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September GBPOA Meeting Roundup

G.G.R.M.M.B.B.R. – Great Gerritsen Round Mau Mau Barrell of Beer Race.

We haven’t done a Gerritsen Beach Property Owners Association roundup in a while because there hasn’t been anything to talk about. So here are the cliff notes.

Kiddie Beach is wrapping up the season, congrats to all.

Racoons – are overwhelming some areas of the beach. Especially […]

GBCares Newsletter 2011

View and download your copy here. […]

Events: GBCares Annual Halloween Festival

Come dressed in a costume and participate in Halloween!

Enjoy a day of spooky fun for the entire family at the GBCares Annual Halloween Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 30, rain date November 6th at Larry Veling Field.

Children of all ages are encouraged to come dressed in […]

Public Service Announcment: White Island

Censorship. Sound Familiar?

Mau Mau

We have been trying to get more information on White Island (Mau Mau) to let our readers know EXACTLY what is going on and we are being ignored by GBCares, who held all of the meetings regarding White Island over the past year or two. After multiple phone calls, emails, face to face requests, a snail mailed request, and a public plea – we have been ignored.

But then we found this uplifting quote:

Some might think that because the newsletter is so good and filled with so much relevant and factual information, these people are using it to learn and inform others. But this is just not true. These people have something to hide, so they don’t want the general public to know the truth so that they can decide what their concerns or opinions might be.

That quote came from a GBCares Newsletter in 1998 referencing the war they had with the Property Owners. What happens when you substitute newsletter with website in that quote?

We cannot help but notice the massive amounts of irony after reading their article (below) and we know some will ask us “Why even release this?”.

Let’s quote GBCares since they said it best, in that 1998 Newsletter.

If you don’t know the truth, you can’t make an informed or educated decision, or even have an intelligent opinion on the issues that affect us all. This has to change and is changing, thanks to the many different people who are fighting the uphill battle to properly express the views of the entire community.

Well Said! We will warn you, you will have to strap in and READ. It should take all of 2 minutes.

Here is what we found:
Continue reading Censorship. Sound Familiar?

Apologies: White Island Meeting Minutes Denied

GerritsenBeach.net is again issuing an apology to our readers who were expecting to get an update on what is currently going on a with White Island.

Since May, We have been trying to get the meeting minutes from the White Island meetings and any information on White Island from GBCares. We requested this […]

Gerritsen Beach 9/11 Memorial Video

Gerritsen Beach 9/11 Memorial

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Tribute in Light - From Gerritsen Beach

Gerritsen Beach paid their respects to those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001 yesterday at Larry Veling Field. The memorial went well into the dark with everyone sharing stories, tears, and prayers.

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Patriotism Alive and Well

In time for the September 11th Memorials scheduled for Saturday, September 11th 7 pm at Larry Veiling Field the Flag was draped over the Avenue.

The New Future of Seba Avenue Park – Hockey?

Red Boxes are Expansion Plans

Seba Avenue Skate Park is expanding again.Parks recently held a meeting at Councilman Lew Fidlers office with George Broadhead of the Property Owners and John Douglas of GBCares. They were invited to see the new plans and offer their input.

We will be getting a new general asphalt […]

GBPOA August Meeting Roundup

The August Property Owners Meeting was jammed packed full of topics to discuss.

Practically all of Beacon Court showed up about their parking tickets and that was heavily discussed – We will save that for a separate post. That was the bulk of the meeting – stay tuned.

61 Precinct August Crime Report […]

Gerritsen Avenue Gets a Much Needed Trim – At What Cost?

Well Trimmed Avenue

Just in time for the GBGames, Gerritsen Beach’s Mid Summer celebration, Gerritsen Avenue got a much needed trim – but not by who you would expect.

Millennium Development – not GBCares – came in at the request of the Parks manager to trim Gerritsen Avenue. Millenium Development has an interesting […]

GB Games and Car Show This Sunday!!!

The Annual GB Games and Car Show organized by Gerritsen Beach Cares is this Sunday.

There are two events in one that make this a single event great. First there is a car show hosted by Tri-Five Classic Auto Club and second a family oriented block party called GBGames, all sponsored by the […]

GBCares: GBGames Needs Sponsors

2008 GBGames

Gerritsen Beach Cares’ GBGames is Gerritsen Beach’s Mid-Summer Celebration. It is a combination Street Fair and Car Show on Gerritsen Avenue and a day of fun and games for the entire family!

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That said, it cannot exist without your help! Gerritsen Beach Cares is requesting  that you or  your organization […]

GBCares: Olga Marshall Memorial Garden a Success!

GBCares volunteers were hard at work Saturday, May 29th 2010 cleaning and gardening a section of Gerritsen Avenue in Memorial of Olga Marshall. Olga Marshal, who passed away a few months ago, was the woman you always saw on Gerritsen Avenue gardening/beautifying on the avenue and around many of the bus stops.

What […]