Category Archives: Child care

Letter: Battery Place and Third Place is dangerous intersection for school kids

April 27, 2017- From a viewer Hi, A couple of weeks ago, the intersection of Battery Place and Third Place was changed to a four-way

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School overcrowding to persist Downtown until 2022 thanks to Mayor de Blasio

Update April 22, 2016- This school has been pushed back by two years. So, the overcrowding problem

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Taste of BPC mysteriously divides the community in half

Update April 11, 2017- The Taste of Battery Park City is coming back on April 23rd. However, it still only benefits North BPC and PS 89,

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - Downtown oversight, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Events and Activities, Gripes, Op-Ed, Outdoor events, Restaurants, Schools, Volunteering | 1 Comment

Battery Park Teen Jessica brown Goes To Washington to Advocate for Tourette Syndrome

April 18, 2017- 12-year-old Battery Park resident Jessica Brown has spent the majority of her life struggling with Tourette Syndrome

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Peck Slip elementary school dares to cite Pledge of Allegiance, stirring outcry from the far-left

March 17, 2017- DNAinfo reports, “Students at a Peck Slip elementary school in the Seaport began reciting the Pledge of Allegiance for the first time last week, sparking tensions

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Easter candy at Eataly

April 12, 2017

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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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NYPD community meeting discusses gangs of teens menacing BPC

March 31, 2017- BPTV has been the only news source to cover the ongoing problem of teens

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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 who runs 200 Chambers Urgent Care being investigated by NY Health Department

April 5, 2013- We previously reported on the lack of board certification of Dr. Steve Okhravi: the man

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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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Robert De Niro is an idiot and they should stop calling it the “Tribeca” Film Festival

Update February 18, 2016- Robert de Niro is at it again. The Post reports, “Robert De Niro still can’t fully

Posted in -- In the News, Child care, Doctors, Dentists, Film Theater and TV, Gripes, Op-Ed, TriBeCa | 1 Comment

Woman on bike hit and killed by SUV at West Side Highway and Chambers Street

Update February 3, 2017- The defendant, 26-year old Samuel Silva, pleaded guilty in a deal offered by the

Posted in - NYPD First Precinct, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Crime, Gripes, Parks | 2 Comments

BPCA refuses to explain why it told DOT to cancel street safety measures

May 6, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD For most of the year 2013, numerous members of the community, including Community Board 1, held several meetings and walking tours with the city DOT, and came up with specific plans to … Continue reading

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Dangerous West Thames and South End Ave crossings | 8 Comments

Tip of the week: Get a car with side airbags

January 3, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD I witnessed a two-car collision today and was the first responder. The side airbags on the black car allowed

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BPC Christmas Tree lighting 2015

December 3, 2015

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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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Something to chew on this Thanksgiving

November 21, 2016- by Steven E. Greer The true story of the Plymouth Pilgrims and the first Thanksgiving is fascinating.

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The Brookfield Place ice rink opens for 2016

November 18, 2016

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Shoddy construction of the West Thames cancer turf field

Update November 18, 2016- The fence was finally properly installed.

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Dangerous West Thames and South End Ave crossings, Decline of our parks, Doctors, Dentists, Gripes, Health and lifestyle, Op-Ed, Parks, Schools, Sports and fitness | 1 Comment