Middle Village

Middle Village scout troop needs members
Middle Village scout troop needs members
Southwest Liam La Guerre 12/08/2013 at 3:48PM

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 [...]

Aging vets selling Middle Village building after nearly 40 years
Aging vets selling Middle Village building after nearly 40 years
Southwest Liam La Guerre 12/03/2013 at 1:58PM

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 [...]

Middle Village man seeks home to donate his ducks
Middle Village man seeks home to donate his ducks
News Liam La Guerre 11/25/2013 at 4:25PM

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, [...]