Happy birthday! Middle Village is pretty fly for 200 years old
A trolley outside of the old Niederstein's Restaurant.

Get ready to celebrate Middle Village. This year marks the bicentennial for this Queens neighborhood! Middle Village was originally settled 200 years ago in 1816 and was established as the midway point for travelers going between the bays of Williamsburg and Jamaica, appropriately giving it the name Middle Village. Shortly after the Williamsburg-Jamaica Turnpike opened […]

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See how the construction of long-awaited Middle Village sewer system will affect your block
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Years of waiting by Middle Village residents to get new sewer lines and water mains are coming to an end next week. The New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) has announced that the long-awaited construction of combined sewer and water main Penelope Avenue project will begin on or about Monday, May 23, […]

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900,000 illegal cigarettes seized in Queens tax scheme, DA says
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Two men from Maspeth and Middle Village face serious jail time for having more than 900,000 illegal cigarettes in their possession, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced. Brown identified the defendants as Ling F. Shi, 27, of 52nd Road in Maspeth, and He M. Wang, 46, of Dry Harbor Road in Middle Village. According […]

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77-year-old man among six ‘johns’ arrested in the latest prostitution sting in Ridgewood
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Call them the dirty half-dozen. Six alleged johns — including a 77-year-old man — were picked up by police in Ridgewood on Saturday night in the latest sex sale sting near the Brooklyn/Queens border, police announced on Tuesday. According to authorities, the six individuals visited the vicinity of Cypress Avenue and Starr Street on the evening […]

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