Category Archives: 9/11 Community

9/11 ‘children’ still receive support

By Bill San Antonio The Island Now The children who lost their parents in the September 11 attacks 13 years ago are growing up, but the services offered to them by the Manhasset-based non-profit Tuesday’s Children have not ended. “The needs are still there,” said Terry Sears, a Manhasset native who is the executive director […]

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Schumer: JASTA bill would allow suits against foreign countries for financing terrorism on American soil

Senator Charles Schumer with Terry Strada (Credit: Howard Schnapp)

By Maria Alvarez with Tom Brune New York Newsday A proposed law that would allow families of victims to sue any foreign state found to have financed terrorism on U.S. soil is headed for the Senate Judiciary Committee later this month, officials said. The proposed bill — known as JASTA, or the Justice Against Sponsors […]

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National September 11 Museum will be open to victims’ families on 13th anniversary

By Anna Sanders Staten Island Advance Family members of the nearly 3,000 victims who perished in the terrorist attacks are invited to visit the National September 11 Museum on the 13th anniversary next month. Family of the victims of the 2001 and 1993 World Trade Center attacks can tour the museum from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. on the annual day […]

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