Category Archives: Child care

Is it legal for the BPCA to “deputize” a private security guard to make arrests?

January 22, 2018- by Steven E. Greer At the January CB1 meeting, BPCA spokesperson Nick Sbordone announced that the BPCA planned to

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Awesome Tribeca woman stands up to two skateboard vandal thugs

January 3, 2017- This Tribeca woman should be commended for having the courage to stand up to the two skateboard thugs.

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Stuyvesant’s pool and two basketball courts cost $12.50 a month

(7,400 real BPC residents have read this story as of January 27, 2018. We inform.) Update April 19, 2016- The BPCA slashed the cost of memberships in half. A year-long pass is now approximately $15,

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Stuyvesant High School in the news for student drug use

January 19, 2014- The Post reports, “Students at elite Stuyvesant HS disrupted a school trip to top upstate colleges — because they were hopped up on drugs. Three seniors among the 102 embarking on the two-day Nov. 15 bus trip … Continue reading

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The cheating continues at Stuyvesant High School

December 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Muhammad Islam, the 17-year-old Stuyvesant student who concocted a hoax that he was worth $72 Million from day-trading,

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Kick your smartphone app addiction in 2018

January 8, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD I was one of the very earliest CrackBerry addicts in 2000. That was a term given to people constantly

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Essay: Why Liberal Media and Universities Tolerate Crooked College Football

January 2, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD College football is so dirty. Just look at the coaches from the top teams that we saw play this weekend.

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Letter: The new management of Asphalt Green BPC is horrible

May 12, 2016- Letter to the Editor by Jim Hi Steven,

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BPC Christmas Tree lighting 2015

December 3, 2015

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Maybe my brain was spared

July 26, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Last week, I sat next to an Ohio State University offensive lineman while attending a Roger Waters concert.

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Reliable gun violence statistics

February 12, 2013 By Steven E. Greer, MD In the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut massacre of 20 first graders and six brave adults, the debate over gun control

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Tip of the Week: Special computer screen RX glasses

March 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD We recently posted a tip about how to order special prescription glasses to help people with presbyopia see their computer screens. This author just received his own glasses, and they are fantastic. … Continue reading

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There is something creepy about adults who make a living from youth sports

September 6, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Craig Carton, the radio host, asked my help with time slots on the ballfields a few years ago.

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Chinese real estate firm chases families off Chase Plaza

May 12, 2015- Downtown Express reports, “Financial District families were alarmed when they and their children

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Trump Election Has Not Caused Rise in School Bullying, Fariña Says

December 2, 2016- DNAinfo reports, “Worries about a spike in anti-immigration bullying in city schools after

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Tell us your experience with Urgent Care Tribeca on 200 Chambers

February 22, 2013 The urgent care center at 200 Chambers Street (by The Palm restaurant, on the West Side Highway) provides very prompt care. In most cases, patients can be seen right away. However, we have been receiving complaints also.

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Doctor at 200 Chambers is not board certified in Internal or Emergency Medicine

February 28, 2013 By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV has received many complaints about the service

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Addictive social media apps are our modern day tobacco problem

June 21, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Doomsayers have warned for decades about the damage computers and social media will cause

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BPTV gets results: City DOT fixes dangerous intersection by PS 276

May 1, 2017- by Steven E. Greer As a direct result of BPTV reporting and an outraged father, the City DOT has now painted crosswalk stripe at the dangerous intersection of Third Place and Battery Place.

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Gangs of black teens menace all-white BPC

Teens on the young kid’s basketball court by West Thames Update April 4, 2017- A local dog walker with a blog reports that someone told him (i.e. this is third-hand info, folks)

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