Archive of News (2017)

Genetics linked to PTSD in World Trade Center responders

Researchers identified a novel polygenic expression aggregate among World Trade Center responders with PTSD, but not in control responders without PTSD.

Stop stalling on WTC sick: U.S. Labor Department and NYCERS are failing 9/11 victims

Why is the federal labor department at odds with the rest of the U.S. government and universal opinion of the medical and scientific community in recognizing that the airborne toxins released in the destruction of the World Trade Center…

Sickened by toxic 9/11 dust, poet’s dying wish was to come home to Minnesota

As Holly Anderson, 62, looked out the airplane window Dec. 22 at the sun setting over the Mississippi River, she knew she was home.

Dispute between Utica and its former fire chief goes to court

The city of Utica and its former fire department chief continue to battle in court, and in the public arena, over a dispute about his service in the aftermath of 9/11.

Utica fire chief’s lawsuit dismissed

A lawsuit filed by suspended Utica Fire Chief Russell Brooks against the City of Utica over sick leave benefits has been dismissed by a state Supreme Court judge because the lawsuit was “premature,” according to the judge.

Adolescents exposed to the World Trade Center collapse have elevated serum dioxin and furan concentrations more than 12 years later.

The collapse of the World Trade Center (WTC) on September 11, 2001 released a dust cloud containing numerous environmental contaminants, including polychlorinated dibenzo-para-dioxins and polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDD/Fs).

September 11th Toxins Still Affecting Community Members

If you lived or worked in the area south of Canal in the months after Sept 11 2001, your health issues, even acid reflux, could be due to the 911 toxins.

9/11 first responder kills himself after battle with lung disease

He went from serving as commanding NYPD officer at Ground Zero’s infamous “Pile” to a second career serving pies as owner of the famous Bleecker Street Pizza.

Douglas Greenwood’s death a heartbreaking reminder that 9/11 is forever

I learned what was happening when I saw BREAKING NEWS flash across the television in my office.

NYPD 9/11 hero turned pizzeria owner shoots, kills self near Long Island home

A retired NYPD captain and 9/11 responder who spent his retirement slinging pizza pies in the West Village has taken his own life, sources said Wednesday.