The Juniper Park Civic Association - Serving Middle Village & Maspeth Since 1938
Serving Middle Village and Maspeth since 1938.
Next Meeting: Thursday, March 22, 2018 @ 7:45:00 PM   Location: Our Lady of Hope School

Meng and Velazquez Demand Inspection of Highway-Rail Crossings in Maspeth After Signals Failed to Activate

U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-Queens) and Nydia M. Velazquez (D-Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan) yesterday sent a letter to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) urging an inspection of the highway-rail crossings in Maspeth after crossing signals failed to activate at the intersection of 56th Street and Flushing Avenue.

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NYPD Mobile Command Center stationed on 69th Street

As per the Commanding Officer of the 104th Precinct, the mobile command by Maspeth Federal Savings on 69th Street is there for added protection. There's been a string of daytime burglaries from Nassau County to Middle Village.

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Collection Service Alert for Presidents' Day, Monday, February 19

The New York City Department of Sanitation announced that in observance of Presidents' Day, there will be no garbage, recycling, or organics collection, nor street cleaning, on Monday, February 19, 2018.

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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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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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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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