• Middle Island Civic Association



    Founded in 1949, the Middle Island Civic Association meets on the third Thursday of the month at the Longwood Public Library, at 800 Middle Country Road (Rt 25), in Middle Island, New York.

Golden Jalapenos Day was a Delicious Success

We celebrated GOLDEN JALAPENOS DAY in Middle Island on Wednesday, Feb 24th from 11am-9pm! Cheflatino Siguencia (Luis) continued the amazing community outreach started at his Calverton location by donating free Thanksgiving meals to Veterans and anyone else in need from his new Middle Island Golden Jalapenos Cafe in 2020. No questions asked, if you needed …

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MICA & MIFD Team Up for “Eat Local” Campaign

As discussed at our March MICA meeting, we are combining forces, wallets and appetites with our friends at MIFD to build upon our successful Golden Jalapenos Day.  Twice a month, we’ll patronize a different Middle Island eatery, as listed.  All the dates are Wednesdays.  Next up is  Athens Greek Diner (aka Mid Island Diner) located …

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One Year Into Covid, MICA Keeps Zooming Along!

It’s hard to believe that it’s been more than a whole year since we last met in person at our beloved Longwood Public Library.  We spent much of March, April and May hunkered down, staying home, sending out emails to members about Covid testing, safe ways to get food, medicine and PPE supplies and more. …

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MICA Recognizes Two Middle Islanders

On Sunday, January 10, 2021,  MICA  safely paid tribute to two Middle Islanders. Our first visit was a condolence call to Edith Lilie, where we presented her with a framed tribute to her late husband Harold. Edith was touched and full of stories about Harold. MICA will make a donation to the Jewish War Veterans …

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MICA Recognizes Sen Ken LaValle at December Zoom Meeting

MICA recognized and thanked retiring NYS Senator Ken LaValle at our December 17, 2020 general meeting. A great friend and supporter of Longwood schools, Middle Islanders and Bartlett Pond Park, Senator LaValle will be missed!  We wish Ken and his wife, Penny,  many happy, healthy and productive years in their next phase of life.  A …

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Pearl Harbor Day Tree Lighting Another Success

Never Forget! Remembering Pearl Harbor: the 8th Annual Pearl Harbor Day Patriotic Tree Lighting Ceremony was held on Sunday, December 6, 2020 at Bartlett Pond Park in Middle Island. MIFD volunteers placed wreaths at our monuments, and Korean War Vet Harold Bachmann lit the tree. We remembered our recently departed friend Harold Lilie, who protected …

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