Category Archives: - State Government

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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Sheldon Silver spends $7.5 Million on legal defense fees, and takes it from campaign funds

July 22, 2014- The Daily News reports, “Scandal-scarred

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

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Will Mike Fortenbaugh be replaced as the North Cove Marina operator?

Update September 29, 2014- The October 7th CB1 meeting will allow Mike Fortenbaugh to deliver a presentation. September 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The long-time operator of the North Cove Marina has been Mike Fortenbaugh, a Princeton graduate with … Continue reading

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Mike Marcucci, producer of “16 Acres”

September 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We met documentary filmmaker Mike Marcucci today and he

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How to solve the death trap at Liberty and West Side Highway

September 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously reported how BPCA board member Martha Gallo essentially staged a press conference during the last meeting

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Is Sheldon Silver really fighting for more schools?

December 3, 2013- By Steven E. Greer MD Some of State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s proudest accomplishments are the new schools that he takes credit for building. He even has

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Astorino, “US Attorney should tell voters before Election Day whether Gov. Cuomo committed a crime”

September 13, 2014- The Post reports, “US Attorney Preet Bharara should tell voters before Election Day whether Gov. Cuomo or his aides committed a crime

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Maureen Koetz makes it on the November ballot to oppose Sheldon Silver

September 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer In the David versus Goliath race for State Assembly,

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Has the ACA law begun to reduce the uninsured, and at what cost?

July 27, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Ben Sommers, MD PhD, from the Harvard School of Public Health

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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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Bernie Madoff’s defense lawyer now runs New York State’s ethics agency

July 15, 2014- Shari Hyman is the controversial

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Review: Governor’s Island is a miserable experience from start to finish

May 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I spent a few hours touring the new Governor’s Island. It was a miserable, exhausting, and boring experience.

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Good Samaritan told to stop clearing the weeds

August 30, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We previously reported on a good Samaritan volunteer, Michael Carthins, working with the Doe Foundation, who took it upon himself

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State and City DOT do nothing to open bike path

September 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has previously reported on the incompetence of the Brookfield Place renovations and how it is impacting the community.

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Exclusive: Huge impediment to bike and pedestrian flow possibly removed

July 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer During the July 1st CB1 meeting, pedestrian congestion caused by the increase in tourists was brought up. The discussion then turned to speeding bikes that have to share the esplanade with walkers thanks … Continue reading

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Dysfunctional LMDC obstructs development at WTC Tower 5

September 5, 2014- Downtown Express posted a story about the World Trade Center Tower 5 spot that sits undeveloped just north of the W Hotel.

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Despite multiple malpractice payouts, doctors often keep practicing

Doctor who runs 200 Chambers Urgent Care being investigated by NY Health Department

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Doctor at 200 Chambers is not board certified in Internal or Emergency Medicine

February 28, 2013 By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV has received many complaints about the service

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Watch Governor Cuomo refuse to speak to his opponent Zephyr Teachout

September 6, 2014- Watch Governor Cuomo refuse to speak to his opponent Zephyr Teachout.

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