Category Archives: – City government

Formal Complaint to be Filed Against Mayor de Blasio and City Council Member Margaret Chin with Federal Prosecutors

June 28, 2017- Click here for the actual PDF complaint

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City Council’s Margaret Chin tries to skirt term limit laws and run for third term

June 23, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Sheldon Silver protégé Margaret Chin is running for a third term on City Council. There is only one problem:

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Ferry boats get less annoying horns

June 27, 2017- For years, BatteryPark.TV championed the cause of BPC residents at 2 River Terrace

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Shocker: Large public construction project in Staten Island is over-budget and behind schedule

June 25, 2017- What a shocker: The “World’s Largest” Ferris-wheel being constructed in Staten Island,

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NYT covers the violence in The Battery

May 29, 2017- The NYT published an extensive article on the criminals and companies that employ

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Tip of the Week: Ed Koch explains how to deal with “Crazies” in NYC politics

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Update: NY Court employee busted using “Official Business” parking placard

Update May 1, 2014- The senior judge in charge of court employee oversight, Peter Moulton, investigated this

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Glenn Plaskin’s palatial warm apartment costs what?

(2,200 people have read this as of December 10, 2016) January 6, 2013- By Steven E. Greer We have previously reported on the ineffective leadership

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Mayor de Blasio’s NYPD threatens watchdog blogger exposing placard parking abuse

June 24, 2017- BatteryPark.TV has worked with the twitter account @placardabuse to expose the abuse

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How does a millionaire like Jeff Galloway enjoy rent-subsidized apartments in Gateway?

(4000 people have read this as of December 10, 2016) Update March 11, 2016- New York State Comptroller DiNapoli is going after wealthy people who

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How far left is City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito?

May 26, 2017- How far left and out of touch is the New York City government? Look no further than Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito. The Post reports, “Throughout her career in public life,

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The official mascot of NYC should be the crafty rat

June 20, 2017- On a serious note, trash bags on the concrete, not in containers,

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Former CB1 Julie Menin is now NYC Media and Entertainment Commissioner

June 16, 2017- I got a laugh out of this national story in Variety. Former CB1 Chairwoman

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Diagrams of the plans to redesign Wagner Park

March 22, 2017- From the BPCA town hall tonight, these are the latest plans to redesign Wagner Park to make it flood-proof.

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The city to crack down on its employees parking illegally using placards

May 25, 2017- BatteryPark.TV has previously taken action against city employee placard parking abuse. Now, the mayor is doing the same.

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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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More savage black-on-white violence in New York

June 3, 2017- The Post reports on what could be the most savage, subhuman, crime against an elderly man

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Man slashed at Fulton Street subway station

June 2, 2017- A 29-year-old man was slashed by a black male yesterday at the Fulton Street subway station in broad daylight at 2:25 PM. The criminal got away (because the security inside subways stations is a joke).

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Ferry company that recently won contract from Mayor de Blasio part of organized crime network in The Battery

Update August 12, 2016- DNAinfo reports that Hornblower has supposedly stopped the practice of

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De Blasio staffer arrested for child pornography

May 26, 2017- Our scumbag mayor has surrounded himself with ultra-liberal criminals. The Post reports, “A leading

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