Category Archives: Schools

Letter: Battery Place and Third Place is dangerous intersection for school kids

April 27, 2017- From a viewer Hi, A couple of weeks ago, the intersection of Battery Place and Third Place was changed to a four-way

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School overcrowding to persist Downtown until 2022 thanks to Mayor de Blasio

Update April 22, 2016- This school has been pushed back by two years. So, the overcrowding problem

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Taste of BPC mysteriously divides the community in half

Update April 11, 2017- The Taste of Battery Park City is coming back on April 23rd. However, it still only benefits North BPC and PS 89,

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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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A model for working with the City DOT on city planning

June 26, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD What became a true model for how the community can interact with the City Department of Transportation

Posted in - Community Board 1, - NYPD First Precinct, Accomplishments, Battery Park City and BPCA, Dangerous West Thames and South End Ave crossings, Featured Residents, Schools, Videos, Volunteering | 1 Comment

BPC Christmas Tree lighting 2015

December 3, 2015

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Shoddy construction of the West Thames cancer turf field

Update November 18, 2016- The fence was finally properly installed.

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Marbles the brain store

October 24, 2016- A new study making national attention concludes that tablet and smartphone

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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

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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.

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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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