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Halloween is Here

Halloween 2007

Halloween is here and after some preparation, police and local plans are being rolled into action. Even the MTA has an emergency action plan for the B31. Although the MTA says suspensions “will be likely” I hope we can prove them wrong. The property owners association from their announcement,  has organized a good amount of people […]

Daylight Savings Time

Ok, folks, here comes that one day sure to screw up your life for at least 24 hours, if not the entire week: Daylight Savings Time 2011.

That’s the day, Sunday, November 6, 2011, when you have to set your clocks backward – not forward – one hour. (Remember, that’s one week from […]

City and Feds Hashing Out Jamaica Bay Agreement

Yesterday Mayor Bloomberg announced along with Ken Salazar the United States Secretary of the Interior, and Judith Enck Regional Administrator of Region 2, the beginnings of a formal legal agreement detailing how the city and federal governments will manage and who will have jurisdiction over the very large Jamaica Bay.

Right now some […]

More and More Trees Grow in Gerritsen

Parks had a second day of tree plantings. I guess I haven’t been back there in a while because the entire tree line is fenced off to protect the trees they have been […]

More Trees Grow in Gerritsen

Trees! – After

This past weekend the NYC Parks department with the natural resources group and hundreds of outside volunteers came in and planted thousands of trees as part of New York City’s Million Tree program, behind PS 277.

Last year, we saw the million tree program for the first time when theyplanted […]

Neighborhood Watch Party on Devil’s Night

Bus Damage – Halloween 2010

It’s about time!

From the reports of last years Halloween, it looks like we might need to buy, umbrellas, or riot gear! I vote for neither. How about you?

The Gerritsen Beach Property Owners Association is requesting volunteers to walk around Halloween afternoon and night. They are counting on supportive members like […]

Murder New York Style: Fresh Slices

It’s not often that you open a novel or short story collection and discover that Gerritsen Beach is the setting. Residents in a lot of other corners of New York City have the same experience. A new anthology by the New York/Tri-State Sisters in Crime, a group of mystery writers, does its best to […]

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is a fun and exciting time, especially for children. To ensure that youngsters and your home make it safely through the festivities this year, follow these Halloween safety tips:

Costume Safety

Children should:

Wear clothing that is bright, reflective and flame-retardant; wear short clothing that prevents tripping. Wear sneakers or comfortable shoes. […]

Chauncey Howell Talks To Gerritsen Beach

Resurrection Church Paint Party

Dear Parishioner,

I Invite you to a painless, workless and timeless paint party. Our Church ceilings haven’t seen a coat of paint since the church was built in 1953 with the first Mass in the new building on Easter Sunday.

To have this paint party, I ask your help in accomplishing this task. […]

FEMA Meeting

The FEMA meeting at the Cort Club was hosted by Senator Golden and the Gerritsen Beach Property Owners Association. George Broadhead, president ran the meeting. Senator Golden and a Representative of Congressman Turners office attended. Department of Environmental Protection attended the meeting. Good information from the 7 or so FEMA representatives that attended. Some […]

Calling All Vendors

Resurrection Church is looking for Vendors for their Christmas boutique.

Christmas Boutique Sunday – December 4, 2011 10:00am – 6:00pm

Table space 30$ per table For reservations please call Phyllis 917-385-5735

Monsignor Brady of Good Shepherd Arrested

Monsignor Thomas Brady, 78, of good Shepard parish, has been arrested following two complaints of molestation, one being a teenage boy.

Since, the now retired monsignor is so well known in the area the case has been moved to staten island.

Read additional coverage: 2 Teenage Boys Level Abuse Claims Against Brooklyn […]

61 Precinct Halloween Message

The 61 precinct has been posting these messages in stores on Gerritsen Avenue

FEMA and Property Owners to Hold Meeting About Hurricane Irene

City State and Federal representatives will attend this meeting to inform you about assistance for victims that have incurred damage to their property during Hurricane Irene

You MAY be able to file a claim with FEMA.

Councilman Lew Fidler, Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein, Assemblyman Alan Maisel Time: Monday, October 17th, 7:00 p.m. […]