Category Archives: history

Memories of 9/11, for a New Generation

By Krista Didzbalis is a member of the Port Authority Media Relations Staff Almost all who experienced September 11, 2001 can recall where they were and what they were doing that dreadful morning. For those of us who were children … Continue reading

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Lessons of the Sully ‘Miracle,’ 10 Years Later

By Cheryl Albiez, Media Relations Staff Northeast of the George Washington Bridge, a plane at an altitude of 3,000 feet directly above the Bronx encountered a flock of Canada geese shortly after takeoff from New York City’s LaGuardia Airport on … Continue reading

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At Police Academy, Lessons of the Past Shape the Future

By Lenis Rodrigues, Media Relations Staff During a recent meeting with recruits in the current Port Authority Police Academy class, Deputy Inspector James McSorley asked them if they knew about the Holocaust. McSorley was surprised when only about one-third of … Continue reading

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