Category Archives: 9/11 Community

Seedling from 9/11 Survivor Tree planted in Joplin on anniversary of tornado

Jeff Bernthal of KPLR St. Louis reports that a seedling from a tree known as the 9/11 Survivor Tree was planted outside Mercy Hospital in Joplin on Sunday in commemoration of the 161 people killed in the tornado of May 22, 2011. Each year, different cities are awarded a seedling from the beautiful Callery pear […]

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Manhattan Borough President asks why city needs proof of EMTs work at Ground Zero for their benefits now

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer wants to know why the city has demanded that EMTs prove their service at the World Trade Center after the attacks write Ginger Adams Otis and Reuven Blau in the New York Daily News Brewer is asking the Mayor to arrange a meeting between the New York City Employees Retirement System (NYSERS), the Fire Department, […]

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FDNY battalion chief seeks doctor who saved his life

FDNY Battalion Chief Kevin McNamara is looking for the dermatologist who saved his life on January 25, 2016 at Great Wolf Lodge in Scotrun, Pennsylvania. The doctor,  “a redhead or strawberry blonde”, about 5’2″ and in her 30s or 40s, identified a melanoma on McNamara’s back and told him to have it checked. He did […]

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