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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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Video: Tornado Touchdown at Point

Update: 6:30 pm Onlookers ready for round 2

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 […]

GB Flyover!

Those Signs are Really Working.

NYCParks Reminds Us Not to Ride Vehicles On Parkland. We Destroyed the Signs.

Gerritsen and Devon- Only sign that survived.

Yep. Last week, NYC Parks put up about a half dozen signs on the avenue reminding us not to ride on the park land. Now most are destroyed or missing. One or two might be left.

Gerritsen and about […]

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. […]

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 […]

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.”

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 […]

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 […]

Events: 9/11 Ceremonies

Freshly Painted Scoreboard

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 5:00pm presented by Senator Golden Gerritsen Beach at 7:00pm at Larry Veling Field Below is some before and […]

Updated: NYPD Investigation

The altercation was a half-mile from the beach, the police said.