Category Archives: New Jersey

One Police Command’s Recipe for Survival

By Lenis Rodrigues, Media Relations Staff While on duty recently at the Port Authority Police Department command at LaGuardia Airport, Sergeant Brian Vitale learned that rookie PAPD Officer Jessica Vaccaro’s family business — Vaccaro’s Bakery in Clark, N.J. — was … Continue reading

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One WTC: Lightning Always Strikes the Same Place Twice

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett  The New York/New Jersey region isn’t ‘lightning alley’ – that distinction belongs to Tampa, Fla. Being home to One World Trade Center, the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere, does mean the metropolitan area experiences its … Continue reading

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The Holland Tunnel Takes a Breather

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett In 1927, hours before the Holland Tunnel was due to open officially, Chief Engineer Ole Singstad wanted a final moment alone with his new tunnel.   Singstad’s major contribution to the tunnel was its ventilation system, … Continue reading

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