A Push to Help Ailing 9/11 Heroes

Friday, October 16th, 2015

For the past four years,  the James L. Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act has provided medical services for Ground Zero workers suffering from illnesses and injuries stemming from the terror attacks. Now, the availability of that help has been threatened by the measure’s Sept. 30 expiration.

Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan, Bronx, Queens) and Jerry Nadler (D-Manhattan, Brooklyn) and others are pushing to reauthorize the act, named after a first responder who died from a respiratory disease he contracted while working at Ground Zero.


9/11 Memorial Tiles in Tug-Of-War

Friday, September 21st, 2012

Two Greenwich Village community activists recently removed iconic tiles from one of the city’s first 9/11 memorials, foiling official plans to store them at an Albany museum. Now the director of a leading ceramics organization that was working on the Albany plan is charging that the two activists have “gone rogue.”


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