Category Archives: – Politics

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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BPCA board approves construction for unnecessary “office space” in 200 Rector Place

March 22, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Recall, during the January BPCA board meet, a bit of kabuki theater played out when the Chairman/CEO

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Why the announcement of a special counsel is good for President Trump

May 18, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Without the usual leaks to the press giving them a heads up, President Trump’s DOJ announced

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This is why our federal First Amendment case is so important

May 10, 2017- by Steven E. Greer As viewers know, BPTV is proceeding in federal court toward trial against the BPCA for violating our First Amendment

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Look for party boats to dock at Pier-A soon

Picture of a ferry boat that crashed into the slip by the Irish Memorial May 11, 2017- by Steven Greer BPTV has reported over the years on the numerous attempts by the ferry boat and tour boat industry

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Bill requiring locals to be on BPCA board passes state assembly

May 5, 2017- Patch reports, “A bill (by Dan Squadron) that would require a local government agency in Battery Park City to be made primarily of neighborhood residents has come one

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Richard LeFrak is now a top advisor to President Trump

May 1, 2017- Did you know that Richard LeFrak, the slumlord of Gateway Plaza, is now a top advisor to President Trump?

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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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Two StopTrump media elites wallow in misery

Update May 10, 2017- Time Inc reported disastrous earnings numbers. Print revenue is down 21% and the Chairman left.

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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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NYPD points finger at two boat tour companies for hiring the violent felons in The Battery

May 3, 2017- by Steven Greer In the wake of the serious shooting of an innocent bystander near The Battery, which was caused by a

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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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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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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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$4 Billion Oculus is leaking like a sieve during this rain

May 5, 2017- The Post reports, “The city’s $4 billion Oculus train station is no match for a rain storm —

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BPC schools and leaders upset that NYPD failed to alert them about a nearby shooting

May 3, 2017- DNAinfo reports, “The city’s Office of Emergency Management will hold an interagency meeting with the police department and the Department of Education to review protocol around

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Why Indian Point nuclear power plant needs to be shut down

April 29, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD I have long been a critic of the overuse of CT-scans due to the dangers of radiation. I’m not sure why,

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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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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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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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