Category Archives: Schools

Stuyvesant’s pool and two basketball courts cost $12.50 a month

(8,000 real BPC residents have read this story as of December 13, 2018. We inform.) Update April 19, 2016- The BPCA slashed the cost of memberships in half. A year-long pass is now approximately $15,

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PS 150 in Tribeca to be evicted because landlord will not renew lease

Update December 7, 2018- The school will be allowed to stay for a couple of more years until the

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Essay: Democracy cannot function with an idiot electorate

July 17, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD I recently wrote an essay about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (the lady who went from being an unheard-of bartender

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Essay: Addictive social media apps are our modern day tobacco problem

June 21, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Doomsayers have warned for decades about the damage computers and social media will cause

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Terrorist strikes BPC

September 29, 2018- Federal prosecutes are seeking the death penalty for “bike path terrorist”

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Safe crossings at Greer Pedestrian Plaza

August 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD After two years of work by a community effort, with the cooperation of the City DOT, extensive street safety measures were designed for South End Avenue

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Sheldon Silver’s stop sign not helping PS 276

April 1, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The all-powerful State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s solution to the extremely unsafe road in front of PS 276 was to have the DOT place a stop sign. Local resident and mother of … Continue reading

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West Thames and Battery Place needs a traffic light

October 10, 2013- Not shown in this still photo is the manner in which the group of children

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Two condo owners oppose child safety measures for West Thames proposed by DOT

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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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P.S. 276 Crossing Guard Hit by Car at ‘Unsafe’ Intersection, Police Say

February 3, 2014- DNAinfo reports, “A school crossing guard was struck by a passing cab as she stood on duty outside of Battery Park City’s P.S./I.S. 276 at an intersection that parents and police say is unsafe. “I’m very concerned … Continue reading

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Sheldon Silver unable to get a traffic light for PS 276

February 14, 2014- A blast email from Speaker Sheldon Silver’s office proudly states that his office was able to have the City DOT install a stop sign in front of PS 276, in the wake of the crossing guard being … Continue reading

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The Urban Farm

Warrie Price, President and Founder of the Battery Conservancy, gives Liz Conner a tour of the new Urban Farm growing vegetables

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No doubt about it. That’s a farmer’s market.

August 4, 2011 By Steven Greer, MD In what could be the freshest vegetables and fruits in all of Manhattan, and the most verifiably organic farmer’s

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P.S. 276 hit with frivolous $2 Million lawsuit?

April 3, 2018- The Post reports,”A Manhattan mom is suing the Department of Education for $2 million

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Awesome Tribeca woman stands up to two skateboard vandal thugs

January 3, 2017- This Tribeca woman should be commended for having the courage to stand up to the two skateboard thugs.

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Cheating at elite Stuyvesant High School never went away

January 28, 2018- The Post reports, “Five years after a nationally publicized cheating scandal led to the principal’s ouster and the suspension of a dozen kids, academic dishonesty is

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Famous alumni of Stuyvesant High School

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Stuyvesant High School in the news for student drug use

January 19, 2014- The Post reports, “Students at elite Stuyvesant HS disrupted a school trip to top upstate colleges — because they were hopped up on drugs. Three seniors among the 102 embarking on the two-day Nov. 15 bus trip … Continue reading

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The cheating continues at Stuyvesant High School

December 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Muhammad Islam, the 17-year-old Stuyvesant student who concocted a hoax that he was worth $72 Million from day-trading,

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