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9/11 Memorial Plaza

A big thanks to Frankie who was kind enough to send us some of the Gerritsen Beach victims of 9/11 at the new memorial plaza.


Snow & Cancellations

Winter Storm Warning for NYC from 10AM today to 6AM tomorrow. 4-8 inches of snow is expected. Travel with caution.

Resurrection CCD CANCELED today due to inclement weather!!! Good Shepherd CCD is also canceled

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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 […]

Snowmageddonapocolypse Pictures

Here are some pictures of this weeks snow!

“Dibs” Revenge Over Parking Space

The other night in the early morning hours an older woman went to park on her block and found more than half of it reserved by objects. She decided to move one object so she could park on the block and found her tire flat the next day.

How neighborly.

According to […]

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 […]

City to Develop New “Four Sparrows Retail Center”

There is a new proposed project in and around Toys R Us on Flatbush Avenue called Four Sparrows Retail Center

A Public Scoping meeting for the Four Sparrows Retail Center Project will be held on January 11, 2011 at 7:00pm at the Kings Plaza Community Room.

The Project Planned:

The retail center (15 […]

MulchFest this Weekend at Marine Park

Bring your holiday tree to a designated city park to be recycled into mulch that will nourish plantings across the city!

Join the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, the New York City Department of Sanitation, and GreeNYC to recycle your Christmas trees into wood chips. These wood chips are used to nourish trees […]

Five Days Later: This Guy

While all if not most of the beach has been plowed Canton Ct. between Cyrus and Seba Av has not been plowed because of this unregistered – no plate – range rover.

Coming in via email

This selfish car owner(who was part of your cone story) left his car there the night of […]

Gerritsen Residents Dig Themselves Out Block by Block

Gerritsen Beach residents have been digging themselves out block by block as santation lags behind with their snow removal operations

In the video above, a group of stand up guys have been going around in what they are calling “the big dig” – rescuing ENTIRE blocks by shoveling out car sized paths.

It’s […]

Buses Running then Not

Local kids are throwing ice and snow at cars, bm4 and b31 buses from everrett and devon. Taking one bm4 temporarily out of service.

Snowball In Hell: Pics Of Today’s Snow Mess


Vollies Take Up EMT Backlog

The Gerritsen Beach Volunteer Fire Department has been ready to handle any Gerritsen Beach emergency since the start of the blizzard.

The FDNY and EMS response times have been completely compromised during the blizzard. Any normal type of response to Gerritsen Beach would be difficult if not impossible. The Vollies have taken up […]

3.1 Million Dollars in Renovations at BK 15 Underway

The Knapp Street sanitation garage, aka BK 15, recently received 3.1 Million for landscaping and trailer renovations and now construction is underway.

Aster Court Gets Repaved

Without anyone asking or much warning the Department of Transportation started ripping up Aster Court today. One would think the old section would deserve a repaving.