First responders

Bill Providing Medical Help For 9/11 Responders Set To Expire At MidnightFederal officials responsible for administering the program warn that by February the program will start to face challenges
Thanksgiving Breakfast Honors Families Of Fallen First RespondersThe families of New York-area first responders killed in the line of duty were honored at a Thanksgiving breakfast.
Triathlete Meets First Responders Who Saved His LifeA Long Island man who nearly died during the New York City Triathlon got the chance on Sunday to meet with the first responders who saved his life.
NYC First Responders Test Readiness With Simulated Bus Crash DrillThe workers were tested on their ability to control the flames, find the injured and give them emergency medical treatment.
Interview With Brothers Of Firefighter At Heart Of Tunnel To Towers 5KThe Tunnel to Towers 5K retraces the steps of fallen firefighter Stephen Siller, who ran to Ground Zero, but never returned home.
LI Lawmakers Seek To Make Radio Frequency Jamming A Criminal OffenseDemocratic Rep. Steve Israel and Republican Rep. Peter King said they will introduce the bill, titled the Emergency Responder Radio Communications Protection Act, in Congress this week.
Group Says 9/11 Compensation Fund's Pace Of Distribution 'Unacceptable'The federal fund for people with illnesses related to the Sept. 11 attacks said Friday it has been able to issue compensation decisions to only 112 people out of nearly 55,000 who have applied so far.
Study: 9/11 First Responders Showing Early Signs Of Kidney DamageSome first responders who served at ground zero following the 9/11 attacks have shown early signs of kidney damage, according to a study conducted by the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
Long Beach Residents Honor Those Who Helped At Sandy Anniversary CeremonyA Superstorm Sandy anniversary was held Saturday to thank the first responders, and to pray for those who remained out of their homes on Long Beach offshore from Long Island.
Cardiac Patients Come Together With Strangers Who Saved Their LivesEveryone likes a second chance, but it's something special when you get a second chance at life -- being resuscitated from cardiac arrest.
Malloy Approves Fund For Sandy Hook First Responders And WorkersThe money for the Sandy Hook Workers Assistance Fund is raised privately through citizens and corporations.
Conn. St. Rep. Looks To Extend Benefits For Newtown First Responders"Some of these local law enforcement people, they used a good part of their sick days and now they're somewhat frustrated," St. Rep. Steve Dargan told WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau.
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