Category Archives: Lawyers

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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The police need better tools for subduing the mentally insane other than bullets

Update December 11, 2014- As if the police commissioner read our article, the WSJ reports that the NYPD is requesting to have

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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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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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Tone-deaf BPCA President Shari Hyman hires liaison to JCOPE despite being married to head of JCOPE

October 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We can’t make this up, folks. The BPCA President,

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BatteryPark.TV strongly supports the protestors in Ferguson, Missouri

August 14, 2014- Opinion by Steven E. Greer, MD On Saturday, August 9th, a hand-to-hand battle broke out between a white police officer and an 18-yo African American in Ferguson, Missouri. The young man’s name was Michael Brown. He was … Continue reading

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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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The FCC: an agency corrupted to the core and run by a former Verizon lobbyist

November 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The national news has recently picked up on the WSJ story about how high powered dangerous cell phone towers

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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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Exclusive: BatteryPark.TV obtains sexually inappropriate emails sent by CFO Robert Serpico to BPCA staff

October 21, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously reported on the decades-long pattern of sexual harassment by the powerful CFO of the BPCA, Mr. Robert Serpico.

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BPCA blames Poulakakos for Pier-A delays

September 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Back on March 4th, it seemed so brilliantly machiavellian. The Poulakakos restaurant team was poised to pull off the impossible. They seemingly

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Despite promises otherwise, party boats plan to dock at Pier-A

Update November 3, 2014- No on from this

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How Governor Astorino would deal with state corruption

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Does Chinatown deserve its own City Council district?

September 18, 2014- Policy Opinion by Steven Greer The City Council districts were redrawn in 2013 by the Districting Commission. Several laws and factors determined the shape of District 1, which encompasses

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BPCA board circles the wagons to support CFO Robert Serpico

October 23, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Yesterday, at 9:00 AM, the BPCA board convened for a public meeting.

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Exclusive: Embattled BPCA President Shari Hyman fights back against board member

October 17, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV seems to have wreaked havoc

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Why I have such contempt for the mainstream press

October 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I wish more people knew what I knew about mainstream news media.

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Milford Management cracks down on Airbnb

October 9, 2014- I an am email to residents, Milford management is cracking down on the use of apartments as short-term rentals.

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BPCA hires separate security for Pier-A, not Poulakakos

September 23, 2014- By Steven E. Greer In an admission of the ineptness of the city-parks-contracted PEP force, which already costs the BPCA several million dollars per year,

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BPCA President’s husband asked to investigate Sheldon Silver

September 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The New York Joint Commission on Public Ethics

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