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Spring Creek Towers Changes Ownership

By Amanda Moses On May 7th, Brooksville Company LLC and Rockpoint Group LLC announced their purchase of Spring Creek Towers from its previous owner, Starrett City Associates. As a part…

IS 364 Hosts Annual Malcolm Williams Memorial Basketball Game

BY AMANDA MOSES On April 13th, Gateway Intermediate School (IS) 364 hosted their annual Malcolm Williams memorial basketball game in the Brooklyn Sports Club (BSC). The event was held in…

New York Commemorated Oldest Woman with Street Sign

BY: AMANDA MOSES On May 1st, a street sign was erected on Vandalia Avenue in honor of New York’s oldest woman, Susannah Mushatt Jones, who passed away in her sleep…

Town Hall Meeting on the Proposed Ownership Change of Spring Creek Towers

By: Pamela Stern and Amanda Moses On April 15th, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries hosted a second Town Hall Meeting at the Brooklyn Sports Club on the proposed ownership change of Spring…

The Bonnets of Easter

By AMANDA MOSES On March 29th, State Committeewoman Nikki Lucas and Congressman Hakeem Jeffries hosted their second annual Easter Luncheon and Hat Pageant in the Brooklyn Sports Club’s (BSC) gymnasium….

Va Va Vroom…

By Pamela Stern and Amanda Moses Get Ready! Get Set! Drive! The 118th New York International Auto Show drove into the Jacob Javits Convention Center and will be parked there…

Students Participate in Nationwide Walkout

BY AMANDA MOSES On March 14th, Frederick Douglass Academy (FDA) VIII was one of thousands of schools across the nation to participate in a vivacious protest over gun laws one…

Hands-On Learning is Fun in the BioBus

BY: PAMELA STERN Frederick Douglas Academy VIII’s  (FDA VIII) sixth, seventh and eighth graders were in for a great hands-on science lesson when they boarded the BioBus on Wednesday, January…

Afterschool Media Club’s Holiday Extravaganza

BY AMANDA MOSES Last month, Spring Creek Afterschool’s Media Club kicked off the holidays with a festive photoshoot and impromptu interview session. The day began like any other for the…

Spring Creek Towers’ Residents Deck Their Halls

By Amanda Moses Spring Creek Towers’ (SCT) residents once again brought holiday cheer to their lobbies with colorful decorations celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. For many years, the Starrett City…

Holiday Entertainment for Spring Creek Towers’ Residents

By: Pamela Stern The residents of Spring Creek Towers (SCT) were in for a real treat on Thursday, December 21st when musical virtuosos Ian and Eliott Finkel played along with…

Community Pantry Offers Locally Grown Produce

BY AMANDA MOSES Twice a month the local, nonprofit organization Sisters With Purpose Inc. (SWP) hosts a food pantry for Spring Creek Towers’ (SCT) residents. For several years, volunteers and…

Hundreds Attend Dads Take Your Child to School Event

BY AMANDA MOSES On September 19th, fathers throughout the tri-state area participated in Dads Take Your Children to School (DTYCTS), an event that strengthens the relationship between students and parents….

SCTA Thanks Residents

BY AMANDA MOSES On Friday, August 11th, the Starrett City Tenants Association (SCTA) hosted a “Thank You” party for residents who participated in either the winter lobby decoration extravaganza or…

Spring Creek Towers’ 2017 Scholarship Program Winners

BY: PAMELA STERN High school seniors and their families have a full agenda and are faced with many stressors during the final year of high school: SATs, ACTs, successfully completing…