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NYS Trooper Brian Falb and US National Guardsman Damian Battinelli had 9/11 cancer in common

Damian Battinelli, formerly of the U.S. Air National Guard, worked security at the World Trade Center site after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. New York State Trooper Brian Falb was also assigned to the site for a time. Both men lived in the Plattsburgh area and bonded over their shared legacy from their […]

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9/11 Catholic memorial shrine, St. Joseph’s Chapel, on chopping block

St. Joseph’s Chapel, which served as one of the respite areas for recovery workers during the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and which houses a beautiful September 11th memorial, now faces closure as a result of a real estate deal that increased its rent from $7,000 to $23,000 per month, reports Sheila Anne Feeney in amNY. The […]

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Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation gives $100G to family of slain EMT

The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation has donated $100,000 in trust for the five sons of Yadira Arroyo, the New York City emergency medical technician who was murdered this week, reports John Asbury in NY Newsday. Arroyo’s sons range in age from 5 to 24. The Tunnel to Towers Foundation was formed after the September […]

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