Monthly Archives: January 2013

New flood zone maps from FEMA

Look up details for your house here: http://www.region2coastal.com/sandy/table.  Some FAQs are on this page: http://www.region2coastal.com/sandy/abfe/property_owners Some articles about these changes here: NY Times: http://tinyurl.com/b2tq3x4 Daily News: http://tinyurl.com/b8cgchv SI Live: http://tinyurl.com/b5rrdyn WNBC4: http://tinyurl.com/avhmglm

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Community Event: Taking the Next Steps on the Road to Rebuilding

GBCares, Heart 9/11 & Visiting Nurse Services are hosting a Gerritsen Beach Community event on Thur /31 from 6p-830p @ Resurrection. Please see the flyer for details. Hope you can make it!  Register in advance here: http://tinyurl.com/amvbndt

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GBC’s Mold Awareness Workshop Sat 2/2 from 10a-12p

Saturday February 2 from 10a-12N at Resurrection Church.   Hosted by Gerritsen Beach Cares, Mayor’s Housing Recovery Office & Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit.  Register here to learn the basics of mold: http://tinyurl.com/alsan2d  Please share with your friends.

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Thank you to The North Face!

Warm clothes on the coldest days yet post-Sandy – Thank you to North Face for their donation a few weeks back!

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PIX11 Coverage of latest Town Hall meeting

from Thu 1/24.  Full article here: http://pix11.com/2013/01/24/struggling-sandy-victims-sound-off-in-gerrittsen-beach-town-hall/#mq3bfTJ5Mr6PZVmF.01

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GBC’s Mike Taylor questioning NYC Mayoral hopefuls

Watch Gerritsen Beach Cares Chairman question the NYC Mayoral hopefuls about the mold situation post-Sandy.

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NYTimes “Surveying the Destruction Caused by Sandy”

Interesting (but inaccurate!) map from NYTimes “Surveying the Destruction Caused by Sandy”  We know more of Gerritsen Beach got more than 6 feet of flood water in their house. http://www.nytimes.com/newsgraphics/2012/1120-sandy/survey-of-the-flooding-in-new-york-after-the-hurricane.html

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DMV may back-date your license plate receipt

FYI: DMV may back-date your receipt if you turned your license plates in post-Sandy. You might get some extra money back from your insurance company as a result. Forms here: http://tinyurl.com/ay9nu7r

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Sat 1/19 on-site Massage Therapists

Massage therapists will be at the GBCares Relief site in the blue container/trailer from 12:30-4:00 this Saturday 1/19. We are located on the parkside opposite the corner of Gerritsen & Devon Avenues. View Larger Map

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Upcoming Sandy Deadlines

TEMPORARY HOUSING IN HOTELS: EXTENDED – Now ends 1/27201. Sandy survivors who are participating in FEMA’s Transitional Shelter Assistance program (i.e. living temporarily in a hotel room paid for by FEMA) must check out by January 27. DSNY BULK DEBRIS … Continue reading

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