Browsing: daniel cavanagh

Events
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Tomorrow, our area will hold a number of memorial services in honor of all the men and women whose lives were lost during the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. As we remember the tragic events that befell our nation 11 years ago, try to make some time to visit one, or all, of these…

News & Features
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Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries defeated Councilman Charles Barron in the Democratic primary for the 8th Congressional District last night, setting the stage for a general election battle against Republican businessman Alan Bellone and third party candidates in November. Jeffries supporters outnumbered Barron supporters at the polls by a wide margin, with the victor racking up 25,712 (71.9…

News & Features
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You’d think after the Halloween shenanigans, Gerritsen Beach parents would learn that “pedophile” blogger Danny Cavanagh of GerritsenBeach.net is unstoppable. He’s forever on the prowl, documenting the warpath of the neighborhood’s hooligans. But no; they don’t learn. The neighborhood is like the angry aunt that gets drunk every Christmas, tells everyone what’s wrong about them,…

News & Features
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Despite outrage from Gerritsen Beach residents towards the teen-induced terror on Halloween, the issue was barely a footnote at last week’s 61st Precinct Community Council meeting. None of the parents, business owners or victims affected attended the Wednesday night meeting to request a stronger police response for next year’s Halloween. Nor did the incident make…

News & Features
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Upset residents of Gerritsen Beach are taking up arms – and pumpkins – against local blogger Daniel Cavanagh following his posts outing several teenaged hooligans terrorizing residents on Halloween. At least one angry neighbor turned to property damage to settle scores, lobbing a pumpkin at the blogger’s family’s home over the weekend. The pumpkin cracked the house’s…

Opinion
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Gerritsen Beach grappled with its latest controversy during last night’s Gerritsen Beach Property Owner’s Assocation meeting, as they tackled the Halloween “bombing” that saw violence and destruction spill through the community. The solution put forward by most? Silence the blogger who put the nefarious youths in the spotlight.

News & Features
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Video courtesy of GerritsenBeach.net I was born and raised in Sheepshead Bay. And yet, despite its proximity, I stay out of Gerritsen Beach. That’s how I like it, and it seems that’s how they like it, too. But I decided to venture into the tick-filled taint of Brooklyn and see for myself just how unwelcoming…

Real Estate
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Apparently, the financially beleaguered developer Stephen S. Jemal is finding creative ways to raise funds after being slapped with a $5.6 million lawsuit: he’s turning around and suing bloggers. Following GerritsenBeach.net’s investigation revealing the Riviera developer was the target of a civil suit filed by his investors, Jemal responded by having his legal team send…