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Ragamuffin Parade

Via GBFD.net

Thanksgiving day, The Gerritsen Beach Fire Department held their Annual Ragamuffin parade for the families and children of Gerritsen Beach. Santa, costumed Vollies, and the Gerritsen Beach Marching Band escorted many families who walk behind to get their chance to see Santa. The last stop is the Vollies Blue Star Mothers […]

Liquor Store Needs Help IDing Thief

Yesterday, around 9:25pm, these two kids walked in the store, grabbed a bottle of vodka and ran off.

WPIX: Brooklyn Park Destroyed Weeks After Extreme Makeover

Brooklyn Park Destroyed Weeks After Extreme Makeover Just last month, the field behind PS 277 in Gerritsen Beach was the site of celebration as volunteers planted hundreds upon hundreds of trees as part of Mayor Bloomberg’s “Million Tree Program.”

No Parking: Channel Ave

Vote: PS 277 Student is Finalist in National Competition

A 4th Grade student in PS 277 is one of 72 national finalists in “What Math Means to Me Art Contest” by McGraw-Hill. It is a where there were over 2100 entries to the My Math Cover contest. Students were asked to create original works of art that tell the story of “what […]

Amici up for Sale

Found on Craigslist, Amicis is up for sale for $89,000 and the property can be yours “if interested”

A Park Uprooted and Destroyed

Vandals rip up almost a hundred trees back weeds.

This past weekend the Gerritsen Beach ball fields dugout and newly planted trees have been destroyed. Vandals ripped up and tossed around more than a hundred trees. They also severely damaged the dugout bending fence poles completely out of shape.

For those keeping track, they […]

$100,000 Moved to GB to Clean Weeds

Last year, parks cleared a large patch of land across from the library to plant 2,000 plus trees. While clearing the land they discovered a berm of cement and debris. At the time, Parks promised then that they would coordinate with sanitation and just remove the debris. Months later, Parks discovered they didn’t have enough […]

Events: Vollies Thanksgiving Ragamuffin Day Parade

2010 – Ragamuffin

Remember this Thanksgiving Day the Gerrittsen Beach Fire Department will hold their annual Ragamuffin parade.  The last stop is the Vollies Blue Star Mothers Hall where Santa meets and greets the children.

2010 – Ragamuffin

2010 – Ragamuffin


Nationwide Test Set to Sound at 2 p.m. Nov. 9

Everyone in the United States listening to the radio or watching TV at 2 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Nov. 9 will hear an alarming three-minute set of beeps and tones followed by a reassuring voice repeating, “this is a test.”

It will be a first-ever nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) […]

Property Owners Meeting Roundup

Unlike last year there was no yelling. There was no screaming. Just regular property owner business.

61 Precinct Report

1 Stolen Vehicle. Halloween was successful because of the Help of Gerritsen Beach. Thank you to George and Gerritsen Beach for making this successful. St. James opened their doors to the officers to use the […]

Halloween 2011

This year the community took back the streets. Starting very early on, the police had a strong presence on Gerritsen Avenue. They were patrolling the Avenue and the courts frequently. They also had foot posts with a patrol car at every intersection of a one mile stretch of road. During the prime trick or treating hours […]