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Eagle Scout Project Improves PS 277

Shane Blundell, 17, Boy Scouts of America Troop 396 completed his Eagle Scout Project at PS 277 on Gerritsen Avenue, Brooklyn NY. The community as well as the school will certainly benefit from the improvements he and his volunteers have made.

Shane and his small crew took down and cleaned up the old […]

Memorial Day Parade Shines Brightly

Although there was an early morning rain there wasn’t a cloud in sight at the start of the VFW 107 annual Memorial Day Parade.

The parade was filled with patriotic music provided by the Gerritsen Beach Marching Band and was followed by VFW Color Guard, Cort Club, Property Owners, Resurrection Sports, Gerritsen Beach […]

Memorial Day Parade to Step Off at VFW

The Argonne Marine Park Post No 107 VFW will host a ceremony and parade observing Memorial Day on Monday, May 30, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the VFW at Gerritsen and Whitney Avenues. The parade will proceed along Whitney Avenue to Burnett Street then down Gerritsen Avenue. Ceremonies will be held at Burnett […]

Plaza Honda and Plaza Toyota Employees Busted in Massive Car Theft Ring

Authorities say they arrested 19 people today following a nine-month investigation into an auto-theft ring originating out of Brooklyn. According to police, $10 million worth of luxury cars were stolen off the streets throughout the borough and then resold to places as far away as Africa. They say the head of the operation […]

George Broadhead Inducted into NY Senate Veterans Hall of Fame

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The New York State Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame was created to honor and recognize outstanding veterans from the Empire State who have distinguished themselves both in military and civilian life. Their meritorious service to our nation deserves the special recognition that only a Hall of Fame can provide, as a fitting expression of our gratitude and admiration.

Corporal George Broadhead New York State Resolution

This year Corporal George Broadhead, President of the Gerritsen Beach Property Owners was inducted into the Hall of Fame who Senator Golden selected for induction into the New York State Senate  Veterans  Hall of Fame this year.  Corporal Broadhead, of Gerritsen Beach,  served during the Korean War. He was awarded the Silver Star Medal, the  Purple Heart Medal, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Naval Unit Citation and campaign awards.

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George Broadhead USMC Korean War, with past years NY State Senate hall of fame honoree's Rubin Pratt USMC vietnam, Ralph Mottola USMC ex POW WWII

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Events: Cort Club Memorial Day Block Party

This Saturday May 28th the Cort Club will be hosting to a MEMORIAL WEEKEND BLOCK PARTY 2011.

There will be food, rides, music , games contests, and fun for the whole family.

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Vollies Painted New Fire Zone

50% Complete Fire Zone

Over the weekend the Gerrittsen Beach Fire Department painted a new Fire Zone on Seba Avenue. The vollies are on a roll: they painted the firehouse, put a new roof on the hall, and put a new ceiling inside the hall.

Via GBFD.net

FF Castro staying within the […]

1911 Curtiss Pusher Lands at Floyd Bennett Field

If you are anywhere near Floyd Bennett Field, visit the Curtiss and it’s Crew. The US Park Service opened the airfield for the Curtiss – a very rare and unique opportunity extended by the Gateway National Park directors as a part of their program to celebrate Naval Aviation in a most historic setting. […]

A Burglar Led Into Temptation by Catholics and Tattoos

Investigators believe that the burglaries at the Knights of Columbus and Wyld Child tattoo shop may have been committed by the same person.

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This is What is Happening With White Island Now

NYC Parks design is final and has been approved by DEC.

Now beginning in June they will start the actual construction which will take 18 months, completed around fall 2012

Currently there is about  150K cubic yards of sand, which is stockpiled in three locations at the top of the island. Once the […]

Fleet Week at Floyd Bennett Field

Friday at 8am if you are near Floyd Bennett Field look up! As there will be the original 1911 Ely Curtiss Pusher landing on the field.

The Curtiss Pusher, built and flown by former naval aviator Bob Coolbaugh and his crew of aviation volunteers, is making its way across the country this year […]

There is Something You Don’t See Everyday

$1 Million Dollar Home Listed in Gerritsen Beach

3 Canton Court was recently listed for a whopping $979,000, the most expensive listed home in Gerritsen Beach

What does that buy you? A 1920’s built one family home that has 3 Bedrooms, 1 Full Bathrooms, 1 Partial Bathrooms, 856 Sq. Ft. If that was not enough of a selling point for you […]

State Senator Marty Golden Senior Fair

held his annual informational fair for senior citizens friday at The Diocese of Brooklyn Saint Columba.

On Friday May 13 State Senator Marty Golden Brooklyn, presented the 2011 edition of their Annual Senior Fair. Many agencies and organizations were represented in the auditorium of St. Columba (2245 Kimball Street). In addition to the […]

Lots of Trailers at BK 15

The Knapp Street sanitation garage, aka BK 15, recently received 3.1 Million for landscaping and trailer renovations. Construction has since been completed, and now there are six huge trailers on the property.

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