Category Archives: Black History Month

Women’s History Month: PAPD Assistant Chief Norma Hardy on the road less traveled

By Mercedes Guzman, Media Relations, Police Blogger When PAPD Assistant Chief Norma Hardy of New Jersey Air Transportation began her trailblazing career more than two decades ago, she set out on a road less traveled by women to reach the … Continue reading

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Port Authority History: The Singular Achievement of Ernesto Butcher

PROLOGUE: ” I read this morning the tribute to Ernesto Butcher whom I never had the privilege of meeting. That said, he is clearly an iconic figure to Port Authority employees who, without exception, admired his courage, his integrity and … Continue reading

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Aviation: Why I Love to Fly

By Alexandria Williams, Media Relations Intern, Student Pilot True confession:  In high school, I was constantly in the principal’s office.  Because of my immature behavior, my mother placed me in the Eagle Flight Squadron, a program she hoped would take … Continue reading

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