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The Difference Makers 101: The Port Authority is Born

By Gregory Quinn, Special to the Port Authority Part One: Governor Alfred Smith In this new series, we’ll take an occasional and deeper look at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s Difference Makers, the men and women … Continue reading

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Late-breaking History: Eugene H. Klingelfuss, Maker of the Holland Tunnel’s First Washing Machine

By Roz Hamlett, Editor The odds are, even if you’re a glassy-eyed New York history geek, you’ve never heard of him. Because the evidence of his signature achievement has lain buried deep in the bottom drawer of an old mahogany … Continue reading

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