Category Archives: 9/11 Community

9/11 compensation board registration ends Thursday

By Amber Jamieson New York Post If 9/11 responders and volunteers don’t register with the workers’ compensation board by Thursday — the 13th anniversary of the terror attacks — they lose the right to file claims for illnesses caused by work at the toxic World Trade Center site. “This does not mean you are injured […]

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9-11 Museum nixes exhibit features that dispute link between Ground Zero dust and cancer, health issues

By Dan Friedman New York Daily News The 9/11 Museum has replaced three panels that cast doubt on the link between toxic dust around Ground Zero and the subsequent health problems of thousands who worked near the site after the attack. Last month the Daily News reported complaints about the panels by groups that represent […]

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Family, friends mourn loss of Sgt. Paul Ferrara, of Yaphank, who recovered victims from the World Trade Center disaster

News 12 Long Island MASTIC BEACH – Friends and family paid their last respects today to an NYPD officer who worked at Ground Zero. The family of Sgt. Paul Ferrara, of Yaphank, says he worked for months helping to recover victims from the World Trade Center disaster. They say he contracted stage 4 cancer from […]

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