Category Archives: Austin Tobin

Port Authority: 95th Anniversary of the Port Compact of 1921

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett As far back as the 19th century, New York and New Jersey squabbled over the jurisdictional rights of the Hudson River, once even drawing an imaginary line down the middle of the river, which didn’t … Continue reading

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Women’s History Month: Lee Jaffe, Port Authority’s Legendary First Female Director of Public Affairs

By Lenis Rodrigues, Media Relations Staff CLICK IMAGES FOR A CLOSER VIEW    Lee Jaffe was a brilliant woman from a small Pennsylvania town who worked as the Port Authority’s Director of Public Relations from 1944-1965. She served as the … Continue reading

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