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Accidents on the Rise on Gerritsen Avenue

In total there were five motor vehicle acciednts most with injuries in the past week.

June 25th Gerritsen and Avenue W with injuries June 28th Gerritsen and Channel Ave with Injuries June 29th Gerritsen and Everett Ave no Injuries July 1st Gerritsen and Avenue U with Injuries July 2nd Gerritsen and Cryus Hit and Run […]

Car vs. Building

I guess you could say they must of really been on the run

Please Stop Throwing Rocks

As much as it pains GerritsenBeach.net to bring it up: All weekend long kids were throwing rocks at people, buses and cars again from Seba Avenue Park.

One resident even tried to reason with the kids:

Tonight I was at the skate park…a group of teenagers ages ranging 13-15 were throwing […]

Breaking: Another Car Flip On Gerritsen and Avenue U

Photos by: Eddie Velinskie

After the pedestrian island was installed at Gerritsen and Avenue U this has been – at least – the second car to flip there this year. The first was in May.

A woman got out shaken up and taken to the hospital. She hit the bell on the island. […]

P.S. 277 Having MAJOR Issues With Crossing Guards and Speeding Cars

Via Facebook – Crossing Guard an Hour Late

PS 277 has been having trouble with “no show” crossing guards and speeding all week.

There are a lot of angry parents and they have been taking to Facebook to organizing & making well placed phone calls. Facebook is FILLED with angry parents.

Day 4 […]

Breaking: Water Main Break on Avenue Near the Point

DEP Water repair crews are working to fix a water main break South of Lois Avenue this Wednesday evening.

Right now water flow has been stopped in the area.  Some customers in the area may be without water while the repairs are made.

For future reference: In case of water main breaks there are […]

Boat Fire Update

Vollies were the first to get water on the Fire.

Via nycfire.net

Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn, NY, 8/16/10

Address: at the docks off 1 Cyrus Ave off Madoc Ave

20:19 hours Phone Box 3667 – Report of a boat fire Engs. 321, 309, 254 TL159, TL!53 Battalion 33 Marine 3

20:20 hours Marine 3: […]

Breaking: Boat Fire On Landis Court

Photos by Gianna Gooch

Details to come….

Despite Residents Warnings Electrical Lines Fall

For the last several months residents of Noel Avenue have been contacting the city via 311 about a utility pole. Despite months of calls the pole came crashing down damaging property.

The utility pole had been sagging and the wires it supported were slowly dropping. It gotten so bad that neighbors would have […]

Motorbike Hit and Run on Gerritsen Avenue

There was an accident yesterday on Gerritsen Avenue involving a young “kid” on a small red motorbike and a car in the beach.

The kid whom is supposedly around 10-12 years old was was riding on some sort of electric mini-bike up and down the sidewalk and streets. (We are assuming the pocket […]

Pedestrian “Struck” on Allen Avenue Wanted Cash Instead of 911

Today I stumbled across an accident scene at Allen and Dictum where someone got hit by a car – or so I thought.

There were three people (2 Male, 1 Female) who said they were walking from “Ova Der” [meaning from Knapp Street] and “playin’” in the street at Dictum when a car […]

Unknown Container Springs DEC Hazmat

This morning a NYS DEC hazmat team inspected the contents of an unknown drum abandoned on Gerritsen Avenue near Lois Avenue Weeds Side.

Interesting site to see two suited-up people in hazmat suits complete with duct-taped gloves.

It turned out that it was diesel fuel but who leaves a drum of diesel fuel […]

Seba Avenue Park Construction Begins

Mark the date! Seba Avenue Park’s second phase has started construction.

This construction is for the planned comfort station.


Car Flips on Gerritsen Avenue and Avenue U

Since the island was installed was installed back in November 2009 things promised to get better. Today, A car fliped on Gerritsen Avenue today, no details on the why or the how. but the police responded, flipped the car, and EMS took away the driver.


Car Crashes into New Dutch

The Ice Machine didn’t deserve this!

Apparently an older gentleman crashed into New Dutch yesterday.