Rain in Glendale Continues to Flood Cooper Underpass

Ok, so there was a considerable amount of rain in Glendale Friday night into Saturday. But an inch should not flood the Cooper Avenue Underpass like this. Here is a picture sent to us after the rains early this weekend. We thought this wouldn’t happen after the 4-year sewer project between Glendale, Middle Village and Maspeth.

We only got an inch of rain...... What's up?

We only got an inch of rain…… What’s up?


Glendale councilwoman celebrates National Night Out


From Left to right, Officer Charles Sadler, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley, Captain John A. Mastronardi and Det. Thomas Bell.

Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley joined the NYPD 104th Precinct to celebrate National Night Out Against Crime in Juniper Valley Park yesterday.

“Each year, National Night Out Against Crime celebrates the important partnership between our neighborhoods and the police department,” Crowley said. “It shows we recognize the best way to keep our communities safe is by working together, block by block. As Council Member, public safety is one of my highest priorities, and I thank the local precincts for their continued partnership and dedication to our local residents.”


Glendale pol hosts CPR event


Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley partnered with the FDNY to host a free CPR event for the community.

“Knowing how to administer CPR can make the biggest difference in an emergency situation,” Crowley said. “Every second counts. I’m pleased to provide the opportunity for residents to learn this lifesaving measure and thank the FDNY and EMS for their partnership.”


Lions club visits Hellen Keller National Center


From left to right, Tom Nadrowski, Jullian Embrack, Judy Cueva, Pat Conety and Dr. Marvin Gross, who organized the trip on behalf of the Glendale Middle Village Lions Club.

Members of the Glendale and Middle Village Lions Club visited the Hellen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults in Sands Point, New York last month.

Dr. Marvin Grossman said the group observed the magnificent treatment that the center renders to the deaf-blind population.

“We were overwhelmed by the superb work that the Helen Keller National Center does,” Grossman said. “It was truly an amazing experience.”

The group was led around by Allison Burrows, of IRPD the center’s IRPD center, who took them into classrooms to observe the students firsthand.


Glendale Gems

Not all gems are hidden, these jewels are located right around the corner! Check out these 5 “Glendale Gems” that give people a true feel of the neighborhood.


Artistic Stitch

79-08 Cooper Avenue Glendale, NY 11385

(718) 416-1380


artistic_stitch    Artistic Stitch is the place to go where kids are guaranteed to have a blast.  In 1996, Artistic Stitch started out in one man’s garage and has now expanded to hold all sports activities kids will love! Artistic Stitch has an indoor field with batting cages, four tunnels, and three basketball hoops to make the field and court your own.  Kids also have the opportunity to participate in their own sports training sessions, and sign up for their sports summer camp to improve their skills! If playing sports isn’t your forte, Artistic Stitch is the ideal place for your perfect party package.  For the girls they offer Pink Girls Birthday Party Boutique; Teen Sport and Dance Party; Bubble Soccer Birthday Party; there are even parties for the adults (since they always watch their kids having all the fun).  Artistic Stitch gives Glendale the fun kids want and need, whether they’re bored and want to be active or if they want to celebrate their birthday.

Open Monday-Saturday 9:30AM-11PM

Sunday 9AM-9PM


71-16 Myrtle Avenue Ridgewood, NY 11385

(800) 247-0622


In today’s day and age, issues of security are widespread and frequent.  Watchguard 24/7 allows for those problems to become solutions, as the passion is evident in their cause and the work they do. Their motto is “you own it, we protect it.”  Specializing in 11 categories of security services and 6 categories of investigative services, Watchguard 24/7 helps keep the neighborhood of Glendale as well as those outside capable of being safe, secure, and stress-free.

Open every day 9AM-5PM


Zum Stammtisch

69-46 Myrtle Avenue Glendale NY 11385

(718) 386-3014


Zum Stammtisch was founded in November 1972 by John Lehner, who pursued his dream of opening his own German bar/restaurant after he watched his father run his own.  There’s no need to purchase an airplane ticket because the ambiance, aroma, and setting of Germany is the epitome of this restaurant.  Staff are dressed in alpine costumes and it’s almost impossible not to envision the magic of Germany the moment you put your forkful of food in your mouth.

Open every day 12PM-10PM

Manor Oktoberfest

8028 Cooper Avenue Glendale, NY 11385

(718) 326-2201


For authentic Bavarian cuisine with a carefree ambiance, Manor Oktoberfest—located both in Glendale and on Woodhaven—is your go-to place for something different to try tonight. With their variety of appetizers, grilled dishes, and entrees, Manor Oktoberfest allows you to celebrate Oktoberfest all year round (that’s the goal!).

Open Sunday-Thursday 12PM-9PM

Friday & Saturday 12PM-12AM


71-19 80th Street Glendale, NY 11385

(718) 894-1324



If you’re moving in to a new home, new college dorm, or even just want to add something fresh to make your home a bit more modern and personalized, HomeGoods is your one-stop shop for all of your home goodies. The people at HomeGoods are passionate about their customers finding something unique and aesthetically pleasing for their homes. Surprisingly, there’s also a section of HomeGoods to find both sweet and savory, but healthy and organic snacks, to make your home diet a little different as well! HomeGoods products are global and one-of-a-kind all at affordable prices (#winning).  There’s always something new in each store, guaranteed to make you, along with visitors of your home, in awe of what you find.

Open Monday-Thursday 9:30AM-9:30PM

Friday & Saturday 9:30AM-10PM

Sunday 11AM-8PM


By: Jenn Luizzi, Editorial/Marketing Intern


Pols welcome new 104COP board of directors


Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley, State Senator Joseph Addabbo and Assemblyman Mike miller joined the Glendale/104th Precinct’s Civilian Observation Patrol (GCOP) for the swearing-in of their new board of directors last week.

“It is an honor to administer the oath to the 104COP’s new Board of Directors,” Crowley said. “We are proud to have the strongest and longest serving community patrol in the City, and I am very grateful for their work and partnership. Thank you to President Mark Pearson and every member of 104COP for their dedication to the public safety of our neighbors.”


Pol announces drop-off sites for Glendale family impacted by fire


Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley and the Shops at Atlas Park are partnering to collect donations for the Habib and Vasile families, left without a home by the fire on June 25.

The families are looking for: men’s clothing size small, women’s clothing size medium, children’s clothes size 5T and 3T  and toiletries.

Donations can be dropped off at Crowley’s district office, 71-19 80th St., Ste. 8-303 (open weekdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., excluding Tuesday, July 4), Subway (second floor of the Shops at Atlas Park), and the parking attendant’s office in the Shops’ South Garage.