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A Burglar Led Into Temptation by Catholics and Tattoos

Investigators believe that the burglaries at the Knights of Columbus and Wyld Child tattoo shop may have been committed by the same person.

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KofC Brings in $21,000

Three weeks after burglars stole a safe containing $12,000 in donations, the Knights of Columbus has bounced back raising $21,000 from the Annual Raymond A. Loughran Pool Tournament.

People either paid to play in the tournament, bought raffles for bikes, autographed sports jerseys and sporting equipment or came in, had a drink, and left […]

Final Weekend for Cystic Fibrosis Fundraiser at Knights

This weekend is the final weekend in the Knights of Columbus Raymond A. Loughran pool tournmant benefiting cystic fibrosis. The community has really come through for this fundraiser, donating back to the level that was stolen within the first weekend of the tournmant.

Knights of Columbus member Mel Hidalgo told Courier Life […]

Great Success at Knights of Columbus

The Rev. Edward J. Matthews Council Knights of Columbus was honored to have such a great turn out at our annual Cystic Fibrosis fundraiser honoring Raymond A. Loughran.

Everyone really had a great time. We had great friends from the community who stopped by and either donated money or volunteered their time […]

Events: KoC Annual Raymond A. Loughran Pool Tournament

We are ONE WEEK away from the Annual Raymond A. Loughran Pool Tournament to raise funds for Cystic Fibrosis. Join us on 4/09 & 4/16. Come Play, Eat or just relax and enjoy an exciting game for a GREAT cause! Due to the recent robbery we are in needs of funds, if you wish […]

News Coverage of the Knighs of Columbus Burglary


Burglary at Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus Rev. E. J. Matthews #5989 (2882 Gerritsen Avenue, NY) was was broken into this morning.

Stealing THOUSANDS over $12,000 dollars raised for Cystic Fibrosis foundation. They also stole the money from the bar, cameras, computer, raffle tickets.

The Knights of Columbus proudly holds many events in the neighborhood including Octoberfest, […]

Gerritsen Beach 9/11 Memorial Video

Gerritsen Beach 9/11 Memorial


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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KofC Bike Raffle for Cystic Fibrosis

Drawing to be held on April 17 @ Knights of Columbus for Tickets Stop by Matthews Council 2882 Gerritsen Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11229 Annual Raymond Loughran Pool Tournament

All fund will go to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Golden Honors those of Irish Heritage


State Senator Martin J. Golden honored local leaders in conjunction with the celebration of Irish Heritage Month on Saturday, March 13, 2010 at the Knights of Columbus on Nostrand Avenue.

The honorees included:

  • Mark Cranston, Retired from NYC Department of Corrections and Current Chief of Staff of New Jersey State Department of Corrections
  • Father Dennis J. Farrell, Pastor, Resurrection Church
  • Ellen McHugh, Lead Coordinator, New York City Office, Parent to Parent New York State
  • Larry Morrish, Community Activist, Founding Member, Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade

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1st Annual GB St. Patricks Day Parade

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1st annual St Patrick’s Day Parade Gerritsen Beach In Memory of Thomas G. Donovan

Date: Saturday, March 13, 2010 Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm Location: Gerritsen Ave and Whitney Ave

1st annual St Patricks Day Parade Gerritsen Beach.

Via the Facebook Invite:

The parade is in honor/memory of my father who […]

Knights of Columbus Getting Makeover

The Knights of Columbus Rev. E. J. Matthews #5989 (2882 Gerritsen Ave) is in the middle of getting new siding.

Knights of Columbus: Annual Pitch and Putt

Friday September 25th

Knights of Columbus Annual Pitch and Putt

Tee of starting at 9:30am at riis park $70 per person

Includes: Golf, food and drink at course and council, plus commemorative shirt.

Additional Prizes. Closest to the pin “50-50″

For more information or to sponsor a hole at $25 a hole, […]

Oktoberfest Family Day

Knights of Columbus Oktoberfest Family Day

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