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Gerritsen Beach Vollies Get Grant Money From Schumer, And Gillibrand

The Gerritsen Beach Volunteer Fire Department, known as the "Vollies," will receive a portion of a $500,000 grant given to seven volunteer fire departments throughout the...

Brush Fire Ravages Marine Park’s Salt Marsh

Scores of firefighters spent almost two hours battling a raging brush fire in the southern edge of Marine Park's salt marsh Monday night. Lieutenant Dave Ostrowski,...

Gerritsen Beach Volunteer Firehouse To Get $2.4 Million Overhaul For Storm...

The Gerrittsen Beach Fire Department, the volunteer firefighting base of Gerritsen Beach where many locals took refuge after Superstorm Sandy, is slated to get a...

Disaster Response Organization HEART 9/11 Leads Stress Reduction Program for Sandy...

HEART 9/11, a disaster response organization dedicated to facilitating physical and emotional recovery after traumatic events, is offering an eight-week Resilience Boot Camp course...

Golden Sponsors Another Follow-Up Town Hall For Those Affected By Sandy

Just a reminder that State Senator Marty Golden will be holding another in a series of follow-up town hall meetings for those affected by...

Two Follow-Up Town Halls For Those Affected By Sandy

State Senator Marty Golden will host two follow-up town hall meetings for those affected by Superstorm Sandy. The first meeting will be held January 16,...

Ignored By City, Gerritsen Beach Comes Together In Recovery Efforts

By Paul Moses Owning little more than he wore, Paul Paradiso lumbered forward on crutches into the cool dark training hall of the Gerrittsen Beach...

Gerrittsen Beach Volunteer Fire Department Celebrating 90 Years

In 1922, after a fire destroyed a house in Gerritsen Beach, residents came together to form the Gerrittsen Beach Fire Department, the only all-volunteer...