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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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Tuesday Trivia: Port Authority Pop-up Quiz!!

DID YOU KNOW THAT . . .the George Washington Bridge is named in honor of our first president for a specific reason? The bridge sits near Fort Washington in New York and Fort Lee in New Jersey, locations where General … Continue reading

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The First Port Authority Police: A Few Husky Men!

On June 1, 1928, 40 young men signed up to become the original Port Authority Police Force.  They were the first officers of a force that would later become the largest transportation-related force in the United States. Screened from some … Continue reading

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