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Golden: Support Our Troops Rally

Senator Golden to Host “Support Our Troops” Rally

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) is announcing plans to host his annual “Support Our Troops” rally on Sunday, June 12, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. in Marine Park, at Avenue S and East 33rd Street.

Residents of the community are invited to join with veterans and family members of active servicemen […]

Events: Kiddie Beach Parade Saturday

Saturday June 11th – Line up on Gerritsen Avenue folks to watch the Kiddie Beach Opening Day Parade!

Line up at 10:30 at Whitney and Gerritsen – Step off at 11:00am

Local businesses will be this years honorees. Every year, Kiddie Beach likes to honor people that exemplify our community spirit. This year […]

Events: Fathers Day Kite Night

Expect the night sky to be filled with Kites June 22, 2011 as Classy Little Einsteins is hosting a fathers day kite night.

The fourth annual Kite night will be held on June 22 7 pm at the Gerritsen Avenue Ballfields (across from […]

Memorial Day Parade Shines Brightly

Although there was an early morning rain there wasn’t a cloud in sight at the start of the VFW 107 annual Memorial Day Parade.

The parade was filled with patriotic music provided by the Gerritsen Beach Marching Band and was followed by VFW Color Guard, Cort Club, Property Owners, Resurrection Sports, Gerritsen Beach […]

Memorial Day Parade to Step Off at VFW

The Argonne Marine Park Post No 107 VFW will host a ceremony and parade observing Memorial Day on Monday, May 30, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the VFW at Gerritsen and Whitney Avenues. The parade will proceed along Whitney Avenue to Burnett Street then down Gerritsen Avenue. Ceremonies will be held at Burnett […]

George Broadhead Inducted into NY Senate Veterans Hall of Fame


The New York State Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame was created to honor and recognize outstanding veterans from the Empire State who have distinguished themselves both in military and civilian life. Their meritorious service to our nation deserves the special recognition that only a Hall of Fame can provide, as a fitting expression of our gratitude and admiration.

Corporal George Broadhead New York State Resolution

This year Corporal George Broadhead, President of the Gerritsen Beach Property Owners was inducted into the Hall of Fame who Senator Golden selected for induction into the New York State Senate  Veterans  Hall of Fame this year.  Corporal Broadhead, of Gerritsen Beach,  served during the Korean War. He was awarded the Silver Star Medal, the  Purple Heart Medal, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Naval Unit Citation and campaign awards.

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George Broadhead USMC Korean War, with past years NY State Senate hall of fame honoree's Rubin Pratt USMC vietnam, Ralph Mottola USMC ex POW WWII

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Events: Cort Club Memorial Day Block Party

This Saturday May 28th the Cort Club will be hosting to a MEMORIAL WEEKEND BLOCK PARTY 2011.

There will be food, rides, music , games contests, and fun for the whole family.


1911 Curtiss Pusher Lands at Floyd Bennett Field

If you are anywhere near Floyd Bennett Field, visit the Curtiss and it’s Crew. The US Park Service opened the airfield for the Curtiss – a very rare and unique opportunity extended by the Gateway National Park directors as a part of their program to celebrate Naval Aviation in a most historic setting. […]

Fleet Week at Floyd Bennett Field

Friday at 8am if you are near Floyd Bennett Field look up! As there will be the original 1911 Ely Curtiss Pusher landing on the field.

The Curtiss Pusher, built and flown by former naval aviator Bob Coolbaugh and his crew of aviation volunteers, is making its way across the country this year […]

State Senator Marty Golden Senior Fair

held his annual informational fair for senior citizens friday at The Diocese of Brooklyn Saint Columba.

On Friday May 13 State Senator Marty Golden Brooklyn, presented the 2011 edition of their Annual Senior Fair. Many agencies and organizations were represented in the auditorium of St. Columba (2245 Kimball Street). In addition to the […]

Senator Golden 9th Annual Senior Fair

Date: Friday, May 13th, 2011, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Location: St Columba Auditorium 2245 Kimball St

The senior fair will feature information and assistance offered by various City agencies including the Department for the Aging, the Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Finance, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Sanitation, […]

KofC Brings in $21,000

Three weeks after burglars stole a safe containing $12,000 in donations, the Knights of Columbus has bounced back raising $21,000 from the Annual Raymond A. Loughran Pool Tournament.

People either paid to play in the tournament, bought raffles for bikes, autographed sports jerseys and sporting equipment or came in, had a drink, and left […]

Save the Date: Kicks for A Cause!

Champions Fitness Presents Kicks for the Cause

June 11, 2011 @ 2:30pm

Final Weekend for Cystic Fibrosis Fundraiser at Knights

This weekend is the final weekend in the Knights of Columbus Raymond A. Loughran pool tournmant benefiting cystic fibrosis. The community has really come through for this fundraiser, donating back to the level that was stolen within the first weekend of the tournmant.

Knights of Columbus member Mel Hidalgo told Courier Life […]