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Post Sandy: Will We Be Ready for Halloween?

Halloween is coming soon! and if you have noticed the Kids and Dirtbikes are out in full force recently.

Last year we had a bigger issue Superstorm Sandy. But the community had an impromptu parade.

In 2011 the community took back the streets. Starting very early on, the police had a […]

Body Found At Point

The burnt, naked body found on a Brooklyn beach Sunday has been identified as a missing 14-year-old girl.

Law enforcement sources tell NBC 4 New York on Tuesday that the body found in Gerritsen Beach was Shaniesha Forbes, who had been missing since Friday.
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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 […]

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 […]

Breaking: Swimmer Struck By Jet Ski

A woman, was struck by a jet ski at the point Sunday around 5:30 pm leaving a gash on her back. The Jet ski fled the scene.

Jet Skis In Gerritsen Beach from Gerritsen Beach on Vimeo.

UPDATE: No new news on the injury or the jet ski. but EVERYONE at the point […]

Issues at the Devon Avenue Bulkhead

The other night some boats were broken into off of Devon Avenue. Fishing supplies and other things were also stolen. That area needs to be monitored more closely because in addition, the area is covered in graffiti and some of it is offensive.

It would be nice if the neighbors and police […]

Remember to Keep Your Doors Locked!

This video was taken on April 9 2012 @ 4:08 AM on Melba Court this guy walks down the block checking car doors untill he finds one that is unlocked.

In this case items in the car were stolen.

Please Stop Tearing up The Fields

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Resurrection Sports is asking for our help from our neighborhood, to help stop the constant tearing up of OUR fields.

Compared to previous years, this year it seems there has been no enforcement from the 61 precinct, 63 precinct or parks police. Every day there are dirt bikes tearing through the streets. […]

Electric Wheelchair Stolen in Front of St. James Church From Disabled Man

Brian Daly, 32,  electric wheelchair was stolen last night in front of St James church. Brian has cerebral palsy and cannot get around without it.

Brian is pleading for whomever stole his wheelchair last night to return it promptly. The motorized wheelchair, which cost $10,000, was stolen outside of St. James Church on Gerritsen Avenue while […]

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 […]

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 […]

61 Precinct Halloween Message

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

61 Precinct Ready and Willing are We? Prepping for a Gerritsen Beach Halloween

At last night’s 61 precinct community council meeting the 61 Precinct Commanding Officer Deputy Inspector Georgios Mastrokostas flat out asked for our assistance to prevent another dangerous Halloween in Gerritsen Beach.

As explained at the meeting, the 61 precinct does not want Halloween to go down like it did last year. Councilman Lew […]

September GBPOA Meeting Roundup

G.G.R.M.M.B.B.R. – Great Gerritsen Round Mau Mau Barrell of Beer Race.

We haven’t done a Gerritsen Beach Property Owners Association roundup in a while because there hasn’t been anything to talk about. So here are the cliff notes.

Kiddie Beach is wrapping up the season, congrats to all.

Racoons – are overwhelming some areas of the beach. Especially […]

Beware: Inspection Stickers are Being Stolen

Car owners beware we are being told that more than a few cars were broken into last Sunday night with the intent  to steal the inspection stickers and anything loose. This mainly happened in the new section.