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Sen. Squadron, at St. Charles Jubilee Senior Center, Opposes Budget Cuts for Senior Services

State Senator Daniel Squadron, whose district includes Brooklyn Heights, spoke to seniors at the St. Charles Jubilee Senior Center, 55 Pierrepont Street, today. He opposes proposed changes to the state budget that would redirect over $17 million in funds from senior centers and other services without any replacement funding. This, he said, could severely affect […]

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Send Your Love to Seniors This Valentine’s Day

Looking for a great snow day activity that gives back to the community? The members of the Montague BID invite you to write valentines for seniors. “With all that is going on in the world right now, as respected and integral members of our community, who have experienced so much during their lives, we hope […]

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Coming Next Week at Brooklyn Historical Society

This coming Monday evening, November 28 at 6:30, at the Brooklyn Historical Society, two noted historians, Steven Hahn and Eric Foner, will discuss Hahn’s book, A Nation Without Borders, which is not about America after the closing of a major bookstore chain, but instead “takes a provocative new look at the eight decades surrounding the […]

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Pies, Helpers Wanted for Heights and Hills Thanksgiving Dinner for Seniors

In an annual tradition that has continued for over 43 years, the Heights and Hills communities come together every year to prepare a Thanksgiving feast for older adults, and the wider community is called upon to bake lots of pies. There can never be too many pies! A Thanksgiving luncheon is held in Grace Church, […]

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Hot! Hot! Hot!

Community Board 2 has passed to us Mayor De Blasio’s advisory concerning the unusually high temperatures we’re now experiencing, and which are expected to continue through tomorrow. If you have elderly or otherwise vulnerable neighbors or friends, especially those who may be without air conditioning, please check on them by phone or in person periodically. […]

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Pies, Helpers Wanted for Heights and Hills Thanksgiving Dinner for Seniors

We’ve received this message from the Brooklyn Heights Association on behalf of Heights and Hills: In an annual tradition that has continued for over 42 years, the Heights and Hills communities come together every year to prepare a Thanksgiving feast for older adults, and the wider community is called upon to bake lots of pies. […]

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Assemblywoman Millman’s Senior Fair at St. Francis College Friday

Assemblywoman Joan Millman will hold her final (she is not running for re-election) Senior Fair this Friday, June 27, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street (between Clinton and Court). The fair will feature free information and assistance from the NYC Department for the Aging, the Heights & Hill […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

In town for the holiday weekend? It’s your last chance to see the Heights Players’ final production of their 2013-14 season, West Side Story. Performances are on Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00, and Sunday afternoon at 2:00. There’s more information here. This weekend also offers your first chance to see Theater 2020’s production of […]

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Pies, Helpers Wanted for Heights and Hills Thanksgiving Dinner for Seniors

We’ve received this message from the Brooklyn Heights Association on behalf of Heights and Hills: Please consider making (or buying) a pie for the Thanksgiving Dinner served to elderly citizens at Grace Church. The dinner is organized by Heights and Hills, a provider of supportive services to community dwelling older adults in Brooklyn, and it […]

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Elderly Montague St. Resident Missing

Update: Mr. Rotenberg has been found, thanks to alert neighbor and BHB reader spm, and is safely at home. His relatives, and the police, have been notified. Police are asking for assistance in locating 89-year-old Avram (“Robin”) Rotenberg, who was last seen yesterday at his home on Montague St. near Pierrepont Pl. He is 5′ […]

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