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Bayonne Bridge Steel Rope, Making History in Lower Manhattan

By Neal Buccino, Special to Portfolio Photos by the Port Authority’s Mike Dombrowski Six centuries ago, engineers in the Inka Empire designed cable bridges long enough to span Peru’s mountain gorges and durable enough to withstand earthquakes. They wove these … Continue reading

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PAPD Captain Kathy Mazza-Delosh: Woman of Action, Healer of Hearts

By Mercedes Guzman, Media Relations Police Blogger The late Captain Kathy Mazza was a tough, no-nonsense but altruistic woman who commanded respect from both male and female police cadets as Commander of the Port Authority Police Academy, before she met … Continue reading

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Port Authority History: The Singular Achievement of Ernesto Butcher

PROLOGUE: ” I read this morning the tribute to Ernesto Butcher whom I never had the privilege of meeting. That said, he is clearly an iconic figure to Port Authority employees who, without exception, admired his courage, his integrity and … Continue reading

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