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    May 20, 2016

    Oldest Woman Alive Passes Away

    BY: AMANDA MOSES On May 12th, the world’s oldest woman, Susannah Mushatt Jones, passed away in her sleep within her apartment at the Vandalia Senior...
  • Music brought everyone together for FDA VIII’s special surprise.
    May 20, 2016

    FDA VIII Students Receive An Amazing Sur...

    BY AMANDA MOSES On Friday, May 13th, students at Frederick Douglass Academy VIII (FDA VIII) received the surprise of a lifetime—$42,000 worth of mus...
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    May 20, 2016

    Exclusive Red Carpet Interviews with Che...

    BY DEAN MOSES The Tribeca Film Festival played host to some truly remarkable fiction features, but it also celebrated some cutting edge documentaries ...
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    May 20, 2016

    From the Bookshelf /Falling Down The Rab...

    BY AMANDA MOSES We all have our bad days. Times when it feels like you are falling through a hole of regrets, missteps and all around wrong decisions,...
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    May 20, 2016

    Mending the Garden with Natural Pesticid...

    BY AMANDA MOSES Creepy critters, pesky squirrels and inquisitive birds are just a few of the many pests that can damage a beautiful garden. Garden Edu...
  • Conclusion
    May 20, 2016

    Battleborn Review

    BY DEAN MOSES Battleborn is the latest title from publisher 2K (the publishers of Bioshock) and developer gearbox (the makers of Borderlands.) This fa...
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Oldest Woman Alive Passes Away

BY: AMANDA MOSES On May 12th, the world’s oldest woman, Susannah Mushatt Jones, passed away in her sleep within her apartment at the Vandalia Senior Center. Often hailed as a…

Music brought everyone together for FDA VIII’s special surprise.

FDA VIII Students Receive An Amazing Surprise

BY AMANDA MOSES On Friday, May 13th, students at Frederick Douglass Academy VIII (FDA VIII) received the surprise of a lifetime—$42,000 worth of musical instruments from StubHub and The Mr….

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Exclusive Red Carpet Interviews with Check It Stars

BY DEAN MOSES The Tribeca Film Festival played host to some truly remarkable fiction features, but it also celebrated some cutting edge documentaries that followed some extraordinary stories. One such…

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From the Bookshelf /Falling Down The Rabbit Hole of Retcontinuum

BY AMANDA MOSES We all have our bad days. Times when it feels like you are falling through a hole of regrets, missteps and all around wrong decisions, and sometimes…

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Mending the Garden with Natural Pesticides

BY AMANDA MOSES Creepy critters, pesky squirrels and inquisitive birds are just a few of the many pests that can damage a beautiful garden. Garden Educator Jacqui Roytman has been…

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Battleborn Review

BY DEAN MOSES Battleborn is the latest title from publisher 2K (the publishers of Bioshock) and developer gearbox (the makers of Borderlands.) This fast paced First Person Shooter (FPS) attempts…

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New Fire Zone Signs

If you have been to the Spring Creek Plaza recently you might have noticed new signs stating ––Fire Lane––No Parking. Although these signs may be new, the fact is that…

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JASA Opens Senior‐Only Library

BY AMANDA MOSES Reading has insurmountable benefits for people of all ages. For senior citizens, reading is more than just a leisure pastime; it is an opportunity to distract from…

The Newly Elected Starrett City Tenant Association Executive Board

On May 11th, members of the Starrett City Tenant Association (SCTA) met at the Brooklyn Sports Club to cast their annual vote for the executive board. The votes are in,…

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Time For Passover at Be’er Hagolah

BY: PAMELA STERN Passover, or Pesach as it is called in Hebrew, is a major holiday in the Jewish religion. At the Be’er Hagolah School, students have been prepping and…

Quilting Club Has It All Sewn Up

BY AMANDA MOSES Frederick Douglass Academy (FDA) VIII is service-learning school that tries to incorporate arts education with community outreach. Since 2010, FDA VIII’s quilting club has been making a…

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World Premiere of The Fixer & Brief Red Carpet Interview with James Franco

BY DEAN MOSES The Fixer is director Ian Olds’ first fiction feature. This intriguing drama unfolds through the eyes of Osman, (Dominic Rains) a former fixer. A fixer is a…

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Students Learn the Basics of Gardening

BY AMANDA MOSES Gardening, or farming in general, is no easy pickings—especially when preparing for spring planting. You first have to remove all of the old harvest, lingering roots and…

Final Fantasy XV Preview

BY DEAN MOSES Final Fantasy: one of the most beloved and instantly recognizable franchises in all of video games. Beginning life in 1987, this highly regarded name has spawned 14…

Spring Creek Towers’ Afterschool Program Takes A “Journey through Black History”

BY: PAMELA STERN The Spring Creek Towers’ Afterschool Program participants were in for a real treat when Reese Carr and Claro Delos Reyes from New York’s world famous Apollo Theatre…