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See six spectacular shoreline spots in Gerritsen Beach

February 19 | By Lore Croghan Brooklyn Daily Eagle

It looks like a New England fishing village. That’s what people sometimes say when they describe Gerritsen Beach to New York newcomers. Actually, it’s much cooler than that. It’s a unique piece of Brooklyn. The neighborhood is situated on a peninsula, which gives it the feel of a snug, self-contained destination. There are docks and […]

Gounardes oath of office ceremony features talk of comebacks

January 28 | By Paula Katinas Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Democratic state Sen. Andrew Gounardes, who defeated Republican incumbent Marty Golden in November, was ceremonially sworn into office at Fort Hamilton High School on Jan. 27 in an event featuring guest speakers such as U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, who spoke with optimism about New York’s future. But it was the stinging defeat Gounardes once suffered […]

The black vehicle is the one driven by the suspect Sherman Harrison that killed Amy Phillipson of Gerritsen Beach. Eagle photos by Todd Maisel

Gerritsen Beach woman dies in fiery hit-run wreck in Tribeca

January 3 | By Todd Maisel Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A 57-year-old Gerritsen Beach woman had no chance of escape when her vehicle was struck by a hit-and-run driver, causing it to flip over and burst into flames in Tribeca Saturday morning, police said. The woman, identified as Amy Phillipson of Gerritsen Beach Avenue, was killed when the hit-and-run driver struck her vehicle, a 2003 […]