Nearly two decades ago, the September 11th attacks rocked the U.S. and the world. Following the destruction, New York was left without world trade centers. It was in this aftermath and rebuilding effort that the One World Trade Center was conceived – and construction began.
State Police Investigator Ryan Fortini was very often the first person to respond when the call went out for backup. He was also known for his positive outlook and upbeat attitude. Those are two big ways in which state police Capt. David Atkins will remember Fortini.
Thousands of members of the local Jewish community and their allies are expected to march across the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday, in a show of unity in the face of a rising tide of anti-Semitic attacks. Billed as the “No Hate, No Fear Solidarity March,” the event is due to kick off at 11 a.m.
In a series of tweets on Friday defending President Trump’s decision to authorize the drone strike that killed Iran’s top intelligence commander, Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani, Vice President Mike Pence reeled off a list of some of General Suleimani’s most notorious attacks and machinations. Mr.
Two years after a lack of funds halted construction of a marble-clad Greek Orthodox church at New York’s World Trade Center site, Gov.
Glen Rock, New Jersey is going to the dogs. The town will ring in the new year with a dedication ceremony for a new dog park honoring search and rescue dogs worked in the aftermath of the World Trade Center attacks on 9/11. The park is the brainchild of Eileen Hillock and her daughter Michelle.
A man accused of stabbing and wounding five people at a rabbi's home in an Orthodox Jewish community in Rockland County, New York, just as they were lighting candles for Hanukkah, pleaded not guilty on Sunday to five counts of attempted murder.
The recent shootings in New Jersey against a law enforcement officer and kosher market by two individuals espousing an obscure ideology known as Black Hebrew Israelites has already been categorized as an act of domestic terrorism by the Federal Bureau of Investigation — and again highlights this
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. Sapienza died in his home Saturday after a long battle with cancer. He was 80 years old.
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. “I’m being forced off the job,” said Sgt.
After the Sept.
Six-term Washington state Rep. Matt Shea is accused of participating "in an act of domestic terrorism against the United States," according to a report released Thursday.
When Tim Farrell helped found the eponymous Terry Fund in the months after Sept. 11, 2001, to memorialize his brother, an FDNY firefighter killed in the attacks, the charity gave small $500 scholarships, said their sibling and the fund’s co-founder, Brian Farrell.
From the call for a moment of silence for the victims of the Dec. 10 Jersey City shooting, the ceremony to light a menorah in the World Trade Center transit hub took on a different meaning of remembrance and hope.
It’s been a controversial battle for years and now it could be back. Ground Zero mosque sent New York City into a tailspin, with an immense backlash that led developers to put a hold on the project.
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 at Broadway’s historic Beacon Theatre.
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.
The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund has revisited its policy of imposing a two-year deadline for first-responders, survivors and their families to apply from the time a family member had died, or from the date their WTC condition had been certified, according to a VCF spokesperson, setting a new de
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.
"In 2017, I was diagnosed with cancer I didn't immediately associate with 9/11," said Tamika Johnson. Advocates behind this seminar say there could be thousands of people like Tamika Johnson out there. "We were lied to about the air being clean," she added.