Category Archives: – State Government

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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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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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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