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That didn’t take long

Within days of being complete the Cryus ave bus shelter has been disgraced.

You get $500 if you report it to the police. Link

‘HUFF’ AS COURT CUTS DWI RAP

Via – NY Post

June 28, 2007 — ALBANY – A Brooklyn man accused of “huffing” a can of keyboard cleaner before driving into oncoming traffic and killing a 17-year-old girl should not have been charged with DWI under state law, the state’s top court ruled yesterday.

Vincent Litto was 19 in 2004 when […]

Look at the Fancy Bus Shelters

It even says Gerritsen & Cyrus.

None of the other shelters were done over yet except for Lois Ave.

Manhattan Beach and Their Elitist Mentality

The Manhattan Beach Community Civic Public Meeting was interesting to say the least. I listened and it ended up that I was forced to participate by some unruly residents.

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Large Manhattan Beach News Coming.

At the meeting, oh boy!

Its Coming.

School Saftey Officer Carroll Lewis has died

Long time school safety officer at PS 277, Carroll Lewis has died of Heart related issues.

If anyone has any pictures or other information about Carroll that they would like to share, please send it to us.

Little League 3rd Annual Pitch-N-Putt Golf Outing

Date: July 13th Place: Jacob Riis Park Time: 4pm Price: $75 per Golfer Includes: Golf, Beer, Food and 4 Hour Buffet Party at Cort Club

If you cannot attend please consider sponsoring a hole for $100

$25 deposit due by July 1st

Please email us info@GerritsenBeach.net if interested.

All Proceeds will be donated […]

DEP Releases Draft Jamaica Bay Watershed Protection Plan

The DEP has submitted its Draft Jamaica Bay Watershed Plan, which outlines a comprehensive set of potential management strategies to improve the water quality and ecological integrity of Jamaica Bay, to Mayor Bloomberg and City Council Speaker Quinn. The plan represents months of comprehensive research and extensive dialogue with City stakeholders under the […]

Envisioning Gateway National Recreation Area

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The Gateway National Recreation Area is a dual-state and tri-borough national park meant to showcase the Greater New York Harbor for all area residents. It includes the Sandy Hook peninsula of New Jersey that is the outer boundary of New York’s Harbor, Long Island’s Jamaica Bay that is a wildlife refuge, and Staten Island’s parks that offer opportunities to visit historic forts and wildlife nature areas. All together, the group of parks is known as the Gateway National Recreation Area. A conservation organization is holding a public design competition for Gateway National Park.

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NYPD: Fireworks are Illegal

As the 4th approaches, cops are arresting against anyone found selling and possessing illegal fireworks.

Since May, cops have been encouraging residents to report on anyone dabbling in illegal fireworks.

Currently, cops have the authority to close businesses and confiscate cars if fireworks are found inside them, officials said.

Last year, the NYPD were […]

Man arrested for placing pipe bomb on SUV

Via 1010 Wins

NEW YORK — An explosive device was planted on a car in a case of domestic strife, spurring a manhunt that spanned two of the city’s boroughs and prompted an hours-long evacuation of a residential block, police and witnesses said.

Officers found a device similar to a pipe bomb around 12:45 p.m. Saturday on a vehicle on Walnut Avenue, in the Great Kills section of Staten Island. The device was removed without incident, they said. It was taken to the police firing range in Rodman’s Neck and detonated.

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Coldstone isn’t Ready

Coldstone was set to open today. We went on over expecting a crowd and it was empty.

Its obviously not ready to open.

We called the number listed for a new date with no call back.

1934 Gerritsen Beach June Walk Parade

Look what we were able to get our hands on. This is a really old tape and we cant identify any part of the neighborhood. Maybe you can help?

New Bus Shelters Coming

Looks like our bus shelters are being upgraded. So far, the Cryus Ave and the Lois Ave bus shelters has been upgraded.

Manhattan Beach Meeting Canceled is it the Final Chapter?

[Photo courtesy of Megapickle/flickr]

Dr. Ron Biondo has called off the “Emergency Meeting” for June 20th, that was to be held at Kingsborough Community College

From Dr. Ron Biondo

Based on reports of a melee, including a stabbing and a shooting, an emergency meeting was called to discuss the community’s options for dealing […]