Category Archives: Health Issues

Three retired FDNY members die of September 11th-related cancers within hours of each other

By Thomas Tracy,¬†Bill Hutchinson¬†New York Daily News In a heartbreaking reminder that the September 11 attacks are still claiming lives, three retired FDNY firefighters died on the same day from cancer contracted at Ground Zero. Retired Lt. Howard (Howie) Bischoff and retired firefighters Robert Leaver and Daniel Heglund all died on Monday after suffering the […]

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Three FDNY World Trade Center cancer deaths today

Three FDNY recovery workers have died today of site-related cancer. Details about services for Lt. Howard Bischoff, Firefighter Dan Heglund and Firefighter Robert Leaver will be posted as soon as they are available.

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From our friends at the Patrolmens’ Benevolent Association

Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association PBA Memorial Wall On September 17, 2014, a new Memorial Wall took its place at the entrance to the PBA’s headquarters in Manhattan. This important tribute to our fallen brothers and sisters is the culmination of a year of effort by the PBA’s board officers and staff, and includes the names of […]

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