Category Archives: – Community Board 1

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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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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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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Pier-A is now an overcrowded Jersey Shore drunk haven

April 29, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD BPTV predicted this. Years ago, when the crooked BPCA was passing resolutions, in secret, to allow

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Seaport tourist helicopter crashes into East River, killing several

March 11, 2018- The tourist helicopters on the East River heliport, that have survived despite

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Senator Schumer is the only elected official to call for a halt in tourist helicopter flights

March 13, 2018- by StopTheChop’s John Dellaportas Stop the Chop NYNJ wishes to thank U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer for his leadership today in demanding

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LeFrak hikes Gateway electric bills 700% in January

March 10, 2018- Letter to the Editor by NOYB Despite new windows and heating units, the electric bills for January across all buildings in Gateway Plaza were

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Aaron Foldenauer criticizes the BPCA plan to deputize private security guards

January 24, 2018- by Steven E. Greer The incompetent BPCA hired a video service that provided malfunctioning audio for much of Aaron’s talk.

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The BPCA plays defense after Halloween terror attack

Update January 10, 2018- by Steven E. Greer At the CB1 meeting (which are always orchestrated to meet the needs

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Summary of the BPCA board meeting for January 2018

January 24, 2018- The BPCA board convened today. BPTV noticed the following:

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Still nobody in charge of CB1

January 2, 2018- It seems that the CB1 is in disarray like the BPCA, lacking leadership. The District

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Anthony Notaro refuses to pass resolution in support of Mike Fortenbaugh’s North Cove Marina

October 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The CB1 met tonight and allowed the Commodore of the North Cove Marina, Mike Fortenbaugh, to give a presentation in support of his RFP

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CB1’s Anthony Notaro refuses to explain why he voted for Pier-A’s outrageous liquor license

October 16, 2014- With Pier-A stalled again, people are asking questions.

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