Category Archives: Health Issues

33 Names Added to the Police Memorial Wall

Thirty-three new names have been added to the Police Memorial in Battery Park City, reported NYPD News. One of these, Sergeant Paul J. Tuozzolo, was shot and killed in the line of duty. The other 32 all died of site-related illnesses from their work during the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. They […]

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Retired NYPD Captain Carmine Cantalino dies at 61 of 9/11-related illness 

Retired NYPD Captain Carmine Cantalino, a 25-year veteran of the NYPD, died on Friday of September 11th-related illness ten days after turning 61, report Thomas Tracy and Ross Keith of the New York Daily News. Captain Cantalino emigrated to the United States from Italy at 14. Father of six, devoted husband, and coach of several soccer teams, he was […]

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9/11 Medal of Valor for Public Safety Officers bill to be introduced to Congress

Those law enforcement, EMS and fire personnel who responded to the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and who have died of site-related illness will be eligible to receive the Presidential Medal of Valor if a new bill, the 9/11 Heroes Medal of Valor Act of 2017, passes. The bill will be introduced in the next session of […]

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