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Wanted: Lost Cat

I live in the New section on Devon and Aster Court. My cat Simba went missing last night. He is not a street cat. He does not go out. He was down at my parents house last night and I went to go get him and he must have slipped out the door. […]

Flu Shots: Councilman Lew Fidler

Councilman Lew Fidler in conjunction with Beth Israel/ Kings Highway Hospital is pleased to offer FLU SHOTS

To his constituents, free of charge

Thursday, October 11th – 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday, October 15th – 10:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, October 26th – 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 31st – 3:00 p.m. to […]

Will We Be Ready for Halloween?

Halloween 2012 approaches and you maybe remember (Recently Transferred) Commanding Officer Deputy Inspector Georgios Mastrokostas, had promised a sustained response over the years to ensure Halloween 2010 would never happen again. Halloween 2011 saw a major response and a quiet calm halloween.

That statement was the past, we now have a new Commanding Officer of […]

6 Years of Blogging

This month, our blog turned six years old. Longtime readers may remember it all started out back in 2006 when neighborhood blogging was just starting to catch on. To celebrate the 6-year milestone, I searched through the archives for a few noteworthy posts. Here’s what I came up with.

September, 2006: Disgrace May, […]

Blackout in Beach

Appproximately 3 am the power went out.

Generator at Seba and Gerritsen

Vollies: Fall EMT Course

Thursday October 18, 2012 – Thursday October 18, 2012

43 Seba Avenue

Map and Directions | Register


Our upcoming fall EMT course is scheduled to begin Thursday October 18, 2012. The cost of the course is $950. There is a non-refundable deposit of $100 in order to hold your seat. Be aware that […]

Gerritsen Beach 9/11 Ceremony

Marine Park 9/11 Ceremony


Past 9/11 Ceremonies




Floyd Bennett Field 2007

Tomorrow 9/11 Ceremonies

In time for the Gerritsen Beach & Marine Park 9/11 Ceremonies, the area around Larry Veling field has been spruced up.

Our area is holding two ceremonies to remember 9/11:

Marine Park at 6:00pm presented by Senator Golden Gerritsen Beach at 7:00pm at Larry Veling Field Below is some before and after shots


Video: Tornado Touchdown at Point

Update: 6:30 pm Onlookers ready for round 2

Embarrassed Parks Department – Temporarily Shut Down Dr. Johns Playground PS 277 Park for Cleaning


The embarrassed parks department learned the definition: “It is the squeaky wheel that gets the grease.” We were squeaky wheel and we got the parks department to clean up our park. They didn’t do anything about the sprinklers yet. That might be a more involved project.

The Parks Department did release a statement to news 12 that park plumbers investigated and cleared a blockage in the drainage system last month. Officials say they will follow up immediately to investigate and attempt to clear the drainage line again.

I have more parks related stories coming.
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Better Know A District: 11 Yvette Clarke

Via Gothamist Watch Stephen Colbert Learn About Slavery In Brooklyn (Facts Not Included)

Copy and Paste Magic from “Gerritsen Beach and the House of Representatives NY9“:

Come November 6th we are going to have two choices for our Representative to the house.

(Democrat) Yvette Clarke (Brownsville, Crown Heights, East Flatbush, Flatbush, Kensington, Midwood, Prospect […]

Caucasus Garden – Dumps Flyers Everywhere in GB

If you woke up over the weekend to find an annoying foreign language flyer under your windshield your not alone. Caucasus Garden (2715 Avenue U, NY 11229) thought it would be a good idea to hit ALL Gerritsen Beach residents cars over the weekend.

Placing any advertising on a vehicle is not new […]

PS 277 Park Destroyed by the Parks Department

The Parks Department appears to be Back-Clogged

Gerritsen Beach, PS 277 Park aka Dr. Johns Playground, has been destroyed by pure negligence of the Parks Department, they NEVER turned off the sprinklers at the park.

Soggy park leaves residents all wet

Since the onset of the summer when the Sprinklers were first turned […]