Monthly Archives: December 2012

Was your house yellow-tagged?

Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation has been a huge supporter of Gerritsen Beach. They will be distributing gift cards to residents whose homes have been yellow-tagged by the NYC Buildings Department. You will be required to show the following: … Continue reading

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Information for Red-Tagged Homes in Gerritsen Beach

The NYC Building Department has informed us that architects and/or engineers can apply for self-certification. They recommend that it be done online so the permit can be issued on the same day. The Buildings website has links for storm info, plus a … Continue reading

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Facts About Mold from St. Bernard Project (NOLA)

If there is mold growth in your home, you  must clean it up and fix the water problem.  Clean-up instructions & more details in this document: SBP Mold Remediation Guide

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FYI for businesses affected by Sandy

The City of New York has established the NYC Restoration Business Acceleration Team (RBAT) to assist businesses affected by Superstorm Sandy by coordinating the services, permitting and inspections needed to reopen as soon as possible. More details here: http://www.nyc.gov/html/nbat/html/rbat/rbat.shtml Plus … Continue reading

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FYI: Rapid Repairs info

UPDATE: #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 … Continue reading

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NY1 News coming to Gerritsen Beach tomorrow

NY1 News is coming to Gerritsen Beach tomorrow (Monday 12/17) to do a story about families living with mold in their house and the health issues related to that.   If you’re interested in being interviewed please email info@gbcares.org for … Continue reading

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12/16 @ 1p: “Dealing With The Stress of Sandy” Group Discussion

Come to the GBCares Relief Tent @ 1p today for a group talk on “Dealing With The Stress of Sandy: Practical Stress Management Skills” lead by Dr. Leo F. Flanagan, Jr. from the Center for Resilience Sunday, December 16th @ 1pm … Continue reading

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Coney Island Hospital Bus in Gerritsen Beach

The Coney Island Hospital bus is at 43 Seba Ave., in Gerritsen Beach, today from 10am – 5pm.  The services they offer are FREE and include Flu & Tetanus Shots, nebulizer treatment, prescription writing, and an onsite doctor. PLEASE take … Continue reading

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GB Cares Sandy Relief Center Wish List Now Available on Amazon

The GB Cares Superstorm Sandy Relief Center is in desperate need of supplies to continue servicing the thousands of devastated residents in Gerritsen Beach and surrounding areas.  To simplify this effort for those who are looking for ways to directly assist the … Continue reading

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Sun 12/16 Kids Christmas Shopping Fair

Kids can come to the GBCares Relief Tent from 11a – 5p to “shop” for free presents for their parents and then wrap them up (with some help!).  Plus cookies & candy canes – see flyer for more details: Kids Christmas … Continue reading

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