Category Archives: - Federal government

Manhattan DA wants to crack down on political corruption

March 30, 2015- Aiding the U.S. Attorney, Manhattan’s DA Cyrus Vance Jr. is calling for tougher local laws against political corruption.

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Big Chuck to rule the senate soon

March 28, 2015- (As soon as the Republicans self destruct, the Democrats will control the senate

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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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Accomplishment: Biggest building in BPC gets a dedicated US Postal delivery person once again

Update March 17, 2015- As a direct result of BPTV actions (see below), a dedicated mail

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Howard Hughes Corp. Chairman Bill Ackman under investigation by the FBI

March 12, 2015- The WSJ reports that the Chairman of the Howard Hughes Corporation, Bill

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New report: Artificial turf fields have unsafe levels of lead

March 16, 2015- USA Today is reporting about a new government study that reviewed the

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Will the Poulakakos restaurant group hire U.S. citizens and pay them legal wages?

March 23, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Brookfield Place is set to open this week, along with dozens of the retail shops. The large gourmet

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CB1 members still supporting Sheldon Silver despite his indictment for multiple felonies

March 24, 2015- This is why the CB1 needs to be cleaned out.  DNAinfo reports, “While he fights a

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Federal class action lawsuit against Poulakakos for violating minimum wage laws

May 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV was tipped off last year by former employees of Harry’s Steakhouse that the Poulakakos family

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Internet providers are “throttling” high-bandwidth sites

March 7, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The Internet service providers (ISP’s), such as Time Warner Cable, Comcast, and Verizon are

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P90X congressmen keep losing their jobs in shame

March 19, 2015- By Steven E Greer First, it was Chris Lee, a U.S. congressman from New York who was tossed out after sending

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Exclusive: Your building is likely rent stabilized and you had no idea

(3,000 people have read this as of February 17, 2015. We inform.) June 18, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Tom Goodkind, Community Board 1 member and resident of Gateway plaza, has been a long-time activist for affordable housing.

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CB1’s Anthony Notaro mocks FBI investigations into Sheldon Silver

 January 7, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The largest newspapers reported last week that New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is

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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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How Bill O’Reilly has helped the liberal cause more than the conservative cause

December 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly is a very relevant character. To pretend otherwise is a mistake that many liberals often make.

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De Niro Socked With $6.4 Million IRS Tax Lien

Update March 2, 2015- “E” (What a terrible name) reports, “In response to a report that the

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A 21st Century Titanic waiting to happen on the Hudson

February 25, 2015- The East River ferry boats have been stopped due to the ice. However,

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Sheldon Silver indicted

February 19, 2014- Good ole Shelly might not be able to dodge jail-time after all. The Post reports, “A federal grand jury

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