Monthly Archives: July 2015

The First Port Authority Police: A Few Husky Men!

On June 1, 1928, 40 young men signed up to become the original Port Authority Police Force.  They were the first officers of a force that would later become the largest transportation-related force in the United States. Screened from some … Continue reading

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FRAMES: The Port Authority Bus Terminal’s Best-Kept Secret

By George DeFeis, Intern, Media Relations  Hidden within the bustling Port Authority Bus Terminal is a bowling alley known as Frames; it’s easy to overlook, but hard to forget.  On a recent field trip there with a colleague, we were … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: 50-plus Years of Beatlemania

As of 2015, the Beatles continue to hold the record for most number one hits on the Hot 100 chart with 20, and they continue to be the best-selling band in history with estimated sales of more than 600 million … Continue reading

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