Juniper Valley Park

Art gives Queens students a voice
Art gives Queens students a voice
Education & Kids Maggie Hayes 6/23/2013 at 10:39AM

Queens artists are blossoming in borough elementary schools. The LeAp public art program took two schools under its wing to help students make large-scale pieces and present them to the community. The works, by pupils from P.S. 9 and P.S. 75, took on current issues such as gun violence and global warming. They went on [...]

City green spaces to get more staff
City green spaces to get more staff
News Maggie Hayes 4/23/2013 at 3:52PM

Juniper Valley Park is just one green space in the borough that will soon get more supervision. The City’s Parks Department is significantly increasing its staff to include 81 new Parks Enforcement Patrol (PEP) officers who will protect park rules and assets in Queens and the rest of the city. The new hires will also [...]

Christmas tree collection to begin today
News Billy Rennison 1/02/2013 at 9:55AM

The presents have been opened, the stockings unstuffed and the time is coming to take down the decorations and dispose of your Christmas tree. Beginning Wednesday, January 2, the Department of Sanitation will collect the Christmas trees that have been placed curbside.  All trees should be removed of tinsel, lights, ornaments and stands. The program [...]

Residents hold 9/11 vigil at Juniper Valley Park
Residents hold 9/11 vigil at Juniper Valley Park
News Billy Rennison 9/11/2012 at 10:19PM

With the Twin Tower tribute lights in the background, hundreds of Queens residents gathered holding candles to honor those who died in the attacks on September 11. The candlelight vigil at Juniper Valley Park in Middle Village featured poems, prayer and music on the 11th anniversary of the attacks. Click here to see all the [...]

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 [...]

Memorial Moving Wall is moving experience
Memorial Moving Wall is moving experience
News Queens Courier Staff 7/02/2012 at 1:58PM

BY DARA DRAKE Jane Pescatore said it brought tears to her eyes. The Middle Village resident was one of many who attended the opening ceremony of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Moving Wall on Friday, June 29, when it went on display to the public. “This is just such a beautiful thing – it brought tears [...]

Christmas Tree Collection to Begin January 3
News Billy Rennison 12/30/2011 at 12:57PM

After the presents have been unwrapped, the stockings unstuffed and the new year has passed, comes the time to take down the decorations and discard the Christmas tree. Beginning Tuesday, January 3, the Department of Sanitation will collect the curbside Christmas trees that should be removed of tinsel, lights, ornaments and stands.  The program will [...]

Juniper Valley Park grade-A greenspace
Juniper Valley Park grade-A greenspace
News Billy Rennison 11/21/2011 at 2:38PM

Middle Village’s Juniper Valley Park is making the grade. In a recent report card released by New Yorkers for Parks, the park received an “A,” ranking it among the highest rated parks in the city. The study focused on the maintenance conditions of parks between 20 and 500 acres. The Middle Village park scored a [...]