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.
Voices of September 11th has announced that New Canaan resident, Bonnie McEneaney McNamara was elected as chair of the board, after serving as a board member since its inception in 2002.
Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Donald Arias said on Monday that the families who lost loved ones in Friday's shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida deserve full disclosure about what happened.
On the feast of Saint Nicholas, December 6, 2019, Archbishop Elpidophoros, head of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America visited the construction site of Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church & National Shrine at the World Trade Center.
Vincent DeMarino, a retired NYPD deputy chief who raced to Ground Zero after the World Trade Center attacks, has died of 9/11-related cancer, relatives and colleagues said. He was 61.
Georgia, a former Soviet republic that shares much with Ukraine, has its own corruption scandal. It doesn’t involve a former US vice president, his family or the sale of energy assets.
A gunman killed three people and injured several others at a naval air station in Pensacola, Florida, on Friday, marking the second deadly shooting at a military base this week.
Two hundred fire fighters have now reportedly died from illnesses related to the September 11th attacks, according to a charitable organization that assists 9/11 first responders with medical needs not covered by insurance.
Federal officials are considering requiring that all travelers — including American citizens — be photographed as they enter or leave the country as part of an identification system using facial-recognition technology.
Allan Gerson, a lawyer whose novel case against Libya in connection with the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988 paved the way for lawsuits in American courts against states that sponsor terror attacks, died on Sunday at his home in Washington. He was 74.
In speaking to many of the more than 10,000 Ground Zero responders I represented in their lawsuit against the City of New York and its contractors for the injuries and ailments they suffered as a result of working on the cleanup of Ground Zero, I was struck over and over again by their selflessne
The 9/11 al-Qaeda attacks stirred the United States and its allies to respond with a “war on terror” that continues to play out today.
Allan Gerson, a Washington lawyer and legal scholar who helped pioneer the practice of suing foreign governments in U.S. courts for complicity in terrorism, representing victims’ families in the aftermath of the Lockerbie bombing and the 9/11 terrorist attacks, died Dec.
Children of 9/11 first responders sickened by illnesses from Ground Zero recovery work will be eligible for a scholarship in memory of hero cop Luis Alvarez.