Retired Deputy Fire Chief Jim Riches, who lost his son on 9/11, is spending the day watching the proceedings via closed circuit at Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn along with about three-dozen other families.
Pending a confidentiality agreement, the health information of more that 300 police department personnel who developed cancer after working at the World Trade Center site will be given to Mount Sinai Medical Center.
The fund is designed to help people suffering from lung disease and other respiratory ailments connected to the tons of caustic dust that blanketed Lower Manhattan after the collapse of the twin towers.
The fund is intended to help people who became ill after working at ground zero and others whose sicknesses can be tied to the site. Residents, workers and those whose claims to the first fund were denied can apply beginning today.
The fund is intended to help people who became ill after working at Ground Zero and others whose sicknesses can be tied to the site.
Organizers of an Islamic community center and mosque near Ground Zero will hold its first event Wednesday evening.
The 9/11 attacks were very difficulty for children to comprehend, and some turned to their creative side for comfort. Their work has been put into a collection called “Art For Heart,”
The American Automobile Association is demanding that the federal government put the breaks on huge rate hikes to cross the Hudson River that go into effect Sunday, calling the increase illegal and absurd.
The plot of land known for a decade as “the pile,” “the pit” and “Ground Zero” is opening to the public for the first time since that terrible morning in 2001
New Jerseyans across the state are marking the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks with events offering a poignant mixture of sadness and hope while honoring the 746 state residents killed on that day.
The financial district surrounds Ground Zero, but there are also thousands of people who live there and many residents who were there on 9/11 still live near the World Trade Center.
Brazen hackers were able to briefly take over NBC News’ Twitter feed, sending out false reports of a plane attack on the World Trade Center site.
Alex Silverman had our weekly chat with language maven Ben Zimmer.
The stories of those who survived on 9/11 and the families of those who didn’t are varied and emotional.
Since the toxic dust cloud engulfed Lower Manhattan on 9/11, thousands have died or gotten sick. Many have cancer and that number is growing.