Category Archives: – State Government

BPCA long-time CFO, Robert Serpico, leaving

Update December 7, 2016- Today was BPCA CFO Robert Serpico’s last public board meeting.

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Public comment at BPCA board meetings? Not so fast.

Update December 7, 2016- Today was the first BPCA board meeting since the decision to allow heavily

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BPCA blows $180,000 on ballfield cameras that should cost $3,000

December 6, 2016- The BPCA is proud to announce that it spent $180,000 on security cameras for the ballfields.

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The Port Authority screws up Christmas

December 2, 2016- The Post reports that the Port Authority has failed to install Christmas

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Told you so: Cuomo and de Blasio conspired to block hundreds of thousands of Bernie voters in the April primary.

December 6, 2016- The WSJ reports:

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The History of BPC by Ed Koch

We had the chance to interview Mr. Koch a few years ago. Ed Koch, former Mayor of New York City and former U.S. Congressman,

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BPCA meeting tomorrow

December 6, 2016- The agenda for tomorrow’s BPCA meeting

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BPCA meeting tonight to discuss new esplanade bike rules

December 5, 2015- At 5:30 tonight, on the 24th floor of the BPCA office in 1 WFC, a committee

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Viva la Preet

November 30, 2016- President Trump met with federal prosecutor Preet Bharara and decided to

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Get to know your rights granted by The Constitution

May 30, 2016- by pro se litigant Steven E. Greer, MD Now that I am a federal plaintiff and pro se litigator, with a viable case asserting my First Amendment rights,

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Update on Irish Memorial repairs

November 18, 2016- There seems to be genuine repair work taking place.

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Construction on West Thames Bridge pork project begins

November 21, 2016- This is not a positive development, folks. It is a sign of the ultra corruption that has

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The Greek orthodox Church on top of Liberty Park

November 18, 2016- Good progress.

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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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CB1’s Ninfa Segarra has the guts to take on Glenn Plaskin, LeFrak, and Gateway

September 28, 2016- A class action was filed against LeFrak’s Gateway plaza back in April of 2014.

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Tip of the Week: Ed Koch explains how to deal with “Crazies” in NYC politics

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BatteryPark.TV efforts directly cause BPCA to allow public comments at meetings

October 19, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD As viewers know, BP.TV has been the only local news source to have the freedom to provide proper

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BPCA scraps plans to tear down ugly Rector Street “temporary” bridge

November 3, 2016- At the CB1 meeting, the BPCA announced that they would scrap plans to tear down

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Dennis Mehiel’s BPCA further exploits North Cove Marina

November 6. 2016- The one-percenters are getting a big lifeline, literally, from BPCA Chairman

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Federal court refuses to dismiss lawsuit by Kirk Swanson against the BPCA

June 8, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD The federal lawsuit against the BPCA, brought by former BPCA executive Kirk Swanson, passed

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