Category Archives: 9/11 Community

9/11 NYPD hero John Ferreyra seeks closure at sentencing of disbarred lawyer who stole his $1 million

Retired NYPD Officer John Ferreyra, who was robbed of 90% of his award from the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, is trying to come to terms with the fact that someone who had been his friend took so much from him while he was suffering from World Trade Center-related lymphoma.

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Fort Hood massacre fuels Centerville psychologist’s nearly 12-year fight

Twelve years later, the November 5, 2009 massacre that killed 13 and wounded 30 at Fort Hood has never been officially classified as a terrorist attack. This classification leaves survivors without medical care and benefits. One of them is Staff Sgt. Shawn Manning, who was shot six times and is still coping with those injuries, […]

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NYPD needs to ‘break the silence’ around cop suicides: priest

Father Joseph Fonti, while officiating at the funeral of NYPD Deputy Inspector Denis Mullaney, urged the attending police officers to “break the silence” around suicide, reports Dana Kennedy for the NY Post. Deputy Inspector Mullaney, 44, the commander of the 107th Precinct, shot himself last week. Fonti told the mourners, “If you suffer from cancer […]

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