Grimm said the information session is aimed at those who may not even realize they are eligible for federal help.
The children of firefighters killed on 9/11 get a bump in points on the fire department’s list, but the children of those who died from 9/11-related illnesses do not.
The medical examiner’s office said Tuesday that the remains were moved from the 30th Street building as a precaution before superstorm Sandy hit.
The mayoral hopeful was answering a question about airport security when he made his controversial remark.
Boeing Co. confirmed the rusted metal part from a Boeing 767 is a trailing edge flap support structure, NYPD spokesman Paul Browne said. It helps secure wing flaps that aid in regulating plane speed.
Tamerlan Tsarnaev bought two “Lock and Load” reloadable mortar kits containing 24 shells each on the evening of Feb. 6, said April Walton, the manager of Phantom Fireworks in Seabrook.
About 60 truckloads – or 600 cubic yards – of debris that could contain tiny human bone fragments have been unearthed by construction crews working on the new World Trade Center tower in recent years. Investigators will spend 10 weeks trying to find remains in that debris.
The “Postcards” Memorial on the St. George Waterfront contains 274 plaques in honor of Staten Islanders who died in the 1993 and 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. In recent weeks, officials said some of the plaques have been damaged or removed.
A Bronx couple is furious with the city’s Parks Department. It seems the city destroyed a garden they had planted to honor the victims of 9/11.
Stony Brook University’s World Trade Center Health Program is expanding to neighboring Nassau County. Officials will open the second site on Friday. The new location is at Winthrop-University Hospital’s “wellness pavilion” in Garden City.
In the decade since the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, more than 1,000 victims remain unidentified. But that might not be the case for much longer. Ten years of advances in technology are speeding up the process.
Monday marks the ninth anniversary of the formal end of the recovery operation at Ground Zero, which concluded in 2002 with a ceremony to remove the last 65-ton column of steel still standing at the site.
Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mike Mullen told cadets graduating from West Point on Saturday they should build bridges to a public that doesn’t always understand the “full weight” of military service after a decade of deadly conflicts.
Propective jurors groaned during the selection process Monday as the judge told them how long the trial could last. Only 18 of 130 people said they would be willing to participate.
The toxic tower contaminated by debris from the Sept. 11 terror attacks is finally gone. But it will be in the spotlight again at an upcoming trial surrounding the deaths of two firefighters in a 2007 blaze there.