In She Goes. Board Commissioners watch as Robert Alwell, one of Port's longest emplyees, drops the 2021 Time
Capsule into safe keeping until 2121.
10 AIRPORT VOICE, MAY 2021
The Port Authority marked its 100th Birthday on Friday April 30, 2021. At its downtown
property, the Port Board of Commissioners with its Executive Director and employees of the
Port celebrated with the enshrining of the 66 memento-filled Time Capsule covered for the
next 100 years by a commemorative engraved plaque. The festivities included remarks by
Chairman O'Toole, Vice-Chair Jeffrey Lynford and Executive Director Rick Cotton. They all
recognized the hard work by employees that has created iconic public infrastructure delivering
on the vision of the PANYNJ to create a transportation complex that has served the public
for 100 years and planning to continue world class services for another 100.
PANYNJ Vice-Chair Jeffrey Lynford, Executive Director Rick Cotton and Chairman
Kevin O'Toole hold the 16" time capsule with the commemorative plaque
sealingthe capsule for 100 years.
Port Authority Police officer Gil Ramos passionately sings our
country's anthem to music from PAPD Pipes and Drum Band.
Time in a capsule.
Momento time capsure items. A strand of the WTC cable was included with
medallions heralding the opening of the George Washington Bridge and Midtown
Bus Terminal, pins and patches, tokens and ticket books.
Union and Port Workers. Nestor Tavarez, Local 15, Patrick Donovan WTCC, Greg Benacchio, WTCC,
Frank Pampinella, Core, Alfred Howard, Local 731 Photopage by Jeff Yapalater