Category Archives: Health Issues

Number of FDNY members lost to 9/11 related illnesses surpasses 300, ‘Unreal,’ firefighter’s daughter says of figure

On the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the FDNY lost 343 members. Now, more than 300 more have died of illnesses related to their work that day and during […]

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Names of Westchester residents who died of 9/11-related illnesses wanted for Kensico Dam Memorial

The names of Westchester residents who have died of 9/11 related illness are being sought by Westchester County officials for possible inclusion on the Westchester County 9/11-Related Illnesses Memorial at […]

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Kings Park street named for the late 9/11 FDNY FF James Hurson

Ellen Place in Kings Park has been renamed for retired FDNY FF James J. Hurson of Brooklyn’s E-318, who died of World Trade Center-related illness. Both FF Hurson’s sons followed […]

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