Two education groups are coming together to inform former students, teachers and staff who were at schools around the World Trade Center on or around 9/11 about the health risks associated with exposure.
The terrorist attacks that took place in the United States of America on September 11, 2001, led the date to become one of the most notably tragic days in US history. On this day, thousands of innocent Americans lost their lives.
On Sept. 11, 2001, the small town of Gander, Newfoundland provided safe harbor for 6,800 stranded passengers. Originally published on the 10th anniversary of 9/11. By Thomas E. Franklin. North Jersey Record.
More than half of World Trade Center responders with available CT scans had evidence of pulmonary nodules, a recent study shows.
A recent Rutgers study identified factors that may put people who responded to the 9/11 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center (WTC) at increased risk for cancers of the head and neck, such as oral cavity, oropharyngeal, and laryngeal cancers.
City education officials are attempting to contact all 19,000 former students who attended public schools near Ground Zero on 9/11 to let them know they could be eligible for free medical care.
Kelly Hynes, a fifth-grade teacher at Love Creek Elementary, has a unique perspective on the tragedy of 9/11. “Being from New York, I unfortunately was a witness to the towers being struck and falling,” said Hynes.
Ever since that fatal morning in 2001, the families of victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks have been seeking to understand the level of complicity of the Saudi government in the funding, logistics and execution of the attacks.
Relatives of the victims of the 9/11 attacks who are suing Saudi Arabia for compensation obtained a coveted piece of information last week that they hope will strengthen their case.
The 2021 trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the “architect of 9/11,” and the other accused will write an important page in the legal chapter of dealing with terrorism. What is not clear is if this page will solve issues, sustain them, or even create more.
Comedian and activist Jon Stewart led a 9/11 informational session this evening at BMCC. The packed audience inside the auditorium was made up of mostly students, teachers and residents of Lower Manhattan who were in the area during the terror attacks and the toxic aftermath.
Mayor de Blasio has proposed a bill that would establish parity for the families of all city employees who were part of the response and recovery efforts at the World Trade Center site and subsequently died of a 9/11-related illness by providing special health coverage to them.
They died in the same fight, one looking out for the other, as brothers and as heroes. NYPD detective Joe Paolillo succumbed last week at age 55 to a rare form of cancer he contracted looking for his brother on the pile at Ground Zero in the weeks after the Sept. 11 attacks.
Any public employee in New York State who was part of the World Trade Center clean-up and developed a certified WTC health condition will be entitled to the same 75-percent disability benefit for which their uniformed colleagues are already eligible under a bill signed into law Sept.
My first thought that day was for my brother, who was living in New York City and undergoing his surgery residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He wasn’t supposed to be in the Twin Towers, but what if? My family was relieved when we got an email from him saying he was OK.
For students from elementary to high school, the Sept. 11 terrorist attack isn't a memory. It's history. A new HBO documentary that debuts on the event's 18th anniversary treats it that way.
Brett Eagleson can’t be exactly sure what his father was doing at the moment when the Twin Towers collapsed 18 years ago. Bruce Eagleson, a Middlefield resident, is credited with rescuing 10 of his employees at the Westfield Shopping Center in the World Trade Center.
The Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks were the worst acts of terrorism on American soil to date. Designed to instill panic and fear, the attacks were unprecedented in terms of their scope, magnitude and impact on the American psyche.
Former New Jersey Governor Thomas H. Kean and former Indiana Congressman Lee H. Hamilton were chairman and vice-chairman, respectively, of the 9/11 Commission. On Tuesday, they published an op-ed in USA Today calling for a bold new approach to the global problem of jihad terrorism.
It says the information will be shared with lawyers representing the victims' families. It is unclear if the person's identity will become public. Fifteen of the 19 al-Qaeda hijackers who staged the attacks were Saudis.