A major Middle Village sewer project designed to stop flooding woes is finally set to begin
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BY ROBERT POZARYCKI AND ANTHONY GIUDICE After many years of public appeals, planning and waiting, a Middle Village sewer reconstruction project is finally set to break ground. The $22 million project will replace sewer and water mains beneath Penelope Avenue and connecting streets in a low-lying area of Middle Village that, in years past, experienced […]

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Middle Village snow diary: Residents dig out where plows have ‘forgotten’
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Traffic moved briskly the day after the Blizzard of 2016 on Metropolitan Avenue and 80th Street — two of the main roadways through Middle Village. But one only had to turn a few blocks down to find residential side streets that were, as of 4 p.m. Sunday, completely impassible — and seemingly untouched by a plow or salt spreader. Walking […]

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After the snow falls, check out these top sledding spots in Queens

If the weather forecasts for the weekend are accurate — and when are they ever not accurate (ahem) — the city is in for its first major snowstorm of the season this Saturday. Even modest estimates in the “World’s Borough” start at 6 inches. So pull the toboggan out of moth balls, wax up the rails on the […]

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‘Tree-cycle’ your Christmas tree during Mulchfest 2016
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With holiday season drawing to a close, the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) and the city’s Parks Department are giving residents the chance to “tree-cycle” their Christmas trees with curbside collections, drop-offs and the 20th annual Mulchfest taking place at 14 parks throughout Queens. DSNY will begin its annual Christmas tree curbside collection program on Monday, […]

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‘Middle Village’ movie takes audience on a trip down memory lane
Photo courtesy David Lee Madison

Moviegoers filled a theater at Cinemart Cinemas in Forest Hills on Saturday to see the world premiere of the documentary “Middle Village.” The film’s director, David Lee Madison, treated the audience to a nostalgic view of Middle Village, the town where the director spent the first 27 years of his life. “I was beyond honored to have […]

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