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Huntington renames roads after 9/11 NYPD heroes Scott Blackshaw and Mark J. Natale

The Huntington Town Board will rename two roads for NYPD Officers Scott Blackshaw and Mark J. Natale, both of whom have died of World Trade Center-related cancers, reports the Long Island News. At its meeting of June 19 , the Huntington Town Board renamed Iceland Drive in South Huntington “NYPD Officer Mark J. Natale Way” to […]

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NYS Senate passes Bill S7797, extending the filing period for those sickened by the World Trade Center

The New York State Senate has passed Bill S7797 to extend the disability filing period for Word Trade Center rescue and recovery workers. Those who have not yet filed a notice of participation can now do so. Those recovery workers who became ill between September 11, 2015 and September 11, 2017 can now file a […]

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Living and coping with advanced cancer

Our friends at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center have reprinted an article by Esther Napolitano, from June of 2014 that contains detailed advice about living with advanced cancer. People living with advanced cancer face unique challenges, but there are resources available to help. Memorial Sloan Kettering social workers offer advice on managing some of the challenges of […]

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    1. Warning – Scammers are pretending to be calling from the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund

      April 10 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm
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    3. Funeral for Port Authority Bridge & Tunnel Agent Shawn Sturdy

      June 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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