Category Archives: Crime

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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Why is Shelly Silver’s crew of elected officials so protective of Downtown Little League?

March 4, 2015- By Steven E. Greer As a direct result of BatteryPark.TV reporting, all of the local elected officials wrote a letter of concern

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Sheldon Silver uses campaign funds to pay for defense lawyer

January 19, 2015- Our favorite politicians is in the news again. The Post reports, “Defending city and

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Man who stole from Downtown Little League in prison for beating up girlfriend

(4,500 Downtowners have read this as of March 21. We inform.) Update March 2, 2015- The man who stole from Downtown Little League is now in prison at Rikers

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Exclusive: Is there a throat-slashing murderer on the loose Downtown?

March 17, 2015- The coroner is conducting more tests, and has not yet ruled out murder,

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Should the Downtown Connection bus service we pay for be exclusive to BPC residents?

September 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I rode the Downtown Connection “free” bus service yesterday, and experience some really concerning

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Don’t buy Staten Island cocaine

March 19, 2015- Don’t do drugs, folks. The Post reports, “The data showed that overdoses among

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The Pier A beer garden is part of a bigger city plan to turn waterfront properties into concert venues

July 15, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The controversial Pier A beer garden, that succeeded in winning the broadest and most powerful of liquor licenses and will become

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BPCA’s Shari Hyman’s husband under scrutiny for running a bogus ethics commission

January 31, 2015- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has been the only source to report on the conflicts of interest and ineptness within JCOPE:

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This convicted felon was almost my roommate many years ago

March 17, 2015- Many years ago, when I was a surgery resident, I almost allowed Lawrence

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Is pot smoke poisoning your building?

February 12, 2015- In New York apartment buildings in the cold months, the convection currents blow the air in

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Letter: Secondhand pot smoke plagues Gateway Plaza

February 14, 2014 Dear Editor, Gateway not only has a problem with electricity,  but it is becoming a POT den. This is not a Friday night thing. It is every night…very Heavy pot from 6pm -12, so strong that if … Continue reading

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Woman possibly murdered at Liberty House on Rector Place

March 17, 2015- The coroner is conducting more tests, and has not yet ruled out murder,

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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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Sheldon Silver is in the first stage of grief: denial

March 5, 2015- Op-Ed by Steven E. Greer Kübler-Ross described the five stages of grief, which begin with denial. Sheldon Silver and the

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Review: Modern marijuana is too strong

March 6, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD I am not morally opposed to marijuana, but I despise the drug for many scientific reasons. First

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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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Commanding Officer of First precinct, Captain Timoney, transferred out

March 5, 2015- DNAinfo reports, “Two years after taking the helm of Manhattan’s 1st Precinct,

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BPC’s biggest real estate mogul, Howard Milstein, out as Chairman of Thruway Authority after prostitution scandal

February 4, 2015- Governor Cuomo’s state authorities seem to be havens for white males doing bad things.

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B.P.C. woman killed by van on Canal Street shopping for Chinese Lunar New Year products

February 27, 2015- Downtown Express reports, “A 63-year-old Battery Park City woman was struck by

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