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September Juniper Berry Magazine

September 2016 Juniper Berry

The Juniper Berry magazine has a rich tradition in the communities of Middle Village, Maspeth and Elmhurst. It was first published in 1938. The quarterly magazine is an all-volunteer effort and contains articles on crime prevention, neighborhood issues, meeting reports and notices, neighborhood history and photographs, guest articles, editorials and more.

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BERRY BITS: "No trucks" sign placed along Grand Ave

BERRY BITS: "No trucks" sign placed along Grand Ave

The NYCDOT has programmed a lighted sign on Grand Avenue near Remsen Place to say ͞"NO TRUCKS EXCEPT LOCAL DELIVERY."

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BERRY BITS: Car ads being cleaned up

BERRY BITS: Car ads being cleaned up

There are a number of auto body shops in the area that take junked cars and fix them up in order to resell them.

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BERRY BITS: Silver now Village Barn

BERRY BITS: Silver now Village Barn

THE END OF AN ERA: As many know during the summer, Abe Gabor, longtime owner of Silver Barn sold the business to the owner of Met Food, Bill Fani.

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BERRY BITS: Keep private trash out of public bins

BERRY BITS: Keep private trash out of public bins

It's a sanitation violation for household trash to be placed inside or next to public trash bins.

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BERRY BITS: Never beginning bridge project delayed yet again

BERRY BITS: Never beginning bridge project delayed yet again

We were told this spring that it would finally happen. The week of Independence Day, the jackhammers were going to get started on the Metropolitan Avenue-Fresh Pond Road LIRR Bridge replacement, the DOT told Queens CB5. Only it didn't happen.

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BERRY BITS: Cyclist badly injured on Lutheran Avenue

BERRY BITS: Cyclist badly injured on Lutheran Avenue

The morning of July 13th, a 64-year-old male cyclist was traveling northbound on Lutheran Avenue. According to police, near the intersection of Juniper Boulevard North, a 71-year-old driver made a U-turn and then backed into a parking space, hitting the cyclist in the process. The man was taken to the hospital with a serious leg injury.

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BERRY BITS: Pullis Farm Cemetery rejected by LPC for official landmark status

BERRY BITS: Pullis Farm Cemetery rejected by LPC for official landmark status

Farmer Thomas Pullis, a Dutch immigrant, was among those who purchased land in Middle Village just after the Williamsburgh-Jamaica Turnpike had been established. In 1822, he acquired land stretching roughly between Juniper Blvd North and Juniper Valley Road.

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BERRY BITS: Plateau arches finally restored!

BERRY BITS: Plateau arches finally restored!

At long last, all four of the Ridgewood Plateau arches have been restored. Lawrence Madine of Woodside had been working on the project some time ago when a series of unfortunate events, including the theft of his ladder took place, delaying the work.

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Farms and Residences of Old Middle Village

Farms and Residences of Old Middle Village

A review of landmarks and notable sites in old Middle Village

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