Archive of News (2016)

State trooper dies of cancer linked to 9/11 response

A state trooper who got sick after serving as a first-responder to the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center has died.

Hazardous 9/11 Dust Made Newborn Babies Smaller

The finding adds to a host of research showing the ill effects of air pollution on infants.

Program for Sept. 11 survivors, first responders offers ‘peace of mind’

For two weeks following the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Rod Khattabi could often be seen at Ground Zero digging through the rubble.

Jon Stewart Urges 9/11 Responders and Survivors to Sign Up for Zadroga Act Benefits

Jon Stewart, 9/11 Memorial & Museum board member and first responder advocate, hosted a Facebook Live event from the museum on Sunday to urge an additional 30,000 eligible 9/11 responders and survivors to enroll in the World Trade Center…

Jon Stewart, 9/11 health advocates urge victims to enroll in Zadroga Act programs

Jon Stewart urged 30,000 people potentially eligible for health care and compensation through the Zadroga Act Sunday to take advantage of the program.

Jon Stewart urges those with 9/11-related illnesses to sign up for Zadroga Act medical treatment

Former host of “The Daily Show” and 9/11 survivor advocate Jon Stewart hosted a Facebook live video Sunday urging those with 9/11-related health issues to sign up for medical treatment available through the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.

Jon Stewart hosts event to help 9/11 responders

Jon Stewart hosted an event in New York City Saturday to get the word out about health care coverage for Sept. 11 first responders.

‘It’s There To Help:’ Jon Stewart Urges 9/11 Responders To Sign Up For Zadroga Act Care

Former “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart was at the 9/11 Memorial Museum in Lower Manhattan Sunday, reminding first responders and survivors with 9/11 related health issues that medical care is available through the James Zadroga 9/11 Compensation Act.

Jon Stewart to help Zadroga advocates inform thousands with 9/11-linked illnesses about free health care

One year ago, 9/11 survivors’ advocates secured near-permanent health care coverage for first responders and others with lasting problems from the attacks.

Rockland: NYC firefighter dies from 9/11-related cancer

Joseph O’Toole, 61, died Monday.