Archive of News (2018)

News stories by year:

Persistent self-reported ear and hearing problems among World Trade Center-exposed firefighters and emergency medical service workers

The goal of this study was to estimate the impact of exposure to the World Trade Center (WTC) site on annual and persistent rates of otalgia and hearing impairment among Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY)…

Man who monitored trucks for 9/11 cleanup not part of rescue: Court

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of New York on Thursday denied a workers compensation claim filed by a man who was hired to help manage the trucks coming into and leaving the disaster site…

Rep. Zeldin Urges Congress to Permanently Fund 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

Act would permanently fund the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and extend it’s authorization through 2090.

NY police detective dies of 9/11-related cancer

Suffolk Police Det. Stephen Mullen, a decorated and revered 26-year veteran, died on Friday of cancer he contracted while responding to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks

A Daughter, Her Father, 9/11 and “The Weight of Dust”

On the morning of September 11, 2001, eight-year-old Amy Gaines’ father, Scott, dropped her off at the school bus stop.

World Trade Center volunteer battles lung cancer

In the days after the September 11th attacks, thousands of people from across the country flooded into the World Trade Center site, wanting to help.

As 9/11 fund runs out, a breast cancer diagnosis shows the need to protect future victims

John Mormando leaves his Times Square office a bit early each day to head downtown.

Suffolk County cop dies of 9/11-related cancer

A Long Island police detective who volunteered in Lower Manhattan in the immediate aftermath of the September 11, 2001, attacks has died.

NY Rep. Has Hope For 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

Public health officials expect the number of people diagnosed with illnesses related to the World Trade Center attack to keep growing.

Suicide never entered his mind. Then 9/11 happened.

Cliff Bauman was plagued by guilt after the 9/11 attacks. After surviving a suicide attempt, he knew he had to seek help.