Archive of News (2019)

Family of WTC Program’s Namesake Gratified But Not Over Past Heartache

AN EMOTIONAL REUNION: Joe Zadroga (right), whose son James had the health-care treatment program for those suffering from World Trade Center-related illnesses named in his memory…

NYPD suspended sergeant after he sought treatment for 9/11-related issues

An NYPD sergeant who claims the department retaliated against him for seeking treatment of his chronic, 9/11-related health issues has been suspended, The Post has learned.

Stratham loses firefighter who answered 9/11 call

The community is mourning the loss of one of its true heroes following the death of longtime volunteer firefighter and selectman John Sapienza over the weekend.

Mayor Presents NY’s Bronze Medallion To Champions Of 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

Advocates who fought for the 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund are receiving the city’s highest honor, the Bronze Medallion.

City honors advocates of the permanently-funded 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

The city honored the late NYPD Detective Luis Alvarez along with his fellow advocates that fought for permanent funding of the 9/11 Victims Compensation fund including the lead sponsor behind the legislation, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney.

Broadway ceremony recognizes those who lobbied for 9/11 health fund renewal

For their tireless efforts that eventually resulted in lifelong health care and compensation for those who fell ill at Ground Zero, 18 New Yorkers received the city’s Bronze Medallion on Monday in a morning ceremony…

Bronze Medallions Awarded to 9/11 Health Advocates

It is the city’s highest civic honor, awarded in the past to icons like Martin Luther King Jr., and Muhammad Ali.

NYC’s Bronze Medallion presented to advocates of 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

New York City’s highest civic honor was handed out Monday to the tireless advocates of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund.

De Blasio to honor those who spent years securing renewal of 9/11 funds

A united front of still-ailing uniformed first responders and volunteers — construction and office workers as well as residents — banded together for more than decade to persuade Congress to renew the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund.

Risk factors for incident prostate cancer in a cohort of world trade center responders

Despite a relatively young average age and no routine screening, prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in men who worked at the World Trade Center (WTC) following the 9/11/2001 disaster.