The 18th annual Morganton Elk’s Lodge Harley Raffle is being dedicated to a man who is not only last year’s winner, but an American hero who encouraged people to “never forget” the heroes of 9/11.
FDNY Chief Joseph Pfeifer has honored lives lost on 9/11, including his own brother’s, by devoting his career since then to thwarting terrorists. “9/11 is part of history that is personal to every firefighter,” he said. “It’s about saving lives - no matter what occurs.”
As FDNY first responders come down with 9/11-related illnesses at an ever-quickening rate, one survivor battling stage-four cancer still calls it the best job in the world. And he’s thrilled his son is following in his footsteps.
After nearly a decade long fight to stand by our first responders who answered the call of duty on September 11th, Congress finally fulfilled its moral obligation in late 2010 and provided our 9/11 heroes with the health care and financial compensation they deserved by passing the James Zadroga 9
We all remember where we were on 9/11. The planes that flew into the twin towers of the World Trade Center blew a hole in the heart of the world. That day it seemed as if optimism, decency, empathy, love, were confronted and defeated by violence, atrocity, agony and death.
For five years, I have been documenting the design and creation of the landscaping at the National September 11 Memorial plaza, the grove of swamp white oak trees planted in a green roof that shelters the 9/11 museum.
The fight against international terrorism is expected to get heavy treatment in two-time NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly’s memoir, titled “Vigilance.”
The Republican candidate for Congress, District Attorney Daniel Donovan received the endorsements of two firefighters associations Thursday and pledged to fight for first responder issues if he gets to Washington.
While many are excited to see the planes high in the sky for the Thunder in the Valley Air show, it's also your chance to witness American history on display. This year, a mobile 9/11 memorial is traveling to Columbus and you can witness it firsthand.
Recovery workers who toiled at the World Trade Center disaster site may face a heightened risk of rheumatoid arthritis and similar autoimmune diseases, a new study suggests.
Matthew David Yarnell, a 26-year-old employee of Fiduciary Trust Company International, has been positively identified as a victim of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.
A 9/11 hero has become the first member of the federal agency that regulates guns and alcohol to die from cancer related to the terrorist attack, authorities said Thursday. Special agent William Sheldon Jr. was 47.
Each night at precisely 9:55, the chaplain on the USS New York delivers the evening prayer from the bridge over the ship’s public address system. It’s a long-standing tradition aboard every U.S. Navy warship at sea.
The Department of Homeland Security won't run out of money anytime soon.
“In Our Son’s Name” is an intimate portrait of Phyllis and Orlando Rodríguez, whose son, Greg, died in the World Trade Center on 9/11.
As a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, U.S. Rep. Jim Himes is in the room for classified briefings in which U.S. intelligence officers detail the good, the bad and the ugly of terrorism threats both foreign and domestic.
Jerry Goldman, a Jewish attorney from Philadelphia who represents the families of men and women killed in the September 11, 2001 attacks, never expected to meet with a top Al Qaeda terrorist convicted in connection with that attack, and at the terrorist’s own request.
"In an abrupt retreat Friday, the Pentagon revoked an order to war court judges to drop their other military duties and take up residence at this remote base until their cases are over.
They broke the FDNY gender barrier — but, for many, firefighting broke them. A startling 70 percent of female Bravest have retired from the FDNY on three-quarters disability pensions claiming injuries on the job, The Post has found.
As pressure builds to make public 28 pages of a joint congressional inquiry on 9/11 which was classified by President George W. Bush, the Bush family's well-documented relationships to Saudi and other foreign terror suspects are again coming to the fore.