Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
A published report this weekend said the Port Authority of New York and Jersey sold the naming rights of the World Trade Center to a nonprofit more than a quarter century ago for $10, and is now paying thousands of dollars a year to use the name.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says construction on the George Washington Bridge and Outerbridge Crossing was suspended Friday and won’t resume until Tuesday.
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey officials are preparing for roadwork scheduled to begin Monday night on the George Washington Bridge.
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In March, a private security guard employed by the company, FJC Security, was spotted fast asleep. The company is paid hundreds of millions of dollars by the Port Authority to help protect sensitive sites such as JFK.
A spokesman for the Port Authority confirmed Sunday that James Rubin’s last day was Wednesday. He was appointed to the post by Gov. Andrew Cuomo a year and a half ago.
The violations occurred at JFK, LaGuardia, Newark Liberty and Teterboro airports from Dec. 2010-June 2012, the Federal Aviation Administration said.
Soma Mandal was on her way to work at a New York City hospital when she slipped on wet floor mats at the Pavonia station. She sued the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the Modern Facilities Services cleaning company.
A Port Authority police officer claimed that he couldn’t report to his beat because of an arm injury, when he was really flailing and thrashing about onstage with his punk rock band, federal authorities said.
Guard Sami Omar, of North Bergen, N.J., denied smoking the drug, but police said a search of his post uncovered marijuana in a bag and cigarette.
The new enclosed observatory will offer panoramic views of the city and will occupy three floors. It is expected to open in 2015.
The agency’s police academy plans to hire up to 175 new officers from its upcoming class, which will begin in August.
About $141.5 million of the funding will go towards repairing the PATH train line, with the remaining $54.2 million designated for the World Trade Center Transportation Hub.
Aerial images from the scene showed long lines of trucks waiting to exit the facility as the investigation was under way.
The Port Authority Bus Terminal was evacuated Monday evening, after someone found a package of what looked like grenades.