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Seasons Greetings

On behalf of Spring Creek Towers Management, Office of Public Affairs & Community Relations and The Spring Creek Sun, We Wish Everyone Happy Holidays and a Healthy & Prosperous New Year. In celebration of the upcoming holidays, the offices…

Photo Courtesy of Elvert Barnes via Flickr

Safety Tips for a Happy Holiday Season

The winter holiday season is officially upon us.  From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, January 2015, it will be one of the busiest and most enjoyable times of the year…

Sharell Mackins, 30, with daughters:
Skylah,6, Saryah, 7, and Shaniyah, 10.
“I hope with the New Year I will become a
better role model for my children. And I
hope the New Year will bring more equality
in the world. I want there to be peace,
respect and understanding between all
races. I also want there to be more unity
between women. Instead of seeing each
other as competitors, let’s join together to
create a support system.”
Saryah, 7, says “I want to visit my
grandmother [in Georgia]. I want everyone
in the world to be nice to each other so we can
live in peace and harmony.”
Shaniyah, 10, says,“I want to go on a family vacation somewhere very special.
And for the world, I want there to be togetherness. I also want to be a better
role model for my sisters.”

Residents Bid Farewell to Kind Maintenance Worker

Residents of 1425 Pennsylvania Avenue, Spring Creek Towers’ building G2, gathered in their lobby for a surprise retirement party for Eddie Corda, the building’s maintenance worker who always went above…

Polar Express

Walking in a Winter Wonderland!

From the kindergarten to the fifth grade, P.S. 346 students and teachers transformed their school’s hallways into winter wonderlands. Using themes from books and stories they read or knew about,…

(Left-right) Cereena Mead, Sanaa Sweeting, Mercedes Hamilton, Yadhira
Rodriguez, Teanna Williams and Masani Roberts were among the
students who helped pack more than one thousand pounds of donated
cans of food for City Harvest’s pickup and delivery to the needy

Elementary School Students Helping To Eliminate Hunger

  Students at P.S. 346 embraced the spirit of giving by collecting over 1,000 pounds of canned and other non perishable foods to help feed those in need. After a…


Lions Club’s Community Walk Raises More Than $10,000 For Cancer Cure

The Starrett City-Spring Creek Lions Club, Inc. happily announced that the community’s participation in the fifth annual Spring Creek Towers Community Breast Cancer Walk (October 25) was a success. And as a result,…

Escorted to the Spring Creek Rehabilitation and Nursing Center (SCRNC) by their National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) advisors, Georgia Eddings and Michelle Rhone, Frederick Douglass Academy VIII’s NJHS members enjoyed their holiday visit.

FDA VIII Students Share Seasons Greetings With Seniors

Members of Frederick Douglass Academy VIII’s National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) brought holiday cheer to patients at the Spring Creek Rehabilitation and Nursing Center (SCRNC) last week. Laughter and holiday…


Prevent Holiday CyberHacking

During the holiday season, the incidents of cybercrime and hacking increase due to the high volume of online shopping and other financial transactions. “Computers contain a lot of information about…

City Council Announces $1.5 Million Cultural Immigrant Initiative

Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito along with City Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer, Chair on the Committee on Cultural Affairs, and Council Member Julissa Ferreras, Chair of the Finance Committee announced last…

St. Jean Baptiste H.S. Senior Receives Scholarship Award at “Dream Big” Gala

Brooklyn’s Clinton Hill resident and St. Jean Baptiste High School senior Deja Jenkins was recently named a scholarship award recipient at the Futures and Options annual Dream Big Gala, which…

Making a gingerbread house was a sweet treat.

ELC Parent Shows How To Make A Gingerbread House

Pre-schoolers at the Starrett Early Learning Center (ELC) had an early holiday treat last week. Jordan Carrasquillo’s mom Diane, a pastry chef, made a guest visit to his kindergarten class…


Enjoy the Holidays’ Attractions

Tis the season for fun! For the next couple of weeks, New York will be one of the most festive cities to be in. Here is a list of entertaining…

PERSPECTIVE/Getting Through the Holidays

The holiday season, a time filled with memories, presents difficulties for those who have recently lost a love one. Here are some helpful hints to get through the next few…


Film Has Merit But Short On

“The Judge” is a film that has some very fine actors in the cast.  It has some very fine scenes.  Had the writers and director (who was also a writer)…