Press Release Article


Date: Nov 15, 2017
Press Release Number: 209-2017

The Port Authority will host a career fair on Thursday, November 16, at the George Washington Bridge Bus Station to provide those living in the Washington Heights community with the opportunity to connect with bus carrier and retail employers who serve the facility.

The event will take place from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the ground floor of the bus station’s Fort Washington Avenue entrance. Retail and carrier participants include Greyhound, NJ Transit, Marshalls, Blink Fitness and The Gap. Port Authority representatives will also be available for career advice.

The fair is sponsored by Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, Congressman Adriano Espaillat, New York City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, New York State Senator Marisol Alcantara, New York State Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa and Manhattan Community Board 12.

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