Category Archives: - State Government

Pier-A plaza opens

November 14, 2014- The Pier-A plaza that cost more

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Exclusive: The Poulakakos plan for the Pier-A visitor center is being investigated by NY State Parks

November 5, 2014 To: Rose Harvey, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation

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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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State and City DOT do nothing to open bike path

Update October 18, 2014- This is why the city and Brookfield are not opening the bike path. It is convenient for them to store their supplies. Meanwhile, the tens of thousands of peasants who live here and pay taxes suffer. … Continue reading

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Did BPCA’s General Counsel get a raise in exchange for not investigating Robert Serpico’s latest sexual harassment scandal?

October 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryParkTV previously reported how the

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Confirmed: Friends of Governor Cuomo want to run North Cove Marina

Update November 4, 2014- In Cuomo’s acceptance speech tonight, he thanked Andrew Farkas personally. Mr. Farkas is the man vying for

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Should Gateway Plaza be condemned and LeFrak evicted?

Update October 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer File this under our “Told you so” file: Below, last February, BP.TV

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Peter Poulakakos cannot give an opening date for Pier-A

Update November 3, 2014- Peter Poulakakos presented before the CB1 tonight to discuss how the visitor center will be constructed and

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The $4-Million state-funded “Visitor center” inside Pier-A has been perverted into a for-profit coffee shop with three iPads

Update November 3, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The controversial Visitor center” that has been downsized and downside so many times that it had last been shown on drawings to be nothing but

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Quarantining Ebola caregivers arriving from Africa is the right thing to do

Update November 6, 2014- Despite more than 80% of responders in various polls feeling that the Obama administration’s handling of Ebola was wrong,

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What you need to know about ISIS

October 29, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD I saw the most recent episode of the PBS show Frontline that explained how ISIS rose to power.

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It’s not just the Democrats who are corrupt in New York

November 10, 2014- I was amazed at how the

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Harvard professors feel the impact in their pocketbooks of the ACA law that they helped pass

November 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Probably no other university in the country was more influential

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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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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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The reason Gov. Christie’s Lap-Band failed to result in much weight loss

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CB1’s Anthony Notaro seems ambivalent about misappropriation of $4-Million in state funds

November 3, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The CB1 met tonight to hear an update on the Pier-A “Visitor Center” which was funded by the state.

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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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Did Robert Serpico obstruct an investigation into sexual harassment at the BPCA?

October 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Robert Serpico is the CFO of the Battery Park City Authority and has survived virtually unscathed throughout numerous BPCA administration scandals.

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Exclusive: NY State Civil Rights department investigates the BPCA

May 5, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The Battery Park City Authority (BPCA), led by Chairman and

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