Category Archives: 9/11 Community

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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A letter & survey for Stuyvesant High School students during 9/11 from NYU School of Medicine

New York University School of Medicine (NYUSOM) is conducting a survey to assess your interest in participating in a study comparing health profiles of individuals who were exposed to the World Trade Center disaster with an unexposed group. You are being asked to participate in this survey because you attended Stuyvesant High School, which is […]

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Rockland 9/11 responders’ names added to police memorial

The names of two men who died last year of World Trade Center-related illnesses will be added to the Rockland County Police Memorial this weekend. NYPD Lt. Luis Lopez and Deputy U.S. Marshal Zacarias Toro both responded to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Both were 50 years old, reports Robert Brum in the […]

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