Category Archives: 9/11 Community

A Message from Victims’ Compensation Fund (Zadroga) Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya

Message from Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya Dear Friends Today, the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (“VCF”) publishes its first Quarterly Report of 2017 (available here) and I want to take the opportunity to give you an update on our progress. As of March 31, the VCF has rendered over 15,500 compensation determinations, including initial awards […]

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NYPD Shield aided police departments nationwide to partner with businesses to combat terror

The NYPD has been working with other police forces across the country to teach them to partner with businesses to prevent terrorist attacks, reports Rocco Parascandola in the New York Daily News. NYPD Shield is a program formed after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The program creates a method by which police could regularly communicate […]

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Rockland County Fire Chief’s Association old-timers’ awards night gives William V. Harris Award

Volunteer firefighters were honored on April 15, 2017 at the Rockland County Fire Chief’s Association’s Old-Timers Awards Night in Pomona, NY, writes John Kryger of the Rockland Times. The William V. Harris Award was given to Dave Schnitzer, a former chief of the Blauvelt FD. William V. “Bill” Harris was a former chief of the Pearl […]

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