2016

Final Fantasy Review

By Dean Moses Game: Final Fantasy XV Platform: PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Rating: T for Teen Cost: $59.99 Video games—like any artistic medium—are a form of human expression. Being…

Characters in Our Garden Community

BY AMANDA MOSES What is a community? This question may seem like it has a quick, simple answer, but when you really think about it what exactly does it mean…

Deck the Halls

Spring Creek Afterschool Students Engage in Nationwide Lights On Program

BY: PAMELA STERN One hundred of the students in the Spring Creek Afterschool program participated in “Lights On Afterschool.” This is the only nationwide event that showcases the afterschool programs…

Starrett City Boxing Club Cultivates Champions

By Amanda Moses Honor, respect and discipline are just a few characteristics that make a boxer—attributes that Ryan Lopez embodies. He is in every sense of the word—a fighter. As…

Students Learn about the Journey North and Farm-to-Table Meals

By Amanda Moses The fall season is a time of harvesting, preparing the soil for winter and planting flowers for the spring. At the Spring Creek Recreational Fund’s (SCRF) Urban…

Pokémon Sun and Moon Review

  By Dean Moses Game: Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon Platform: Nintendo 3DS Rating: E for Everyone Cost: $39.99 Pokémon held significant sway over my childhood. I recall seeing the…

Spring Creek Senior Partners Hosts Food Festival

BY AMANDA MOSES Thanksgiving is a time of reflection and giving. In honor of this holiday, Spring Creek Senior Partners (SCSP) hosted their annual Thanksgiving International Food Festival at the…

Starrett City Early Learning Celebrates Thanksgiving

BY AMANDA MOSES Students at Starrett Early Learning Center (ELC) learned all about Thanksgiving last month when they hosted their annual turkey day party. ELC staff used colorful children’s books…

Revitalizing Classic Gaming

By Dean Moses The Nintendo Entertainment System, a name that conjurs countless memories for me, mostly because it was the first game console I can recall playing. Whether it be…

PS 346 Hosts Fall Harvest Event

BY AMANDA MOSES Autumn is now in full bloom. Orange, red and yellow leaves fill the Spring Creek Towers’ community with colorful foliage, ushering in tidings of the holidays to…

SCT Celebrates Halloween

By Amanda Moses Spider webs, skeletons, and various creepy decorations covered the fences of the Brooklyn Sports Club’s (BSC) outdoor basketball court, creating a spooky atmosphere for the Children’s Annual…

JASA Salutes Veterans With A Concert

BY AMANDA MOSES JASA Starrett Senior Center has a dedicated membership filled with seniors who have lived through many wars. During their longevity, these seniors have developed an appreciation for…

Winter’s Last Harvest At SCRF’s UGC

By Amanda Moses As winter’s bitter chill draws closer, Garden Educator Jacqui Roytman has PS 346 students helping her put the Spring Creek Recreational Fund’s (SCRF) Urban Garden Classroom (UGC)…