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Sep 3, 2015 In The News

The father of James Zadroga delivered a stern message Thursday to any Washington politicians unwilling to extend the landmark bill named after his fallen 9/11 first-responder son.

Sep 3, 2015 In The News

LOWER MANHATTAN — After Susan Herr managed to escape the 68th floor of Tower 2, as fire and chaos were enveloping the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001 — she thought the toughest day of her life had to be behind her.

“But I was wrong,” Herr said, choking back tears. “The hardest day of my life has been going though chemotherapy and radiation at the same time.”

Sep 3, 2015 In The News

Members of the congressional delegations from New York and New Jersey stood outside the World Trade Center on Thursday and called on Congress to reauthorize the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, the federal legislation that provides benefits to 9/11 victims and first responders.

Aug 27, 2015 In The News

By Bill Parry

 

When Greece’s economy cratered in July, its large expatriate community in Astoria, which has the largest Greek population outside of Athens, held its collective breath. Now nearly two months later as the country awaits its international bailout, the Greek government has begun to relax restrictions on banking transactions.

Aug 27, 2015 In The News
Aug 27, 2015 In The News
Aug 27, 2015 In The News

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), co-chair of the Congressional Hellenic Caucus and Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Capital Markets and GSEs Subcommittee, was joined by prominent members of the Greek and financial communities to urge the US to take two key steps to boost Greece's economy.

Aug 19, 2015 In The News
Aug 12, 2015 In The News

In the years since the towers collapsed, more than 33,000 people have developed illnesses, including respiratory problems and cancer, Gillibrand said.

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