Category Archives: Schools

Shoddy construction of the West Thames cancer turf field

Update June 12, 2016- This new artificial turf field and surrounding fence are already looking old and dirty.

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The new CDC guidelines for prescribing opioid pain pills

June 3, 2016- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD The musician Prince died from a fentanyl overdose. Michael Jackson died from a sleeping medication

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Higher fencing goes up on West Thames turf field

May 14, 2016

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Letter: The new management of Asphalt Green BPC is horrible

May 12, 2016- Letter to the Editor by Jim Hi Steven,

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Port Authority shuts down school choir singing national anthem at 9/11 Memorial

May 6, 2016- Only the Port Authority can pull off something this stupid

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - State Government, Child care, Crime, Gripes, Schools, World Trade Center | 2 Comments

Legal CYA paperwork on every child-group-event is smothering parents

May 7, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD Out of the blue, two different friends of mine with kids have complained to me about the onerous

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I support the Girl Scouts

March 15, 2016- by Steven E. Greer The Girl Scouts have been everywhere this year. Chris Rock even placed them front and center on

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Stuyvesant’s pool and two basketball courts cost $12.50 a month

(6,400 real BPC residents have read this story as of April 19, 2016. We inform.) Update April 19, 2016- The BPCA slashed the cost of memberships in half. A year-long pass is now approximately $15,

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The new office for Offshore Sailing Class

April 5, 2016- The new Offshore Sailing office in the Mercantile Exchange building by the Irish Memorial is open.

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Brookfield Place delays, Gyms and Pools, Sailing/Yachting, Schools, Sports and fitness | Leave a comment

The egregious athletic coaching most kids receive

March 25, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD In 2005, at age 37, I got some good PGA golf lessons at Muirfield Golf Club in Ohio: Jack Nicklaus’

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Trees planted in West Thames ballfield

March 25, 2016

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Only PS 276 has kindergarten waitlist as Peck Slip school opens

March 18, 2016- by Steven Greer A local paper reports that the only school now with a waitlist to get into kindergarten is PS 276.

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Video of the “Epic Blizzard of 2016”

Update January 23, 2016 (11:00 PM)- There are now approximately 16-inches of snow on the ground (see updated video).

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Pipes burst at Stuyvesant High School

February 14, 2016- We received this email:

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Asphalt Green is failing miserably

Update January 31, 2016- There were hints at this during the BPCA Town Hall (read below, and video above). Asphalt Green is failing miserably and the Upper East Side company is treating our

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Downtown finally gets a new school to address overcrowding

Update January 27, 2016- The Post reports that a 500-foot pencil-tower will be slapped

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U.S. Senate now investigates rubber pellet turf fields

January 22, 2016- The U.S. Senate is now weighing in on the safety of those ubiquitous

Posted in - Federal government, - Politics, - Real estate, Asphalt Green, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Dangerous West Thames and South End Ave crossings, Decline of our parks, Doctors, Dentists, Gripes, Health and lifestyle, Lawyers, Parks, Schools, Sports and fitness | Leave a comment

Turf goes down on West Thames rubber pellet field

January 16, 2016- The turf and rubber pellets are being installed.

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A plea for a crossing guard by PS 89 and Stuyvesant High School

January 21, 2016- A parent sent this email out:

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Feckless CB1 and Sheldon Silver fail to bring new schools Downtown, again

Update February 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The new City DOE Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced revisions to the old Bloomberg plan for new schools, and Downtown “aint gettin nothin”, so to speak. Despite Downtown Manhattan being one of the … Continue reading

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