Category Archives: – Community Board 1

BPCA grows tired of paying millions over many years to “repair” Asphalt Green water leak

The outdoor terrace that is leaking water onto the Asphalt Green facility November 28, 2018- BPTV has been the only source to report to report on the ongoing pork construction

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CB1 agenda: Port Authority plans to expand the noisy ferry services

12/5 Battery Park City Committee – 6:00 PM

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The BPCA’s unnecessary new office space opens in 200 Rector Place

Update November 10, 2018- The BPCA did a ribbon cutting this week. This space is nothing but a relocation of the office space for the Allied Universal Security, which already had offices on North End Avenue.

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Stop the Chop President John Dellaportas quoted in the WSJ about Amazon headquarters wanting to use helicopters

November 18, 2018- Local BPC resident John Dellaportas is quoted in the WSJ:

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The medical consequences of ferry boat diesel exhaust pollution to children’s lungs

Update November 12, 2018- Netflix has a series called Dirty Money. Episode 1 was about the Volkswagen diesel engine emissions scandal where the company rigged their engines to

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Essay: Sheer negligence allowed terrorist truck attack on Lower Manhattan

Update January 29, 2018- I told you so. We Inform. Victims of the Halloween ISIS attack are suing the city for negligence.

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CB1 meeting agenda for November 7, 2018

November 2, 2018- The CB1 meeting next week will have some interesting updates by Brookfield Place and

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City decides to place traffic light at Rector Place and South End Ave

The dangerous intersection of West Thames and South End Ave where a light is needed September 6, 2018- It is being reported in local press that the City DOT will finally install a traffic light on

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Tour bus collides with car at dangerous West Thames and Battery Place intersection

July 18, 2014 (2:00 PM)- By Steven E. Greer, MD Today, at the infamous intersection of West Thames and Battery Place, where the DOT is in the process of installing safety measures,

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Don’t F with Greer

August 9, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD As viewers know, I have been the lead gardener in the public garden space on Albany Street.

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Julie Menin says “Close Indian Point”

Update May 11, 2015- Indian Point suffered a small explosion in a transformer and oil leaked into the Hudson River this weekend.

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Statue of Liberty Cons Pack Downtown Alliance Buses with Duped Tourists

July 25, 2018- At the July 24th BPCA board meeting, resident Maryanne Braverman spoke about

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A tour of the NYC Rescue Mission for the homeless

With the closure of the John Hughes shelter, the nearest homeless shelter to Battery Park City is now in Tribeca. Joe Little of the New York City Rescue Mission gives a tour of the city’s oldest homeless shelter. With the … Continue reading

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George’s diner closed after owner films health inspector during inspection

Update: January 9, 2012 George’s diner was re-inspected today by the city health inspector. Two inspectors were sent, 

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CB1 meeting discusses New York Waterway air pollution

September 6, 2011 By Steven Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV was invited by CB1 BPC Chairwoman Linda Belfer to present the video of the New York Waterway ferry boat pollution and discuss the results of our investigation to date. During the meeting, … Continue reading

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Is the BPCA covering up for board member Catherine McVay Hughes?

Jeff Galloway, before his felony convictions and disbarment, and Catherine McVay Hughes, before Sheldon Silver’s felony convictions and he resignation from CB1 July 31st, 2018- by Steven E. Greer BPTV previously reported on the mysterious resignation in 2016 of Catherine … Continue reading

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Fernando Mateo’s La Marina raided

July 21, 2018- Former BPCA board member Fernando Mateo is in the news for yet another scandal.

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NYPD community patrol officers speak at BPCA town hall

June 12, 2018- by Steven E. Greer On June 6th, the BPCA convened a quarterly town hall meeting. The NYPD had the First Precinct

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CB1 meeting for June 5th, 2018

June 5, 2018- Battery Park City Committee – 6:00 PM Location: Metropolitan College, 60 West Street

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Cuomo Stooge Anthony Notaro sells out BPC again

February 6, 2018- Anthony Notaro, the current Chairman of the CB1, has been exposed numerous times in BPTV as

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