9/11 medical funds.

A moment of silence

As we finish our fourth week of classes, I hope that you have all found some time to reflect and be still among the tornado of responsibilities and due dates.

WTC Health Program Nears Enrollment Cap

Without congressional action, the World Trade Center Health Program is projected to hit its statutory limit of 25,000 new 9/11 first-responder enrollees as early as October 2020, according to a letter written to Sen. Chuck Schumer…

Risk factors for head and neck cancer in the World Trade Center Health Program General Responder Cohort: results from a nested case-control study.

Head and neck cancers (HNCs) may be among the health consequences of involvement in the World Trade Center (WTC) response on and after 11 September 2001.

18 Years after 9/11 Attacks First Responders Still Fighting for Justice

On today’s episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker and John Kiriakou are joined by Jaime Hazan, a 9/11 First Responder who was an EMT at Ground Zero, Nancy Carbone, Founder and Executive Director of Friends of Firefighters…

Luis Alvarez Honored at 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

It will be the first September 11 for the Alvarez family without the brave first responder who fought until his last breath to get the Victims Compensation Fund passed.

‘He Knew He Didn’t Have Much Time:’ Brother Of Det. Lou Alvarez Reflects On Life Of Service

The death toll from 9/11-related illnesses continues to rise.