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Rebuilding After Sandy Gerritsen Beach

Wednesday: One-On-One Recovery Workshop With FEMA, SBA, SBS & More – Get Help With Next Steps!

SHEEPSHEAD BITES is hosting another “business recovery workshop”, where business owners can come to get one-on-one help filling out forms and determining next steps in the recovery process.


Gerritsen Beach WILL be classified as “Zone A”

Mayor Bloomberg today announced plans to protect the city from natural disasters such as Sandy.

Part of that plan is to update the NYC flood maps and extend the Zone A evacuation area to include Howard Beach, Gerritsen Beach and Williamsburg.

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Video: Gerritsen Beach After Sandy

WATCH!: The Community Meeting

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Ragamuffin Parade

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Community Meeting Wednesday

Senator Golden will be hosting a community meeting for the residents affected by Hurricane Sandy in the Gerritsen Beach, Sheepshead Bay and Manhattan Beach communities on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at Public School 277 at 2529 Gerritsen Avenue.

New York State Financial Services Superintendent Ben Lawsky and staff will attend, along […]

Media Needs Assistance

Jim Hoffer from WABC-TV Channel 7 will be in Gerritsen Beach at the park where GB Cares is set up, Gerritsen Ave and Devon Ave tomorrow morning at 10 am. (Tuesday 11/27) He will be filming a national story on the need for immediate temporary housing for GB residents in Motor Homes and/or Trailers. […]

Day 15: WHAT WE NEED & Thank You to Marty Golden!

A HUGE THANK YOU to the Gerritsen Beach Fire Department, Mayors Office, OEM, and State Senator Marty Golden and Staff! Marty and his staff were on on Gerritsen Avenue before, during and after the storm and they have not left since Day 1.  There are too many little things to mention from, coordinating rescues (before, during and after) unloading […]

How to Help Us: Let’s Rebuild Edition

I found this in the dark the other night at the Vollies Memorial Hall

MANPOWER Organizing HOT Food, relighting sternos, moving fresh food in and out (even if a few hours). Sorting and distributing clothes. SUPPLIES CLEANING FIRST AID COFFEE  Please for the love of everything holy…COFFEE REPORT TO Gerritsen Beach Fire Department 52 […]


HOW TO HELP Drop whatever donations you have to Resurrection School (2335 Gerritsen Avenue) or the Gerritsen Beach Fire Department (52 Seba Avenue) Anyone wishing to donate their effort may also report to those locations.


What is very much needed now is “Can Openers”, Canned Food, Non Perishable Foods, Pet Foods & […]

Pictures and Video: Sandy Aftermath

Gerritsen Beach after Sandy

Gerritsen Beach after Sandy

Gerritsen Beach after Sandy

Gerritsen Beach after Sandy

Gerritsen Beach after Sandy

Gerritsen Beach after Sandy

Gerritsen Beach after Sandy

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Continue reading Pictures and Video: Sandy Aftermath

Breaking: Gerritsen Beach DESTROYED by Sandy

Update: Most of the beach is flooded, people are pumping out. I am not really taking pictures I have other responsibilities.


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So this is the deal….

MOST IF NOT ALL of the OLD Section was flooded. MOST […]

Blackout in Beach

Appproximately 3 am the power went out.

Generator at Seba and Gerritsen