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Incoming: West Nile Virus Spraying

Health Department Will Spray Pesticide to Reduce Adult Mosquito Populations

Spraying scheduled for parts of Brooklyn to help prevent West Nile Virus

To reduce mosquito activity and the risk of West Nile virus, the Health Department will spray pesticide from trucks in the following parts of Brooklyn on Thursday, September 2, between 8:00 […]

Use 311 to Report Non-Emergency Traffic Situations

Tired of the drag racing? Maybe the constant red light running? Well the City now accepts reports of non-emergency traffic conditions, such as:

drag racing trucks chronically using residential streets chronic running of red lights.

This may be a loop hole that would allow for a full red light at channel avenue – […]

9/11 Memorials

2007 Gerritsen Beach Memorial

On Saturday, September 11 2010, Gerritsen Beach and Marine Park will be holding memorials services dedicated to the victims and survivors of September 11th.

The Marine Park memorial, hosted by State Senator Marty Golden, will be held at 6:00 pm at Filmore and Marine Parkway.

The Gerritsen Beach memorial […]

Donate! Police Officer Harry R. Ryman Memorial

Donate Here

On August 14, 1980, 43-year old Police Officer Harry R. Ryman was gunned down while in the process of stopping 3 men from stealing an automobile. Harry served both his Country and his City. He served 8 years in the U.S. Navy, and was a NYC Police Officer for 17 years. […]

Bergen Beach in Full Retreat

It wasn’t intended but apparently after postings and subsequent comments on this site – Bergen Beach groups have decided not to come back into Gerritsen Beach.

Community CPR Training Class

The Vollies will be hosting a Community CPR class on October 16th from 9am to 1pm at the Vollie Hall. Classes are $25 per person. 9 years and older please They will be teaching Adult, Child and Infant CPR. To register email events@gbfd.net or visit them on Facebook […]

Raccoon Tips

Via NYC.gov

What to Know About Raccoons The common name “raccoon” comes from an Indian word that means “he scratches with his hands.” The raccoon is easily identified by its black mask and ringed tail. Typically, adult raccoons are about 2 feet long and weigh between 10 and 30 pounds. Raccoons are able […]

2010-2011 Fall Sports Registration

Registration for Good Shepherd

Swimming, Basketball and Bowling

Wednesday, September 8th @ 7pm Sunday, September 12, 2010 (Following 9:30am mass) Wednesday, September 15th (Following CCD Orientation)

Location: Good Shepherd School Basement

Ron Subrizi Room


Allen Avenue Block Party Blocks Fane Court

Over the weekend was the Annual Allen Avenue Block party and it was a great success. Except for the residents of Fane Court.

According to Fane Court, They were not notified of this years block party in advance and found themselves blocked in by early morning.

In years past Fane Court, which does […]

Rockband Night At Kiddie Beach

According to bountiful Facebook evidence, Kiddie Beach’s rockband night was a success.

Friday night’s Rockband Night in Kiddie Beach went off without a hitch. The weather was perfect. We had an good turnout. We were packed filled with bands the entire night.


Beach Rat Runners Club

Running is one of the purest and most fun forms of cardiovascular exercise. Our goal is to promote the sport of running as an exciting way to achieve a high level of fitness in a forum that enhances team spirit and individual achievement. We will train for fun, fitness, and to compete in […]

61 Offering Free Etching

The New York Police Department’s 61 Precinct is offering free etching of cars, cell phones, iPods, cameras and any other portable electronic that can be vulnerable to theft.

The police etch an invisible ID number on the electronic device for identification purposes. In the event the device is stolen, then recovered, it will […]

Raccoons Are Climbing in Your Window, Snatching Your People Up

Raccoons Say Hello at Lester Court

Beware of these brazen Raccoons! They want to see what’s you’re watching on TV!

Boat Fire Update

Vollies were the first to get water on the Fire.

Via nycfire.net

Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn, NY, 8/16/10

Address: at the docks off 1 Cyrus Ave off Madoc Ave

20:19 hours Phone Box 3667 – Report of a boat fire Engs. 321, 309, 254 TL159, TL!53 Battalion 33 Marine 3

20:20 hours Marine 3: […]

This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

A Slow Day – Only Two Buses

It has to be said.

Garbage! Garbage! Garbage! Enough with the Garbage.

Despite artful messages the Gerritsen Avenue Soccer Fields are filthy! Why? Because our fields are growing more and more popular during the week with Day Care Camps. They come in by the busload and […]