Gerritsen Beach

Doggie flash mob hits Marine Park on Saturday

You and your dogs are invited to join the pup party on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. to support the American Cancer Society at the Marine Park parking lot at Avenue U. Donate $10 to the ACS and receive a Bark For Life bandana for your dog and celebrate your canine companion.  … Full Article

Hundreds race from Brooklyn to Queens for charity

The route of the 34th Annual Buckley's-Kennedy's Run started at a Brooklyn restaurant and ended near a Queens eatery, but what the participants were really hungry for was victory. They got it! … Full Article

P.S. 8 PTA holds golf outing to raise funds for school

It rained throughout most of last week, but the weather cleared on Saturday just in time for the P.S. 8 Parent Teacher Association to hold its inaugural golf outing at Marine Park to raise money for the school. … Full Article

Gerritsen Beach gets a boost in post-Sandy recovery efforts

The Gerritsen Beach Volunteer Fire Department, which has worked for the past 18 months since Hurricane Sandy to help residents get back on their feet, has been given a big boost. … Full Article

Flag Football: Goldstein’s Purple Swarm beats Fort Hamilton to stay undefeated

Leon Goldstein High School is technically named the Dolphins, but its girls flag football team prefers to go by another name — the Purple Swarm. … Full Article

Suspect struck Brooklyn subway rider with hammer

New York City police are looking for a suspect who struck a man in the head with a hammer at a subway station. Police say it happened at 9:20 a.m. Wednesday at the Fulton Street and Rockaway Avenue subway stop in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Brooklyn students are named Horatio Alger Scholars

Two high school students from Brooklyn were among 104 teens from across the country to be named Horatio Alger National Scholars, a designation that earned them a trip to a national conference in Washington D.C. … Full Article

CEC 21 honors Recchia with songs, poems, portraits by children

The Community Education Council of School District 21 honored one of its predecessors, Domenic Recchia at its April 23 meeting in which students sang songs, recited poems and presented the former councilman with portraits they painted of him. … Full Article

BPL celebrates 100th anniversary of newly-renovated Stone Avenue Library

Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) celebrated the 100th anniversary of Stone Avenue Library in Brownsville on Monday, as well as the branch’s new renovations completed in partnership with the NYC Department of Design and Construction's See ChangeNYC initiative and Council Member Darlene Mealy. … Full Article

Easter egg hunts in Brooklyn Heights and East Flatbush on Saturday

Little bunnies and their families should bring their Easter baskets to Brooklyn Heights or East Flatbush on Saturday, April 19 to gather eggs to celebrate Easter and the coming of spring. … Full Article


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