Category Archives: – Politics

Letter: BPCA employees create unnecessary noise in Rockefeller Park every morning

April 22, 2017- Dear Editor, Rockefeller Park is supposed to be an oasis of calm and mostly it is — except for 8 a.m. in the morning.

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BPCA plans to build boat dock at Wagner Park that could host party boats

March 22, 2017- by Steven E. Greer At the BPCA Town Hall meeting tonight, they gave an extensive presentation of the plans to redesign Wagner

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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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Exclusive: Former BPCA chief legal counsel Seema Singh placed in MTA job

April 14, 2017- BP.TV previously reported on an investigation by the New York Appellate Division disciplinary committee on then chief counsel of the BPCA Seema Singh. It stemmed

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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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Linda Belfer, longtime CB1 member and Gateway Plaza Tenants Association founder, dies

April 17, 2017- Linda Belfer abruptly stepped down from the CB1 a few years ago after falling ill.

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The BPC pile remediation pork project continues

217April 14, 2017- The “pile remediation” barges are back at it again this year. This has been going on for

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Two StopTrump media elites wallow in misery

April 13, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I was having breakfast at Le District when I recognized the guy on the right in the blue shirt.

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BPCA board in chaos

April 7, 2017- by Steven E. Greer The BPCA board had been operating on fumes, with only five members and barely able to muster a

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Hillary Clinton was so bad for women

November 9, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD Hillary Clinton not only failed to shatter the glass ceiling for women to become president, but she

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The U.S. and Russia should merge (or join NATO at least)

January 13, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Here’s another big idea I have for 2017, and I bet that Vladimir Putin is already thinking about it:

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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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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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No sex in the champagne room anymore at Remix

Update April 4, 2017- There is literally no sex in the campaign room at Remix anymore, folks. The SLA revoked

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Martha Gallo goes AWOL again

March 22, 2017- At the March 22nd BPCA board meeting, the only member of the community

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BPCA’s Martha Gallo and her conflict of interest with AIG contracts

June 9, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The BPCA convened a board meeting today. The first item on the agenda was the decision to change the company

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Proof that the BPCA is nothing but a way to generate pork project construction jobs for Governor Cuomo’s cronies

March 22, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Recall, many years ago, when BPTV reported on the failed attempt to heat the BPC Parks Conservancy

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Exclusive: Are the BPCA bonds risky junk with AAA ratings?

March 27, 2017- The BPCA’s Chairman and CEO, Dennis Mehiel, recently boasted at the board meeting how their bonds

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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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Review: The Nomad bar

The excellent fired chicken breast strips November 17, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I landed late at godawful LaGuardia and wanted some quality food. So, I went to The Nomad

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