The Juniper Park Civic Association - Serving Middle Village & Maspeth Since 1938
Serving Middle Village and Maspeth since 1938.
Next Meeting: Thursday, June 18, 2015 @ 7:45:00 PM   Location: Our Lady of Hope School

Middle Village Coyote Caught

Ceil Carrano lives across the street from Juniper Valley Park and a member of the Juniper Park Civic Association. On the morning of Monday, April 27th she looked out her bedroom window and spotted a coyote sleeping under her window. Ceil called 911 and police responded to her apartment on 71st Street and Lutheran Avenue in Middle Village. On Tuesday at approximately the coyote was corned in the yard of a house on 77th Place and Caldwell Avenue.

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Commissioner Taylor to Homeless Families: DROP DEAD!

Last month, Gary Giordano, District Manager of Community Board 5Q, wrote a letter to Gilbert Taylor, Commissioner of the Department of Homeless Services (DHS), which included questions and concerns of proposing a homeless shelter next to a large chemical storage facility.

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Snowstorm Forces Cancellation of Town Meeting

A March 5th Snowstorm has forced the cancellation of the JPCA Town Meeting scheduled for Our Lady of Hope School. This is only the second town meeting in 10 years to be cancelled by snow.

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Blizzard Hits Our Area

A Blizzard Warning is in effect for New York City for Monday, January 26, at 1 p.m., until Wednesday, January 28, at 12 a.m. The current forecast calls for 20 to 30 inches of snow, with higher amounts possible locally, and snowfall rates of up to 2 to 4 inches per hour late Monday night into Tuesday morning. Northern winds of 30 to 40 MPH are forecast, with gusts of up to 65 MPH possible. Temperatures in the lower 20s are expected, with visibilities of one quarter mile or less at times.

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A Blue Christmas

The shock of the December 20th assassination of NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu continues to hang over New York City during this Christmas Season. The Juniper Park Civic Association is calling on residents of Middle Village and Maspeth to show their support of the NYPD and pay tribute to the two slain officers. The JPCA is urging residents to display blue ribbons in front of their homes.

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Our 75th Anniversary Bash!

On December 17th the Juniper Park Civic Association held its 75th Anniversary/Christmas Party at Villa Erazmo Restaurant in Middle Village. The night featured dancing, music, great food, a slide presentation, and an honor to longtime JPCA President Robert Holden. The JPCA Board surprised Holden with the award towards the end of the evening.

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Central Park: Second Off-Leash Dog Run Over and Killed In Week

An unleashed dog was struck and killed by a Parks Department truck in Central Park NYC Park Advocates has leaned. The canine was struck by a vehicle driven by Parks Department supervisor traveling southbound near 100th st. & west drive last Wednesday morning before 8:00am. according to several city sources. The dog died as a result of the injuries.

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The Spooky Record of Marge Markey

Marge Markey is running for re-election for the eighth time on a platform that she has been "looking out for the best interest of the 30th Assembly District." Unfortunately for the constituents of the 30th AD, the only interest she has been looking out for is her own.

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No Place for a Home

The proposal for a homeless shelter (at 78-16 Cooper Avenue, Glendale) in the middle of a hazardous industrial complex is alarming on several levels. The site is located in a manufacturing zone that includes the Independent Chemical Corporation on 79th Place.

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Would you object to a potential reroute of the Q38 bus? The reroute would take it along Juniper Blvd South between 80th & 69th Streets. Once it hits 69th it will resume regular route.
Yes, it's worth exploring.
No, it's fine where it is.
I don't know