Category Archives: 9/11 Community

Hazardous 9/11 dust made newborn babies smaller

A new study published in the fall 2016 issue of the Journal of Human Resources has found that the dust emanating from the collapse of the World Trade Center probably contributed to negative birth outcomes for women in Lower Manhattan, reported Erika Beras in National Geographic. The study isolated lower Manhattan birth records from the 1.2 million NYC births from 1994 to […]

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Pentagon 9/11 Memorial Visitor Center renderings on display at mall

Renderings of the future 9/11 Pentagon Memorial Visitor Education Center, which is due to open by 2020, can be seen at Pentagon City mall, reports Arlington Now. The Education Center will be located at the junction of Columbia Pike and Washington Boulevard in the highway cloverleaf. The site is only a short walk from the Pentagon Memorial for the […]

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Charity pays off mortgages for family of fallen Dallas officers

The FF Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation has paid the mortgages for the widows of the two Dallas police officers gunned down this summer, reported Sebastian Robetson in USA Today. Emily Thompson, the widow of Dart Officer Brent Thompson and Heidi Smith, widow of slain Sgt. Michael Smith, both were on hand to say thank you.

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