Category Archives: – State Government

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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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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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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