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Glendale and Middle Village residents protest outside of shelter developer’s home in Brooklyn

The deafening sounds of whistle blows and chanting broke the Sunday morning silence in Brooklyn as members of the Glendale Middle Village Coalition and residents protested outside of the home of an alleged employee of Liberty One Group, a Brooklyn-based real-estate investment company. “We are not here to protest the homeless,” Mike Papa, one of the […]

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Glendale group hits the road this Sunday for a protest against proposed homeless shelter plan

The Glendale Middle Village Coalition’s efforts to stop a proposed homeless shelter from opening in their area will go mobile this Sunday. Kathy Masi, president of the Glendale Civic Association, invited residents in a Facebook post to take part in the Sept. 23 rally against the conversion of a long-defunct factory at 78-16 Cooper Ave., on the Glendale/Middle […]

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UPDATE: City confirms that proposed Glendale homeless shelter is off the table for good

Updated Jan. 15, 2018 at 10:05 a.m.  The proposed homeless shelter at a former factory in Glendale won’t be moving forward, according to the city’s Department of Homeless Services. When a crew of workers recently showed up in front of 78-16 Cooper Ave. in Glendale, it immediately caught the attention of nearby residents. The old manufacturing […]

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Despite court losses, Glendale group continues its long fight to stop a homeless shelter

As Maspeth residents have been busy fighting a proposed homeless shelter in the neighborhood, Glendale activists continue their three-year-long battle to stop a transitional shelter at a defunct Cooper Avenue factory. With all the news swirling around the proposed homeless shelter at the Holiday Inn Express in Maspeth, the Glendale Property Owners Association (GPOA) updated […]

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Petition against Glendale homeless shelter dismissed by judge

By Gabriel Rom A judge has denied a petition filed by a group of homeowners’ associations in the Middle Village area that contended the environmental assessment for a proposed homeless shelter at 78-16 Cooper Ave. in Glendale was fundamentally flawed. State Supreme Court Justice Jennifer Schecter, in an Oct. 22 decision, argued that the city […]

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