Monthly Archives: November 2013

9/11 asbestos crews share fear of health coverage running out

By Joan Gralla New York Newsday A few days after the Twin Towers fell, Marcos Segura was at Ground Zero — one of more than 2,300 asbestos workers called in to remove the toxic dust blown into surrounding buildings. The Queens man put on a protective suit and breathed through a special mask, but it […]

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Toy drive is on for Staten Island’s Hurricane Sandy kids

By Virginia N. Sherry Staten Island Advance STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Where to Turn — in partnership with the Secret Sandy Claus Project — plans to distribute 15,000 toys during the upcoming holiday season. The initiative, reaching from New Jersey to Long Island, includes 13 locations on Staten Island where donors wishing to spread holiday […]

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Wilmington benefit to boost 9/11 Memorial

By Katie Lannan The Lowell Sun WILMINGTON — The town’s new high school will feature a memorial to the lives lost in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, a tribute to be funded in part by memories of the old high school. The students behind the memorial project are hosting a fundraiser today, selling floorboards […]

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