Juniper Valley Park’s three new bocce courts opened on Wednesday with a ribbon cutting ceremony and talk of meatballs and spaghetti. But for the players, most of whom are older Italians, the new courts don’t meet their standards.
Juniper Valley Park
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With hundreds of parks in New York City, it is hard to find the right one to call your own.
The U.S. Coast Guard treated Middle Village resident Colin Flood, who is battling leukemia, to a visit and personal tour of a helicopter.
The Parks Department hosted free snow sports and activities in Juniper Valley Park in Middle Village, courtesy of massive amounts of snow from Winter Storm Hercules.
Just because Mother Nature has dropped a few inches of snow, doesn’t mean you can’t go out and have some fun in the borough.
Parks Department manager Rene Herrera was arrested and charged with three counts of sexual abuse, stemming from incidents in 2008.
The legendary Middle Village-based Blau Weiss Gottschee Soccer Club is so popular it’s literally outgrown the borough. The soccer club, which remains one of the shining examples of high-level urban athletic competition, has so many players that it utilizes a scattered combination of public fields across the city and has gotten to a point where [...]
TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers. High of 95. Winds from the SW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%. Tuesday night: Mostly cloudy with thunderstorms and rain showers, then a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain after midnight. Low of [...]
After completing the Five Boro Bike Tour last year, Astoria resident Jennifer Chakrabarti wanted to do a bike ride with her nine-year-old son Bhaskar. The family-friendly sixth annual Tour de Queens on July 7 fit the bill. This year, it began in Chakrabarti’s “backyard” at Astoria Park. “I like that it’s a slow-paced so that [...]