Category Archives: history

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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The Port Authority, 2017: A Year in Pictures

Photos by Conrad Barclay, Mike Dombrowski and Rudy King For the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, 2017 brought a new leadership team – Board of Commissioners Chairman Kevin O’Toole and Executive Director Rick Cotton – as well … Continue reading

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