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March Juniper Berry Magazine

March 2003 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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Community celebrates unification: Welcome to Middle Village!

Community celebrates unification: Welcome to Middle Village!

Congressman Joe Crowley: "I am pleased to announce that after countless meetings, hundreds of hours of work and years of dedication, South Elmhurst which has always thought of itself as Middle Village in name, will now officially be called Middle Village by ZIPCODE.

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Keyspan Still Silent on Memorial Site

Although the Juniper Park Civic Association has written several times to the Keyspan Energy Corporation, they have never had the professional courtesy to answer any of our letters.

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THE WAR ON GRAFFITI

We in Middle Village, Maspeth, Ridgewood and Glendale have watched the graffiti ruining our neighborhoods for quite a few years. We see the stains on garages, street signs, storefronts, churches and synagogues.

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The Lamplighter of Olde Middle Village

At night the streets were lighted by gas lamps in glass enclosures at the top of a pole about 8 feet high. Every evening a man would make his rounds lighting the lamps individually and in the early morning he would travel his route once again to extinguish them.

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No Units Available

When NYPD announced the rookie allocation for each precinct in January, elected officials and civic leaders, living within the boundaries of the 104th Precinct, were once again left scratching their collective heads. Can it be that the already woefully undermanned precinct was once again ignored by NYPD brass?

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Man Of The Year: Congressman Joseph Crowley

The Juniper Park Civic Association is proud to announce that Congressman Joseph Crowley has been selected as the 2002 Man of the Year, an award that historically is awarded to the most outstanding leaders in the City of New York.

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Community Spotlight: Edward Kampermann

Community Spotlight: Edward Kampermann

Edward Kampermann was born on July 25, 1936 at St. John's Hospital in Brooklyn, New York. His parents Helen Agnes Connelly and Edward Kampermann were pleased to welcome a second son to their Ridgewood home.

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Business Spotlight: Sunrise To Sunset Tanning

Our spotlight this issue is Sunrise to Sunset Tanning Salon on Eliot Avenue and 71st Street in Middle Village (opposite OLH School). It was not a big stretch for its owner, Carolann Magna, to resettle in Middle Village because theoretically she never left.

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