Mayor de Blasio Signs Legislation Expanding Survivor Benefits And Strengthening Lead Laws

Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Intro. 1785 to expand healthcare benefits to surviving family members of City employees who die in the line of duty or who die from a 9/11-related illness. Continue Reading →

Plane Passenger Who Inspired Hit Broadway Musical To Discuss Experiences In Harlem

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine will welcome Kevin Tuerff, one of the thousands of strangers who were trapped in the small town of Gander on September 11, 2001. Continue Reading →

NYC Department Of Consumer Affairs Warns About September 11 Victims Scam From Harlem To Hollis

The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) is aware of calls being made by individuals impersonating employees at the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund to steal the private information of first responders and survivors. Continue Reading →

Funeral Held In Harlem For 911 First Responder

NY1 reports that a funeral was held Saturday afternoon in Manhattan for a 9/11 first responder and veteran city firefighter who passed away due to Lou Gehrig’s disease. Continue Reading →

NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill Reflects On The Importance Of 9/11

CBS reports that Police Commissioner James O’Neill says 9/11 is a difficult day for him and so many first responders across the Tri-State area. Continue Reading →

Father And Son First Responders From Harlem Precint Die From 9/11 Cancer Link

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Robert Alexander and his father, Raymond, both had the day off — until two airliners crashed into the World Trade Center towers. Continue Reading →

9/11 First Responders Tattooed At The Apollo

Tattoo artists from across the city came together at the Apollo Theater on Tuesday to offer free tattoos as a way of drawing attention to the realities that 9/11 survivors face every day — and to pay tribute to the price so many first responders paid. Continue Reading →


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