Monthly Archives: October 2016

A Halloween Tale: Kennedy Airport, Flight 401 and the Walking Dead

“The boundaries between life and death are at best shadowy and vague.  Who shall say where one ends and where the other begins?”  — Edgar Allen Poe By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett Unlike many ghost tales, this one – which originated … Continue reading

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PAPD: Raising Breast Cancer Awareness, One Badge at a Time

By Lenis Rodrigues, Media Relations Staff Earlier this month, hundreds of Port Authority Police Department (PAPD) officers began wearing a strikingly different kind of police badge, with blue and pink bands placed around the standard shield as a sign of … Continue reading

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NY/NJ Harbor Deepening and the Lost Islands

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett There was once a 132-acre island in Jamaica Bay within view of Kennedy Airport known as Elders Point. After years of degradation, the land split into separate islands connected only by mud.  The U.S. National … Continue reading

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