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NY State Senate approves 9/11 sickness bill

The New York State Senate has unanimously approved new legislation (Bill S6398A) to assist New York’s law enforcement officers who have developed 9/11-related illnesses reports News 12 Westchester. The vote was 62-0. The legislation would grant unlimited sick time to police officers who are currently working in county or village police departments. but who formerly worked for New […]

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9/11 still killing as retired cop and firefighter die of cancers

Retired FDNY Firefighter William Gormley, 53 (left) and retired NYPD Detective William Kinane, 60 (right) died of World Trade Center-related illnesses within a day of one another, writes Thomas Tracy in the New York Daily News. Both men were scheduled to use the same funeral home, but FF Gormley’s family was asked to move to a different […]

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Postcards Memorial now also honors recovery workers who died of 9/11 illnesses

The names of 66 police officers, firefighters, EMS personnel and recovery workers from Staten Island have now been carved in marble next to the Postcards 9/11 Memorial reports Amanda Farinacci of NY1. A memorial ceremony for the recovery workers who died from illnesses contracted from toxins at the site of the former World Trade Center will be held every […]

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