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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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What’s In A Name: Eugenius Harvey Outerbridge

By Gregory Quinn, Special to the Port Authority PART III:  The Difference Makers Quick: Why is the Outerbridge Crossing named the Outerbridge Crossing? Surely it’s because it’s our most remote bridge, right? Located near Tottenville, on the southern tip of … Continue reading

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