Category Archives: Health Issues

Lt. William “Bill” F. Dement, Jr., NYPD, ret., dies of site-related illness

LaGrone Funeral Chapel of Ruidoso March 3, 1962 - August 23, 2014 William F. (Bill) Dement was born in Brooklyn, New York and raised on Staten Island, New York and moved to Ruidoso, New Mexico in 2002. He retired from the New York City Police Department as a lieutenant with 22 years on the police force. Bill believed in education and […]

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Pharmacy charges 9/11 responders $150 for medication records

By Susan Edelman New York Post A pharmacy near Mount Sinai Hospital is gouging sick 9/11 responders by charging $150 for a simple printout of the medications they take, advocates told The Post. Madison Avenue Pharmacy, a block from the Upper East Side hospital that treats Ground Zero cops, hard hats and other workers, has […]

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Steve Skipton, EMS task force at site, dies

By Stacy Jacobson ABC News Charleston GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (WCIV) – Steve Skipton, a Goose Creek firefighter and 9/11 first responder battling Stage 4 cancer, died Saturday evening surrounded by friends and family. He was 41. Cancer had spread to his kidneys, lungs, and pelvis, friends said. Skipton was the co-owner of SconFire.com. The social media […]

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