Category Archives: 9/11 Community

No funds to help Pentagon survivors of 9/11 attack

In 2015, after much struggle, Congress extended the James L. Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act which assists ill recovery workers and survivors of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City. But survivors of the terrorist attack on the Pentagon do not have access to the fund. Peggy Fox of WUSA9 tells the […]

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Firefighters save woman from smoke-filled Brooklyn apartment with seconds to spare

Firefighters, one of whom is a September 11th family member, rescued a Brooklyn woman from her smoke-filled apartment on Friday, reported Ben Kochman in the New York Daily News. When the FDNY arrived at the Brownsville building, neighbors screamed that a woman might be inside. Lt. Chris Ganci and Firefighter Peter Brady ran to save her. The […]

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Widow of fallen FDNY Chief Michael Fahy asks to donate funds raised by Stephen Siller Foundation to needy veterans

The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation last week announced a fundraising campaign to raise money to pay off the mortgage of the home of the Fahy family, after FDNY Deputy Chief Michael Fahy was killed last month in the line of duty. When it was her turn to speak, Fiona Fahy thanked the foundation but said […]

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