Mayor De Blasio Presents Family Of Det. Lou Alvarez With Key To CityAlvarez Marines and the NYPD before spending months helping with the rescue and recovery efforts at Ground Zero. He died of 9/11-related cancer on June 29.
New York City And Nation Mark 18 Years Since 9/11 Terror AttacksA somber ceremony will be held this morning in Lower Manhattan, where the names of those who died that day will be read aloud by family members.
9/11 Remembered: A Look Back At The Day That Changed New York ForeverThe thousands of lives lost are being honored in a ceremony at the World Trade Center.
'He Knew He Didn't Have Much Time:' Brother Of Det. Lou Alvarez Reflects On Life Of ServiceLate NYPD Det. Luis Alvarez spent months at the World Trade Center following the September 11, 2001 attack. He developed cancer and spent the rest of his life crusading for the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund.
9/11 Memorial Glade Honors First Responders Who Got Sick Or Died In Aftermath Of Terror AttacksThere is a new place to honor those who died or became sick in the aftermath of the 9/11 terror attacks.
9/11 Memorial And Museum Become Living Link To Future GenerationsEight years after its opening, the 9/11 Memorial and Museum continues its commitment to never forget, to reflect, and honor those impacted by the September 11th attacks.
High School Students Who Hadn't Been Born On 9/11 Plant Flags To Never ForgetWith each flag they place in the ground, it’s a moment to reflect about those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.
Det. Lou Alvarez Honored At 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony In BrooklynFor many people in our area and around the country, late NYPD Det. Lou Alvarez has become a face of the fight for increased aid for New York City first responders suffering from 9/11-related illnesses.
9/11-Related Illnesses Continue To Plague Firefighters, Police, EMTs And Other RescuersIn the tragedy, 343 firefighters died while responding to the attacks in 2001. Years since, thousands of first responders died from cancers caused by toxic fumes.
Gov. Cuomo Signs Law Establishing 9/11 Remembrance Day In SchoolsThe law will allow a moment of silence in public schools at the beginning of the school day every September 11th.
Tunnel To Towers' Frank Siller Talks About PBA Honor, Annual 5k Race Ahead Of 9/11 AnniversaryThis week, New York City and the nation will mark 18 years since the September 11th terror attacks. The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation was born out of that tragedy.
President Trump Signs Bill Extending 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Through 2092The president was joined in the Rose Garden by 200 first responders, family members and survivors.
Senate Passes 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Extension, Bill Heads To President TrumpThe House approved the bill last week, but it vote stalled in the Senate when Republican senators Rand Paul and Mike Lee raised concerns about the cost and oversight.
Watch: Jon Stewart Reacts To Senate Passing Extension Of 9/11 Victim Compensation FundJust last month, first responder Lou Alvarez spoke before Congress shortly before he died of a 9/11-related illness. He was joined by Jon Stewart, who voiced his frustration over what took so long.
First Responders Urge Senate To Vote On 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund ExtensionThe House passed the bill - named in honor of first responders James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer and Luis Alvarez - 402-12 last week.