Category Archives: - State Government

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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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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Poulakakos to give update on Pier-A visitor center, but not the restaurant

October 31, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The agenda for Monday’s CB1 meeting is posted,

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How would a Governor Astorino handle Ebola?

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Would a Governor Astorino change the BPCA?

November 5, 2014- I had a dinner bet with a man in TV media that

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How Governor Astorino would deal with state corruption

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Interview with gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino: Part 1

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Two years ago “Hurricane Sandy: Battery Park unscathed”

October 31, 2012 By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV was the sole source of local detailed information for residents during the flooding crisis and power outages of Hurricane Sandy.

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Exclusive: Mike Fortenbaugh gets more support for his marina

October 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We have learned that State Senator Dan Squadron and

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The Asphalt Green roof leak will still be a budget item going into 2015

October 23, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously reported on the $1.5 Million spent by the BPCA to simply study the cause of a roof leak over

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West Thames “Sheldon Silver” Bridge going nowhere fast

October 23, 2014- By Steven E. Greer With a new City Comptroller watching over BPCA and City funds,

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BPCA violates anti-nepotism laws to make internal investigation go away, whistleblower claims

September 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BPCA Chairman and CEO Dennis Mehiel came into office on June 20, 2012. The President serving him at the time was Gayle Horwitz.

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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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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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Exclusive: BPCA execs award themselves 29% salary hike

August 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Without any public comment, the Battery Park City Authority board approved double-digit hikes in salaries for senior

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