The Juniper Park Civic Association - Serving Middle Village & Maspeth Since 1938
Serving Middle Village and Maspeth since 1938.
Next Meeting: Thursday, October 30, 2014 @ 7:45:00 PM   Location: Our Lady of Hope School

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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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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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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SAY NO TO KNOCKDOWN CENTER AT 52-19 FLUSHING AVENUE, MASPETH

The plans call for up to 5,000 people to be at the site at one time. Having this many people gather at one location to drink alcohol will put a strain on police services. There have already been documented incidents of bad behavior involving drugs and alcohol at dance parties at this location. Click Here to Sign Petition

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Knockdown Center applies for liquor license

The Knockdown Center advertises itself as an "arts center" but has applied for a liquor license to serve hard liquor, beer and wine to up to 5,000 patrons at dance parties. To make matters worse a Rap group is scheduled to play there May 8 and 9th.

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The Invasion of the Bottle Snatchers

Residents have been complaining for years about bottle & can scavengers that regularly trespass onto private property. It's not a harmless act.

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A Lightweight Next to the Queens Machine

Political retribution and shenanigans that came to define the once powerful Tammany Hall still persists today.

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Cops hunt perv in Middle Village who stalked two teens at bus stop

NYPD promises more patrols in that section of 104th Precinct. Officers looking for the man in the red car who exposed himself. "There will be increased patrols by 104th Precinct personnel in marked vehicles and unmarked vehicles ... until further notice," Det. Thomas Bell told community leaders in an email.

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Queens Civic Congress supports position of JPCA & COMET on Knockdown Center

The Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Avenue, Maspeth is applying for a liquor license for 600 people. However the building can hold 5,000.

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JPCA Poll

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