Category Archives: – State Government

The BPCA goes into lockdown mode again to avoid public questioning

June 29, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Prior to 2013 when Dennis Mehiel became the Chairman and CEO of the Battery Park City Authority,

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Exclusive: Was BPCA’s new CFO fired for being “erratic”?

June 3, 2017- by Steven E. Greer After BPTV’s federal lawsuit led to the ouster of the long-time CFO of the BPCA, Robert Serpico,

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Dennis Mehiel’s BPCA allows mega-yacht owner to steal public park space?

May 7, 2017- A viewer sent us this photo. The IGY marina company, which is owned by a close friend of

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Squadron Votes to Reject Two Non-Resident Appointments to the BPCA

June 21, 2017- Press release Sen. Urges Local Resident Representation in Local Governance ALBANY – State Senator Daniel Squadron spoke on the Senate Floor (video) on the urgent need for local

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

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Doctor at 200 Chambers is not board certified in Internal or Emergency Medicine

February 28, 2013 By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV has received many complaints about the service

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The BPCA ranks shrink

Update April 6, 2017- Martha Gallo “resigned” from the board. The ranks get smaller.

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Diagrams of the plans to redesign Wagner Park

March 22, 2017- From the BPCA town hall tonight, these are the latest plans to redesign Wagner Park to make it flood-proof.

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Bill requiring locals to be on BPCA board passes state assembly

May 5, 2017- Patch reports, “A bill (by Dan Squadron) that would require a local government agency in Battery Park City to be made primarily of neighborhood residents has come one

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BPCA board approves construction for unnecessary “office space” in 200 Rector Place

March 22, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Recall, during the January BPCA board meet, a bit of kabuki theater played out when the Chairman/CEO

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This is why our federal First Amendment case is so important

May 10, 2017- by Steven E. Greer As viewers know, BPTV is proceeding in federal court toward trial against the BPCA for violating our First Amendment

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Look for party boats to dock at Pier-A soon

Picture of a ferry boat that crashed into the slip by the Irish Memorial May 11, 2017- by Steven Greer BPTV has reported over the years on the numerous attempts by the ferry boat and tour boat industry

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Vince McGowan’s son pissing people off

May 9, 2017- Former BPC parks Conservancy official Vince McGowan’s son is pissing off people. A clickbate blog reports, “Shameless actor Zach McGowan, a white dude, will portray real-life native Hawaiian

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Exclusive: Former BPCA chief legal counsel Seema Singh placed in MTA job

April 14, 2017- BP.TV previously reported on an investigation by the New York Appellate Division disciplinary committee on then chief counsel of the BPCA Seema Singh. It stemmed

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Letter: BPCA employees create unnecessary noise in Rockefeller Park every morning

April 22, 2017- Dear Editor, Rockefeller Park is supposed to be an oasis of calm and mostly it is — except for 8 a.m. in the morning.

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Why Indian Point nuclear power plant needs to be shut down

April 29, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD I have long been a critic of the overuse of CT-scans due to the dangers of radiation. I’m not sure why,

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Proof that the BPCA is nothing but a way to generate pork project construction jobs for Governor Cuomo’s cronies

March 22, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Recall, many years ago, when BPTV reported on the failed attempt to heat the BPC Parks Conservancy

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Exclusive: The sexual harassment within the BPCA was criminal

March 20, 2017- by Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has exclusively learned from sources close to the Battery Park City Authority (BPCA)

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BPCA plans to build boat dock at Wagner Park that could host party boats

March 22, 2017- by Steven E. Greer At the BPCA Town Hall meeting tonight, they gave an extensive presentation of the plans to redesign Wagner

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