Dmytro Fedkowskyj, a former member of the city’s Panel for Education Policy (PEP), is considering running against Assemblymember Margaret Markey.
The Department of Sanitation is rolling out its organics collection program to Maspeth, Middle Village and Glendale.
Joe Abbracciamento Restaurant, a neighborhood fixture for nearly 70 years, will close in March. Longtime owners say they are preparing for retirement.
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.
The St. Margaret’s Boy Scout Troop 119 of Middle Village was once a bustling group filled with dozens of youngsters eager to learn about the outdoors. But membership in the nearly 70-year-old troop has declined after years of competing for attention with computers, video games and now, mobile devices. About two decades ago there were [...]
One local veterans’ organization is about to lose a big part of its history. The St. Margaret’s Post 1172 Catholic War Veterans (CWV) is selling its building on Metropolitan Avenue near 73rd Place, which has housed the organization for nearly 40 years The Courier has learned. The decision to sell the building came after an [...]
One man wants to donate his birds, but won’t let them be sitting ducks for Thanksgiving. Middle Village native Frank Garet, who saved three ducks from possibly being the centerpiece of a dinner table last year, is now looking for a permanent home for the birds. He believes the ducks deserve to return to nature, [...]
One Middle Village resident is proposing a divisive plan to relieve parking problems in the community. Matthew Crafa will meet with Community Board 5’s Transportation Committee to present his idea, which involves changing the parking signs around the perimeter of Juniper Valley Park to open up new overnight spots. Parking is not allowed around most [...]
Love was in the numbers for several Queens couples who chose the popular sequential wedding date of 11/12/13 to tie the knot. Jonathan Rosa, 24 and Dina Acevedo, 33, of Middle Village didn’t know Tuesday, November 12 was significant when they decided to get married on that day, but when they found out they were [...]