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Flu Shots: Councilman Lew Fidler

Councilman Lew Fidler in conjunction with Beth Israel/ Kings Highway Hospital is pleased to offer FLU SHOTS

To his constituents, free of charge

Thursday, October 11th – 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday, October 15th – 10:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, October 26th – 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 31st – 3:00 p.m. to […]

$100,000 Moved to GB to Clean Weeds

Last year, parks cleared a large patch of land across from the library to plant 2,000 plus trees. While clearing the land they discovered a berm of cement and debris. At the time, Parks promised then that they would coordinate with sanitation and just remove the debris. Months later, Parks discovered they didn’t have enough […]

Seba Avenue Light About to Flip the Switch

The Seba Avenue traffic signal is about complete as the signals and cross walk signals are up. The installation of the signal hopes to help parents cross the street safely.


Seba Park Construction – One Year Later

A little more than one year ago the Seba Avenue Comfort Station construction began. When it is complete we will have: a comfort station, a whole sprinkler are, 16 swings, a extended play area, and a push button crosswalk.

As of today, the comfort station is basically complete a path has been paved, […]

Parks Blocks GB Little League Path

Despite promises from Councilman Fidler, the Parks department was indeed allowed to encroach on the Gerritsen Beach Little League, blocking their walkway.

Parks recently “completed” the walkway, gate,  guardrail mess (above) blocking normal pedestrian, stroller, dog walking, traffic while giving ATV’s easy access.

It appears that it’s a parks department gate and not necessarily a  community access […]

Councilman Fidler Meets DOT Commissioner at Seba Park

Councilman Lew Fidler joined DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Kahn early this rainy morning so that he could show the Commissioner why a traffic signal is desperately needed at the site of the renovated park and playground. Seba Park has been restored from its state as a rubble strewn lot to include a skate park […]

Parents Claim Victory Over DOE in Marine Park IS 278

HLA Protest 2009 – Which brings the score Marine Park: 2 DOE: 0


Unofficial word is spreading that the parents, teachers, and Marine Park community have won yet another battle with the Department of Education. The DOE has pulled the idea of putting the New American Academy or any school in Marine Park IS 278 for the […]

Vollies Bill Gets Paid by Elected Officials

The Gerrittsen Beach Fire Department is going to have that $520 bill, paid by our elected officials.

The bill is going to be split three ways amongst Councilman Lew Fidler, Assemblyman Alan Maisel, and State Senator Marty Golden. However, at this time this same bill will come up next year if the […]

City Starts to Tax Gerrittsen Beach Volunteer Fire Department $500 a year.

The Gerrittsen Beach Volunteer Fire Department was recently surprised by $520 bill for inspection of the Blue Star Mothers Hall. The Blue Star Mothers Hall is where the “Volleys” hold most of their training for the community. In June 2009, the City Council enacted legislation as part of the Ficsal year 2010 budget […]

Marine Park Community Says “No” to High School “Plan” by DOE

The message was pretty clear last night at the CDEC 22 meeting. The Marine Park Community, the parent community, and the IS 278 administration, does not want a secondary High School in the IS 278 building.

The issue at hand is that IS 278 Marine Park, and most area schools have empty […]

Fidler on Runaway and Homeless Youth

“It is a statistical fact that tonight 3,800 children WITHOUT their families will be homeless on the streets of NYC tonight. Over the past 9 years that I have chaired the Council’s Youth Services Committee, I have conducted over 18 hearings on the issues relating to Runaway and Homeless Youth. We have managed […]

Events: Blood Drive Tomorrow

More Facts

Let’s dive in a little bit more and present more facts about Millennium Development / Bergen Basin Community Development Corp.

Let make this clear: We are not saying these groups are bad or have done anything wrong. However, if they are prepping to come into the community and are already here we should […]

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 […]

Lew Fidler Sends Out Budget Survey

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Lew Fidler has sent out a budget survey to his entire area. He is looking for you opinion on what he should do this budget season. Here is his letter

If you don’t feel like printing it and mailing it: Click here to take our unofficial the survey