For more than 12 years, a center in Bensonhurst provided a myriad of services for day laborers and undocumented workers. The laborers depended on the center to keep them off the streets and help connect them to employers. Officials depended on the center because it helped to ensure the safety of the laborers and employers.
When Hurricane Sandy destroyed the space, it forced everyone to start from scratch.
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Please take notice that Community Board 11 will hold its general meeting on Thursday, November 8 at the Bensonhurst Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare (1740 84th Street) at 7:30 p.m.
Community Board 11 will hold its general meeting and public hearing at St. Finbar’s Confraternity Center at 7:30 p.m. this Thursday, May 10 at 1825 Bath Avenue and the corner of Bay 20th Street.
The public hearing will pertain to permits for local businesses and the renaming of two neighborhood streets: 82nd Street and 15th Avenue in honor of Karen Barone and 71st Street and 21st Avenue in honor of Robert Cohen.