Category Archives: - NYPD First Precinct

Preet Bharara goes after another state corruption target

July 1, 2014- The Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, whose office took over Governor Cuomo’s anti-corruption

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DOJ now has Cuomo’s Moreland Commission anti-corruption records

Update May 28, 2014- The WSJ reports that the DOJ has instructed state officials to not destroy any documents obtained by the Moreland commission. May 13, 2014- The Post reports that the Federal DOJ now has the New York State … Continue reading

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Brookfield shuts down the only artery between north and south BPC for two days

July 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Tonight and tomorrow, the Lowdown Hudson Blues is taking place this year, once again. It is produced by Brookfield Properties.

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Cops ticket truck illegally parked on North End Avenue as PEP do nothing

July 10, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I was biking this evening and saw a huge tractor trailer tow truck illegally parked in the turning lane in front of The North End

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Food vendor invasion reaches Goldman Alley

Update July 17, 2014 (1:24 PM)- NYPD and City Health Inspectors are busting the food vendors in front of El Vez. Update June 16, 2014- The City Health Department fined this duo of carts more than $2,000 today. Update June … Continue reading

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Alan Wilzig throws fundraiser for NYPD

June 23, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Tribecan banker and motorsport enthusiast, Alan Wilzig, hosted an NPYD fundraiser tonight at his townhouse. Police Commissioner Bill Bratton was the Guest of Honor.

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Exclusive: Lack of restrooms at 9/11 Memorial causes people to pee on buildings

July 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The large 9/11 Memorial park, that is now open to anyone

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BPC needs a Block Association, a “Friends of BPC”

July 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Most communities in Manhattan have official Block Associations acting as oversight committees to keep the CB1 and local

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B&H sells 200 drones a day

July 9, 2014- The Post reports on the explosion in popularity of cheap remote control drones with cameras. The article states,

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DOJ makes another move against corruption in the NY State Assembly

June 27, 2014- By Steven E Greer The New York State Assembly is riddled with corruption. Governor Cuomo had convened a special anti-corruption Moreland Commission, then disbanded it.

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Letters: Pitbull owners terrorize Gateway Plaza

July 7, 2014- BatteryPark.TV has received several letters regarding pitbulls and their owners who live in Gateway Plaza. They are unsolicited, not based on any recent story, which indicates something is going on.

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Complaints about drone spying into 2 River Terrace high-rise apartment windows

Update June 27, 2014- The NYPD is deferring to their central office on the legality of drones in Manhattan. However, they sent a link

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Another felony in the park

July 3, 2014- The police blotter reports, “A 23-year-old Battery Park City resident had his wallet and phone stolen while

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The feds go after realtors using drones in the city

July 1, 2014- BatteryPark.TV previously exclusively reported that drones were peeping into high-rise apartment buildings

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More crime on West Thames Park as PEP refuse to patrol

June 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Coming just one day after our story on the PEP refusing to patrol the West Thames Park (and all of the land along the West Side Highway), a local blog has reported … Continue reading

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Citizen places entire community board under arrest for violating state open meeting law

June 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has extensively written about the rampant violation of New York Open Meeting Law by the BPCA board and Community Board 1. Whenever

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Teens dealing narcotics on Rector pedestrian bridge

April 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer This afternoon, a local couple (man, woman) who live on Rector Place approached NYPD officers dealing with a traffic matter to inform them of crime they had observed. According to the woman, she … Continue reading

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No more drugs in Rector and West Thames parks

Update June 25, 2014- As we warned at the end of this story, the police and PEP will need to constantly patrol these parks, or else the problem will return.

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Once again, I was nearly road kill

April 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Once again, I was nearly turned into road kill today. Sadly for my enemies, I survived. I was walking northward on South End Avenue, east side of the street, crossing Rector Place.

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City DOT to install speed bumps by PS 276

June 17, 2014- DNAinfo reports that the City DOT will install speed bumps to slow traffic by PS 276. Recall, Sheldon Silver took credit for having a mere

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