Gerritsen Beach is a small town/community in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, located between Sheepshead Bay to the west and Marine Park to the east.
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After years of struggle, Heather Hardy is a rising force in professional boxing and has become a source of pride in Gerritsen Beach, a ti...
The Floating Kitchen - My brother-in-law, Thomas Perone, runs a company in Brooklyn he's spent the last few years building up from nothing. In the storm last week, he lost his kitchen and everything in it, when Red Hook was flooded. His business was totally wiped out. Since then, he's been using borrowed supplies, neighbors' kitchens, and donated food to send out tray after tray of hot food to shelters, clean-up crews, and families in the Rockaways, Gerritsen Beach, Staten Island (all over the island), Coney Island, Red Hook, Howard Beach, and Belle Harbor. He's been cooking non-stop. Even though he basically lost his business, he's been sending out food all week to help others. It's pretty inspiring. Neighbors, friends and relatives have been chipping in to buy the food that he's cooking and the basic kitchen supplies he's using. The guy's been hammering out tons of trays. By John Russo via Sandy Storyline
Pasted below is the letter GBC sent to the NYSDEC Bureau of Wildlife and our local elected officials re: the plan to eradicate the Mute Swans. If not you're not aware of this plan, you can read about on the link below. The deadline to comment on this plan is today. Whom it may concern: I am writing as a representative of Gerritsen Beach Cares, Inc. and the community of Gerritsen Beach. We are aware of a NYS Department of Environmental Conservation plan to exterminate all of the Mute Swans in New York State and as an organization and community we are universally opposed to this plan. We are a waterfront community of approximately 10,000, with the majority of residents having lived here our entire lives (as did our parents and grandparents), so we have much more exposure to, and experience with, Mute Swans than the average citizen of New York State. We believe this experience qualifies us to make observations about the NYS DEC extermination plan and comment on the reasons for the plan that have been publi . ...
let's get breakfast I'm buying. I know a nice diner in Gerritsen Beach that makes the best buttered toast! We out?
not the first time we interviewed your "Mr. Plow." Take a look at 2012 Sandy story -
show me your pay stub and I'll quit my job at the Gerritsen beach fields to work for you
"In gerritsen beach years hes an adult"
Welcome to 2014 at The Rock Cafe! Every 2nd Friday of the Month in Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn! Time to Rock The Beach!
" the party's in gerritsen beach " . " what's it at a beach for ... It's 10 degrees " 😂😂😂
Just had a New Year's power surge at my Aunt Grace's in Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn. It'll be a good year!!
The American Red Cross has awarded $100,000 to Children’s Health Fund to support mental health services for children and families affected by Superstorm Sandy in Brooklyn, New York last year. The funding will be used to help over 500 children and their families in Gerritsen Beach with...
CEO announced grant to Children's Health Fund in Gerritsen Beach,NY
Classes are on today at the Gerritsen Beach Playhouse. Bring in your commercial copy memorized. We look forward to seeing you!
PLEASE SHARE!! THE SECRET SANDY CLAUS PROJECT IS CELEBRATING ITS FIRST BIRTHDAY TODAY!! HELP US REACH OUR GOAL!!! READ BELOW: One year ago today, someone had what seemed like a crazy idea at the time. The idea was to collect as many toys as possible, dress up like Santa and hand deliver those toys to the homes of as many children affected by Hurricane Sandy as possible. On December 9th, 2012, I posted a call for toy donations as well as for families with children to sign up for deliveries leading up to Christmas. An idea that began 1 year ago today has transformed into a journey that has led to thousands of families receiving help over the course of the past year thanks to the generosity of so many people; people who donated toys, their money or volunteered their precious time. Even people who were far away or even people in your own backyard who have lost everything as well joined in to help the project. We now are embarking on an even bigger sleigh ride together. and we NEED YOUR HELP. The story of the ...
Now this place really feel like home... First power outage at my apt, just like my gerritsen beach memories
Gerritsen Beach, a neighborhood on Brooklyn’s southern shore, is prized by residents for its quiet and off-the-grid seclusion.
yeah… But I was always there in elementary/jr High school, cuz I went to school in gerritsen beach, like 3 blocks away
Despite the weather we had an excellent turnout for the Gerritsen Beach relief effort. Citiquiet, Champion and The Home Depot donated windows and installation to numberous homes still devastated by the effects of Hurricane Sandy, 13 months ago. It is rewarding to help those who suddenly ended ended up on the downside of advantage however where is FEMA and the insurance companies? It still looks like a war zone in this neighborhood and there is no reason for that 13 months later.
The Friends of Gerritsen Beach Library is assisting with the Secret Sandy Claus Project, by operating as a toy donation location. The Secret Sandy Claus Project is the brainchild of Gravesend resident Michael “Sandy Claus” Sciaraffo, who decided to don a Santa suit and distribute toys to children...
Only in Gerritsen Beach on the avenue would there be a drunk driving accident at 8 AM on a Tuesday. 😷
The Wall Street Journal editorialized that the Biggert-Waters legislation should not be reversed, or even delayed. This will make flood insurance premiums for anyone living near water to skyrocket. 10 to 20 thousand a year for flood insurance is not a laughing matter. They say it will only affect the wealthy one percent that own beachfront property. Really? Tell that to the people in Broad Channel, Breezy Point, Far Rockaway, Coney Island, Hamilton Beach, Gerritsen Beach, Canarsie, Nassau County and Staten Island. That's only New York! We're the wealthiest one percent? Pigs...
Free Smoke and CO Detectors The NYC Fire Department is giving away 2000 smoke and carbon monoxide detectors to Sandy survivors (62 and older or those with a hearing impairment) free of charge in the following Brooklyn areas: Sheepshead Bay, Gerritsen Beach, Marine Park,...
I can get a Gerritsen Beach garage Band, free of charge!! Beacon Court!! Working on this!
If you're from or currently living in Brooklyn and you have no idea where Gerritsen Beach is, you should take five seconds to Google Map it right now. Thank you.
Here is this year's Ragamuffin Parade with Gerritsen Beach Vollies. I love this tradition!
Tonight Sat the last day of Nov 2013 Alive N Kickin will be playing at Tamaqua in Gerritsen Beach Bklyn from 10-1...my son Tim will be on guitar & Johnny Simms will be sittin in for a few songs on Drums. He plays drums with Marty Balin, he of Jefferson Airplane/Starship Fame. Gonna be fun...hope to see our Bklyn fans there.
I'm playing TONIGHT SAT 11/30 with Alive N Kickin at Tamaqua in the Gerritsen Beach section of BROOKLYN from 10-1!! See ya's there!
Sandy Relief Acupuncture: Gerritsen Beach: St James, Parsonage 2776 Gerritsen Ave. 2-4 pm Saturday nov. 30th By donation Three cats on premises! Catnip welcomed but if you have allergies to lovely felines then please make the correct decision RSVP CrrewResponds504-202-1373
Happy turkey day to my friends,family, and Gerritsen beach volunteer fire department. Had a wonderful time at the ragamuffin parade.
Ian Christianson and Marius Obekop from the New York Red Bulls soccer team were on hand to help ‘kick off’ grand re-opening festivities for the newly-renovated All American Soccer Club, 2638 Gerritsen Avenue, and the adjacent Marine Park soccer fields. In partnership with Gerritsen Beach Cares...
I am sorry Doreen, I live in Florida and wont be able to attend! Thanks anyway, I sure miss Gerritsen Beach! I also miss you! Happy Thangiving to you & your Family Donny Purkess!
The day after the election. Anthony was ecstatic because he won Marine Park and Gerritsen beach by a good margine. 15k voters in Carnarsiewere given free Subway sandwiches to vote democrat. Allen Maisel is a nice guy, 25 years with the Board of Ed" he gave up the Assemblyman job, 3 days a week for $90k a year. Council makes a bit more for 20 hours. The Democrats in Brooklyn have long been under investigations for various crimes (ex sen Kruger is doing 8 years for bribery). Millions of dollars have been funneled through Bergen FIELD Complex over the years. A non profit is setup there (rented?) in which they get money for Senior activities etc. all paid employees. When their were support the troops rally's etc they'd use Marine Park, why when you have millions invested in Bergen Beach. Simple answer, most people don't know we're it is. That is why they need to keep it their private little secret. $5 a vote. The real winner was the Subway owner, I'd bet 25¢ to 50¢ was given to a dem who arranged the deal. ...
Gerritsen Beach, I am always looking for helpers- if you have a teenager that is interested in working with us from time to time, please inbox me for consideration. Must be able to tie a knot and not scared of popping balloons.
I really wanna leave Gerritsen Beach so badly...
Friends, thank you. $1,500.00 raised. There's very little we, as individuals, can make a huge impact on, but tonight is an exception. Thank you a million times on behalf of the people receiving these donations that reside in Gerritsen Beach and in the Philippines.
Check out this great photo from Rebuilding Together NYC's Gerritsen Beach project. Some of our favorite people are in this photo!
So glad that the local community organization in Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn, where our YA YouthBuild students completed the first phase of our Sandy Rebuild project, has warmly invited us to keep it going!
Thinking about Sandy. About my mom and sis sleeping over, fearing what was to happen, and the blessing of great neighbors on Kimball Street who watched over our home (Anthony Mazzuchin). My Clinton Hill neighbors who gathered all the donations they could for mine and Elizabeth Leath's first trip to Gerritsen Beach - Ressurection's shelter to help. Cecilia Difonso Cataldo of Cataldos for making trays of baked ziti at a moments notice and donating them to the people of Gerritsen Beach so they could have their first hot meals. With my sis Elizabeth Leath and the Brooklyn girls - seeing devastated Red Hook and Rockaway, friends from HS and past lives who just needed the offer of help, clean laundry and hugs. Elizabeth Corney Suhr and James Suhr who allowed me to help them clean out their basement and their treasures, and Wendy McLaughlin who came by in a state of absolute shock and anger of what happened to her mom's home. Phil and Deidre Eletto, in Atlantic Beach. Jennifer Perez's aunts home, with water m .. ...
Did you catch us on the Today Show? Savannah Guthrie talked about her time volunteering in Gerritsen Beach!
What Happened to Working-Class New York? As images of wealth abound, the struggles of ordinary workers have become invisible. Joshua Freeman April 16, 2013 | This article appeared in the May 6, 2013 edition of The Nation. Hurricane Sandy pushed into view echelons of working-class New Yorkers normally hidden behind workplace walls or in obscure neighborhoods, or made invisible by familiarity and indifference. There, suddenly center stage, was the old, heavily Catholic, white working class. Some of the most devastated parts of the city, like Breezy Point and Gerritsen Beach, seemed frozen in time, neighborhoods of Irish- and Italian-American policemen, firefighters, blue-collar workers and politicians, still reflecting a New York dominated by European immigrants and their children. As on 9/11, heroic rescue efforts by the Fire Department exposed how white and male it has remained, even as the city’s population has become ever more diverse. Newer immigrants, too, were thrust into the spotlight, like Phil . ...
WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR FIRST-EVER NYC NEIGHBORHOOD LIBRARY AWARDS Five Winning Branch Libraries Emerged From More Than 4300 Nominations By New Yorkers New York, NY – September 18, 2013 – The Charles H. Revson Foundation last night announced the five winners of the first-ever NYC Neighborhood Library Awards, the culmination of an initiative that resulted in 4,310 nominations from New Yorkers. The five winning libraries, each of which received $10,000 at an awards ceremony in midtown Manhattan, were selected from 10 finalists by a distinguished panel of judges: R.L. Stine, author of the renowned Goosebumps series; Kurt Andersen, author and host of WNYC’s Studio 360; Carla Hayden, CEO of the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore and former president of the American Library Association; Fatima Shama, NYC Commissioner of Immigrant Affairs; and Don Weisberg, President of the Penguin Young Readers Group. The nomination process took place during a six-week period this summer and was promoted publicly with th ...
Firefighters are battling a 2-alarm brush fire in the Gerritsen Beach section of Brooklyn thanks to little recent rain and low humidity.
Looking forward to classes tomorrow at the Gerritsen beach playhouse. Remember to bring in 2 props for the prop box exercise.
Does anyone know why more than 7 firetrucks and Ambulances went into Gerritsen Beach?
HEART 9/11 thanks the 50+ volunteers from Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that are working in Gerritsen Beach…
Sandy Town Hall at PS 277 in Gerritsen Beach on Wednesday, 9/25, at 7pm. Build It Back, National Flood Insurance...
Access aride guy : Where are we on a little island?? Me: No *** Where in Gerritsen Beach Brooklyn didn't see a bridge did you?
White ghetto slummin it Brooklyn style (@ Gerritsen Beach)
My Dear Friend ( Mr) Dianne Bonney went to be with her baby Patrick, and Jesus today at 5:20 P.M., Those of us that really knew her, know she was a gentle , kind , tender soul and generous to a fault? Those that choose to believe the gossip of Gerritsen Beach , that's your problem, Goodbye my Friend Love you ( Mr. ) Bonney, Rest in Peace
God, I love Gerritsen Beach. Hanging on the avenue
Once more in Gerritsen Beach hanging drywall with New York Cares.
Come out and see a Off The Record at Gather Inn in Gerritsen Beach tonight. Who's in?
Just conducted a GREAT long-term community recovery planning workshop with the five Brooklyn coalitions. Huge shout out to partners Noël Kepler and John Saunders, and out friends at the Brooklyn Community Foundation, as well as the Recovery Coalitions in Red Hook, Canarsie, Gerritsen Beach, Sheepshead Bay, and Coney Island!
I am looking forward to working today with a coalition of 5 Brooklyn communities on developing Long term community recovery plans in light of their experiences with Hurricane (Superstorm) Sandy. very impressed with the strength and resilience of these smaller and very unique communities. Red Hook, Canarsie, Sheep's Head Bay, Coney Island, and Gerritsen Beach all at various stages of Recovery and some still out of their homes 11 months post event.
Back in Gerritsen Beach today working on the All American soccer club again hanging sheetrock with Youth Build and New York Cares volunteers. It was a real pressure cooker today but that did not stop the dedication of these people.
Come out and see a great band friday night in Gerritsen Beach
Good morning! As a reminder, anyone interested in the Gerritsen Beach 5k run/walk this Saturday beginning at 11:00 a.m. in memory of my mom, Olga Marshall, and others affected by cancer, please inbox me for details. Food, raffles and entertainment will follow the race. Hope to see you there!
I've been going over alot of things, mentally, lately. It's not a bad idea, really, to do a bit of a review of certain aspects of one's life. Being, in my opinion, a bit "long in the tooth" as compared to others (much younger folk, of course :) ), there are quite a few memories to scroll through. Of course, a huge folder is under the main heading of MUSIC. And it's come to my attention that I have been a fortunate son, indeed. When I first started to discover music, way back when, I wasn't actually a musician---just a kid that liked the idea of being a musician. This started when I saw my first inspiration, my cousin, Charles Johnson (or "cousin Charlie" as he was called, to differentiate from my other muse, Uncle Charlie...), playing those great Gretsch drums with his band at some party at his house, back when we all lived in Gerritsen Beach, Bklyn. At that moment, I realized several things (keep in mind that I wasn't even in my teens at that point). One, those drums looked so cool. Two, the same can be ...
On gerritsen beach today with John and Miley Cyrus, check out the size of these DRAGON FLIES!
Tomorrow is the first day of school in Gotham, so I took DD for a mother-daughter lunch at Applebee's in Sheepshead Bay to end the summer on a high note. We had a great time joking and talking about her seeing all her school friends. Then we stopped at a location at the end of Gerritsen Beach where they're filming a cop movie. [Those photos will appear on my Crime Fictionista blog. ] After that bit of excitement we drove over to the Gerristen Beach Library to see if renovations had been completed after the destruction dealt by Hurricane Sandy. It's scheduled to reopen this fall. PTL. It's one of my fav places.
Yikes-- I think I can, I think I can... Can I? Well we did over 70 so far but we have Bronx and Harlem to go... Hills... Some highlights so far - Verrazano, Sheepshead Bay, Getting a hug from my sister in Gerritsen Beach, Riis Park, Kissena Park... Looking at Whitestone Bridge from a much needed rest stop.. Stretch stop.
A friend to many in gerritsen beach, Teddy Callendrillo, passed away last evening.he would have been 90 this mth. He will be truly missed.
Academic Prospects continue tryouts/workouts today at 10 AM at Gerritsen Beach fields. We will run the 60 yd. dash, be timed from home to first, be timed around the bases, perform defensive drills at all positions, and play a showcase formatted game. Be there! 2756 Gerritsen avenue Brooklyn New York Florence avenue is cross street.
Seeing pics of scotty karate makes me miss gerritsen beach
HEART 911 Update-Work on the All American Soccer Club project in Gerritsen Beach is running smoothly and on schedule
Why Go Mighty co-founder volunteered to help rebuild Gerritsen Beach after Hurricane Sandy.
July 25th 3-6pm. Acupuncture and energy work for GB residents at the HAT: blue healing arts trailer at Devon and Gerritsen. E mail: crrewResponds Meet the CRREW
I always loved this library. Used to take my kids.
Next weekend we head to Gerritsen Beach with to put contributions to work from Follow for updates!
I miss gerritsen beach and my friends
50 Workers from St. Catherine of Alexandria RC Church Westford, MA are working in Gerritsen Beach this week with HEART 9/11 and GB Cares
Yard Cleanup in Gerritsen Beach. FedCap is now helping with post-Sandy yard cleanup in Gerritsen Beach, offering...
Assurant and our employees help restore a home damaged by Superstorm Sandy in Gerritsen Beach
With two homes destroyed by disasters, boxer won’t let anything bring her down
kids know things. thank you, ps277. @ Gerritsen Beach
Go Dave!! Step by step, you're racing to rebuild Gerritsen Beach w/
Thanks for racing to rebuild Gerritsen Beach. Race Hard!!!
Getting started at and it's a great day to race! Race hard for Gerritsen Beach athletes!
"Nobody in the world can take a beating like me:" Heather Hardy, 31-yr old super-bantamweight boxer: …
GREAT Story about in the ahead of her 7/24 bout at Roseland.
Good news! Coney Island and Gerritsen Beach libraries will reopen this fall after extensive renovations due to Hurricane Sandy.
An Old High school friend Mike Gallina found a cat with it's head stomped on in scummy Gerritsen Beach... Check it out. You will get yours, whoever hurt a cat will pay severely..
Congrats for engaging 500 volunteers and renovating 7 homes & 2 community orgs at NY
In the days immediately following a natural disaster, we turn on any media source and see endless, incomprehensible images of tragedy. The first order of cleaning up is safety and searching for survivors; meeting immediate needs of food, clothing, and ……
Opening Day at Kiddie Beach was great!! Welcome Back Sandy Survivors...nice to see that people are back at Kiddie and ready to celebrate the good times to come in Gerritsen Beach.
I hope you will join me tomorrow at my open house with the Mayor's Housing Recovery Office at PS 277 at 2529 Gerritsen Avenue from 12 to 4 pm. Representatives will be able to answer questions on FEMA, insurance, grants, building permits, taxes and more.
Just wanted to let all of my family, friends and loved ones know that Megan, Dylan and I are well. Megan and Alfredo have moved into an apartment together in Santa Ana, Ca. Dylan has been in Redding, Ca the last few weeks but will be relocating to Southern Ca next Friday.Joseph just graduated middle school and grows more and more amazing every day. I am living in Seal Beach, Ca with David Gerritsen, and we are happily settling into our life as a couple. He is a kind, considerate, loving man of whom our Tim would approve. Please know that I still love and miss my Timmy, I know we all do...I also know that he wants us to be happy and healthy and live our lives to the fullest. I hope you can share in the joy of all of the wonderful things my family is experiencing... I love you all...
AVAILABLE: donated Black lacquer dining table…a dining or work table with a 3 1/2' x 6 ' (approximate) 1980's rectangular black lacquered wood top on a 'W' wooden base. photos of the top and base below. The base has been separated and wrapped since it hasn't been used, but it is very easy to re-assemble. Can be picked up next Wednesday 6/26 at noon in Gerritsen Beach at the condo's. If you can use this please email infofor details. First come first served.
So many people lost kitchens during Sandy. is making over a community kitchen in Gerritsen Beach.
I worked with Andrew and Dalton from HEART911.org yesterday in Gerritsen Beach hanging sheet rock. It's really nice to be able to help re-build something. This was the homeowners daughters room.
Oh how I hope the "Coming Soon" Burger King Delivery Area on Coney Island Avenue delivers to Gerritsen Beach! Make it happen!
Gerritsen Beach says thank you. You're welcome!
How it all began at "Backweeds", Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn, NY in 1981.
You can only laugh if you're from Brooklyn and have at least some Italian background... all others, I'll be offended if you laugh.. I don't see anything funny -what you laughing at! Remember to 2 prerequisites!
Heroes live on every block. Know a friend or neighbor who showed remarkable courage, strength after Sandy? Give them a shout-out here. Tell us about them.
Race2Rebuild wrote - Race2Rebuild Team 2 athletes are resolved to rebuild a home destroyed by Hurricane Sandy for one specific family by racing the Aquaphor NYC Triathlon. Each athlete raises a minimum of $2000 in support of Rebuilding Together with a guaranteed race entry.The Rebuilding Together Sp...
Need a good book too read on the beach.ideas please.
I want to go to Manhattan one day, and just visit a bunch of museums and gardens and little shops and meet new people. I want to make a homeless person smile, I want to learn new things, I want to open my life to something other than Gerritsen Beach and Marine Park.
hey I'm an Americorps member who got interviewed for a video for you guys in gerritsen beach, ny a few months back. Is it out?
Deputy Mayor Holloway and OEM announced the final updated Hurricane Evacuation Zones today. They can be viewed at
Honestly, if you want to impress me, help someone who can't help themselves. The most fulfilling thing I've ever done was the work I did at Gerritsen Beach. I've never felt more satisfied with myself as a human being knowing I gave my time and skills to a community without any expectation of compensation or reward. It was not charity, the church gave me something I never thought I could have again, which was goodness in my heart.
Tribute to TV pioneer Sonny Fox, who famously hosted NY childrens' show "Wonderama" from 1959 to 1967. Today, as an 84 year-old executive, Mr. Fox advises de...
Efforts to curb global warming have quietly shifted as greenhouse gases inexorably rise.
Gerritsen beach residents. I was just outside throwing out trash and saw a shady character male in a red rain jacket I approached him and asked him what he was doing and he had no answer and kept moving. Over in just court by landis Keep an eye outside your window. It may be the same guy who were breaking into cars a while back.
Sharing: Found in Gerritsen Beach. Is this your dog?
A new HUD study reveals widespread practices of racial discrimination in housing markets, but as ProPublica reports, the agency has no plans to go after offenders uncovered in the vast data on discrimination.
Acupuncture @ the GBCares Recovery site tomorrow starting at 330p - come on by :)
Kiddie beach can't open yet, so we will have a Dance-a-thon @ Stage Dreamers, 2736 Gerritsen Ave. We will dance and raise money for Kiddie Beach's repairs due to the destruction of Hurricane Sandy. 100% of proceeds go to Kiddie Beach and your kids who participate will earn a special award! Join us even if you didn't register to run the marathon. It's a good cause if your a GB resident! :-D
Overview of church basement, showing there is a lot of work to be done. When Superstorm Sandy’s raging floodwaters billowed down Gerritsen Avenue, the storm poured its wrath on St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church – dumping six feet of water into the basement of the 89-year-old house of worship (Ca...
Looking to stock up my Kindle for some summer reading. Has anyone read anything good lately?
Any of my friends live near Gerritsen beach can do me a favor?? Inbox me.
All you can eat Buffet & drink tickets at the new Applebee’s Coney Island Mermaid Parade Party! A percentage of the proceeds, benefit Coney Island USA, producers of The Mermaid Parade!
Nice the partysquad op turn up the beach dus dan kan ik weer .
New York, NY – Today, Rep. Michael G. Grimm (R,C-SI/Brooklyn) was joined by State Senator Marty Golden (R-Brooklyn) and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R,C,I-Brooklyn/SI) in calling for a change to a federal policy that, if left unchanged, will limit available grant funding to Sandy survivors who…
Hello Hannah, can you please come to Gerritsen Beach in Brooklyn Nyc. we could use some (
Stand strong be proud your from brooklyn. The greatest place to grow up. That is Gerritsen beach Brooklyn, just love the place. If they had a graveyard there that's were id go in a few years.
oh and the blackouts that occur regularly in gerritsen beach but con Ed still can't upgrade the system so they won't happen
Family of teen found burned in Gerritsen Beach is shocked at autopsy report and begging for answers. Story at 5pm.
A medical examiner has determined that a murder victim was asphyxiated before she was burned on Gerritsen Beach. Shaniesha Forbes, 14, disappeared from her home on January 4.
FYI Coney Island and Gerritsen Beach Brooklyn Brooklyn Public Library(ies) will reopen this fall.
Today PIX 11 Cares featured live reports from Gerritsen Beach throughout the morning news on how Brooklyn is recovering 6 months after Sandy
Spending the morning in Gerritsen Beach with PIX11 reminding everyone of the needs in Sandy ravaged communities.
watching your coverage in Gerritsen Beach. Great job!
The cause of death of 14 year old Shaniesha Forbes, who's body was found on Gerritsen beach last January, was ruled as homicidal asphyxia.
Mother of strangled 14-y-o: "If they saw something, they should say something. It could be their child someday."
UPDATE: Teen girl found dead in Gerritsen Beach in January was strangled, authorities say
looks like the REALLY undiscovered Bklyn hoods are Gerritsen Beach and Dyker Heights
While it is not hard to see the effects of Hurricane Sandy in damaged or destroyed homes, mold is a lasting problem under the surface that homeowners, including many in the Gerritsen Beach area of Brooklyn, are still battling.
To learn more about the incredible life of Staff Sergeant Sandra Lee and the work she is doing in Gerritsen Beach...
Thank you & for getting the word out there that still 6 months later, Gerritsen Beach and all...
The boardwalk, Coney Island pier; cold windy road above the shore, the bridge after Plumb Beach; unassuming homes, Gerritsen
Hey friends. We are looking for a Brooklyn band to open up a show in Gerritsen Beach with us on May 17th. If...
I liked a video Replacement of the Gerritsen Beach Bridge Belt Parkway Brooklyn
Now, the 82-year-old homeowner tries to stay healthy living in the home with an unwelcome guest: mold. "They t...
When I get back to NYC, I'm going to Gerritsen Beach, where we used to live, and walking AWAY from the place. It will be closure.
lol yea right dawg. Im in gerritsen beach brooklyn lol
All I want is to be on a beach with my toes in the sand, not having to worry about school and just lay there and tan ☀
Stop at Marine Pharmacy in Gerritsen Beach to discuss recovery.
good morning Suki. How are you? It's Nick from Gerritsen Beach. Just wanted to say hello.
Teacher allegedly made 'monkey' comment to student: There is anger in Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn over a comment...
Funday, Sunday. Anyone else find those TryNoNo commercials annoying? Everytime I see them they remind me of that Seinfeld episode.
Oh, how I did not miss the sound of bikes going around Gerritsen Beach
Got use to a few days of summer-like weather. Friday is a damp rainy dark day here in Brooklyn. Had a free ice cream Tuesday Thx Ben & Jerry
I was pleased to celebrate these generous contributions to the Gerritsen Beach Library and P.S. 277.
New York City till fighting Hurricane Sandy. I have family in and around Gerritsen Beach.. .Bklyn near JFK and...
Gerritsen Beach really has the best bagels omg
Via Friends of GB Library: "Starting today, the BPL Bookmobile will be in front of the Gerritsen Beach Library on...
Visiting homes affected by Sandy in Gerritsen Beach, BK
I'm not the smartest guy around. I just saw what many local real estate brokers missed out on ~ the power of the internet. Virtual RE
My favorite back to back shows on network TV ~ Fashion Star on NBC followed by Shark Tank over on ABC.
It's been almost a month since the domain expired We'll be back this week & redirect the domain name here for about a week Good luck Thx all
What a beautiful day for a parade in Gerritsen Beach and an Easter egg hunt in Bay Ridge, it was great to see such good friends today !!!
Great picture from today's Gerritsen Beach St. Patrick's Day Parade @ senmartygolden
NYC in Gerritsen Beach Brooklyn today for their St Patricks Day Parade celebrating rebuilding
At the gerritsen beach St. Pat's parade. Perfect day for it--finally.
Its been a pleasure greeting everyone as Grand Marshall at the Gerritsen Beach St. Patricks parade.
Driving in Gerritsen Beach and what do I hear outside? "WHERE THE *** IS THE BEER?" It's 1pm. There are kegs on the street
Beautiful day with great partners at the Gerritsen Beach St. Patricks Day Parade.
Honored to be representing Rebuilding Together NYC at the Gerritsen Beach St Patricks Day Parade. Beautiful Day.
To everyone celebrating, have a happy Easter! I'll be talking w/ voters in Gerritsen Beach today & spending Sunday at home with my family.
Free help dealing with insurers: Law group provides free seminars in Gerritsen Beach. Photo by Steve Solomonso...
Gerritsen Beach woman Heather Hardy fights back from Sandy as pro boxer - By Colin Mixson via
Heart 911H is out in Gerritsen Beach Brooklyn rebuilding after out to them if you or someone needs help!
needs to come to Gerritsen Beach Brooklyn NY to talk to the Hurricane Sandy victims. WE ARE THE FORGOTTEN COMMUNITY
Lmao government project is on gerritsen beach Sandy Relief... Why am i not surprised
Troubled teens give back to beleaguered residents of Gerritsen Beach
Enjoy the Coastal Neighborhood of Gerritsen Beach once again, with "Storm Ready" "Worry Free Homes."
Department of Financial Services is outside the Gerritsen Beach Library today until 6pm to assist Sandy survivors with insurance issues.
A great way to support kids impacted by Sandy. I saw it in action in Gerritsen Beach, and it is truly wonderful.
.expanding mold remediation program from Staten Island to Gerritsen Beach, helping hundreds of homeowners.
Rebuilding homes in Red Hook in May, Gerritsen Beach in June, and St. Albans VA in Queens in July! You're always welcome! :)
Town Hall on Gerritsen Ave. occurred on Mar. 7 and is not tonight. But Gerritsen Beach remains a lovely place to visit.
I want to go riding at Gerritsen beach this week
Alum has the scoop on a troubled teen who is giving back after
Troubled teens give back to beleaguered community devastated by Hurricane Sandy via
NEWS TODAY Troubled teens giving back in Gerritsen Beach
Troubled teens giving back in Gerritsen Beach: Dozens of troubled teens have been traveling to Brooklyn each w...
I will continue to focus on the recovery in Sheepshead Bay and Gerritsen Beach.
Troubled teens giving back in Gerritsen Beach
'If it wasn’t for these kids we’d still be living with no walls': Troubled teen...
Laying on the beach with my best friend It doesn't get any better than this!
Google-Shmoogle. It's called type-in-traffic. Do a search for Gerritsen Beach. Chances are you won't find us. Hmm, wouldn't you be curious?
There are many Gerritsen Beach websites. They do a fine job. Most of them have to be found by doing a Google search. NOT US. We'll be back.
Timing is everything. The domain expired at a critical stage in the aftermath of Sandy. We decided to delay renewal to demonstrate the irony
The at Scarborough Beach. Premier now chatting with young volleyballers.
Now we get Surfin Safari as the bus pulls into Scarborough Beach plus a goody bag with pluggers.
Way to go LT Daniel Cavanagh and the guys/gals at Gerritsen Beach Vollies for getting your Engine 1 back in service!
We are open today and tomorrow! Please join us in the kitchen starting at 8am through 3pm. We will be delivering over 1200 hot meals to Staten Island (489 Midland Ave and New Dorp/Cedar Grove shelters,) Gerritsen Beach (Relief Center and Cort Club,) and the Rockaways (Action Center, Church of the Nazarene, and others.) People who are eating this food still do not have working kitchen and boilers in their homes. Grocery stores in the Rockaways are still closed and there are only a few places to buy produce. As other relief services wind down, the need is more urgent for those most affected. We will need volunteers all day long, but especially in the early morning, so please come by if only for an hour. Thanks!
Please tell your friends and family that Tonight Marty Golden is holding a Town Hall for the residents of Gerritsen Beach and other surrounding areas to assist them with issues they are still having, also Friday 3/8/2013 Price Law Group will also have a Town Hall to assist neighbors of Gerritsen Beach and surrounding areas having issues with insurance claims. The Price Law Group is her to try and get you what you deserve. It is from 6 - 7:30 and 7:30 to 9
Hate being a homeowner in Gerritsen Beach right now. After so many years of building and working on lowering my mortgage payment things were finally getting better. This hurricane just took all of that away. Every day it's worse with having to raise the house insurance rates going up this that and the other thing.
Bloomy is at it again! $250,000 for a headphones are too loud campaign??? *** ??!! People in gerritsen beach the rockaways. Breezy and Staten Island have no home heat food clothes from Hurricane Sandy and you *** your creating a campaign for kids with loud headphones. This will really help that guy I passed by sleeping in a dirty box with no shoes! Lets share this!!! And get 250,000 likes Unless you think it's a wonderful campaign.
Let's come together as a community to continue supporting our neighbors who were affected by Hurricane Sandy. More than 4 months later, so many people in the NY area are still without working kitchens and boilers. So many families are still living outside their homes without access to hot meals. HRSK continues to prepare 2,500 hot meals every week (Thursdays and Fridays) and delivers to independent relief sites where food is distributed. Please support HSRK in our efforts to continue helping our neighbors in the Rockaways, Gerritsen Beach, and Staten Island who really need it.
Here are the latest requests from Hands Helping Humanity: We’re collecting new housewares through March 23 to further support those affected by Sandy and enable them to rebuild their lives. Our goal is to reach 1,000 families from Toms River through Union Beach/Keyport/Keansburg, New Jersey, to Gerritsen Beach, New York. Dishes Pots and pans Toaster ovens Silverware Glasses Blenders Mixers Slow cookers Sheets - all sizes Pillows Comforters Bath towels Kitchen towels Coffee makers Kitchen utensils Please bring any donations of the items above to Abundant Style. THANKS!
MS Benefit March 22nd at Amici Cafe in Gerritsen Beach. DJ,food, raffles,50/50's. $5.00 at the door. All proceeds go to MS Society / MS Walk. If anyone would like to make a donation please inbox me. We can still use some baskets and thank you all in advance
Two FREE seminars will be held this Friday, March 8th, 2013 in Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn on how to get help with...
where in Brooklyn ? I went to Gerritsen Beach. Horrible.
GERRITSEN BEACH residents: On Thursday 3/7 there will be a Town Hall meeting at AOH. Senator Marty Golden will be hosting and there will be a speaker on Advisory Base Flood Elavation maps from FEMA. Please inform your neighbors/friends/family because most likely ALL will be effected by the new zone A proposal to raise homes to 13ft above sea level OR taxes will be raised an additional $10,000 annually! Even those with raised homes already are at risk!
I think I'm gonna make a new account. kinda sick of all the ahi I get from people on here.
T2T is going to be supplying equipment and funding a free mold remediation program out in Gerritsen Beach. We are looking to hire a team of capable and able bodied veterans from the area to be trained for the job. We are asking if anyone is interested in the job please come down to the office trailer on Gerritsen and Devon and speak with Jameson. If you are a resident and still need mold remediation done in your home, please come down and sign up on our list. It will be done on a first come first serve basis, starting within the next couple of weeks. There are no requirements, other than you must live in Gerritsen Beach. We are going to try and help as many people as possible, for as long as we are able. Please contact gbreliefwith any questions!
Senator Marco Rubio is coming to New York on a Wall Street fund-raising trip after voting against the Hurricane Sandy aid bill, and U.S. Rep. Peter King is so offended by his “balls” that he’s now on a crusade to get potential donors to stop giving money to the fellow Republican. In the first of a s...
If you live in Gerritsen Beach please repost this. If you see or hear anything contact mynameeeiskerry
My friends 2 year old white poodle chihuahua is missing in Gerritsen Beach. She responds to missy! If you find her inbox Kerry LeÖn!
And then there were 21. Gerritsen Beach in Brooklyn, NY joins the list of leagues in need of assistance.
Gerritsen beach brings back the best childhood memories.
Gerritsen Beach tomorrow: GB cares site from 11-2ish
Bring unused, winterized FEMA trailers to via
CALL TO ACTION: Volunteers are needed tomorrow at Gerritsen Beach Cares Relief & Recovery Site at 8 am everyday...
: 1982 21' Sea Ray Cuddy (Gerritsen Beach): Not running and beat up on the inside. Good for parts or r...
Find the CRREW this Sat, March 2 nd at Gerritsen Beach, GB Cares, noon -? Acupuncture and Elizabeth,massage, cranio-sacral, Imagery
CRREW will be at Gerritsen Beach this Sat, at GB cares. March 2nd
needs to stay in NY& help the people of Gerritsen beach who have no house.! Not run around talking about guns
Thanks to for arranging a great & tough day helping muck out a Sandy-torn home in Gerritsen Beach. More volunteers are needed!
Supplies for impacted Gerritsen Beach, CI in partnership with Somebody Cares America. Thanks for your support!
This project is a joint effort by the Brooklyn Historical Society and the New York City chapter of the Association of Personal Historians to collect oral histories from New Yorkers affected by Superstorm Sandy. Follow this blog for project updates as well as information about how you can contribute.
It's Wednesday! I wished for warmer weather and we got that a bit today. Your turn for a wish. Who do you wish YOU could interview? What would you ask 'em?
Thank you $200K support for efforts to rebuild Gerritsen Beach!
We worked with Somebody Cares America to send supplies to impacted areas in Gerritsen Beach, CI & Freeport, NY
The Brooklyn Recovery Fund today announced the recipient organizations of its Community Rebuilding Grant Program, which are receiving a total of $1,345,000 to support physical improvements to homes and buildings located in Brooklyn’s coastal communities severely affected by Superstorm Sandy. Funds w...
Another great and easy way you can help out the folks of Gerritsen Beach, NY. Nicole DeLeon is a friend we made...
Mold left behind after Superstorm Sandy will run wild in Gerritsen Beach when warm weather comes, relief groups warn.
me too. It will be awesome having dogs and rum and beach all in the same place :)
Over the past four months, the Children's Movement for Creative Education (CMCE) Art Relief Caravan Project has been addressing the needs of children + families displaced + affected by Hurricane Sandy. While these communities no longer make news headlines, their ongoing work remains as vital now as it was in the initial hours following the storm. The Caravan Project’s Indiegogo campaign will fund their year-long goal to provide weekly healing based art workshops to children in Far Rockaway, Gerritsen Beach, Red Hook, and Coney Island. Please support.
Love these stars trying to get them for Gerritsen Beach. Hoping my son's school will be making some!
I remember every essential aspect of my childhood in Gerritsen beach like it was just yesterday.
anyone have contacts to the Rock Loft in North Beach? Henry Reyes Raccoon LyfeCade DrummerCaroline Mersch Christopher Natividad??
Brooklyn, NY – February 25 – Last fall, Hurricane Sandy gave the New York metropolitan area its best shot, and this summer the Brooklyn Cyclones will help fight back with the all-new Meaningful Monday initiative at MCU Park. Through this program, $3 from EVERY individual ticket sold will go to vario...
come to gerritsen beach and see the wonders that haven't happened because we got abandoned. I hope someone's enjoying the cash
Nick Micozzi was out in Gerritsen Beach today doing Sandy Relief.
is this something to help the Sandy victims in gerritsen beach? Cause we are still waiting to see some help
Had a great time in Gerritsen Beach for with and Y'all are superstars.
Heading down to the community center at Gerritsen Beach to work with kids who's families are still suffering from Hurricane Sandy. I'm really proud of our community for rallying around this.
Repost from Michael Sandy Claus Sciaraffo: We regret to announce that after consulting with all parties involved, tomorrow's "Walk A Mile In Our Shoes" Mayoral Candidates Mold Awareness Summit in Gerritsen Beach event will have to be postponed due to inclement weather. We feel that this issue is of the utmost importance and although we have rescheduled two times already, WE WILL be having this event at a later date TBD. We apologize for any inconvenience that this has caused and look forward to seeing you then!
As of Wednesday, I will no longer be a resident of Gerritsen Beach! All my friends I am going to miss you TG for the internet!
Noise Complaint - Brooklyn NY - I live in the Gerritsen Beach section of Brooklyn NY. My wife, twelve-year-old...
I'm more than a pretty little blonde girl with an *** that won't quit.
CALL TO ACTION: Heart 911 needs our help. Help them help us, We need volunteers every day til further notice, starting at 8am. Come up to the GB Cares site and ask for Tom Murphy.
DSNY has announced that special Sandy debris collection will end on Monday, March 18.
gerritsen beach = needs help badly, why have you abandoned us and now just ignore us? We won't forget on election day
YTD Compstat for the 61st Pct (S'head Bay, Brighton Beach, Gerritsen Beach) - Crime up almost 50%
BROOKLYN Sandy Relief INFO Town Hall. Sheepshead Bay Yacht Club, 3076 Emmons Avenue. 7pm. FEMA and other agencies will present and update the community on their programs, and meet with residents as needed. MOLD EDUCATION MEETINGS. These are NOT training meetings. They focus on what mold is, which methods get rid of it, and which don't. Anyone with allergies, asthma, COPD, or other respiratory challenges; who lives with a senior, child, or immune-compromised person; or who just wants to learn more is encouraged to attend these FREE public meetings. Offered by BIG, GBeach Cares, & Manhattan Beach Community Grp. • WED., FEB. 20 8pm PS 195 131 Irwin Street * Manhattan Beach. Meetings in Gerritsen Beach, Brighton Beach, and Coney Island are also planned. RESOURCES BIG MOBILE COMMAND CENTER at Emmons & Nostrand Aves. ("FSSP" is on the side.) Email for an appointment to pick up supplies, including dehumidifiers. Walk-ins welcome when lights are on. FEMA DISASTER RECOVERY CENTER (DRC) at the Sheepshead Bay Yach ...
Gerritsen Beach is rebuilding! Be part of the reason this community gets back on its feet. Contact gbreliefto see how you can get involved.
Mutual Aid Volunteers helping their neighbors with hot meals so they can focus on rebuilding and recovering their lives and communities.
My Lil beach rat showing them how we play GB style!! ;)
Anyone need Baby Formula? Approximately three pallets of baby formula that is going to expire early March. It is going unused because it is such a large amount. If anyone is interested and can pick up from Gerritsen Beach, you are welcome to it. Let us know and we can put you in touch with them to plan a pickup.
A few quick pit stops before we leave. (@ Gerritsen Beach Bagels w/
THIS IS THE FORM FOR SHEETROCK IN SI! WHERE TO TURN Click on the link below for the Sheetrock Online Application. PLease follow the instructions and supply all the required information. Incomplete applications will not be processed. This is for Staten Island resident only who have documented proof that they have remediated their mod issue.
GERRITSEN BEACH: FEMA for Kids presentation at the DRC-Gerritsen Beach FD tomorrow Saturday Feb. 16 at 1 p.m.
Gerritsen Beach still needs our help. Looking for carpenters to hang sheetrock insulate walls starting 2/18/13 8am
Attention... police are hiding on knapp street looking for speeders.
agreed! People are still struggling in Gerritsen Beach and all over. It's really sad
Stay involved! Email gbreliefto find out about what you can do to help out in Gerritsen Beach!
Gerritsen Beach Cares: via Our Friends in Gerritsen Beach Brooklyn need our help - this is my friend Kelly
The community of Gerritsen Beach and surrounding area is in desperate need of help. We have paid our fair share in tax dollars over the years. I would never think this would happen in the USA since our government sends in our great military to provide humanitarian aid in times of crisis - to sets up...
We had a great visit with Gerritsen Beach Cares yesterday, their recovery effort after is truly inspiring!
Show some LOVE this Thursday for Valentine's Day and join us in the Hurricane Sandy Relief Kitchen! We are there from 8am at 729 Carroll St in Park Slope. Anyone who wants to make Valentine's Day cookies can drop them off and we will be sure to get them out to our sites in The Rockaways, Gerritsen Beach, Staten Island, and to Red Hook Volunteers. Please sign up on the google doc or just comment that you are in!
Police have established a crime scene after responding to a call for a body that was spotted in the waters near Caesar’s Bay, at 8973 Bay Parkway.
Brooklyn *Person in the Water* Box 3436- Belt Pkwy around Bay 14th St. Marine 9alpha on scene with NYPD, victim is a floater (DOA). NYPD Harbor to recover the body.
Sandy was the deadliest hurricane to hit the northeastern U.S. in 40 years and the second-costliest in the nation's history, according to a report released Tuesday.
“It’s like watching a powderkeg with a lit fuse,” Gerritsen Beach resident on area post Sandy mold mayhem
Getting a tattoo today ...what i dont know i have a idea .more to be reveled
Gerritsen Beach homeowners brace for post-Sandy mold crisis: Mold left behind after Superstorm Sandy will...
Age i was given: 25 Where I lived: Brooklyn, NY (Gerritsen Beach) What i did: Worked for Regina Bakery in Brooklyn, NY (Park Slope) What I drove: Sunbird Pontiac Who had my heart: My Ex My age now: 40 Where I live: Pennsylvania What I do: Work in a day care What I drive: Hopefully a new car soon Who has my heart: My fiance Like my status and I'll give you an age ;)
From the DVD She Devils on Wheels, this short film is a special feature. From Something Weird Video (SWV). I find it hysterical how many times the guy says "...
Just got back last night from a weekend in Staten Island, NY...Surprise Birthday Party for a lifelong friend...It has been in the "works" for a year and had to be cancelled because of Nemo! Well, I went anyway, just to surprise Linda Colley-Balicki, and I DID! We have been friends for 52 years and I just HAD to go! We had a wonderful time just hangin' out and shopping and such. Thanks, Michael Balicki for all you do for my wonderful friend, and also for me...I love you guys!
Jonathan Bryan Degamo it can buy you an ipod but my songs will be original in your heart and so nice to listen like: manua,in the middle of the beach, yet provocative :)
Packing for NYC.How's the parking with the snow in Marine Park?.Not looking forward to circling in a holding pattern around blocks for two hours tomorrow night.
I've just my last "Jack Reacher" book. I absolutely loved them!! Now what will I read next? John told me about Claude Buchard, from Montreal. I'll have to see if I can get them on my Nook. Do you have a series you want to recommend for me? I like murder mysteries. i will read Firely Beach by Meira Pentermann. It is set in Maine.
Brooklyn *Person in the Water* Box 3677- Plum beach channel at the end of Ebony Ct. E-321 reporting the body is DOA, awaiting NYPD Harbor for a recovery.
Sandy-afflicted residents in Gerritsen Beach dealing with another storm: Re...
GERRITSEN BEACH NEEDS HELP IN ONE HOUR.Gerritsen Beach Sandy Relief Need help at the GB Cares site to prepare storage area for the storm. We have a shipment of 24 pallets of supplies being delivered at 4pm. Please go up and volunteer!
Photog Steve shooting a gutted house in gerritsen beach for our story on for
To Gerritsen Beach last nite all nhoods on my mind n Staten Island, Rockaways, Long Islsnd & NJ Our crews head out
For those GB residents along the water: WATCH THE TIDE TOMORROW (SAT FEB 9) MORNING - HIGH AT 6:45 AM IN GB the astronomical alignment indicates an above average tide, coupled with a low pressure system and a strong wind with an easterly component we could have water high enough to cause problems - not Sandy levels but something to watch if you get water during exceptionally high tides. Thanks, Magus Dave
Nat'l Wx Svc says winter storm expected to dump 8" of snow in NYC. The European model, however, says the storm is stopping for a cigarette on I-95 before it comes.
What's worrisome is they are predicting a storm surge out here in South so I'm concerned for my Coney Island/Gerritsen Beach crew
Gerritsen Beach, still recovering from Sandy, prepares for blizzard: Enter your comment here... You are c...
Went to visit my house tonight and saw a wpix news truck parked. I hope they're not waiting for the next big storm story to hit gerritsen beach. Mother Nature has unleashed enough of her fury. She needs to give it a rest. I need to get back home.
Hoping its not really so bad just worried bout the people still reeling from sandy...
Get your fas now people. Just went to the gas station in NJ. It's mobbed!
We have lots of throw away blankets..reprocessed wool. Please come and take a few
To all of those that donated to our Sandy Relief.. I wanted to show you that our help still hasn't gone forgotten. We were alerted to this post by a Gerritsen Beach Brooklyn FB page... what a nice honor from a neighborhood that still needs our help..
A Midnight Winter's Dream of Hope: I just woke up from a strange dream, I built a brick wall around my heart so no one can can hurt my feelings. Nothing new there, never let them see you sweat! Anyway that got me thinking about how Gerritsen Beach could be protected from another catastrophe like Tsunami Sandy. Gerritsen Beach has water on three sides like a peninsula, but only one entrance for the ocean to come in. That would be the Gerritsen Beach Bridge. The Belt Parkway is like a natural barrier to hold the ocean back. So instead fortifing our peninsula. How about the corps of Army Engineers construct a gate that could be left open on clear days and closed during times of rising extreme high tides. Right at the entrance where the bridge is at. Something like what they have over in the Netherlands. This would ease the cost of what the Feds want done on our homes. This would give the people of Gerritsen Beach true peace of mind that their safety, their homes, property, families, our way of life, etc. All ...
Gerritsen Beach residents say the city ignored them after Hurricane Sandy — until community leaders forced it to pay attention.
Of the 113 families that filled out my sign in sheet - I have 59 requests for individual boxes- first I will need empty boxes- 2nd of the things I do have in stock- here is what I need to make this happen - time and patience- check supplies wise: - Diapers ranging from newborn to size 6 (few of each at least) - Toiletries - shampoo, conditioner, bar soap, body soap - toilet paper & paper towels - pots, pans sets ( a few requests) - toasters / toaster ovens - Womens sneakers/ boots (sizes 10W - 10.5 - 9) - Twin and queens size sheets/ blankets - coffee pots - baby wipes (tons and tons) - dish detergent - laundry detergent - Mens sneakers/ boots (size 12 & 13) - MORE SOCKS! (prefer new in packages please) - Enfamil baby formula (I assure u these go 2 families that cant get them on their own) - and last but not least Mama Rose is is need of a microwave( although she will not ask any of you)
Gerritsen Beach Cares Chairman Mike Taylor & Deputy Director Kelly Meade talk about the neighborhood and how we're managing post-Sandy. Mold is a very real i...
NYC plans to spend its initial allocation of $1.77 billion in Community Development Block Grants to address the most urgent housing, business and infrastruct...
VIA Gerritsen Beach Cares: Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn, NYC aftermath from Hurricane Sandy Stats as of today (2/6/13): -95% homeowners/ /affected -85% still in need of repairs -78% of flood damaged areas were living space -71% W/O flood insurance -30% have not taking care or are unsure of Mold issue -Of the 70% who said that they did take care of the mold 50% used only bleach and water and/or have seen mold growth again even after using professional remediation services. Which leaves 65% entirely unremediated or living with active visible mold -14% are still without heat -9% without electric -13% without hot water -31% still need demolition work -60% need insulation -62% need sheetrock -61% need a refrigerator -40% need a stove -62% need a bathroom rebuilt -51% need a washing machine -51% need a dryer
Sat 2/9 Walk through Gerritsen Beach with the NYC Mayoral hopefuls... RAIN DATE will be 2/16...
LOWER MANHATTAN — A Lower Manhattan high school still has no phone service more than three months after Superstorm Sandy crippled its main line of communication.
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