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9/11 Health Program Now Officially On Borrowed Time

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.01.2015 | Home

WASHINGTON -- When it comes to a sense of urgency, Congress has to be graded on a curve these days, so perhaps no one should be too surprised that law...

A Plan to Reduce Emergency Vehicle Response Times and Increase Safety for Cyclists (PHOTOS)

Harris Silver | Posted 03.09.2014 | New York
Harris Silver

Fire trucks and ambulances responding to emergencies have a higher priority legally and morally than people who choose to drive into Manhattan instead of taking public transit.

The GSA Junket and the Dedication of the FDNY: Contrasting Images of Public Service

Steven Cohen | Posted 06.09.2012 | New York
Steven Cohen

In sharp contrast to the nonsense at the GSA, I had the pleasure of attending a graduation ceremony last week at the New York City Fire Department's Officer Management Institute.

Don't Make Our Finest Fight City Hall for Their Lives

Bill de Blasio | Posted 04.23.2012 | New York
Bill de Blasio

You would think that the City would be doing everything possible to protect the health of police officers like Alonzo Harris, after all they have done for us. But you would be wrong.

30,000 Runners Follow the Steps of a 9/11 Hero at Tunnel to Towers Race

Emily Faherty | Posted 11.28.2011 | New York
Emily Faherty

Back on that clear September day in 2001, Stephen Siller ran all the way through the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel, straight to the South Tower. The Tunnel To Towers 5K race retraces his heroic footsteps.

A 9/11 Remembrance: One Extraordinary Life Out of Many

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 11.11.2011 | New York
Brian Levin, J.D.

The full story of 9/11 is not about hijacked airliners, intelligence failures, fanatic murderers or conspiracy theorists. Its about lives well lived that were cut painfully short and the endurance of the human spirit.

Chicago Bikers Launch 9/11 Memorial Ride To Ground Zero

Posted 11.07.2011 | Chicago

Chicago firefighter Tom Maloney rushed to Ground Zero to aid the New York Fire Department's efforts on September 11, 2001. A year later, Maloney, who ...

Ode to Firefighters

Robert Slayton | Posted 10.24.2011 | New York
Robert Slayton

When the world was crumbling -- literally -- they didn't ask anything, just shouldered heavy gear and walked into the towers to do their jobs. Hundreds didn't walk out, ever.

Matt Sledge

WATCH: Osama Bin Laden Is Dead, But New York's Security Worries Live On | Matt Sledge | Posted 07.02.2011 | New York

At the news of Osama bin Laden's death a crowd of joyful New Yorkers gathered for a spontaneous celebration just outside the World Trade Center constr...

Tunnel Bob Fights To Re-Open Atlantic Tunnel Tours

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

More than 30 years ago, Bob Diamond found an abandoned 19th-century subway tunnel that ran along Atlantic Avenue, between Court and Hicks Streets, in ...

Meet The Men In The 2011 NYC Firefighter Calendar Tomorrow Night | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Tomorrow night, warm up right with NYC's sexiest firefighters at a reception for the unveiling of the 2011 New York City Firefighters Calendar, "Gold ...

Apparent Healthcare Plan for 9/11 First Responders

Mike Spicer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mike Spicer


Scary Scary Scary New York City

Patrick Sauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Patrick Sauer

I can't see them, but I know they're everywhere. A WPIX headline screamed bed bugs have reached an "epidemic scale!" And that was based on a survey of pest control companies.

Trivializing the Attack on the World Trade Center

Steven Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Cohen

New Yorkers don't need people from Alaska and political opportunists like Lazio telling us where and how to develop our city. We also do not need sensitivity lessons about the hurt and horror of 9/11.

Who Knows If Airline Pilot With Embellished Background Is Flying Armed?

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Christine Negroni

Flight deck officers, I'm told, are not supposed to identify themselves as authorized to carry a firearm onto airplanes. But what does that really mean?

ALPA and Airline Pilot Caught in a Whopper

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Christine Negroni

What reads like fiction in the newspaper is actually painfully true. The article profiling American Eagle pilot Timothy Martins in this month's issue of Air Line Pilot magazine by contrast, is not.

Pictures of Unnecessary Events

Gary Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Gary Hart

If our political leaders and our government had taken warnings seriously and had their hair on fire sufficiently to stand up all agencies on high alert, the 9/11 airplane highjackers could have been stopped.

We The Fallen of 9/11

Stephen Herrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stephen Herrington

One must question at this point, on this day of the year especially, whether the power of the U.S. government, diplomatic and military, has been used in the best way to honor our own fallen of 9/11

Five-Alarm Hotties: Vote On Your Favorite NY Firefighter (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The annual New York Firefighter "Hunks" Calendar is out featuring some of the city's finest. Below is a slideshow of a few of the men wearing some of...

Pension Tension: Paterson Veto Shocks Police, Firefighter Unions

New York Post | BRENDAN SCOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Gov. Paterson dropped a bombshell on two powerful unions when he unexpectedly vetoed a routine measure that for nearly 30 years had allowed city cops...