Tag: middle-village

The Cannabis Place Opens in Middle Village, marks the 9th adult-use dispensary to open in Queens

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Mar. 25, 2024 By Anthony Medina The Cannabis Place, a legal adult-use cannabis dispensary, officially opened its doors at 74-03 Metropolitan Ave. in Middle Village on Saturday, March 16, after years of preparation and a slew of challenges. Osbert Orduña, the chief executive officer and founder of The Cannabis Place, joined with family, friends, and key…
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Council Member Robert Holden warns seniors about home repair scams

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Mar. 6, 2024 By Rachel Butler Council Member Robert Holden is advising seniors to be on the lookout for scammers posing as home repair companies, following his office receiving several complaints about the matter in recent weeks. Holden, who represents the neighborhoods of Middle Village and Ridgewood, said that the scammers are often presenting themselves…
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Teen jumped, stabbed outside Queens grocery store


Feb. 11, 2024 By Ben Brachfeld

 A 17-year-old boy in Queens is recovering at a local hospital after being jumped and stabbed by multiple individuals on Saturday.

Queens council member speaks out against repeated power outages in Middle Village, calls on Con Edison for solutions


Jan. 26, 2024 By Rachel Butler A local Queens Council member is seeking answers from Con Edison in the wake of repeated power outages in Middle Village. Council member Robert F. Holden, representing District 30, said the utility company needs to improve its service, noting how approximately 2,318 customers in Middle Village were without power…
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Police cuff man who allegedly tossed driver out of vehicle in Middle Village carjacking


Oct. 4, 2023 By Anthony Medina Police from the 104th Precinct arrested the crook who allegedly pulled a man out of his vehicle and drove off in Middle Village on Monday. Police say a 39-year-old man called 911 after he was forcibly removed from his vehicle while in the driver’s seat of his 2018 Ford Explorer in the vicinity of Metropolitan Avenue and 78th Street, on Monday, Oct. 2. Officers quickly canvassed the area and discovered Dave Theodore, 31, of Roselle, New Jersey, operating the stolen car, police said. Officers then performed a car stop and took Theodore into custody,…
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Winning Take 5 lottery ticket worth over $30,000 sold in Middle Village

Aug. 7, 2023 By Anthony Medina The New York Lottery announced a prize-winning ticketfor the Aug. 6, Take 5 Evening drawing worth more than $30,000 was sold in Middle Village. G R Stationery Store Inc, located at 64-67 Dry Harbor Road, in Middle Village, sold the prize-winning ticket worth $31,578. TAKE 5 numbers are drawn…
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