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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 [...]

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 [...]