Category Archives: Crime

Exclusive: BatteryPark.TV confirms that Robert Serpico’s assistant filed a complaint with the federal government over sexual harassment

November 18, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV previously reported that the long-time CFO of the BPCA,

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Wall Street banker found dead with throat cut just south of WTC

November 19, 2014- Near BPC, on the south side of the WTC complex, a 41-year-old Managing Director at Citigroup,

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Judge scolds WTC BASE jumpers, won’t toss case

Update November 18, 2014- the daredevils had their day in court

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Exclusive: Female BPCA employee who complained of sexual harassment “quits”

September 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer In May of this year, a BPCA employee, Kirk Swanson, who oversaw the contracts and RFP process, was fired for allegedly not agreeing to

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Alarming gangs of tweens gather by ballfields every Friday night

October 18, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I got a tip about gangs of tweens hanging

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Should Gateway Plaza be condemned and LeFrak evicted?

Update October 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer File this under our “Told you so” file: Below, last February, BP.TV

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Teens busted on the mean streets of Tribeca for stealing Citi Bikes

November 8, 2014- Four teens were busted by NYPD for allegedly

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Did Milford Management install an unsafe radiation beam atop Cove Club?

October 3, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously exclusively reported on a secret Verizon cell tower that was installed atop the Cove Club at the intersection of West Thames and Battery Place.

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What you need to know about ISIS

October 29, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD I saw the most recent episode of the PBS show Frontline that explained how ISIS rose to power.

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Exclusive: BPCA fires another lawyer for “asking the wrong questions”

October 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has learned that yet

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Exclusive: Robert Serpico allegedly crossed the line from mere inappropriate harassment to physical touching and sex with BPCA employees

October 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has previously reported on the thick human resource file of sexual harassment complaints against the CFO of the BPCA,

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Exclusive: NY State Civil Rights department investigates the BPCA

May 5, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The Battery Park City Authority (BPCA), led by Chairman and

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Gateway installs concrete barriers to prevent taxi U-turns in driveway

October 30, 2014- The blogging snarkist might say,

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Woman films herself being harassed as she walks the streets of New York

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Battery Park invaded by commercial fishermen again

Chinatown fish causing serious skin infection epidemic

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How safe are soft-target buildings Downtown?

October 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The real estate blog Commercial Observer reports on the security measures being taken by large real estate companies, such as Durst and Silverstein.

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Soccer mom destroys other half of West Thames grass field

October 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The West Thames grass field was out of service for most of the year as the parks staff fenced it off to re-seed the lawn. Kids playing organized soccer destroyed the grass.

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Exclusive: BPCA, in panic mode, fires another employee after BP.TV reports on nepotism scandal

October 5, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD On September 25th, BatteryPark.TV exclusively reported how the BPCA allegedly

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Once again, no PEP Sergeant on duty

October 5, 2014- Some of the comments toward the end of the audio are pretty revealing. Finally, after many hours, a sergeant showed up and returned our call.

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Tear down the Rector Street bridge

April 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer When something unsightly sticks around for so long, people tend to tune it out and just accept it. Like an abandoned rubber tire plant in Akron or trash barges in the Fresh Kills, … Continue reading

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