Community Centers are magnets for corruption

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April 3, 2013  Op-Ed By Steven E. Greer, MD

The trials and tribulations of the Battery Park City community center, to be run by Asphalt Green, and also the associated controversies with the nearby Downtown Community Center, managed by Bob Townley’s Manhattan Youth, are not unique to Lower Manhattan. All across the country, “Community Centers” are magnets for corruption as contractors vie for the lucrative builds, vendors fight to win “RFP” contracts, and the politicians in charge extort money, take bribes, or operate in other unethical means.

Cases in Point:

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