Category Archives: Health Issues

Three FDNY World Trade Center cancer deaths today

Three FDNY recovery workers have died today of site-related cancer. Details about services for Lt. Howard Bischoff, Firefighter Dan Heglund and Firefighter Robert Leaver will be posted as soon as they are available.

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From our friends at the Patrolmens’ Benevolent Association

PBA Memorial Wall On September 17, 2014, a new Memorial Wall took its place at the entrance to the PBA’s headquarters in Manhattan. This important tribute to our fallen brothers and sisters is the culmination of a year of effort by the PBA’s board officers and staff, and includes the names of each of the […]

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Stricken First Responders Tout 9/11 Clinic, Zadroga Act

9/11 first responders and volunteers John Licato (from l.), Christian Foggy, Joseph Ramondino and Patricia Workman. Photo by Michael Cusenza

By Michael Cusenza South & West Forum On Feb. 14, 2013, John Licato’s life flashed before his eyes; the eyes that this retired city police officer thought had witnessed it all—from the indescribable joy of the birth of his grandchildren, to the agony of human suffering at the hands of terrorists. And it was with […]

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