Category Archives: – State Government

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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The BPC pile remediation pork project continues

217April 14, 2017- The “pile remediation” barges are back at it again this year. This has been going on for

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BPCA board in chaos

April 7, 2017- by Steven E. Greer The BPCA board had been operating on fumes, with only five members and barely able to muster a

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The Greek orthodox Church on top of Liberty Park

April 12, 2017

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1 WTC was built by a mobster

April 13, 2017- The corrupt Port Authority ran the 1 WTC construction project. The Post reports, “A Queens contractor with alleged mob ties admitted Wednesday to

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Tip of the Week: Fly out of Newark

April 5, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I have avoided Newark Airport for a decade, I think, ever since I had a scary experience with a New

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Martha Gallo goes AWOL again

March 22, 2017- At the March 22nd BPCA board meeting, the only member of the community

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BPCA board member Martha Gallo demoted at AIG?

March 6, 2017- by Steven Greer BPC resident and BPCA board member Martha Gallo somehow gained employment at the scandal-plagued

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Where was Martha Gallo?

April 15, 2016- by Steven E. Greer The last time the Martha Gallo appeared before an official BPCA event was in January at the

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BPCA’s Martha Gallo to head AIG’s Internal Audit department

April 2, 2015- This is not an April Fool’s joke. Martha Gallo, BPC resident, board member of the BPCA,

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Is Martha Gallo failing to provide oversight again?

January 29, 2016- Opinion by Steven E. Greer I was scratching my head trying to understand the motivation for why local resident and BPCA

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BPCA’s Martha Gallo and her conflict of interest with AIG contracts

June 9, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The BPCA convened a board meeting today. The first item on the agenda was the decision to change the company

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BPCA’s Martha Gallo educates the commoners of BPC

May 11, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD On May 6th, 2014, the BPCA board convened. The Parks Conservancy finances were discussed. BPCA Board member Martha Gallo patronizingly educated the “residents of BPC”, we commoners, about what we are and … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Are the BPCA bonds risky junk with AAA ratings?

March 27, 2017- The BPCA’s Chairman and CEO, Dennis Mehiel, recently boasted at the board meeting how their bonds

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Chef Paul Gerard sues partners in Belle Reve for mismanagement

Chef Paul Gerard, Plaintiff March 10, 2017- by Steven E. Greer The Post reports on a lawsuit filed by Paul Gerard, the former chef and partner of Tribeca’s Belle Reve restaurant and bar.

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Brookfield still trying to sell Brookfield Place years later

Update December 17, 2016- DowntownExpress thinks they have an exclusive by reporting that Brookfield is

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