“OH, Say Can You Sing”
The 9/12 Generation Project Asks Students To Join A Nationwide Sing-a-long of The Star-Spangled Banner onSeptember 12, 2014 (New York, NY – August 18, 2014) On September 12, 2014, students are being asked to simultaneously sing the National Anthem. That request is being made by the 9/12 Generation Project, the educational division of the New York Says [...]

Freedom Stone Is Far From Ground Zero
When Robert Penn bought the inventory of a stone company on Long Island in 2012, he acquired forklifts, rock slabs—and the cornerstone for the skyscraper once known as the Freedom Tower. The 20-ton granite block had been laid at Ground Zero on July 4, 2004, in a ceremony attended by hundreds. Read More : http://online.wsj.com/articles/ground-zero-cornerstone-ended-up-in-suburbia-1409186961

Pharmacy charges 9/11 responders $150 for medication records
A pharmacy near Mount Sinai Hospital is gouging sick 9/11 responders by charging $150 for a simple printout of the medications they take, advocates told The Post. Madison Avenue Pharmacy, a block from the Upper East Side hospital that treats Ground Zero cops, hard hats and other workers, has filled thousands of prescriptions covered by federal [...]

WORLD TRADE CENTER HEALTH PROGRAM: Approach Used to Add Cancers to List of Covered Conditions Was Reasonable, but Could Be Improved
What GAO Found The Administrator of the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP)—a program of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)—used a hazard-based, multiple-method approach to determine whether to add cancers to the WTCHP list of covered conditions for which treatment may be provided at no cost to an enrollee. Experts who participated in [...]

As We Mourn Robin Williams, Let’s Not Forget the Quiet Heroes
As the headlines buzz and our hearts ache with the news of Robin Williams losing his battle to mental illness, several quiet heroes have also lost their own battles in these last few years. Their fight wasn’t against depression or drugs or celebrity scrutiny, but it was just as sinister, and just as heartbreaking. Their [...]