The legal team for the elderly residents of the Prospect Park Residence -- facing a heartless mass-eviction -- had a very good first day in Brooklyn Supreme Court on Friday. Judge Wayne Saitta refused the request from owner Haysha Deitsch and the NYS Department of Health to dismiss the case. He extended the "temporary restraining order" and ordered the owner to maintain the level of services being offered to the residents. Big thanks to our great legal team from the Legal Aid Society, MFY Legal Services, and pro-bono counsel from the firm of Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto, who did a great job.
Judge Saitta scheduled a trial beginning next Tuesday, June 17th at 10 am at 360 Adams Street, Room 724. We need neighbors to keep coming out in support. We had a great turnout of supporters on Friday, and it made a big difference.
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