Home » Posts tagged with » World Trade Center (Page 6)

Zadroga adds cancer to list of World Trade Center related health conditions On Wed., Sept. 12, the federal government finally added 50 forms of cancer to the list of treatable illnesses covered by the James L. Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act. Following a proposal by Dr. John Howard, the law’s health administrator, back in […]

Continue reading …

There isn’t so much as half the amount of hype around this year’s anniversary of Sept. 11 as there was last year. Understandably, the decennial anniversary carried a special meaning for many. Yet, for local residents who witnessed the attacks or felt their after-effects first-hand, every September brings back the troublesome memories and emotions attached […]

Continue reading …

BY ALINE REYNOLDS  |  Brand-new software is poised to assist cops in the effort to track down terrorists targeting the World Trade Center and other Downtown sites. The New York Police Department has joined forces with Microsoft to institute the initiative, dubbed the Domain Awareness System, with the goal of enhancing the city’s security cameras […]

Continue reading …

BY ALINE REYNOLDS  |  Fifty-four-year-old Glen Klein is one of scores of injured Sept. 11 first responders who are anxiously awaiting compensation from the government for economic losses tied to their physical ailments. Klein, who has three children, was forced into premature retirement from the New York Police Department due to a slew of medical […]

Continue reading …

MICHAEL BURKE  |  At the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s monthly board meeting in June, Patrick Foye, the agency’s executive director, expressed his support for restoring the Fritz Koenig Sphere to the World Trade Center site and including it in the National Sept. 11 Memorial. “This is an artifact that survived and […]

Continue reading …

BY SAM SPOKONY  |  On Tues., June 26, a construction worker at 4 World Trade Center fell from a height of about six feet and was hospitalized for his injuries. While the worker has since been released from the hospital and the incident hasn’t appeared to disrupt construction, the Downtown Express has gained access to federal […]

Continue reading …

BY ALINE REYNOLDS | To locals’ surprise, the famed Fritz Koenig sphere that survived the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is still in Battery Park, its resting place since the early 2000s. But it won’t be for long. Late Friday, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the sphere’s owner, said that it has found […]

Continue reading …

Patrick Foye, former deputy secretary for economic development for State Governor Andrew Cuomo, took the helm last fall as executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, owner of the World Trade Center and construction manager of parts of the site. In an exclusive interview with the Downtown Express on Thursday, March […]

Continue reading …

  Patrick Foye, former deputy secretary for economic development for State Governor Andrew Cuomo, took the helm last fall as executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, owner of the World Trade Center and construction manager of parts of the site. In an exclusive interview with the Downtown Express publisher, […]

Continue reading …

  BY ALINE REYNOLDS | An investigation into the faulty World Trade Center crane that dropped a load of steel beams from 40 stories above ground on Feb. 16 might take several months to complete, according to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The crane, which was operating at Four W.T.C., was immediately […]

Continue reading …