Category Archives: – Politics

Squadron Passes Bill to Ensure BPCA Board Be Composed of Some Local BPC Residents

June 21, 2017- Press release NEW YORK – TODAY, State Senator Daniel Squadron released the following statement following

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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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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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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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Bob Woodward explains why there is no comparison between Trump and Nixon

June 9, 2017

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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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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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FBI’s James Comey admits under oath that he leaked classified government documents to The New York Times

June 8, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD The Democrats and

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Two StopTrump media elites wallow in misery

Update June 7, 2017- Correction: This story gets more pathetic. Alan Murray is no longer with the WSJ, but

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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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$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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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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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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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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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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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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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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