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  • Father of 9/11 Hero Remembers Tragedy

    "It never gets any easier," the father of a FDNY firefighter who died in the 9/11 attacks said.FREDERICK, MD-- Bob Carlo is standing at Ground Zero today staring into the resting place of his son, FDNY Firefighter Michael Carlo."I think about him every...

    News • September 11th, 2007

  • National 9/11 Memorial & Museum Tour Kicks Off in South Carolina

    Following Columbia, the exhibition will travel to Raleigh, North Carolina.COLUMBIA, S.C.-- The National September 11 Memorial & Museum today launched its national tour with the opening of a tribute exhibition in Columbia, South Carolina.The tour, which...

    News • September 10th, 2007

  • Thousands of FDNY Workers Receive Medical Care for 9/11 Injuries

    About 5,000 are receiving treatment for injuries and illnesses.About 5,000 active and retired FDNY employees are receiving medical treatment for injuries and illnesses connected to the World Trade Center attacks, according to a Fire Department...

    News • June 18th, 2007

  • FDNY Offers Free Medication for WTC Workers

    Fire brass said they're using millions of dollars in federal funds to help subsidize the purchase of medications and waive the typical co-payment.Thousands of sick World Trade Center rescue workers - including firefighters and paramedics - will get free...

    News • February 13th, 2007

  • Number of Patients Surge at Ground Zero Clinic

    More than 600 additional patients - mostly 9/11 rescue workers - registered at Mount Sinai's medical-monitoring program in January.The number of patients enrolled at Mount Sinai's World Trade Center health clinic skyrocketed 50 percent last month...

    News • February 8th, 2007

  • Bush May Meet with Son of 9/11 Responder

    The son of the 9/11 first responder who died last week of a respiratory illness may get his wish and meet President Bush.Cesar Borja, Jr. -- the son of the 9/11 first responder who died last week of a respiratory illness -- may get his wish and meet...

    News • January 30th, 2007

  • NYC Mayor Cuts Back WTC Benefits

    Benefits to families of retired cops and firefighters who die from Ground Zero-related work illnesses, reconsidered.In a move that's sparked outrage, Mayor Bloomberg is attempting to cut new death benefits to families of retired cops and firefighters...

    News • October 20th, 2006

  • Virginia Firefighters Recall Moment in History at Pentagon

    The firefighters say they just happened to be at the right place at the right time.Virginia firefighters sent to the Pentagon roof to hit hotspots on Sept. 12, 2001, wound up smack in the middle of a historic moment.On Monday, Fairfax County and...

    News • September 16th, 2006

  • WTC Hydrant Symbolizes Friendship Between New York And California Stations

    The hydrant was a token of appreciation and brotherhood from the California station's sister battalion near Ground Zero.Cerritos, Calif.-- There's a piece of downtown Manhattan at Los Angeles County Fire Station No. 30 in Cerritos - but it won't just...

    News • September 12th, 2006

  • Chesterfield Virginia Firefighters Remember the Fallen of 9/11

    September 11, 2006, five years after the tragedy of the terrorist attack on the innocent. In Virginia, the morning was quiet,and a few clouds drifted overhead. Chesterfield Fire and EMS Truck 14 (Dutch Gap Station) had just rolled into quarters from a...

    News • September 11th, 2006

  • National Fire Service Leaders Remember

    "These people killed my friends, and terrified my other friends and neighbors."National Fire Academy Superintendent Denis Onieal remembers Sept. 11, 2001 as if it were yesterday. Those images are forever part of him.The Jersey City native was in his...

    News • September 11th, 2006

  • Five Years Waiting: The Un-built Bridge

    On a beautiful September day in 2001, the veil of innocence was torn away from the eyes of our nation. We were introduced to a form of murderous barbarism that has been the norm for centuries in other parts of the world.

    News • September 10th, 2006

  • 9/11 Tributes In Place Around New York City

    President Bush will be in the city Sunday, the eve of the fifth anniversary of the September 11th terror attacks.President Bush will be in the city Sunday, the eve of the fifth anniversary of the September 11th terror attacks.The President will return...

    News • September 10th, 2006

  • We'll Be Fine: FDNY's John Salka on Remembering 9/11

    Yes the faces look a little younger and the rigs are a little newer, but the FDNY is alive and well, and we are what I thought we would be when I said, "We'll be fine."It has been five years since that sunny, fateful morning of September 11, 2001, when...

    News • September 9th, 2006

  • 9/11/06 ... So Where Are We At?

    Even when expert chiefs like the great Ray Downey was warning everyone, some looked at him as if he claimed that the sky was falling. And it did on 9/11/01.

    News • September 9th, 2006