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May 1, 2020

Rockville Centre resident Michael J. Schnitzer never took a day off. A member of the New York City Department of Corrections’ Emergency Services Unit, Schnitzer was particularly proud of his perfect attendance record, which had even been recognized with an award.

May 1, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused policymakers around the world to consider how and when surveillance tools and personal data collection should be used in the name of public health and safety.

April 30, 2020

Gastrointestinal aerodigestive disorders such as GERD and Barrett’s esophagus have been frequently reported in this population.

April 27, 2020

Among the scores of city civil servants who have died in the COVID-19 pandemic have been 9/11 World Trade Center cancer survivors like Det. Robert Cardona, who joined the NYPD in July 2001, just two months before the terrorist attacks.

April 21, 2020

John Redd, an FDNY EMT who gave first-aid instruction to panicked 911 callers waiting for an ambulance has died of complications from coronavirus, the FDNY said Tuesday. He was 63.

April 19, 2020

Retired New York Police Department (NYPD) Assistant Chief John “Jack” McManus died in the line of duty on Monday, following a battle with cancer that developed after his service at the World Trade Center terrorist attacks on Sep. 11, 2001.

April 18, 2020

Retired NYPD Sgt. Sean Cameron, who was fighting the city to get disability pension for his 9/11-related cancer, lost his battle with the disease earlier this month, his family told the Daily News. Cameron passed away from Stage 4 liver and colon cancer on Apr.

April 16, 2020

A veteran New York Police Department detective who survived cancer linked to 9/11 has died from complications of the coronavirus. Detective Robert Cardona, who has an 8-year-old son, had been with the department for 19 years.

April 16, 2020

Steve Brickman of Jamesport, a retired FDNY firefighter who spent nearly two weeks at ground zero following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, died Sunday of illness attributed to 9/11, according to the FDNY. He was 57. In 2013, Mr.

April 13, 2020

A 24-year-veteran FDNY EMT who worked on the World Trade Center rescue and recovery effort after September 11th has died from coronavirus. Emergency Medical Technician Gregory Hodge, 59, was assigned to New York City Emergency Management (NYCEM) since October, 2016.

April 13, 2020

A bipartisan coalition called for an investigation of how the FBI has handled subpoenas in the lawsuit that calls Saudi Arabia complicit in the 9/11 attacks.

April 12, 2020

A leading defense lawyer who specializes in death penalty cases has been chosen to represent one of the five men accused of plotting the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks before a military tribunal at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, overcoming a key obstacle to the war crimes trial.

April 12, 2020

Fire Department Battalion Chief Al Petrocelli Jr. reflected on the differences in the losses of his little brother on 9/11, and of his father to coronavirus on April 1. “With Mark, we had a funeral Mass with no body,” the 50-year-old Staten Islander said of his only sibling.

April 12, 2020

This year, Easter dawned in a dark hour. We cannot see the end of the pandemic, but Easter and spring remind us of victory. Our next story is a tale of triumph over adversity. It begins with America's first crisis of the 21st century.

April 11, 2020

As a senior paramedic in New York City, Anthony Almojera is used to being close to death. But nothing in his 17-year career could have prepared him for the outbreak of coronavirus. The state has now had more diagnosed cases of the virus than any single country.

April 8, 2020

One of the first donations to the nascent 9/11 Memorial Museum in 2006 was a collection acquired from the American Red Cross September 11 Recovery Program, which consisted of hundreds of drawings and cards made by children.

April 8, 2020

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, I was in my middle school library in a New York City suburb with another student. The library was eerily empty. We looked around a corner to where the staff offices were, and saw everyone gathered around a TV.

April 3, 2020

A beloved FDNY battalion chief from Staten Island who lost his son on 9/11 has died of coronavirus. Al Petrocelli succumbed to the virus on Wednesday morning. He was 73 years old.

April 2, 2020

I never thought New York City could experience anything worse than the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. I was wrong. The memory of that day is seared in my mind. I recall taking the Metro North train into Grand Central terminal and hearing that a plane had flown into the World Trade Center.

April 2, 2020

Kevin Duffy, a longtime judge who presided over three major New York terrorism trials in the 1990s, has died of the coronavirus. He was 87. The district court executive in Manhattan federal court said Duffy died Wednesday in Greenwich Hospital in Connecticut.


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