Category Archives: Crime

Neighbors warned Catherine McVay Hughes and her CB1 of swaying Tribeca crane hours before fatal collapse

Tweet Update February 11, 2016- The CB1 met last night and discussed crane safety and the numerous Tweet

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BPC has a second dog sewer slash sidewalk for humans

Tweet February 10, 2016- I have noticed that many dog owners in the Milstein building that holds Tweet

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Dog feces and urine on sidewalks, Gripes, Op-Ed, Pets | 1 Comment

Wife of Sheldon Silver and another convicted felon choose his successor in Assembly

Tweet February 8, 2016- BatteryPark.TV warned how sleazy the process of replacing Sheldon Would be, but we had no idea it would be this egregious.  Tweet

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Images of a crashed crane in the heart of Tribeca

Tweet February 5, 2016- This is as close as we could get to the crane that collapsed on Worth Street. Tweet

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Missing PEP allow woman to Taser man in The Battery

Tweet February 7, 2016- The Battery is patrolled by city PEP, like the ones we in BPC just fired. Crime is Tweet

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Exclusive: State agencies investigate possible illegal shuttering of BPC Parks Conservancy

Tweet Update February 6, 2016- The AG replied and is working on this. Tweet

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BPCA shutters the Parks Conservancy

Tweet January 29, 2016- by Steven E. Greer During the January 27th BPCA board meeting, the annual report was discussed and approved. Tweet

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Review: The People v. O.J. Simpson

Tweet February 3, 2016- by Steven E. Greer The FX mini-series about the 1990’s murder trial of O.J. Simpson is surprisingly good. The casting Tweet

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Images of a closed down PEP office

Tweet February 2, 2016- Not only are the PEP gone, but this entire space is being closed down. the BPCA Tweet

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New private security is already doing a better job than the PEP ever did

Tweet January 4, 2016- by Steven E. Greer The City-controlled PEP offices have been refusing to act on calls about pot smokers in the parks. Tweet

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Cuomo gives the middle finger to local city Democrats

Tweet February 1, 2016- by Steven E. Greer The bigger story playing out with this PEP-firing is how Governor Como, the man in charge Tweet

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How to call the new AlliedBarton security guards

Tweet Update February 1, 2016- Now that the PEP have been fired, their old phone number answers to Tweet

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Busted: Our missing PEP found

Tweet Update February 2, 2016- The TribecaTrib is regurgitating our exclusive story today, not Tweet

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BPCA Chairman Mehiel posts public letter about the ouster of the PEP

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Is Martha Gallo failing to provide oversight again?

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

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Under Mayor de Blasio, even SoHo is dangerous now

Tweet Update February 1, 2016- The police blotters have a new SoHo violent robbery to report. Tweet

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Deborah Glick assembles team of former Sheldon Silver staffers to fill power vacuum

Tweet January 26, 2016- by Steven E. Greer At the monthly CB1 meeting tonight, held at the One World Trade Center observatory, New Tweet

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Could the BPCA’s Kevin McCabe and Robin Forst be charged with assault?

Tweet January 25, 2016- In the news is a story about a radical professor at the University of Missouri Tweet

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Convicted felon Jeff Galloway stages a comeback

Tweet December 17, 2015- by Steven E. Greer If the mayor of Bridgeport, Connecticut can be re-elected after serving seven years in prison Tweet

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New York City is now worse than it was in the 1970’s

Tweet December 29, 2015- by Steven E. Greer New York City has seen far worse periods of chaos and crime, such as the 1850-1900 Tweet

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