Author Archives: Kimberly

NYS Senate passes Bill S7797, extending the filing period for those sickened by the World Trade Center

The New York State Senate has passed Bill S7797 to extend the disability filing period for Word Trade Center rescue and recovery workers. Those who have not yet filed a notice of participation can now do so. Those recovery workers who became ill between September 11, 2015 and September 11, 2017 can now file a […]

Posted in Health Issues | Comments closed

No plans for 5 World Trade Center, says Port Authority

A recent online article with the headline, New Renderings Appear for Supertall 5 World Trade CenterĀ confused readers, reportsĀ Steve Cuozzo for the NY Post. New York YIMBY posted the article, but the Port Authority, which owns the site, says there are no plans at present to sell or develop the site.

Posted in World Trade Center Rebuilding | Comments closed

Leon W. Smith, Jr., fireman killed on 9/11, remembered by Bronx community

The Firefighter Leon W. Smith Jr. Foundation held a fundraiser last Saturday, celebrating students the foundation has helped, reports News 12 Bronx. Leon W. Smith Jr. was killed during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The foundation in his name was started by his mother.

Posted in Families in the News, Family Foundations | Comments closed