The Juniper Park Civic Association - Serving Middle Village & Maspeth Since 1938
Serving Middle Village and Maspeth since 1938.
Next Meeting: Thursday, April 26, 2018 @ 7:45:00 PM   Location: Our Lady of Hope School

De Blasio visits Middle Village, reads Juniper Berry

De Blasio also got a chance to look at the latest copy of the Juniper Berry, which Robert Holden found inside of Carlo's; the magazine is the official publication of the Juniper Park Civic Association. Holden formerly served as the association's president.

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New contractor to take over Metro-Fresh Pond Bridge project

DOT announced that Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America will assume construction on the Metropolitan Ave/Fresh Pond Rd Bridge over the LIRR. Beaver Concrete Construction Company Inc. will serve as its contractor.

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ADA James Quinn will be JPCA guest speaker

The next meeting of the Juniper Park Civic Association will take place Thursday, March 22 at 7:45pm at Our Lady of Hope School. Special guest speaker will be ADA James Quinn to talk about the closing of Rikers Island.

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NYPD Mobile Command Center stationed on 69th Street

As per the Commanding Officer of the 104th Precinct, the mobile command on Maurice Ave at 69th Street is there for added protection. There's been a string of daytime burglaries from Nassau County to Middle Village.

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Meng and Velázquez Demand Inspection of Highway-Rail Crossings in Maspeth After Signals Failed to Activate

U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-Queens) and Nydia M. Velazquez (D-Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan) yesterday sent a letter to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) urging an inspection of the highway-rail crossings in Maspeth after crossing signals failed to activate at the intersection of 56th Street and Flushing Avenue.

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Collection Service Alert for Presidents' Day, Monday, February 19

The New York City Department of Sanitation announced that in observance of Presidents' Day, there will be no garbage, recycling, or organics collection, nor street cleaning, on Monday, February 19, 2018.

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History of the Juniper Park Civic Association

The Juniper Park Civic Association was formed in 1938 as the Residents of Juniper Park Homes, the name of the homes being built in the area at the time.

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City confirms that proposed Glendale homeless shelter is off the table for good

Late on Friday, Jan. 12, a spokesperson for the Department of Homeless Services confirmed to QNS that "there is currently no shelter operating on premises and we currently have no proposal for this site." Samaritan Daytop Village, the human services organization that was going to operate the Cooper Avenue site, gave a similar statement acknowledging its past involvement and confirming that it "will not be providing any services or operating any program at the Glendale location."

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2017: Year in Review

Over the past 12 months, there were the usual civic frustrations, but many battles also came to joyous conclusions. Some of the fights were small and some were large, but all were hard fought with many of them years in the making.

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