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October 30, 2017

The first time Queens firefighter Robert Tilearcio traveled to Washington, D.C. to fight for the extension of the Zadroga Act, he stood on his own two feet.

October 25, 2017

As the dust began to settle on lower Manhattan, and rescue and recovery workers made their way through the rubble, they came upon a tree. Although this tree had snapped roots and burned branches, it was alive — it had survived. This one tree, survived the World Trade Center attacks.

October 2, 2017

Fire Department paramedics and EMTs who responded to the 9/11 attacks and now suffer from medical illnesses say the city is forgetting about them.

October 1, 2017

There’s almost no way to shield kids from the barrage of news about hurricanes and earthquakes or the latest mass shooting in Las Vegas, says a pediatric psychologist at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital, so it’s crucial to talk them through the bad news.

October 1, 2017

Former FDNY commissioner Thomas Von Essen, who presided over New York’s Bravest during 9/11, has been named head of the FEMA region that serves Puerto Rico - making him the new leader of the hurricane recovery efforts. “There’s a lot of work to do,” Von Essen told The Post.

September 25, 2017

Join the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program for the first ever  Research to Care Community Engagement event!

September 18, 2017

Each year, as the anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks approaches, the country is reminded of the unprecedented losses suffered.

September 16, 2017

Sixteen years after the Sept. 11 attacks, new names are still being added to the memorial at 9/11 Responders Remembered Park in Nesconset, as the men and women who were at Ground Zero that fateful day and in the days afterward continue to die from 9/11-related illnesses.

September 9, 2017

When James Giaccone of Bayville wants to feel close to his older brother, he goes to bronze panel N-36 on the rim of the 9/11 Memorial north reflecting pool, on the footprint of the original World Trade Center’s north tower. There, he touches the engraved name of Joseph M.

September 7, 2017

Each year, as the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks approaches, the country is reminded of the unprecedented losses suffered.

September 7, 2017

Sixteen years after the collapse of the World Trade Center towers sent a "cloud" of toxic debris across Lower Manhattan, children living nearby who likely breathed in the ash and fumes are showing early signs of risk for future heart disease.

August 17, 2017

They were father and son. They were first responders on September 11, 2001, and now, their recent deaths are being tied to their heroism on that horrific day, more than 15 years later.

August 17, 2017

Borough President James Oddo will host a dedication ceremony for Staten Island's First Responders Memorial on Sunday, Oct. 1, at 2 p.m. "I invite all Staten Islanders to join us at the ceremony, which will honor these heroes in a dignified way," said Oddo. Sitting atop the railing along the St.

August 16, 2017

A 25-ton, bronze sphere damaged by the collapsing World Trade Center is finally being returned to a spot overlooking the rebuilt site. Workers on Wednesday began hoisting sections of the Koenig (KOO'-neeg) Sphere into its permanent home at the new Liberty Park overlooking the 9/11 memorial.

August 15, 2017

Bri Ramkumar worked at the world trade center for 17 years. When the planes hit she thought the world was coming to an end. Ramkumar escaped one of the towers with minor physical injuries but suffered major mental wounds.

August 11, 2017

Grenfell campaigners say donations are not reaching survivors fast enough as it was revealed less than 15 per cent of the £18.9 million raised in the wake of the disaster has been distributed.

August 3, 2017

There is a common misconception among many 9/11 survivors that the 9/11 Zadroga Health & Compensation Act was established to provide health care and compensation only for first responders. That is not true.

July 23, 2017

Visiting New York City with my wife Laura and our granddaughter Maya was full of adventure, discovery and fun. We went to celebrate Maya's graduation from high school. We visited iconic landmarks and took in a Broadway musical.

July 17, 2017

First responders and survivors of the September 11 terrorist attack in New York City are suffering from an increased long-term risk of asthma, other respiratory diseases and heart attacks nearly 16 years after the tragic event.

July 17, 2017

Survivors of the 9/11 terror attack on the World Trade Center who were exposed to the dust cloud or sustained physical injuries may be at an increased long-term risk of asthma, heart attack and other respiratory diseases, a study has found.


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