Category Archives: Crime

How does a millionaire and convicted felon like Jeff Galloway enjoy rent-subsidized apartments in Gateway?

June 19, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Local convicted felon and former lawyer, Jeff Galloway, who lives in Gateway Plaza, earned approximately

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City Council proposes police reform laws

June 29, 2015- The Post reports, “Rank-and-file cops are fuming over several “police reform”

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Exclusive video of yacht Boardwalk’s helicopter taking off

June 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer A viewer sent us this video of the June 11th flight of the controversial helicopter attached with

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NYPD reports no gun-related crime Downtown since 2013

June 27, 2015- DNAinfo reports, “While the number of shooting victims have gone up

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NY Supreme Court rules that yelling obscenities at police is not illegal

June 27, 2015- In 2011, Richard Gonzalez yelled obscenities at NYPD in a subway station. They

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Review: The Swedish Midsummer Festival is an overcrowded deathtrap

June 19, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD I have now witnessed two or three of these summer solstice celebratory Swedish Midsummer

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Still no PEP seen patrolling the parks

Update June 24, 2015- I walked from the West Thames PEP office to Pier-A and back three

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NY AG will now handle cases of deaths caused by police

June 24, 2015- The Post reports, “Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will investigate deaths

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Gone in 60 Seconds: S7:E4

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The yacht Boardwalk no longer has helicopter

June 13, 2015- After BatteryPark.TV and the Broadsheet reported on the helicopter that was

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Exclusive: Former CB1 leader Peter Braus also removed from Downtown Alliance board

June 14, 2015- By Steven E. Greer With no other news coverage other than from BatteryPark.TV, the long-time Chairman of the

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Broadsheet spins the Jeff Galloway conviction

June 8, 2015- Opinion by Steven E. Greer The local advertising flier called Broadsheet (BS) has been criticized by BatteryPark.TV over

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Those Buddhist monks in the Battery are con men

June 14, 2015- I spotted some strange men in Buddhist monk outfits by Pier A. Their gowns

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Helicopter noise gets even closer as choppers take off from North Cove Marina

Far left: The Boardwalk with helicopter on deck, parked closely to other boats and congested restaurants. June 12, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I was informed yesterday by someone at the WFC that the helicopter aboard the yacht Boardwalk

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Exclusive: Another jumper pulled out of the Hudson by BPC

June 12, 2015- Viewers of BP.TV tipped us off about a major ruckus over South Cove last night at 8:30 PM.

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More vandalism in West Thames Park

June 8, 2015- Because the BPCA has instructed the PEP to not patrol the West Thames field

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NY AG Schniederman wants banks to restrict what tellers see about you

June 8, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I have told the CEO of one of my banks and many other bank managers over the years that it is appalling

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Brookfield and BPCA bring in a politically correct company to run sailing school

May 5, 2015- By Steven E. Greer As BatteryPark.TV previously reported, the new operators of the North Cove Marina, which

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Downtown Soccer League comments on FIFA

May 28, 2015- Letter by Bill Bialosky, President of DSL After the FIFA corruption arrests, maybe there will be a chance to show that all things in soccer are not bad.

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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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