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Armed and Ready to ‘Paint’

JOE GIORDANO should have seen it coming. He should have noticed the evil glint in the young woman’s eyes. She was fixated on her ex-boyfriend’s smart tuxedo and innocent smile.

But there was no time. She picked up her weapon and “all of a sudden she started unloading on this guy,” Mr. Giordano […]

Traffic Signal Installation to Start In Three Weeks

State Senator Marty Golden today is announcing that the yellow traffic signal installation at Channel Avenue will finally be installed approximately three weeks.

After being originally announced back in August the installation the installation was being held up by Department of Transportation’s installation […]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

No matter how you spent your St. patricks day I hope everyone will be safe and have a good time. You might want to consider stopping by the Tamaqua, where there will be good food, Irish step dancing from Maureen O’Malley and a live band (Alive N Kickin’)


Volley Annual Fundraiser

Dear Friends and Neighbors;

There has been much excitement around the Firehouse this past year. The department’s Instructors have been teaching an Emergency Medical Technician course at the Vollies Memorial Training Hall since February. This class will give the department 6 new EMTs to ride the ambulance. There have also been many new […]

Elder Abuse: GB Financial Elder Abuse

My father lived and boated in Gerritsen Beach and I am writing this is to let people know what has happened to me so that it doesn’t happen to you and your loved ones.

My father passed away exactly one year ago yesterday. My father and I have experienced a lot as a family. My mother and my two sisters passed away in the 90’s. Very unfortunate for us. After the death of my mother and two sisters, our (my father and I) relationship grew much closer.

Continue reading Elder Abuse: GB Financial Elder Abuse

Belt Parkway East to Close Overnight

Belt Parkway Eastbound Full roadway closure Flatbush Avenue to Mill Basin Bridge

On Monday March 21, 2011 at 11 p.m. the New York City Department of Transportation will begin an urgent  repaving operation on the eastbound Belt Parkway between Flatbush Ave  and the Mill Basin Bridge. This operation will require full closure of the parkway between […]

IS 278 Carnival

The students, their families and members of the Marine Park community had a great time at the Carnival on Thursday, March 10. The money raised will help provide the students with items not in the DOE budget. Thanks to all who braved the bad weather to make it so successful.


Pitch In: Kiddie Beach Cleanup to Begin Soon

A clean, family friendly establishment is the aim of the Kiddie Beach Cleanup that will be held Sunday, April 10 and continuing every weekend as part of preparations for opening day.

Cleanup organizer, Diane Sullivan, hopes Gerritsen residents will volunteer some of their valuable time to collect rubbish and help with maintenance. The event is being organised by […]

Prize Bingo Night to Raise Money For Kiddie Beach

The Gerrittsen Beach Property Owners  is holding a Prize Bingo fundraiser for Kiddie Beach Saturday March 26th upstairs at the Knights of Columbus.

Bingo night begins when the doors open at 7 p.m.

Sen. Kruger to surrender to face corruption

State Sen. Carl Kruger, D-Brooklyn plans to surrender to federal authorities tomorrow morning to face corruption charges, The Post has learned. Kruger, who is the chairman of the state Senarte’s Finance Committee, has been under investigation since 2007 by federal prosecutors in Brookyn, who are probing allegations that he he has performed official acts […]

IS 278 Carnival

The annual I.S. 278 Carnival will be open to the Marine Park community on Thursday, March 10 from 6:00-8:30 PM. This event features over 20 game booths with hot dogs, cotton candy, popcorn and more also available for purchase. This an important fund-raiser for our local junior high school which helps provide many […]

March GBPOA Meeting Roundup

Just like the last few meetings (except November) The meeting on March 2nd 2011 Nothing happened. No speakers. No guests. No substantial news. Seriously.

Police Nab Laundromat Thief

The 61 precinct have caught a man wanted in the theft at Gerritsen Laundromat.

The man is described as a Gerritsen Beach man with a long history.

Found Dog: Old Section

Found in the Old Section

Coming in Via Facebook

Found this young male neutered dog outside my house….black and white, large size, smooth coat…playful…Gerritsen Beach….anyone know who he is?

Update 3/7/11 – 12pm: The owner has been located and sent us this flyer:

Update 3/7/11 2pm: The dog has been […]

Bay People to Protest Mosque

Dear Bay People supporters,

Please join Sheepshead Bay residents to show your opposition to the illegal Mosque/community center construction on Sunday March 13, 2011 from 1-3PM on Voorhies Avenue (Between East 28th and East 29th Street)

Do you want loud calls to prayer every day? Do you want pedestrian and car traffic? Do […]