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Councilman Lew Fidler Called out by NY Daily News

In Sundays daily news there was an editorial calling out Councilman Re-Elect Lew Fidler demanding he return $88,500 received.

Councilman Fidler as the editorial describes, received this money after using 41 pages of: GerritsenBeach.net, Sheepsheadbites.com and Bay News articles about the election. Councilman Fidler won the election He won by 60 percent, 17,101 votes […]

News 12 Picks Up on SSJ Development and ETO Creek Mess

Link to their story

Shooting at Venice Marina

A gunman opened fire on two men as they swam for their lives in the waters off a Brooklyn beach on Saturday, killing one and critically wounding the other, cops and witnesses said.

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/ny_crime/2009/08/09/2009-08-09_madman_shoots_boaters.html#ixzz0NhzuIdOi

Burglary In Our Schools

Cops are hunting for a pair of prowlers who have committed at least 11 burglaries at schools in Queens and Brooklyn. Police say the spree began in December when the duo broke into Our Lady of Grace school on 101st Street near 158th Avenue in Ozone Park, Queens.

They are also believed to […]

Hey! We got a mention in the Times

NYTimes – You Talkin’ to Me?

Its always very nice to see GerritsenBeach.net mentioned in any media but I guess its always better to be in the NYTimes than lets say courier life. We even got top billing over other  blogs such as Gowanus Lounge and Roosevelt Island […]

Its Time to Get Your Home Ready for Winter

Temperatures are beginning to drop across the country, and the nights in most locales are getting significantly chillier. Now is the perfect time to test out your heating system and make any necessary repairs before the frost comes. The New York Times reports:

“The first thing to do is make sure the boiler […]

More on the War between Radio Controled Society and Dirt Bikes/Street Bikes

Model Airplane Club and Dirt Bikers Contend for Use of Brooklyn Runway – NY Times

Looks like the NY Times picked up on whats going on back weeds between the RCSMP and the dirt bikes. Its an interesting read, but its nothing that I didn’t say before when I broke the story.

In […]

NYDaily News: Ex-Wiz big fights jabs by blogger

Looks like this “small blog” made the paper.

Thursday, July 24th 2008, 5:35 PM

Nobody beats the Wiz – not even a blogger.

The feisty founder of electronics behemoth The Wiz is threatening to sue a Brooklyn blogger who published jabs against the businessman on […]

Update: Fatal Motorcycle Accident on Gerritsen and Whitney

The accident on Whitney and Gerritsen Avenues made the July 3rd issue of the Bay News.

P.S. 277 Scores 97.2% on State Reading Test One of the Top 5 Schools in the City

Our PS. 277 had one of the best scores in the city, having on of the top 5 reading scores in the city. Good for them!

Best reading scores IS 187: 98.9% IS 187: 98.9% IS 392: 98.3% PS 172: 97.6% PS 277: 97.2% PS 31: 94%


Via Ny Post

June 12, 2008 — Cops barred black teens from using a public beach in a predominantly white community, a Brooklyn lawyer claims – adding that when he tried to get the youths in, officers arrested him.

Gene Berardelli told The Post he was cuffed, thrown in a squad car, put in […]

Jamaica Bay plagued by Horseshoe Crab thieves

Read more at Crab poachers, beware!

Bay News: Nelson in Bizarre Cyber Spat

Hey look at that we made the paper over this whole Manhattan Beach and Mike Nelson craziness.

Looks like Gary Buiso and the Bay News is the only paper with all of the facts straight.

Here is the Article (Warning: PDF Link)

Mike Nelson and Brooklyn View say “Blog Rumors are not true”

Blog Rumors Are Not True? Really?

Just to let everyone know, there are TWO sites in our part of Brooklyn where people can go and get news, GerritsenBeach.net and Sheepshead Bay Civics site and forum at SBPCivic.org.

If you have been following, Councilman Mike Nelson’s former deputy chief of staff Robert Varley recently […]

Bay Currents: Misplaced Fear

Hey look at that GerritsenBeach.net was featured in the Bay Currents for our coverage of the Sheepshead Bay High School bomb threat.

Bay Currents: Misplaced Fear (Warning: PDF)