The Juniper Park Civic Association - Serving Middle Village & Maspeth Since 1938
Serving Middle Village and Maspeth since 1938.
Next Meeting: Thursday, April 24, 2014 @ 7:45:00 PM   Location: Our Lady of Hope School

SAY NO TO KNOCKDOWN CENTER AT 52-19 FLUSHING AVENUE, MASPETH

The plans call for up to 5,000 people to be at the site at one time. Having this many people gather at one location to drink alcohol will put a strain on police services. There have already been documented incidents of bad behavior involving drugs and alcohol at dance parties at this location. Click Here to Sign Petition

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The Invasion of the Bottle Snatchers

Residents have been complaining for years about bottle & can scavengers that regularly trespass onto private property. It's not a harmless act.

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Knockdown Center applies for liquor license

The Knockdown Center advertises itself as an "arts center" but has applied for a liquor license to serve hard liquor, beer and wine to up to 5,000 patrons at dance parties. To make matters worse a Rap group is scheduled to play there May 8 and 9th.

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A Lightweight Next to the Queens Machine

Political retribution and shenanigans that came to define the once powerful Tammany Hall still persists today.

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Cops hunt perv in Middle Village who stalked two teens at bus stop

NYPD promises more patrols in that section of 104th Precinct. Officers looking for the man in the red car who exposed himself. "There will be increased patrols by 104th Precinct personnel in marked vehicles and unmarked vehicles ... until further notice," Det. Thomas Bell told community leaders in an email.

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Queens Civic Congress supports position of JPCA & COMET on Knockdown Center

The Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Avenue, Maspeth is applying for a liquor license for 600 people. However the building can hold 5,000.

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My Middle Village Memories

I recall many warm and wonderful memories of Middle Village, and want to share them so you can also share some of yours, and help to fill in specifics, so we can better complete the history of the earliest days of growing up in our very special community.

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In Memoriam Pat Santoro

It is with great sadness that the Juniper Park Civic Association announces the sudden passing of super volunteer Patrick Santoro on the morning of July 31, 2013. He was 54 years old. Mr. Santoro dedicated his life to the children of our community. Pat Santoro will be greatly missed for his passion and dedication to our neighborhood. He is survived by his wife Linda and sons Patrick Jr. and Joseph.

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104th Precinct: Crime Scene Do Not Cross

The 104th Police Precinct has been robbed, twice this year. The culprits reside at One Police Plaza in Downtown Manhattan. They are known and are still at-large... and they are dangerous. Some of them are located in the Internal Affairs Bureau (IAB).

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JPCA Poll

Given the recent WCBS-TV report that the Mayor's SUV broke almost every traffic regulation driving from Maspeth, do you think Mayor deBlasio should practice what he preaches concerning traffic safety?
Yes, it's hypocritical for him to say one thing and do another.
No, it's not a big deal, the Mayor's detail must think about security first.
I don't know