FYI: Belt Parkway construction with E/B lane closures starting 4/14

On two nights between Monday, April 14 and Friday, April 18, the New York City Department of Transportation Division of Bridges will close two lanes of the eastbound Belt (Shore) Parkway bridge over Mill Basin to make repairs to the concrete deck.
The center and right lanes will be closed between 12:01 a.m. and 5:00 a.m.
One lane of traffic will remain open at all times.  See flyer for more details:

Belt Pkwy over Mill Basin Notice Apr14_EXTENDED

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Monday 4/7 GBC Membership meeting

Don’t forget!  Monday April 7th is the next GBCares Membership meeting at the Cort Club @ 730p.  See our previous post for more details and please tell your off-line neighbors.

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FYI: Upcoming Belt Parkway construction with E/B lane closures

On two nights between Monday, April 7, and Friday, April 11, the New York City Department of Transportation Division of Bridges will close two lanes of the eastbound Belt (Shore) Parkway bridge over Mill Basin to repair the concrete deck. The center and right lanes will be closed between 12:01 a.m. and 5:00 a.m.  See flyer for more details:

Belt Pkwy over Mill Basin Notice Mar14 (2)

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SAVE THE DATE: Next GBC meeting Mon 4/7

Mark your calendars!  The next public GBCares meeting will be on Monday, April 7th with a 7:30p start at St. James Church.

Nominations for the open 2014/15 Board positions will be accepted:  Chairperson, Bookkeeper, Web Admin, Trustee & Corresponding Secretary.  Descriptions can be found on this page: http://gbcares.org/wordpress/about/gbc-officers/.  Please email info@gbcares.org if you have questions or want to nominate yourself ahead of the meeting.

Any bids received for the RV will be opened at the end of the meeting. See our previous post for more details: http://gbcares.org/wordpress/for-sale-1997-ford-fourwinds-rv/

2014-04-07 General Membership Meeting flyer

 

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FYI: Belt Parkway Construction

From the DOT, construction on the Belt Parkway is scheduled for Wednesday night 3/26 at 10pm. One lane in each direction on the bridge over Bay Ridge Avenue will be closed during this time.  Please see the DOT flyer for more details -

Bay Ridge Ave Bridge Night Lane Closure Staging_March 2014 REVISED SCHEDULE

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For Sale: 1997 Ford FourWinds RV

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1997 Ford Fourwinds E406 RV, 46,791 miles with kitchen, bath, sleeps 6. Minimum bid $8,000.  Sealed bids can be dropped off in an envelope with your name and phone number at the GBCares office: 2676 Gerritsen Ave from 930a-430p M-F. … Continue reading

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Winter Weather Frequently Asked Questions

From the CDC:

http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/winter/faq.asp

Stay warm! And please check on your neighbors who may need help.

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Message from NYC Service

As snow continues to fall in New York City, NYC Service is assisting community-based organizations in mobilizing volunteers to help seniors avoid accidents and ticketing by organizing a comprehensive, last resort snow removal strategy.

The City is encouraging New Yorkers to help neighbors in need – especially seniors and those with disabilities. If you are interested in helping, you can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the NYC Service website below.

If you know any individuals who may be interested in signing up to receive this assistance, please refer them to the website above or 311.

Thank you, and stay safe!

http://www.nycservice.org/#s

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Election Day!

Today is Election Day – make sure you vote! Polls close at 9pm tonight. The more people from Gerritsen Beach who vote, the more attention the neighborhood will receive from our elected officials. Here’s a link to a NYC votes guide to help make your decisions:
http://www.nyccfb.info/public/voter-guide/general_2013/ballot_proposals.aspx

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Thank you!

GBCares would like to thank all the wonderful volunteers and organizations who have helped rebuild our neighborhood this past year. We could not have accomplished so much without your help. Assistance is still available to those who need it. Come by our office at 2676 Gerritsen Ave or email Sandy@gbcares.org. Thank you!

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