Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Jackie Robinson of the PAPD: Dr. Cyril O. Byron, Sr.

By Mercedes Guzman, Media Relations, Police Blogger In 1948, the year after Jackie Robinson famously broke the color barrier as the first African American to play Major League Baseball, Dr. Cyril O. Byron, Sr. blazed his own trail by joining … Continue reading

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PAPD Lovebirds: Partners in Love, Blue and Serendipity

By Mercedes Guzman, Media Relations, Police Blogger Twenty years ago, when Port Authority Police Lt. Kelly Hennessy first checked out her future husband, Lt. Michael Hennessy, he was in uniform, and everyone knows the kind of impression a man in … Continue reading

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How the Port of NY/NJ Does Love. . .

By Lenis Rodrigues, Media Relations Blogger   Valentine’s Day is that time of year when love expresses itself in flowers, chocolate and wine. The Port of New York & New Jersey is right in Cupid’s bulls-eye as the Port ranked … Continue reading

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