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March Juniper Berry Magazine

March 2006 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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Spike and the Magic Chip

Spike and the Magic Chip

Lucky Spike; his wandering from Ozone Park, starting at 131st Street and 11th Avenue, left him at Eliot Avenue and 85th Street. Look at a map. Spike traveled far. By the time he reached the group who rescued him, he was away from home for nearly three weeks.

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In Our Own Backyard

In Our Own Backyard

A lot of people probably think that living in an urban environment means that we are far removed from nature. This is not true. Nature is all around us in Maspeth and Middle Village, although many times we simply fail to notice.

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The Neglect of Flushing Meadow Park

The Neglect of Flushing Meadow Park

Flushing Meadow Park has been called the "jewel of Queens." Situated in the center of the borough, it is the second largest in Queens. Each year many special events attract millions of people making it one of the most utilized parks in NYC. So, why is it suffering from neglect? Good question.

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POLICE BEAT 104 – March 2006

If you see one or more persons you believe to be behaving suspiciously, phone 911 without delay. Provide all the details that you remember: height, age, clothing, race, how many persons and where you observed them. Tell the operator what behavior made you suspicious. Describe any vehicles and direction of travel that you observed.

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Yesterday and Today: Pleasantview Street from 66th Drive

Comparison of Pleasantview Street from 66th Drive in Middle Village from 1939 and today.

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