Category Archives: – State Government

California idiosyncrasies

February 17, 2018- by Steven E. Greer I am wrapping up my trip to Monterey, California. Prior to this one, I was in Los Angeles and

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Cuomo Stooge Anthony Notaro sells out BPC again

February 6, 2018- Anthony Notaro, the current Chairman of the CB1, has been exposed numerous times in BPTV as

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Summary of the BPCA board meeting for January 2018

January 24, 2018- The BPCA board convened today. BPTV noticed the following:

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Sheer negligence allowed terrorist truck attack on Lower Manhattan

Update January 29, 2018- I told you so. We Inform. Victims of the Halloween ISIS attack are suing the city for negligence.

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BPCA hires another CFO

February 15, 2018- by Steven E. Greer After the Harvey Weinstein of the BPCA, Robert Serpico, was forced to “retire”, then his

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AstroTurf “Trump Resistance” meeting in Manhattan fizzles out

February 19, 2018- by Steven E. Greer I rarely read Downtown Express, but saw this story about local politicians trying to rally a Trump

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Is it legal for the BPCA to “deputize” a private security guard to make arrests?

January 22, 2018- by Steven E. Greer At the January CB1 meeting, BPCA spokesperson Nick Sbordone announced that the BPCA planned to

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Sheldon Silver to be re-tried in federal court for multiple felonies

Update January 16, 2018- The Supreme Court decline to get involved in the Sheldon Silver

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The History of BPC by Ed Koch

(5000 people have viewed this as of July, 2017) 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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Still nobody in charge of CB1

January 2, 2018- It seems that the CB1 is in disarray like the BPCA, lacking leadership. The District

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BPCA adds life preservers to esplanade

February 8, 2018- From the Battery Park City Authority: “The Battery Park City Authority today

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A-hole Charles Urstadt is at it again

Update January 24, 2018- Delusional old fuck Charles Urstadt now wants to fill in the Hudson

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CB1’s Anthony Notaro is a no-show for the marina rally

December 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Anthony Notary, the same deadbeat who refused to pass a CB1 resolution in support of Mike Fortenbaugh to

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Aaron Foldenauer criticizes the BPCA plan to deputize private security guards

January 24, 2018- by Steven E. Greer The incompetent BPCA hired a video service that provided malfunctioning audio for much of Aaron’s talk.

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BPCA President Shari Hyman settles embarrassing federal lawsuit before taking private sector job

Shari Hyman by husband, Dan Horwitz, who defended Bernie Madoff Update November 11, 2017- BPTV obtained via FOIA request the actual settlement amount.

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The BPCA plays defense after Halloween terror attack

Update January 10, 2018- by Steven E. Greer At the CB1 meeting (which are always orchestrated to meet the needs

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Allied Barton seems to be copying the PEP no-show policies

August 6, 2017- by Steven E. Greer As you recall, I got the PEP removed from BPC by exposing that they were redistributing almost all of

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Construction stalls on the Greek Orthodox Church in Liberty Park

Update December 29, 2017- The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America stopped paying the

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BPCA President Shari Hyman leaves amidst scandal

September 15, 2017- The Tribeca Tribune reported that BPCA President Shari Hyman has left her job

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Who will save the parks in Battery Park City?

April 25, 2016- by Steven E. Greer After seeing the hideous artificial turf field in the West Thames area, I became sad. It’s official:

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