The Juniper Park Civic Association - Serving Middle Village & Maspeth Since 1938
Serving Middle Village and Maspeth since 1938.
Next Meeting: Thursday, March 15, 2018 @ 7:45:00 PM   Location: Our Lady of Hope School

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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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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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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Recycle your Christmas trees thru Jan. 13th

Bring your holiday tree to a designated city park to be recycled into mulch that will nourish plantings across the city! Join NYC Parks, the New York City Department of Sanitation, and GreeNYC to recycle your Christmas trees into wood chips. Christmas tree curbside collection begins on Tuesday, January 2. Collection will run through Saturday, January 13, 2018, weather permitting.

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Queens man charged with possessing thousands of child sex exploitation videos and other vile material

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown today announced that a 56-year-old Queens man has been charged with sharing and possessing hundreds of files of child sex abuse material he collected online – accumulating more than four terabytes of data.

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Rest in peace, Lorraine Sciulli

We are saddened to announce that Lorraine Sciulli, longtime Vice President of the Juniper Park Civic Association, passed away on Wednesday, November 29th at the age of 82. Lorraine was a member of Community Board #5 for more than two decades and an active participant in the life of her community for more than 35 years.

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Christmas Eve on Mazeau Street, 1959

Every house on Mazeau Street had lights, Santas and reindeer in their front yards, and some even had lights on the trees and in the bushes. Grand Avenue was lit up with Christmas lights and garland hung over the street as far as I could see. The stores had lights around the windows, some with big Santa faces or snowmen in the center. All the windows had fog from the heat inside, saying, "Come on in, it's warm in here."

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Sanitation Service Alerts for Election Day and Veterans Day

The New York City Department of Sanitation announced that there would be no garbage, recycling nor organics collection on Election Day, Tuesday, November 7, 2017. There WILL be regular garbage, recycling and organics collection, on Veterans Day, Saturday, November 11, as the day falls on a week with two holidays.

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Q&A with Robert Holden, Candidate for City Council

Robert Holden (or "Bob" as he prefers to be called) has served as President of Juniper Park Civic Association since 1990. Bob has decided to run for the City Council, 30th District, and challenge not only the incumbent, Elizabeth Crowley, but also the entire Queens County Democratic Machine led by her cousin, Joe Crowley.

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