Category Archives: – State Government

BPCA scraps plans to renovate South End Ave

Update October 28, 2016- The BPCA has backed down and abandoned the plans to fill in the recessed

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November CB1 agenda

Battery Park City Committee – November 1st, 6:00 PM Location: Community Board 1 – Conference Room, 1 Centre Street, Room 2202A-North

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BPCA lawyer Seema Singh ousted

Update September 21, 2016- Seema Singh has indeed been removed from her position.

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From now on, June 8th is “First Amendment Day”

June 9, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD Folks, something historic took place yesterday. BatteryPark.TV and a federal judge defended

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Told you so: Pier-A is a just big bar now

August 12, 2016- As we predicted many times, Pier-A is nothing but a big bar now. The upstairs,

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Shelly Silver to get 14-years in prison, say prosecutors

April 20, 2016- The NYT reports, “Federal prosecutors in Manhattan asked a judge on Wednesday

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Exclusive: Fernando Mateo resigns from BPCA board

July 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The BPCA has confirmed that Fernando Mateo resigned from the BPCA board “effective May, 2014”. There was no explanation given.

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Exclusive: Jeff Galloway led away in handcuffs to prison

Update September 24, 2015- Jeff Galloway was released from prison on September 18th, apparently.

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Told you so: NYPD Commissioner Bratton ousted, or “resigns”

August 2, 2016- BatteryPark.TV was one of the first to predict a long time ago that NYPD Commissioner

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Robin Forst is replaced

Update May 13, 2016- The BPCA issued a press release detailing the biography of the new Director

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Exclusive: BPCA’s Anne Fenton and Matt Monahan gone

November 20, 2013- 3:30 PM (20,000 people have read this, as of December 4, 2013) Sources tell BatteryPark.TV that the BPCA’s Matthew Monahan and Anne Fenton are no longer employed. We are awaiting details. The source also stated that

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Exclusive: BPCA President Demitrios Boutris resigns amidst internal investigation

Update August 21, 2013- The BPCA President, Demitrios Boutris, has “resigned”, after an internal investigation initiated by current and former BPCA employees accused Mr. Boutris, as well as other executives within the BPCA, of abusive behavior. Some staff alleged to … Continue reading

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The sound of crickets after the BPCA’s president Shari Hyman is praised

April 13, 2016- By Steven E. Greer Watch the audience stay silent after T. Fleischer praises the BPCA president, Shari Hyman,

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Summary of the September 20th BPCA board meeting

September 21, 2016- by Steven E. Greer

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Letter: The Gateway Plaza Tenants’ Association is run by Le Frak cronies

September 7, 2016- Letter to the Editor by Sharon of Gateway Plaza Hi. I have read your blog since its inception. I must admit, I was disappointed you moved since

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What is the difference between organized crime and the Cuomo/de-Blasio administrations?

Update September 21, 2016- Joe Percoco and other top aids to Cuomo were officially indicted today by Preet Bharara.

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Boston-like pressure cooker terrorist bombs blast West Village

September 18, 2016- The mainstream media, which takes its talking points from The White House,

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BPCA board meeting tomorrow

September 19, 2016- There is a BPCA board meeting tomorrow. You are encouraged to attend. Questions you might ask are:

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Letter: I was almost killed by a Downtown Connect red bus

September 17, 2016- Letter by Eileen Baker I was almost killed yesterday by a Connect bus.

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BPCA allows, once again, Diner en Blanc to shut down BPC parks without public notice

September 16, 2016

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