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Councilman Fidler to DSNY: Re-Vamp Seba Avenue for Snow Removal

Councilman Fidler, has asked the Department of Santation to upgrade the designation of Seba avenue during snow storms, to expedite the Gerrittsen Beach Fire Department response during emergencies

The entire Gerritsen Beach community is named tertiary (last to be plowed) during snow storms.

Dear Commissioner Doherty, I am writing to request that […]

Breaking: Floater in Water at Burnett Street – Marine Park

A body was found this evening in the water behind the nature center on Avenue U.

Information will be coming shortly

If anyone has more information or additional photos, please send them to info@gerritsenbeach.net

For Snow Removal, Gerritsen Beach Labeled: Tertiary

With this first real impeding snow storm approaching the city I went to check on the map of street clasifacation. The sanitation department as part of pre-season preparations, street categories are reviewed and updated in accordance with the DSNY Public Street Snow Removal Classification criteria.

When you look at our area map you […]

This is Why Gerritsen Beach is Amazing….Nicole Hidalgo





In American Idol Season 11 Nicole has made the first cut and is on her way to […]

Fidler Running for Krugers Seat, Seddio Running for Fidlers

Councilman Lew Fidler is running for disgraced Carl Kruger seat in the 27th Senate District. As of 2012 we in Gerritsen Beach are not represented by the 27th district, but the 22nd district Marty Golden. However, Fidler currently represents us in the city council and his term is ending.

Acording to PolitickrNY, […]

City Paints STOP lines all over New Section

It started on Aster Ct but now every block in the new section is getting stop lines. The NYC DOT painted the outline of stop lines on every block.

Gerritsen Beach Is Burning

Photo by: Joseph Mikos (josephmikos.net)

In the last two days, there have been more than five separate brush fires incidents back weeds ie. weeds surrounding Gerritsen Beach. These fires were large and due to the dryness of the area fast moving.

The Back Weeds itself is pleading:

Photo by: Joseph Mikos […]

Identify This Tagger

This Graffiti Artist criminal recently spray painted the Knights of Columbus and New Dutch.

In the video above the tagger is spraying new dutch.

Update 1/17/12: Picture Below

John Samuelsen, TWU president, leads contract talks with MTA

On a rainy mid-December night, transit union president John Samuelsen led hundreds of chanting, whistle-blowing workers on a head-turning march through lower Manhattan.

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/john-samuelsen-twu-president-leads-contract-talks-mta-article-1.1001490#ixzz1ixl0aJIf

Breaking: Fatal Motorcycle Accident on Gerritsen Avenue

Photos and Story by Ed Velinskie

There was a fatal hit and run scooter accident tonight at Gerritsen and Plumb 1st. The victim is said to be a local delivery driver at Lucky Star.

A white Nissan SUV type plate FHV-9034 New York, traveling south on Gerritsen Ave. at a high rate […]

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