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 →

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Harlem Rep Espalliat, Mayor de Blasio And Others Honors Family Of 911 First Responder

Mayor de Blasio presented Laine Alvarez, wife of the late Detective Luis Alvarez, and members of the extended Alvarez family with a Key to the City today. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio Proposes Health Insurance For City Employee 911 Illness Survivors

Mayor de Blasio today announced that he will propose local legislation to create parity for all City employees who die of a 9/11 illness by providing health insurance coverage to their survivors. Continue Reading →

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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 →

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Harlem Rep Espaillat Statement Recognizing The Anniversary Of The September 11th Attacks

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement in recognition of the 17th year anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001. Continue Reading →

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

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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 →

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