Juniper Park Civic Association

Christ the King hosts ‘Community Day’
Christ the King hosts ‘Community Day’
News Queens Courier Photographers 5/17/2013 at 11:13AM

Different organizations from around the borough joined together on Saturday, May 11 at Christ the King High School to share their initiatives with intrigued attendees. The American Cancer Society set up shop and detailed its Relay for Life event, and representatives from groups such as the Juniper Park Civic Association and the Glendale Chamber of [...]

Community activist Craig Caruana kicks off Republican run in District 30 Council race
Community activist Craig Caruana kicks off Republican run in District 30 Council race
Politics Maggie Hayes 5/08/2013 at 9:57AM

The race to represent District 30 on the City Council is on, with community activist and Middle Village native Craig Caruana throwing his hat in the ring for the Republican ticket. Caruana is a member of organizations including the Knights of Columbus at Resurrection Ascension Parish, the Kiwanis Club of Glendale and the Juniper Park [...]

Carl Berner, Middle Village civic leader, dies days before 111th birthday
Carl Berner, Middle Village civic leader, dies days before 111th birthday
News Maggie Hayes 1/15/2013 at 12:14PM

Carl Berner was someone Middle Village residents affectionately remember as a civic leader, a Mr. Fix-It, and someone who put his community before himself. Berner died Monday, January 7 at 110 years old. He was born on January 27, 1902, and just missed his 111th birthday. “If you needed something, anything, with plumbing or even your [...]

Pricey park potty has patrons perplexed
Pricey park potty has patrons perplexed
News Alexa Altman 10/02/2012 at 4:28PM

Elmhurst Park patrons are happy to finally have somewhere to relieve themselves, but many feel the taxpayer funded, city-built bathroom flushed money down the drain. The stylish comfort station, which underwent construction during the summer of 2011 and took over a year to complete, racked up a $2.3 million price tag. Robert Holden, president of [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 9/26/2012 at 7:41AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then mostly cloudy. High of 75. Breezy. Winds from the SSW at 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 30%. Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy with thunderstorms and rain showers in the evening, then partly cloudy with a chance of rain. Low of 63. Winds from the WSW at 10 to [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 9/05/2012 at 7:53AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers, then thunderstorms in the afternoon. High of 81. Winds from the SW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80% with rainfall amounts near 0.4 in. possible. Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 75. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 6/12/2012 at 9:55AM

Four Dems vying for congressional seat face off in debate The four Democratic candidates vying for the 6th Congressional District seat will face off on Thursday at a debate sponsored by the Juniper Park Civic Association and the Daily News. The forum starts at 7:45 p.m. at Our Lady of Hope School Auditorium, 61-21 71st [...]

St. Saviour’s needs new storage space
St. Saviour’s needs new storage space
News Billy Rennison 4/12/2012 at 3:04PM

A historic Maspeth church needs salvation to avoid damnation. St. Saviour’s has been warehoused for the past few years by Galasso Trucking, which donated space and trailers when the 165-year-old church, which had been deconstructed, needed to be stored. The Maspeth trucking company now needs the space back. “They’ve been great, more than great,” said [...]

Middle Village 110 year old is an ‘inspiration’
Middle Village 110 year old is an ‘inspiration’
News Billy Rennison 2/07/2012 at 1:42PM

In the mid 90s, the Juniper Park Civic Association organized a Saturday morning cleanup of the Eliot Avenue Bridge. The volunteers arrived early that morning, only to find the area nearly immaculate. It was cleaned by one man, a man in his mid 90s, Carl Berner. And since that day approximately 15 years ago the [...]

Crusade to clean up community
Crusade to clean up community
News Billy Rennison 1/12/2012 at 4:39PM

A local civic leader wants his community to be a sight for sore eyes, which first requires ridding it of eyesores. Robert Holden, president of the Juniper Park Civic Association, is pushing the Department of Buildings (DOB) to padlock properties with violations and unpaid fines that are a blemish on the community. After successfully getting [...]