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Benefit for two MTA Officers to take place at Mulcahy's

Wantagh - On July 21, 2018, a benefit will take place midday at Mulcahy's Pub and Concert Hall, in an effort to raise funds for two of the MTA's finest officers.

Move over Ebola- Malaria next big health crisis

The World Health Organization recently reported the number of people dying from Malaria has dropped 47 percent in Sub-Saharan Africa since 2000. WHO attributed the success in reducing the number of deaths, in large part, to better diagnosis and treatment.

Op-Ed: The Ground Zero Debate — A disappointment to the Founding Fathers

April 1 saw the beginning of the sifting of WTC debris for human remains. About 60 truckloads of construction debris have been collected around the lower Manhattan site over the past 2 1/2 years.

Op-Ed: Photo Essay - Neighbors helping neighbors, heroes of 9/11

New York - When American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175 slammed into the World Trade Center on 9/11, New Yorkers and the world stood in shock. After the initial chaos and shock was over, first responders and everyday citizens sprang into action.

Contemplation, connection, and hope at the 9/11 Memorial Special

New York - The tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11 came and went in September. I'd been avoiding going to the memorial - until recently. I'm glad I did.

Ground Zero health risks downplayed by US gov’t, new docs show

New York - Recently surfaced documents reveal federal officials in New York and Washington took more measures than previously reported in downplaying health risks which could have protected thousands of people due to contaminated air at Ground Zero.

Op-Ed: Reflections on 9/11 by a former federal government employee Special

In 2001, I worked in Washington, DC, lived in Virginia in an area known as Pentagon City, and visited Ground Zero, and I recall moments from each of those aspects of my life beginning just before September 11, 2001.

Op-Ed: Rambling Thoughts on 9/11

New York - A decade of mass killings in the name of 9/11 have been waged by governments on shadowy groups in the world's flashpoints. Are we any safer?

President Obama visits Ground Zero

New York - President Barack Obama brought the story of Osama Bin Laden's death full circle today when he visited Ground Zero in New York City.

Study: Fox News viewers are prone to believing rumours

Those who rely on Fox News are more inclined to believe rumours, a study looking at the behavioral patterns of viewers of reports pertaining to the Ground Zero mosque in has concluded.

Op-Ed: Ground Zero Mosque controversy provokes blatant racism

New York - This article may be long, and it may be short, but it is going to get the point across. The "ground zero mosque controversy is disgusting, and it should be a joke to even consider it a real issue.

Op-Ed: Should a mosque be built near Ground Zero?

New York - One can only be concerned over the politicization of the controversy surrounding plans to build an Islamic center and mosque near the site of the World Trade Center.

Obama supports construction of mosque near Ground Zero

Washington - US President Barack Obama has defended controversial plans to build a mosque and Muslim cultural center near the site of the September 11, 2001, attacks in New York.

Dutch anti-Islam politician Wilders speaks at 9/11 NYC rally

New York - Dutch politician of 'Fitna' fame Geert Wilders is to speak at a rally in New York on September 11 to protest plans to build a mosque close to Ground Zero. Politicians in the Netherlands fear the worst for the country's image abroad.

Mosque to be built at Ground Zero

New York - A plan is in action to build a 13-story mosque on Ground Zero has been back in the news since Sarah Palin posted comments on her Twitter account a few days ago.

Ground Zero workers still suffering lung damage

Many of the rescue workers from the New York Fire Department that made up the rescue effort at the World Trade Center are dealing with lung damage to this day, a new study found.

Islamic center being built near Ground Zero in New York

In what is most likely to be a controversial move, near the site of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks will be built an Islamic center that will help Muslims from being discriminated against.

Op-Ed: Why Let Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in the U.S at All?

New Yorkers as well as others in this country were justifiably appalled when Mamoud Ahmadinejad, hater of The United States and friend to AL-Queda terrorists, asked city, state and federal officials if he could lay a wreath at Ground Zero during his visit

As New York looks forward, Washington keeps 9-11 alive

For first time, name-reading ceremony took place in a small park near Wall Street instead of the Ground Zero site where the World Trade Center towers once stood. 2,700 people were killed in the devastating terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

Giuliani Tries To Backtrack From Ground Zero Comments

Yesterday Presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani made claims that he was at Ground Zero as much or more than many of the first responders. Today, Giuliani is attempting to backtrack from those comments, after they were met with a backlash of anger.

Giuliani: "I Was At Ground Zero As Often, If Not More, Than Most Of The Workers"

Republican candidate Rudy Giuliani drew outrage and indignation from Sept. 11 first-responders yesterday by saying he spent as much time - or more - exposed to the site's dangers as workers who dug through the debris for the missing and dead.

9/11 Continues to Take Lives

They risked their lies to help others or maybe were just in the wrong place at the wrong time- but years after the World Trade Centers have fallen people are still suffering the effects of that day - an not just because of the people who died that day....

Tickets Issued To Control Ground Zero Crowds

NEW YORK (wnbc) - In an attempt to manage the crowds that have solemnly lined up to see the devastation of the World Trade Center, the city will issue free numbered tickets to the viewing platform at the site. The tickets, available at the South S...
 

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A collage of the timelines of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.
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President Obama places a wreath at the site of the 9/11 Memorial at Ground Zero.
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