Archive of News (2023)

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NYC Transit workers, shut out of 9/11 disability benefits, look for support

Despite state and federal legislation granting disability benefits to people who developed any number of health issues attributable to their presence on the site, city transit workers have so far been shut out.

Retired State Police trooper from North Greenbush dies of 9/11-related illness

Patrick Hogan, a retired state trooper who aided in search-and-recovery efforts at the World Trade Center following the Sept. 11 terrorist attack, died last Thursday from a 9/11-related illness.

Prevalence of and Risk Factors for Hepatitis C Virus Infection in World Trade Center Responders

Contact with sewage may increase the risk of HCV infection.

Make 9/11 an unforgettable day

Television news doesn’t spend hours covering it. People go about their days, walking past the site, barely stopping to take a moment to remember. The tourists seem to stop for selfies. But remember we must.

Mayor Adams, open the WTC records: The Ground Zero files held by New York City must be released

The truth must come out and now, as mayor, Adams must open up the city’s files regarding the disaster.

Congress must pass our bill to continue care for 9/11 victims, first responders

People like Mariama, Nate, and Jamie deserve our help and care. They have endured unimaginable traumas and should not be left to suffer alone.

NY rep wants Sept. 11 to be federal holiday

U.S. Rep. Mike Lawler introduced the bill titled the September 11th Day of Remembrance Act.

9/11 ‘vampire’ Christine LaSala blasted over service to ailing responders

The “vampire” of 9/11 – a woman infamous for fighting illness claims by Ground Zero workers – is now overseeing a healthcare firm that is making their lives a “nightmare.”

9/11 responder receives sobering diagnosis during trip to San Diego

The diagnosis was a surprise, but a possible factor could be traced to an event more than two decades ago, the 9/11 terror attacks.

Mayor Adams rejects calls for release of NYC 9/11 files, citing fears of lawsuits

Adams said the city would not comply unless the lawmakers can come up with a way to cover costs and shield the city from getting sued.