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Marine Park Meeting! High School inside Junior High School?

Large Meeting Crowd for Hebrew Language School in Marine Park Junior High

You may or may not be aware that the City is planning on placing a charter secondary high school within Marine Park Junior High by September 2011. Since Marine Park Junior High is our zoned school, this could have a significant impact […]

Show Us Your Lights!

Lights go Up On Gerritsen Avenue

We’ve already seen some around and we’re not sure if they’ve been up all year or just since early November. We’re talking about Christmas lights and we want to feature photos of decorated homes and holiday yard displays around Gerritsen Beach.

Whether your home features traditional white […]

Car vs. Building

I guess you could say they must of really been on the run

Vollies Thanksgiving Ragamuffin Day Parade

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade was not the only exciting parade Thanksgiving Day.

The Gerritsen Beach Fire Department held their Annual Ragamuffin parade for the families and children of Gerritsen Beach. Santa, a contingent of costumed Vollies, and the Gerritsen Beach Marching Band wave and escort many families who walk behind to get […]

Happy Thanksgiving

I hope everyone enjoys your Thanksgiving and a hopefully a little extra time off to spend with your family. Be sure to check the site next week for updates!!

Aster Court Gets Repaved

Without anyone asking or much warning the Department of Transportation started ripping up Aster Court today. One would think the old section would deserve a repaving.

ATV Crackdown

This past weekend police from the 61 and 63 precincts came down to crackdown on ATV’s back weeds and on the street. This enforcement came as a result of all the recent attention to the Radio Controlled Society of Marine Park.

At least one community member said “It’s about time…they [the riders] are […]

Save Sheesphead Bay High School Rally

Hundreds of students, and staff rallied Friday to save Sheepshead Bay High School from closing. The school is in danger of being “closed” by the Department of Education due to its “persistently lowest achieving graduation rate”. The atmosphere was excited and hopeful as teachers, para professionals,  parents, and students,  walked the perimiter of the school chanting ” […]

DOT Installs Traffic Counters at Gerritsen & Avenue U

The NYC Department of Transportation is conducting another traffic study. They have installed four traffic survey counters at Gerritsen & Avenue U one for each direction.

Please don’t destroy these, like last time.


Vollies: Fundraising

The Vollies are again asking for our help.

October 15, 2010

Dear Friends and Neighbors;

For 88 years your Volunteer Fire Department has protected life and property in Gerritsen Beach. With the support of the community, this service and dedication will continue. Once again, your Vollies are coming to you with the mission to […]

Coming Soon: Brick Oven Pizza at Knapp & Harkness

Coming soon to Harkness Avenue / Knapp Street: a brick oven pizzeria!

The restaurant opens a few blocks away from Jordan’s Lobster Dock, Coldstone, and the UA.

Events: Vollies Ragamuffin Parade

Please Stop Throwing Rocks

As much as it pains GerritsenBeach.net to bring it up: All weekend long kids were throwing rocks at people, buses and cars again from Seba Avenue Park.

One resident even tried to reason with the kids:

Tonight I was at the skate park…a group of teenagers ages ranging 13-15 were throwing […]

CBS Report on Gerritsen and Avenue U

Previous posts:

September Car Flip May Car Flip

PS 277 Does NOT have Bed Bugs!!!

PS 277 does NOT have bed bugs -PS 207 does

Courier Life mistakely put PS 277 in the headline for a story meant to be about PS 207.

They have acknowledged the error and plan on correcting it in the next issue but that might be too little to late.

Don’t […]