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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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With Scaffolding Down, 55 Pierrepont Street At Last Sees The Light

The handsome building at 55 Pierrepont Street (which has quite a storied past: whores! gays!) is again seeing the light, as the scaffolding that has shrouded it for more than two years (a building worker confirms) at last has come down. In addition to (senior) residential, the 17-story building houses the Brooklyn Heights Association, Brooklyn […]

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Local Pols Plead for Senior Center Funds

Local politicians, including Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez, State Senator Daniel Squadron, Assembly Member Joan Millman, and City Council Member Stephen Levin, have signed a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo urging that funds for senior centers in New York City, including the St. Charles Jubilee Center at 55 Pierrepont Street, which is threatened with closing, be restored […]

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Cuomo Budget May Shut St. Charles Senior Center

The St. Charles Jubilee Senior Center at 55 Pierrepont Street, a gathering place for Brooklyn Heights seniors fo many years, may be forced to close as of April 1 because it has been denied funding under Governor Cuomo’s budget.

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35th Anniversary for Jubilee Senior Center

The NY Daily News reports on the 35th anniversary of the St. Charles Jubilee Senior Center [55 Pierrepont Street]:

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