Forest Park Senior Center

Mayor’s budget could cut Borough President staff by half
Mayor’s budget could cut Borough President staff by half
Politics Terence M. Cullen 5/16/2013 at 3:37PM

Half the staff at Borough Hall could get pink slips if cuts proposed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg go through. Borough President Helen Marshall’s office is expected to receive about $3.14 million in funding for the 2014 fiscal year—nearly $1.8 million less than last year—officials announced at Marshall’s Borough Board meeting on Monday, May 13. If [...]

Budget may force senior centers to close
Budget may force senior centers to close
News Melissa Chan 3/22/2012 at 2:15AM

Budget slashes may force closure upon the Korean-American Senior Center, leaving hundreds of hungry, homebound Asian seniors in Queens without a hot meal. The Corona-based senior center — along with five others in the borough — is up on the chopping block if Borough President Helen Marshall is not able to restore $1.6 million in [...]

Will Forest Park Senior Center close its doors for good?
Will Forest Park Senior Center close its doors for good?
News Melissa Chan 3/20/2012 at 1:55PM

Another round of budget cuts may force the Forest Park Senior Center — along with five others in the borough — to close its doors for good. The Woodhaven-based center narrowly escaped the chopping block last year, after it received $120,000 in funding — half from the City Council and the other half from the [...]