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Retired firefighter, Michael O’Hanlon, 59, dies of 9/11-related cancer

Retired FDNY Firefighter Michael O’Hanlon of Engine Co. 68 has died of World Trade Center-related stomach and esophageal cancer at the age of 59, writes Reuven Blau in the New York Daily News. FF O’Hanlon spent weeks working at the site of the former World Trade Center after the terrorist attacks. He retired in 2013 after 30 […]

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Video about Mt. Sinai’s 9/11 health program

A new video about Mt. Sinai’s health program for 9/11 rescue and recovery workers can be found here.

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Street in Hicksville renamed in honor of local hero Firefighter Ray Pfeifer

Ballad Lane in Hicksville has been renamed Raymond J. Pfeifer Way in honor of FDNY Firefighter Ray Pfeifer, who fought for the Zadroga Act for years despite being very ill with stage four World Trade Center-related cancer, reports Cecilia Dowd of Fios 1 News. A ceremony was held on Saturday, August 26, 2017 to honor Pfeifer’s […]

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