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Open Thread

Here is something that is worth a shot trying… an Open Thread (open conversation).

Comment below about anything you want to bring up, to discuss, or want GerritsenBeach.net to cover.

Loved by some….

Who are these “others” and how do we convince them to love GerritsenBeach.net

Meet Your New Contributor

I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce myself as a new contributor to GerritsenBeach.net. My name is Lauren, I’m 20 years old and I’ve lived in Gerritsen Beach my whole life. In addition to contributing here, I also volunteer for the Gerritsen Beach Fire Department, intern at ING Investment Management, and study with the […]

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New Blog: MarineParker.net

Marine Park residents will finally have a place to go for local news and happenings. I’ve launched MarineParker.net to inform the Marine Park about Community meetings, development issues, local politics, interesting people, happenings and cool new places.

It will be run mainly by Marine Park residents with myself as a secondary writer / […]

2008 Year in Review

GerritsenBeach.net had a great year we saw a 211% jump in visitors from 50,418 in 2007 to 156,974 in 2008. We hope this number continues to grow.

Something to look forward to in 2009 we are launching a new community blog to represent Marine Park. With the same goals as GerritseBeach.net to be an objective news site and to provide resident with solid news and commentary on matters that are important.

Also, this coming year we will be launching local ads for local businesses to target brookyn residents. If you or your business would want an AD on this site please email info@gerritsenbeach.net otherwise wait for the official announcement.

There was also some very popular stories in 2008  so I made up a small list:
Continue reading 2008 Year in Review

Check Out the Calendar

If your event isnt on our calendar it doesn’t exist!

Check it out here: Community Calendar or on the left side

New Comments

Try out the new commenting here! Its very nice.

I’m still going to allow anonymous comments

October Events

If you dont see your event here, its because you thought your event was to good to send it in.

October 5th – Annual Timmy “Tub” Girardot Pagans /Women’s Softball Game October 18th – St. James Church Flea Market October 17th – Senator Golden Free Flu Shots October 17th – Circle of Hope […]

Happy Birthday to GerritsenBeach.net

I can’t believe it but GerritsenBeach.net has turned two today. Its been two full years since GerritsenBeach.net has been launched. Happy Birthday to Us!

It all started with a knocked down bus shelter, a camera phone and some spare time.

I think the photos have improved. :) First Post

Thanks to everyone who reads […]

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 […]

GerritsenBeach.net Attacked by SSJ Development and Jemal family?

On July 18th 2008, my website came under attack from a now known source, which I believe, based on information received, the attacker is CLOSELY CONNECTED to Mr. Stephen Jemal of SSJ Development. Lets recap.

I posted a story about Mr. Jemal being sued for an alleged non-payment of a loan connected to […]

Red Alert! War! Major GerritsenBeach.net News Coming @ 5:01 pm

“Never believe any war will be smooth and easy, or that anyone who embarks on the strange voyage can measure the tides and hurricanes he will encounter.” -Sir Winston Churchill

“The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.” […]

Someone has declared war on GerritsenBeach.net

Other than the people who declared war on me because of this site. No one, who knew how, has ever attempted a Denial of Service attack(DoS).

If you were on the site at all today you might of noticed that the site was either not working or it was very slow. This was the […]

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