Category Archives: – Downtown oversight

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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Tucker Carlson explains how the spy agencies have become perverted political operatives

June 13, 2017

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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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Squadron Votes to Reject Two Non-Resident Appointments to the BPCA

June 21, 2017- Press release Sen. Urges Local Resident Representation in Local Governance ALBANY – State Senator Daniel Squadron spoke on the Senate Floor (video) on the urgent need for local

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

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The Netflix Late Reviewer: House of Cards: Season 5

June 16, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I forced myself to watch all of Season 5 of the Netflix original drama “House of Cards” I should

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Cuomo appoints three cronies to the board of the BPCA

New BPCA board member George Tsunis, far right June 16, 2017- Governor Cuomo seems to not give a

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Told you so: Martha Gallo “resigns” from BPCA board

April 6, 2017- by Steven E. Greer BP.TV has been the only source to report on BPCA board member Martha Gallo’s career problems and

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Update on Irish Memorial repairs

Update June 23, 2017- People who live next to the Irish Memorial seem to think that the construction has stalled.

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It will be hard to comprehend the ramifications of President Trump until years from now

November 10, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Most people are still trying to process this major surprise of Trump winning the presidency,

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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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CB1’s Catherine McVay Hughes to “step down”

Update January 2, 2017- Former CB1 Chair Catherine McVay Hughes apparently did not leave CB1 altogether.

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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 BPCA ranks shrink

Update April 6, 2017- Martha Gallo “resigned” from the board. The ranks get smaller.

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