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FDNY loses retired Firefighter George Tripptree to 9/11-related illness

A retired firefighter will be laid to rest Monday after succumbing to a 9/11-related illness. George Tripptree of Ladder 173 passed away Friday. His death comes as the FDNY's post-9/11 death toll quickly approaches the number of firefighters who died that day. More.

Another 9/11 anniversary passes, but the work continues

Another anniversary marking the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks has come and gone, but for many, including Unity Township residents Dawna Bates and Ginny Barnett, the work continues. More.

Runners retrace fallen hero’s path in 9/11 Tunnels to Towers 5K race

Survivors of the 9/11 terror attacks and veterans of wars that followed were among the 32,000 people who laced up Sunday for the Tunnels to Towers run to retrace the steps of fallen FDNY hero Stephen Siller. More.

Salon offers styling for people in addiction, mental health recovery

More than two dozen women sat down in the salon chair for a day of makeovers and support. All the clients had something in common: A history or experience with addiction, mental health struggle, and recovery. More.

Law firm that leaked 9/11 suspect’s deposition ‘to embarrass’ Saudi Arabia slapped by magistrate

In a blow to thousands of 9/11 families, a federal magistrate has ruled that their New York law firm and its chief investigator “willfully breached” court “protective orders” by leaking to a reporter the deposition of a Saudi diplomat “to embarrass Saudi Arabia and gain an advantage in this case.” More.

Have we responded to the 9/11 terrorist attack appropriately?

Relatives of the nearly three thousand Americans killed in the September 11 attacks have participated in a memorial service for the 21st anniversary. U-S Vice President Kamala Harris and New York City Mayor Eric Adams attended the solemn ceremony at the 9/11 memorial. More.

FDNY loses 300th member to 9/11-related illness

The FDNY has reached another tragic milestone 21 years after 9/11. According to the union, more than 300 firefighters have now died from illnesses related to the terror attack. Thursday, a funeral was held for Retired Battalion Chief Joseph McKie, who died Sunday from a 9/11-related illness, in Floral Park. More.

Family, friends bid farewell to retired FDNY chief who died from 9/11-related illness

Family and friends said goodbye to a 9/11 hero in Floral Park on Thursday. A funeral was held at Our Lady of Victory in Floral Park for retired FDNY Chief Joseph McKie. McKie was with the FDNY for 31 years and is survived by his wife Eileen and four children Joseph, Christopher, Emily and Grace. More.