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The Jackie Robinson of the PAPD: Dr. Cyril O. Byron, Sr.

By Mercedes Guzman, Media Relations, Police Blogger In 1948, the year after Jackie Robinson famously broke the color barrier as the first African American to play Major League Baseball, Dr. Cyril O. Byron, Sr. blazed his own trail by joining … Continue reading

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Mohawk Ironworkers Footloose on Port Authority Infrastructure

By Roz Hamlett, Portfolio Editor Photos and Audio by Stephen Nessen, WNYC Public Radio During a recent meeting on the 23rd floor of 4 World Trade Center, a Port Authority colleague of mine was discussing the results of a research project when … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: The Holland Tunnel Fire of 1949

By George DeFeis, Intern, Media Relations Click the images below to follow the slideshow:

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