Middle Village snow diary: Residents dig out where plows have ‘forgotten’
THE COURIER/Photos by Robert Pozarycki

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
RIDGEWOOD TIMES/File photo

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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Players continue to fume over Middle Village bocce courts
RIDGEWOOD TIMES/Photos by Anthony Giudice

Bocce players at Juniper Valley Park are calling foul on the Parks Department’s attempt to fix aspects of the courts that they feel are not up to par. Last summer the bocce courts, located near the corner of 79th Street and Juniper Boulevard North in Middle Village, received an $850,000 renovation. But shortly after the […]

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