Category Archives: – State Government

Broadsheet given unprecedented access inside residential building to host a political petition-signing

Tweet February 13, 2016- The Broadsheet, which is the mouthpiece of the establishment Democrats in Tweet

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BatteryPark.TV helps create 1,180 new rent-stabilized apartments

Tweet December 3, 2015- by Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV was the first news source Downtown to report on how many of the so-called Tweet

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Why is Deborah Glick so interested in BPCA matters now?

Tweet Update February 11, 2016- In this local news report about a FiDi committee, note that State Tweet

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Wife of Sheldon Silver and another convicted felon choose his successor in Assembly

Tweet February 8, 2016- BatteryPark.TV warned how sleazy the process of replacing Sheldon Would be, but we had no idea it would be this egregious.  Tweet

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BPCA ousts head of parks programming?

Tweet February 4, 2016- by Steven E. Greer We have previous been critical of the lame programming decisions by the BPC Parks Conservancy. Tweet

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Total unknown, Alice Cancel, will likely replace Sheldon Silver and represent you in the New York Assembly

Tweet February 8, 2017- by Steven E. Greer The same crooked-establishment-Democratic-Party that propped up convicted felon Sheldon Tweet

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Exclusive: State agencies investigate possible illegal shuttering of BPC Parks Conservancy

Tweet Update February 6, 2016- The AG replied and is working on this. Tweet

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Indian Point nuclear power plants might be closed in 2016

Tweet Update February 7, 2016: Nuclear material is leaking from Indian Point. The Post re Tweet

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BPCA shutters the Parks Conservancy

Tweet January 29, 2016- by Steven E. Greer During the January 27th BPCA board meeting, the annual report was discussed and approved. Tweet

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The lame Manhattan GOP picks a candidate to fill Sheldon Silver’s spot

Tweet February 4, 2016- by Steven Greer I knew about this months ago when the head of the Manhattan Republican Tweet

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CB1 allows Asphalt Green to dismantle portions of your $70 Million community center

Tweet February 3, 2016- by Steven Greer BatteryPark.TV has previously reported how Asphalt Green is failing at providing community Tweet

Posted in - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, Art and Museums, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Cooking tips, Events and Activities, Gripes, Gyms and Pools, Health and lifestyle, Op-Ed, Parks, Restaurants, Shops and markets, Sports and fitness | 1 Comment

Local representation on the BPCA board won’t change a damn thing

Tweet January 26, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I seriously wonder sometimes whether the majority of the people living in Lower Manhattan are morons. Tweet

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Cuomo gives the middle finger to local city Democrats

Tweet February 1, 2016- by Steven E. Greer The bigger story playing out with this PEP-firing is how Governor Como, the man in charge Tweet

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How to call the new AlliedBarton security guards

Tweet Update February 1, 2016- Now that the PEP have been fired, their old phone number answers to Tweet

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BPCA Chairman Mehiel posts public letter about the ouster of the PEP

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Angry pitchfork mob demands the ouster of BPCA Chairman Dennis Mehiel

Tweet December 16, 2015- by Steven E. Greer The BPCA hosted a rare Town Hall meeting tonight, and surprisingly, all of the top executives Tweet

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City EDC strikes deal to cut noisy helicopter flights in half

Tweet   Update January 31, 2016- The city and its EDC have agreed to cut the number of noisy tourist Tweet

Posted in - City government, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - Politics, - State Government, Accomplishments, Battery Park City and BPCA, Helicopter noise, New York Waterway ferry boat pollution, Op-Ed, Seaport, The Battery | 3 Comments

Is Martha Gallo failing to provide oversight again?

Tweet January 29, 2016- Opinion by Steven E. Greer I was scratching my head trying to understand the motivation for why local resident and BPCA Tweet

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Review: One World Observatory is a horrible experience

Tweet January 27, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I visited the One World Observatory last night for the CB1 meeting. It was Tweet

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An indictment of Robin Forst as a BPCA community liaison failure

Tweet January 29, 2016- by Steven E. Greer At the January 27th BPCA board meeting, the board spent ten-minutes discussing how they have f Tweet

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