Monthly Archives: August 2015

Tuesday Trivia: Port Authority Pop-up Quiz!!

DID YOU KNOW THAT . . .the George Washington Bridge is named in honor of our first president for a specific reason? The bridge sits near Fort Washington in New York and Fort Lee in New Jersey, locations where General … Continue reading

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Newark Airport: America’s First Love Affair with Flight

By Roz Hamlett, Editor In 1928 the same year Amelia Earhart was winning the hearts, minds and imaginations of Americans by becoming the first woman to fly across the Atlantic (as a passenger), the first hard-surfaced strip of any commercial … Continue reading

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The Holland Tunnel: the World’s Cleanest Tunnel

Have you ever driven through the Holland Tunnel and wondered how in the world – given all the accumulated grit, grime and soot that exhausts from hundreds upon thousands of cars and trucks – the Port Authority manages to keep … Continue reading

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