Monthly Archives: December 2012

National Grid’s Sandy Recovery Assistance Program

Please read these through carefully – a lot of information is included. NationalGrid_Sandy Customer Guide National Grid Sandy Recovery Assistance Program National Grid Recovery Assistance

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Kids Raffle for a Daniel Barden Memorial Bicycle

Daniel Gerard Barden was one of the Sandy Hook victims. In his honor, his Aunt has donated 7 bikes – one for each year of his life – to Gerritsen Beach to be raffled off to our children. To be … Continue reading

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REPOST: Rapid Repairs 12/31 deadline

#RapidRepairs has a 12/31 deadline – so register asap if you still need (free!) help. More details here: http://www.nyc.gov/html/misc/html/2012/rapid_repairs.html For people who want to know “when is my area scheduled?” Call 311 or Visit a Restoration Center For constituents with other types … Continue reading

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Petition to Congress to approve the $60B Sandy funding package

Please sign the New York City Council’s online petition calling on Speaker Boehner to bring the House back into session so that a $60 billion relief package can get passed before the end of the year.  [1/17/13 update: petition closed … Continue reading

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“Field Guide for Clean-up of Flooded Homes”

From the National Center for Healthy Housing –  22 page guide on post-flood clean up of your home. http://nchh.org/Portals/0/Contents/FloodCleanupGuide_screen_.pdf

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Christmas Spirit strong in Gerritsen Beach (even post-Sandy)

Hurricane Sandy – The Grinch that almost stole Christmas from Josephus Tudtud on Vimeo. Story about New Yorkers affected by Hurricane Sandy and how they kept the Christmas spirit alive for the children. This story is just one of many … Continue reading

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Latest NY1 news clip on Gerritsen Beach & the mold issues

Gerritsen Beach Residents Worry About Health In Post-Sandy World: http://brooklyn.ny1.com/content/top_stories/174483/gerritsen-beach-residents-worry-about-health-in-post-sandy-world (Note: NY1 page may be slow to load)

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Temperatures are dropping – there is help to stay warm!

Temperatures are dropping into the 20s this weekend – please make sure you have a warm place to stay. More details in this flyer from NYC. You should also make sure you drain your pipes if you still don’t have … Continue reading

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Get Those Kids Out of the House this Winter Break!

Looking for a reason to get your kids away from those video games and out of the house this Winter Break?  Send them to the GB Cares Relief Center to volunteer!  Have them sign up using the online form, or … Continue reading

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GB Cares Relief Center is Busy this Weekend!

Here’s what’s happening this weekend at the Gerritsen Beach Cares Sandy Relief Center, located park side at Devon & Gerritsen Aves: Saturday, 12/22, GB Cares  we will be dispensing gifts for parents to give to their children for Christmas.  These … Continue reading

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